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Volume 2012, Article ID 276207, 15 pages
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Research Article

Impact of Asian Dust Aerosol and Surface Albedo on Photosynthetically Active Radiation and Surface Radiative Balance in Dryland Ecosystems

School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, 311 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, GA 30332-0340, USA

Received 15 January 2012; Revised 24 February 2012; Accepted 25 February 2012

Academic Editor: Dimitris G. Kaskaoutis

Copyright © 2012 X. Xi and I. N. Sokolik. 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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