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Horizontal distribution of aerosol extinction coefficient observed by lidar near the shoreline
Author(s): Toni S. Skakalova; Ivan N. Kolev; Ivan V. Grigorov; Orlin Parvanov
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Paper Abstract

Observations of the horizontal distribution of the aerosol extinction coefficient within the atmospheric marine boundary layer are presented. The extinction coefficient profiles are calculated using Klett's inversion method. The variations in aerosol optical properties caused by the underlying surface are studied. Constant-elevation cross sections of extinction distribution along different azimuths over land and sea surfaces ((sigma) equals 0.23 divided by 0.14 km-1 and (sigma) equals 0.2 - 0.29 km-1 over land and sea respectively) are presented and analyzed.

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Date Published: 7 May 1999
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3571, Tenth International School on Quantum Electronics: Laser Physics and Applications, (7 May 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.347627
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Toni S. Skakalova, Institute of Electronics (Bulgaria)
Ivan N. Kolev, Institute of Electronics (Bulgaria)
Ivan V. Grigorov, Institute of Electronics (Bulgaria)
Orlin Parvanov, Institute of Electronics (Bulgaria)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3571:
Tenth International School on Quantum Electronics: Laser Physics and Applications

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