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Advances in Meteorology
Volume 2015, Article ID 125059, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/125059
Research Article

Preliminary Assessment of Methane Concentration Variation Observed by GOSAT in China

1Key Laboratory of Digital Earth Science, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100094, China
2Institute of Space and Earth Information Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin 999077, Hong Kong
3Nagoya University, Nagoya 890-0065, Japan
4Kagoshima University, Kagoshima 464-8601, Japan

Received 16 February 2015; Accepted 18 May 2015

Academic Editor: Xiaozhen Xiong

Copyright © 2015 Xiuchun Qin 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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