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Consistency of aerosols above clouds characterization from A-Train active and passive measurements

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This study presents a comparison between the retrieval of optical properties of aerosol above clouds (AAC) from different techniques developed for the A-Train sensors CALIOP/CALIPSO and POLDER/PARASOL. The main objective is to analyse the consistency between the results derived from the active and the passive measurements. We compare the aerosol optical thickness (AOT) above optically thick clouds (cloud optical thickness (COT) larger than 3) and their Ångström exponent (AE). These parameters...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.5194/amt-10-3499-2017

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Atmos Ocean & Planet Physics
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2919-1491
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Regional Council Hauts-de-France and the European Funds for Regional Economic Development More from this funder
Publisher:
Copernicus Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
9
Pages:
3499-3523
Publication date:
2017-09-22
Acceptance date:
2017-08-01
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EISSN:
1867-8548
ISSN:
1867-1381
Source identifiers:
845995
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pubs:845995
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uuid:4c22f480-c92d-408f-a63e-4199e029b523
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pubs:845995
Deposit date:
2018-05-08

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