Advances in Atmospheric Sciences

, Volume 34, Issue 5, pp 571–575

Putting faces to names: Snapshots of two committee meetings, 95 years apart, emphasize continuous international cooperation in the atmospheric sciences

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und RaumfahrtInstitut für Physik der AtmosphäreOberpfaffenhofenGermany

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