EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 176, 2018The 28th International Laser Radar Conference (ILRC 28)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Lidars applications in atmospheric structure and composition: Aerosols, clouds, trace gases|
|Published online||13 April 2018|
Two-year operation of the lidar1200: from fine-scale tropospheric structures to lower stratospheric water vapor detection
Laboratoire de l’Atmosphère et des Cyclones, UMR8105, Saint-Denis de La Réunion, France,
2 Observatoire des Sciences de l’Univers de La Réunion, UMS3365, Saint-Denis de la Réunion, France,
3 Laboratoire ATmosphères, Milieux, Observations Spatiales-IPSL, UMR8190 CNRS, UVSQ, UPMC, Guyancourt, France,
4 Laboratoire de Météorologie Physique, UMR6016, Observatoire de Physique du Globe de Clermont-Ferrand, Clermont-Ferrand, France,
5 Deutscher Wetterdienst, Meteorological Observatory Lindenberg, Lindenberg, Germany,
6 National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, USA
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Published online: 13 April 2018
The 2-year lidar water vapor database (November 2013 - October 2015) of the Maïdo Observatory (Reunion Island / 21°S,55.5°E) is now processed. The performances of the lidar in providing accurate vertical structures are shown to be good. The ability to measure quantities of a few ppmv in the lower stratosphere is demonstrated (based on Cryogenic Frost point Hygrometer sonde/lidar profiles comparisons) for a 48-hour integration time period, up to 22 km (with a vertical resolution of 1.3 km).
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