EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 176, 2018The 28th International Laser Radar Conference (ILRC 28)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Lidars applications in atmospheric structure and composition: Aerosols, clouds, trace gases|
|Published online||13 April 2018|
Lidar Ice nuclei estimates and how they relate with airborne in-situ measurements
IAASARS, National Observatory of Athens, Athens, 15236, Greece,
2 Department of Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, 54124, Greece
3 Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research (TROPOS), Leipzig, 04318, Germany
4 Schools of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
5 Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences, FORTH, Patras, GR-26504, Greece
6 Institute of Environmental Research and Sustainable Development, National Observatory of Athens, Palea Penteli, GR-15236, Greece
7 Institute for Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, Goethe University Frankfurt, 60438 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
8 National Institute of R&D for Optoelectronics, Magurele, Romania
9 TU Delft, Department of Geoscience and Remote Sensing, the Netherlands
10 Laboratory of Atmospheric Physics, Department of Physics, University of Patras, 26500, Greece
11 Laboratoire d’Optique Atmospherique, University of Lille, France
12 Republic Hydrometeorological Service of Serbia, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
13 Cyprus University of Technology, Dep. of Civil Engineering and Geomatics, Limassol, Cyprus
14 Energy, Environment and Water Research Center, The Cyprus Institute, Nicosia, 2121 Aglantzia, Cyprus
Published online: 13 April 2018
By means of available ice nucleating particle (INP) parameterization schemes we compute profiles of dust INP number concentration utilizing Polly-XT and CALIPSO lidar observations during the INUIT-BACCHUS-ACTRIS 2016 campaign. The polarization-lidar photometer networking (POLIPHON) method is used to separate dust and non-dust aerosol backscatter, extinction, mass concentration, particle number concentration (for particles with radius > 250 nm) and surface area concentration. The INP final products are compared with aerosol samples collected from unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and analyzed using the ice nucleus counter FRIDGE.
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