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Volume 10, issue 9
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 3345–3358, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-3345-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 3345–3358, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-3345-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 13 Sep 2017

Research article | 13 Sep 2017

Application of Gauss's theorem to quantify localized surface emissions from airborne measurements of wind and trace gases

Stephen Conley et al.
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