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Griessbach, S., Hoffmann, L., Spang, R., and Riese, M.: Volcanic ash detection with infrared limb sounding: MIPAS observations and radiative transfer simulations, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 1487-1507, doi:10.5194/amt-7-1487-2014, 2014. (Link)
Lars Hoffmann, Sabine Griessbach, and Catrin I. Meyer: Volcanic emissions from AIRS observations: detection methods, case study, and statistical analysis, Proc. SPIE 9242, Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere XIX; and Optics in Atmospheric Propagation and Adaptive Systems XVII, 924214 (October 21, 2014), doi:10.1117/12.2066326. (Link)
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