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Lidar measurements of African dust outbreaks
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Paper Abstract

We report in this paper lidar measurements of two events of transport of dust from the Sahara region to the Mediterranean Sea, observed in Lecce, Italy (40°20'N,18°06'E). The observations have been made in the framework of the EARLINET project, in which aerosol measurements are performed in all Europe by 21 stations on a coordinate basis. Lidar measurements are compared with informations available from other sources. General results for the lidar ratio are also presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 April 2003
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4882, Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere VII, (18 April 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.462388
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Ferdinando De Tomasi, INFM (Italy)
Univ. degli Studi di Lecce (Italy)
Maria Rita Perrone, INFM (Italy)
Univ. degli Studi di Lecce (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4882:
Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere VII
Klaus P. Schaefer; Olga Lado-Bordowsky; Adolfo Comeron; Richard H. Picard, Editor(s)

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