Batal: The Balloon Measurement Campaigns of the Asian Tropopause Aerosol Layer

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Vernier, J., T. D. Fairlie, T. L. Deshler, M. V. R. Atnam, H. Gadhavi, B. S. Kumar, M. Natarajan, A. K. Pandit, S. T. A. R. Aj, A. H. Kumar, A. Jayaraman, A. K. Singh, N. R. Astogi, P. R. Sinha, S. Kumar, S. Tiwari, T. Wegner, N. Baker, D. Vignelles, G. L. Stenchikov, I. Shevchenko, J. Smith, K. Bedka, A. Kesarkar, V. Singh, J. Bhate, V. R. Avikiran, M. D. R. Ao, S. R. Avindrababu, A. Patel, H. Vernier, F. G. Wienhold, H. Liu, T. N. Knepp, L. W. Thomason, J. Crawford, L. D. Ziemba, J. Moore, S. Crumeyrolle, M. Williamson, G. Berthet, F. Jégou, and J.-B. Renard (2018), Batal: The Balloon Measurement Campaigns of the Asian Tropopause Aerosol Layer, Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 955, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0014.1.
Abstract: 

A series of NASA–ISRO-sponsored balloon campaigns in India and Saudi Arabia was conducted between 2014 and 2017 to study the nature, formation, and transport of polluted aerosols in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere during the Asian summer monsoon.

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