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Contrail formation and evolution measured by a ground-based lidar
Author(s): Volker Freudenthaler; Frank Homburg; Horst Jaeger
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Paper Abstract

With an accurate scanning backscatter lidar cross sections of contrails are repetitively measured. Horizontal and vertical growth and effective diffusion coefficients are determined. The lidar ratio and optical depth are calculated by means of shadow calibration.

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Date Published: 20 September 1995
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 2506, Air Pollution and Visibility Measurements, (20 September 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.221067
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Volker Freudenthaler, Fraunhofer-Institut fuer Atmosphaerische Umweltforschung (Germany)
Frank Homburg, Fraunhofer-Institut fuer Atmosphaerische Umweltforschung (Germany)
Horst Jaeger, Fraunhofer-Institut fuer Atmosphaerische Umweltforschung (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2506:
Air Pollution and Visibility Measurements
Peter Fabian; Volker Klein; Maurus Tacke; Konradin Weber; Christian Werner, Editor(s)

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