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Lidar Stratospheric Aerosol Measurements From 1982 To Today Analysis Of Short-Time Aerosol Fluctuations
Author(s): L. Stefanutti; M. Morandi; F. Castagnoli; B. Radicati
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Paper Abstract

Two years evolution of the stratospheric aerosol loading are presented; this study started after the eruption of the volcano El Chichon. Measurements were carried out in Florence, Italy, from the end of April 1982 to today. The increase of stratospheric aerosols at our latitude up to December 1982-January 1983 and the following decay has been monitored. Scattering Ratio and Integrated Backscattering, from the tropopause to 28 Km height has been corn puted. Due to the characteristics of the IROE Lidar system short time fluctuations in the lidar signatures could be observed, obtaining information on stratospheric inhomogeneities and structures.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 March 1985
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0492, 1984 European Conf on Optics, Optical Systems, and Applications, (27 March 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.943697
Show Author Affiliations
L. Stefanutti, I.R.O.E. of C.N.R. (Italy)
M. Morandi, I.R.O.E. of C.N.R. (Italy)
F. Castagnoli, I.R.O.E. of C.N.R. (Italy)
B. Radicati, I.R.O.E. of C.N.R. (Italy)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0492:
1984 European Conf on Optics, Optical Systems, and Applications
Bouwe Bolger; Hedzer A. Ferwerda, Editor(s)

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