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Atmospheric chemistry: The man who smells forests

Chemist Allen Goldstein has spent his career tracking elusive compounds emitted by trees. Erik Vance joined him for a tour of the woods.

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Erik Vance is freelance science writer in Berkeley, California.

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Vance, E. Atmospheric chemistry: The man who smells forests. Nature 459, 498–499 (2009).

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