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NO2 profiles during the CRISTA-2 experiment (August 1997) at subtropical regions
Author(s): Olga Puentedura; Manuel Gil; Margarita Yela; Gerald Lehmacher; Emilio Cuevas; Dattatraya Jadhav
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Paper Abstract

A ground-based spectrometer using the DOAS technique measuring at zenith was deployed at Izana Observatory during the 2nd CRISTA flight, in August 1997. CRISTA was flown on the ASTROPAS free-flying platform during the Space Shuttle mission STS-85, and among other species measured NO2 profiles. The twilight measurements of NO2 profiles. The twilight measurements of NO2 total column over the station obtained by the ground-based spectrometer has been used to estimate the profile of this species in the subtropics for summer and to compare with the results of CRISTA during the overpassings. The results of both data sets, and the origin of the discrepancies are discussed in the paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 December 1998
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3493, Spectroscopic Atmospheric Environmental Monitoring Techniques, (15 December 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.332644
Show Author Affiliations
Olga Puentedura, Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aeroespacial (Spain)
Manuel Gil, Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aeroespacial (Spain)
Margarita Yela, Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aeroespacial (Spain)
Gerald Lehmacher, Univ. of Wuppertal (Germany)
Emilio Cuevas, Instituto Nacional de Meteorlogia (Spain)
Dattatraya Jadhav, Indian Institute for Tropical Meteorology (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3493:
Spectroscopic Atmospheric Environmental Monitoring Techniques
Klaus Schaefer, Editor(s)

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