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Research article
24 Jun 2014
Research article |  | 24 Jun 2014

Influence of meter-scale wind-formed features on the variability of the microwave brightness temperature around Dome C in Antarctica

G. Picard, A. Royer, L. Arnaud, and M. Fily

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