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Results of long-term lidar observations of stratospheric aerosol and ozone
Author(s): Vladimir E. Zuev; A. V. El'nikov; Valerii N. Marichev
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Paper Abstract

The paper analyzes the results of nighttime lidar measurements of vertical distribution of aerosol and ozone at altitudes ranging from 10 to 35 km obtained from 1986 (aerosol) and 1988 (ozone) until the present time above Tomsk, Western Siberia. For investigations the lidar was used with a transmitter at (lambda) equals 308, 353, and 532 nm and a receiver with a 1 m diameter mirror operating in the photon counting mode. Space and time resolutions of aerosol and ozone were 375 meters and 15 - 20 minutes as well as 500 meters and 20 - 30 minutes, respectively. The basic parameters employed for the analysis of the aerosol and ozone stratification were the scattering ratio R(H) and ozone concentration n(H).

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 September 1993
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1968, Atmospheric Propagation and Remote Sensing II, (15 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.154862
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Vladimir E. Zuev, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)
A. V. El'nikov, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)
Valerii N. Marichev, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1968:
Atmospheric Propagation and Remote Sensing II
Anton Kohnle; Walter B. Miller, Editor(s)

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