Five Years Lidar Research on Board the Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM)
Met Office, Observations Based Research, Exeter EX1 3PB, United Kingdom.
Published online: 7 June 2016
I will present a summary of the results obtained with the backscatter lidar on-board the FAAM research aircraft. This simple instrument has been used in several campaigns, and has contributed successfully to the characterization of volcanic ash, mineral dust, biomass burning aerosols, clouds, and the boundary layer structure. Its datasets have been used in many applications, from numerical weather predictions to the validation of satellite remote sensing.
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