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Lidar system for depolarization ratio measurements: development and preliminary results
Author(s): P. Diomede; M. Dell Aglio; G. Pisani; Olga De Pascale
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Paper Abstract

Atmospheric depolarization lidar measurements are used to distinguish the solid from the liquid phase of water in clouds an fogs, to study the size distribution of ice crystals and the multiple-scattered contribution to the total energy received. The experimental set-up and preliminary depolarization ratio measurements together with the discussion on the theoretical approach are presented. Water vapor profiles have been performed too, to understand the water motion into the hydrologic cycle.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 April 2003
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5059, 12th International Workshop on Lidar Multiple Scattering Experiments, (3 April 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.512348
Show Author Affiliations
P. Diomede, Univ. degli Studi di Bari (Italy)
M. Dell Aglio, Univ. degli Studi di Bari (Italy)
Ctr. Laser (Italy)
G. Pisani, Ctr. Laser (Italy)
Olga De Pascale, CNR-Istituto di Metodologie Inorganiche e dei Plasmi (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5059:
12th International Workshop on Lidar Multiple Scattering Experiments
Christian Werner; Ulrich G. Oppel; Tom Rother, Editor(s)

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