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Relationship of spatial structure of aerosol and humidity during passage of the internal gravity wave
Author(s): Grigorii P. Kokhanenko; Svetlana A. Terpugova
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Paper Abstract

In many cases, aerosol may be regarded as a passive tracer which is fully captured by horizontal and vertical air flows. Therefore, the structure of the aerosol field observed with lidar, allows to visualize the stratification of the atmosphere and various atmospheric motion. However, during vertical movements changes of the relative humidity occur, which leads to the related changes in the scattering properties of the aerosol. The report describes a possible mechanism for the appearance of vertical structures ("walls") in the aerosol field during passage of internal gravity waves.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 November 2014
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9292, 20th International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics: Atmospheric Physics, 92923S (25 November 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2075503
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Grigorii P. Kokhanenko, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russian Federation)
Svetlana A. Terpugova, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russian Federation)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9292:
20th International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics: Atmospheric Physics
Oleg A. Romanovskii, Editor(s)

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