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Advances in Meteorology
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 240452, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/240452
Research Article

Ground-Based Polarimetric Remote Sensing of Dust Aerosol Properties in Chinese Deserts near Hexi Corridor

State Environmental Protection Key Laboratory of Satellite Remote Sensing, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China

Received 28 February 2014; Revised 4 July 2014; Accepted 23 July 2014; Published 18 August 2014

Academic Editor: Hesham El-Askary

Copyright © 2014 Hua Xu et al. 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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