A 2003 stratospheric aerosol extinction and PSC climatology from GOMOS measurements on Envisat

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Vanhellemont, F.; Fussen, D.; Bingen, C.; Kyrölä, E.; Tamminen, J.; Sofieva, V.; Hassinen, S.; Verronen, P.; Seppälä, A.; Bertaux, Jean-Loup; Hauchecorne, Alain; Dalaudier, Francis; Fanton D'Andon, O.; Barrot, G.; Mangin, A.; Theodore, Bertrand; Guirlet, Marielle; Renard, Jean-Baptiste; Fraisse, R.; Snoeij, P.; Koopman, R.; Saavedra, L.;
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International audience; Stratospheric aerosols play an important role in a number of atmospheric issues such as midlatitude ozone depletion, atmospheric dynamics and the Earth radiative budget. Polar stratospheric clouds on the other hand are a crucial factor in the yea... View more
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