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Volume 9, issue 6
Biogeosciences, 9, 2145–2157, 2012
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Special issue: Earth observation for land-atmosphere interaction science

Biogeosciences, 9, 2145–2157, 2012
© Author(s) 2012. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 15 Jun 2012

Research article | 15 Jun 2012

Revisiting land cover observation to address the needs of the climate modeling community

S. Bontemps et al.
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