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Assessment of three-dimensional, fine-granular measurement of particulate matter by a smart air quality network in urban area
Author(s): J. Redelstein; M. Budde; J. Cyrys; S. Emeis; T. Gratza; H. Grimm; M. Hank; C. Holst; C. Münkel; M. Pesch; E. Petersen; A. Philipp; T. Riedel; J. Riesterer; K. Schäfer; J. Schnelle-Kreis; U. Uhrner; J. Werhahn; V. Ziegler; M. Beigl
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Paper Abstract

Ground-based remote sensing by three ceilometers for mixing layer height detection over Augsburg as well as a Radio- Acoustic Sounding System (RASS) for temperature and wind profile measurements at the campus of Augsburg University are applied together with UAV height profiling with low-weight meteorological sensors and particle counter to monitor the three-dimensional dynamics of the lower atmosphere. Results about meteorological influences upon spatial variation of air pollution exposure are presented on this data basis which is more than one year long. Special focus is on the information about atmospheric layering as well as mixing and transport conditions for emitted particulate matter. Better understanding of these complex processes support knowledge about quality of air, which we breath, and especially high air pollution episodes and hot spot pollution regions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 October 2019
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 11152, Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere XXIV, 111520N (9 October 2019);
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J. Redelstein, Univ. of Augsburg (Germany)
M. Budde, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)
J. Cyrys, Helmholtz Zentrum München GmbH (Germany)
S. Emeis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)
T. Gratza, Stadt Augsburg (Germany)
H. Grimm, Aerosol Akademie e.V. (Germany)
M. Hank, Vaisala GmbH (Germany)
C. Holst, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)
C. Münkel, Vaisala GmbH (Germany)
M. Pesch, GRIMM Aerosol Technik Ainring GmbH and Co. KG (Germany)
E. Petersen, Univ. of Augsburg (Germany)
A. Philipp, Univ. of Augsburg (Germany)
T. Riedel, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)
J. Riesterer, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)
K. Schäfer, Atmospheric Physics Consultant (Germany)
J. Schnelle-Kreis, Helmholtz Zentrum München GmbH (Germany)
U. Uhrner, Technical Univ. Graz (Austria)
J. Werhahn, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)
V. Ziegler, GRIMM Aerosol Technik Ainring GmbH and Co. KG (Germany)
M. Beigl, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11152:
Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere XXIV
Adolfo Comerón; Evgueni I. Kassianov; Klaus Schäfer; Richard H. Picard; Konradin Weber; Upendra N. Singh, Editor(s)

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