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Measurement of an aerosol episode in Buenos Aires, Argentina using sunphotometer and lidar data
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Paper Abstract

An intensive study of an aerosol intrusion episode in Buenos Aires is presented. We have combined back-trajectories calculations (HYSPLIT) and satellite images with the aim of revealing the origin of these air masses. The aerosol intensive properties were characterized using a collocated sun-photometer from the AERONET network. The corresponding pressure levels for each air mass were obtained by means of a LIDAR system, which was also used to calculate the aerosol extinction profiles for the available wavelengths.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 August 2005
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5887, Lidar Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring VI, 588714 (18 August 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.620380
Show Author Affiliations
L. Otero, CEILAP CITEFA-CONICET (Argentina)
CONAE (Mexico)
P. Ristori, Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne (Switzerland)
E. Wolfram, CEILAP CITEFA-CONICET (Argentina)
B. Holben, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
E. Quel, CEILAP CITEFA-CONICET (Argentina)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5887:
Lidar Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring VI
Upendra N. Singh, Editor(s)

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