Articles | Volume 5, issue 1
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 5, 263–270, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-5-263-2016

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Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 5, 263–270, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-5-263-2016

Research article 01 Jul 2016

Research article | 01 Jul 2016

Sodankylä ionospheric tomography data set 2003–2014

Johannes Norberg et al.

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