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Advances in Meteorology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 743863, 14 pages
An Observing System Simulation Experiment (OSSE) to Assess the Impact of Doppler Wind Lidar (DWL) Measurements on the Numerical Simulation of a Tropical Cyclone
Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah, 135 S 1460 E, Rm. 819, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
Received 31 December 2009; Revised 1 April 2010; Accepted 10 April 2010
Academic Editor: Song Y. Hong
Copyright © 2010 Lei Zhang and Zhaoxia Pu. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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