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  • Perdigão, J., R. Salgado, C. Magarreiro, P. M. M. Soares, M. Costa, H. Prasad Dasari, 2017, An Iberian climatology of solar radiation obtained from WRF regional climate simulations for 1950–2010 period. Atmospheric Research. Volume 198, 1 December 2017, Pages 151-162.
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  • Potes, M., R. Salgado, M. J. Costa, M. Morais, D. Bortoli, I. Kostadinov and I. Mammarella 2017: Lake –atmosphere interactions at Alqueva reservoir: a case study in the summer of 2014, Tellus A: Dynamic Meteorology and Oceanography, 69:1, 1272787. DOI: 10.1080/16000870.2016.1272787.
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  • Ribeiro, H., Costa, C., Abreu, I., Esteves da Silva, J.C.G., 2017:Effect of O3 and NO2 atmospheric pollutants on Platanus x acerifolia pollen: Immunochemical and spectroscopic analysis. Science of the Total Environment, 599-600, pp. 291-297.
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