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Title: Air pollution inputs to the Mojave Desert by fusing surface mobile and airborne in situ and airborne and satellite remote sensing: A case study of interbasin transport with numerical model validation


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Leifer, Ira, Melton, Christopher, Chatfield, Robert, Cui, Xinguang, Fischer, Marc L., Fladeland, Matthew, Gore, Warren, Hlavka, Dennis L., Iraci, Laura T., Marrero, Josette, Ryoo, Ju-Mee, Tanaka, Tomoaki, Yates, Emma, and Yorks, John E.. Air pollution inputs to the Mojave Desert by fusing surface mobile and airborne in situ and airborne and satellite remote sensing: A case study of interbasin transport with numerical model validation. United Kingdom: N. p., 2020. Web. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2019.117184.
Leifer, Ira, Melton, Christopher, Chatfield, Robert, Cui, Xinguang, Fischer, Marc L., Fladeland, Matthew, Gore, Warren, Hlavka, Dennis L., Iraci, Laura T., Marrero, Josette, Ryoo, Ju-Mee, Tanaka, Tomoaki, Yates, Emma, & Yorks, John E.. Air pollution inputs to the Mojave Desert by fusing surface mobile and airborne in situ and airborne and satellite remote sensing: A case study of interbasin transport with numerical model validation. United Kingdom. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2019.117184
Leifer, Ira, Melton, Christopher, Chatfield, Robert, Cui, Xinguang, Fischer, Marc L., Fladeland, Matthew, Gore, Warren, Hlavka, Dennis L., Iraci, Laura T., Marrero, Josette, Ryoo, Ju-Mee, Tanaka, Tomoaki, Yates, Emma, and Yorks, John E.. Sun . "Air pollution inputs to the Mojave Desert by fusing surface mobile and airborne in situ and airborne and satellite remote sensing: A case study of interbasin transport with numerical model validation". United Kingdom. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2019.117184.
@article{osti_1702067,
title = {Air pollution inputs to the Mojave Desert by fusing surface mobile and airborne in situ and airborne and satellite remote sensing: A case study of interbasin transport with numerical model validation},
author = {Leifer, Ira and Melton, Christopher and Chatfield, Robert and Cui, Xinguang and Fischer, Marc L. and Fladeland, Matthew and Gore, Warren and Hlavka, Dennis L. and Iraci, Laura T. and Marrero, Josette and Ryoo, Ju-Mee and Tanaka, Tomoaki and Yates, Emma and Yorks, John E.},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1016/j.atmosenv.2019.117184},
journal = {Atmospheric Environment (1994)},
number = C,
volume = 224,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {2020},
month = {3}
}

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