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Nitrogen dioxide monitoring with an automatic DOAS station at Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica
Author(s): Fabrizio Ravegnani; Ivan K. Kostadinov; Giorgio Giovanelli
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Paper Abstract

During the last few years UV-Vis spectrometers were developed at the FISBAT Institute and are used for application of differential optical absorption spectroscopy method to detect many atmospheric trace gases playing important roles in the stratospheric chemistry. After several test both in laboratory and in Antarctic region, one of the spectrometers, called GASCOD2/2, was modified in collaboration with ENEA for unattended and automatic measurement in extreme high-latitude environment. The instrument was installed in December 1995 in the Italian Station at Terra Nova Bay. The aim of this research is to study the dentrification processes during the formation of the so-called ozone hole over the Antarctic region. The preliminary results for the first year of nitrogen dioxide measurement are presented and discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 August 1998
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3501, Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Clouds, (18 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.317768
Show Author Affiliations
Fabrizio Ravegnani, FISBAT-CNR (Italy)
Ivan K. Kostadinov, FISBAT-CNR (Italy)
Giorgio Giovanelli, FISBAT-CNR (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3501:
Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Clouds
Jinxue Wang; Beiying Wu; Toshihiro Ogawa; Zheng-hua Guan, Editor(s)

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