EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 119, 2016The 27th International Laser Radar Conference (ILRC 27)
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Section||Poster Session (Lidar Cloud Studies)|
|Published online||07 June 2016|
Developing a Climatology of Cirrus Lidar Ratios Using Univeristy of Wisconsin HSRL Observations
1 Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS), University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI 53706, USA
2 NASA Langely Research Center, Hampton, VA 23681- 2199
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Published online: 7 June 2016
Measurements of ice cloud lidar ratio from the University of Wisconsin High Spectral Resolution Lidar System (UW HSRL) are shown, for the period 2013/06/18-2013/11/04 in Hunstville, AL. These data were acquired as part of the SEAC4RS campaign. The layer-averaged median lidar ratio ,at 532 nm, for non-precipitating ice-clouds, 0.3 < OD < 3.0, observed during the experiment was determined to be 25.7 +/- 10.6 sr. As part of this work we’ve also developed an automated cloud and precipitation classification and detection algorithm.
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