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Volume 4, issue 2
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 4, 189–199, 2011
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-4-189-2011
© Author(s) 2011. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 4, 189–199, 2011
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-4-189-2011
© Author(s) 2011. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 09 Feb 2011

Research article | 09 Feb 2011

Errors in GNSS radio occultation data: relevance of the measurement geometry and obliquity of profiles

U. Foelsche et al.

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