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Integrated system approach at GIST/ADEMRC for monitoring atmospheric environment
Author(s): Young Joon Kim; Y. M. Noh; Sung Chul Choi; Chul Kyu Lee; Jin Sang Jung; Han Lim Lee; Jeong Eun Kim; Kyung Won Kim; Hyun Rock Jung; Min Jung Kim; Zhuanshi He; Kehinde Ogunjobi; Kwon Ho Lee
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Paper Abstract

An integrated system approach has been adopted at the Advanced Environment Monitoring Research Center (ADEMRC), Kwangju Institute Science and Technology (KJIST), Korea for the effective monitoring of atmospheric environment utilizing various optical remote sensing methods. A multi-channel LIDAR system has been used since December 2002 to monitor the vertical profile of atmospheric aerosol. Vertical profiles of extinction coefficient, depolarization ratio, and color ratio of atmospheric aerosols are determined from the simultaneous detection of three elastic-backscatter signals and one Raman signal backscattered by atmospheric nitrogen molecules. Ground based sunphotometer measurement provides LIDAR validation and information on the column integrated aerosol optical depth at seven different wavelengths. Optical atmospheric environment monitoring over horizontal path is also made with a Long-path DOAS system and a transmissometer. The GIST long-path DOAS system has been used to measure concentration of trace gases as well as atmospheric extinction at 550 nm. Results of aerosol optical depth determination based on satellite data retrieval are compared with the results of LIDAR and sunphotometer measurements. This paper presents the results of integrated measurements of atmospheric aerosol at Gwangju (35°10`N, 126°53`E), Korea.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 September 2004
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 5547, Remote Sensing in Atmospheric Pollution Monitoring and Control, (15 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.559211
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Young Joon Kim, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea)
Y. M. Noh, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea)
Sung Chul Choi, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea)
Chul Kyu Lee, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea)
Jin Sang Jung, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea)
Han Lim Lee, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea)
Jeong Eun Kim, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea)
Kyung Won Kim, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea)
Hyun Rock Jung, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea)
Min Jung Kim, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea)
Zhuanshi He, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea)
Kehinde Ogunjobi, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea)
Kwon Ho Lee, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5547:
Remote Sensing in Atmospheric Pollution Monitoring and Control
Allen Chu; James Szykman, Editor(s)

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