EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 119, 2016The 27th International Laser Radar Conference (ILRC 27)
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Section||Advances in Lidar Technologies and Techniques I|
|Published online||07 June 2016|
Measuring Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) and Aerosol Profiles Simultaneously with a Camera Lidar
1 NOAA/Mauna Loa Observatory, Hilo, Hawaii, USA
2 Department of Physics and Engineering Physics, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT
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Published online: 7 June 2016
CLidar or camera lidar is a simple, inexpensive technique to measure nighttime tropospheric aerosol profiles. Stars in the raw data images used in the CLidar analysis can also be used to calculate aerosol optical depth simultaneously. A single star can be used with the Langley method or multiple star pairs can be used to reduce the error. The estimated error from data taken under clear sky conditions at Mauna Loa Observatory is approximately +/- 0.01.
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