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Research article
11 Apr 2022
Research article |  | 11 Apr 2022

Rectification and validation of a daily satellite-derived Antarctic sea ice velocity product

Tian R. Tian, Alexander D. Fraser, Noriaki Kimura, Chen Zhao, and Petra Heil

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