Optical properties of tropospheric aerosols derived from lidar and sun photometer measurements at ALOMAR (69N) in 2005 and 2006

  1. Rodríguez, Edit. 2
  2. Frioud, Max 1
  3. Gausa, Michael 1
  4. Stebel, Kerstin 3
  5. Mogo, Sandra 24
  6. Prats, Natalia 2
  7. Torres, Benjamín 2
  8. Toledano, Carlos 5
  9. Bastidas, Álvaro
  10. Berjón, Alberto 2
  11. Cachorro, Victoria 2
  12. de Frutos, Ángel M. 2
  1. 1 Artic Lidar Observatory for Middle Atmospheric Research
  2. 2 Universidad de Valladolid

    Universidad de Valladolid

    Valladolid, España

    ROR https://ror.org/01fvbaw18

  3. 3 Norwegian Institute for Air Research

    Norwegian Institute for Air Research

    Lillestrøm, Noruega

    ROR https://ror.org/00q7d9z06

  4. 4 Universidade da Beira Interior

    Universidade da Beira Interior

    Covilhã, Portugal

    ROR https://ror.org/03nf36p02

  5. 5 University of Television and Film Munich

    University of Television and Film Munich

    Múnich, Alemania

    ROR https://ror.org/01a7snz60

Óptica pura y aplicada

ISSN: 2171-8814

Year of publication: 2008

Issue Title: IV Workshop LIDAR measur. in Latinamerica

Volume: 41

Issue: 2

Pages: 183-190

Type: Article

More publications in: Óptica pura y aplicada


We report the results of Sub-Arctic aerosol properties, obtained during three field campaigns conducted in 2005 and 2006. These have been carried out at the Arctic Lidar Observatory for Middle Atmosphere Research (ALOMAR), Andøya Rocket Range, Norway (69N, 16E, 380 m asl), and were supported by the eARI (enhanced Access to Research Infrastructure) program of the European Union. The instruments used for this study are the ALOMAR tropospheric Lidar and a Cimel sun photometer. Data in situ from cascade impactors are also included to know the levels of total suspended particles and major ionic components during the measurement period in 2005. Back trajectory analysis is presented. The evolution of the vertical distribution of the aerosols is analyzed, in order to study aerosol stratification and height patterns for the long-range transported aerosols to this coastal Sub-Arctic site

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