Accelerating growth of HFC-227ea (1,1,1,2,3,3,3-heptafluoropropane) in the atmosphere

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Accelerating growth of HFC-227ea (1,1,1,2,3,3,3-heptafluoropropane) in the atmosphere. / Laube, J.C.; Martinerie, P.; Witrant, E.; Blunier, Thomas.

In: Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry, Vol. 10, No. 13, 01.03.2010, p. 5903-5910.

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Laube, JC, Martinerie, P, Witrant, E & Blunier, T 2010, 'Accelerating growth of HFC-227ea (1,1,1,2,3,3,3-heptafluoropropane) in the atmosphere', Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry, vol. 10, no. 13, pp. 5903-5910. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-10-5903-2010

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Laube, J. C., Martinerie, P., Witrant, E., & Blunier, T. (2010). Accelerating growth of HFC-227ea (1,1,1,2,3,3,3-heptafluoropropane) in the atmosphere. Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry, 10(13), 5903-5910. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-10-5903-2010

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Laube JC, Martinerie P, Witrant E, Blunier T. Accelerating growth of HFC-227ea (1,1,1,2,3,3,3-heptafluoropropane) in the atmosphere. Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry. 2010 Mar 1;10(13):5903-5910. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-10-5903-2010

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Laube, J.C. ; Martinerie, P. ; Witrant, E. ; Blunier, Thomas. / Accelerating growth of HFC-227ea (1,1,1,2,3,3,3-heptafluoropropane) in the atmosphere. In: Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry. 2010 ; Vol. 10, No. 13. pp. 5903-5910.

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