aerosol lidar

aerosol lidar

[′e·rə‚sȯl ′lī‚där]
(optics)
A type of lidar that is designed to measure the scattering of laser light from atmospheric dust and aerosols.
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Hwang, 2002: Full-time, eye-safe cloud and aerosol lidar observation at Atmospheric Radiation Measurement program sites: Instruments and data analysis.
Ten years ago today the first images were returned from the CALIPSO and CloudSat atmospheric aerosol LIDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) and cloud-profiling radar missions following their joint launch on April 28, 2006.
The GAW Aerosol Lidar Observation Network (GALION; http://alg.
and Coauthors, 2004: Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of the EARLINET project.
and Coauthors, 2008: Plan for the implementation of the GAW Aerosol Lidar Observation Network GALION.
Mayor, 2016: Optimization of the cross-correlation algorithm for two-component wind field estimation from single aerosol lidar data and comparison with Doppler lidar.
Batchvarova, 2013: Exploring a geophysical process-based attribution technique for the determination of the atmospheric boundary layer depth using aerosol lidar and near-surface meteorological measurements.
Analysis of CALIPSO aerosol lidar satellite data, which was extensively validated using POLARCAT aircraft and ground-based data, was used to show that transport of pollution into the Arctic free troposphere was more pronounced in 2008.