A Study of the Effect of Molecular and Aerosol Conditions in the Atmosphere on Air Fluorescence Measurements at the Pierre Auger Observatory

@inproceedings{Collaboration2010ASO,
  title={A Study of the Effect of Molecular and Aerosol Conditions in the Atmosphere on Air Fluorescence Measurements at the Pierre Auger Observatory},
  author={The Pierre Auger Collaboration},
  year={2010}
}
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