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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Lardier, "EZ Lidar: a new compact autonomous eye-safe scanning aerosol Lidar for extinction measurements and PBL height detection.
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.
This lidar system is part of both the European Aerosol Research Lidar Network (EARLINET) [41] and the Spanish and Portuguese Aerosol Lidar Network (SPALINET) [42].
A van-mounted MPL aerosol lidar at DAX drove from the IAP fixed MPL site to IUM (Fig.
The Cloud Aerosol Lidar with Orthogonal Polarization (CALIOP) instrument on board the CALIPSO platform which can provide the unique measurements of the global vertical distributions of clouds and aerosols both at day and night [36].
2010) satellites on 28 April 2006, a W-band cloud-profiling radar (CPR) and a 530- and 1060-nm backscatter aerosol lidar [Cloud-Aerosol Lidar with Orthogonal Polarization (CALIOP)] were introduced to the A-Train constellation.
Hwang, 2002: Full-time, eye-safe cloud and aerosol lidar observation at Atmospheric Radiation Measurement program sites: Instruments and data analysis.
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.