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The authors sincerely thank NASA and the Institute of Space Technology for providing AERONET data (http://aeronet.gsfc.nasa.gov/). We gratefully acknowledge the working team (http://ready.arl.noaa.gov) for the global HYSPLIT data set. This research was funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) through the Doctoral College GIScience (DK W 1237-N23) at the University of Salzburg. The authors would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for the critical comments and constructive suggestions toward improvement of the paper.
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