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HCHO Tropospheric Column


Measurement Definition*: 2D field of total amount of HCHO molecules per unit area in an atmospheric column extending from the Earth’s surface to the tropopause - Measuring Units molecules.cm-2, Uncertainty Units %

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* Description adapted from WMO.
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