Articles | Volume 7, issue 1
The Cryosphere, 7, 241–248, 2013
The Cryosphere, 7, 241–248, 2013
Brief communication
07 Feb 2013
Brief communication | 07 Feb 2013

Brief communication "Important role of the mid-tropospheric atmospheric circulation in the recent surface melt increase over the Greenland ice sheet"

X. Fettweis et al.

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