Articles | Volume 6, issue 1
03 Aug 2011
 | 03 Aug 2011

Solar irradiance in clear atmosphere: study of parameterisations of change with altitude

A. Oumbe, Ph. Blanc, B. Gschwind, M. Lefevre, Z. Qu, M. Schroedter-Homscheidt, and L. Wald

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