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|
Calipso recordings and monitoring dust storms over the open seas in south of the iran plateau
Department of Physics and Center for Research in Climate Change and Global warming, Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences, No. 444 Prof. Sobouti Blvd., Zanjan 4513766731, Iran,
Published online: 13 April 2018
Open seas in the south of the Iran plateau are under the influence of heavy dust storms which are originating either from the Tigris and Euphrates basin, the Arabian Peninsula or Hamoun lake. We have used the recordings of the CALIPSO satellite to investigate the seasonal variations as well as the origins of the dust storms over the region. CALIPSO data set shows dust activities are frequent during May to September in the interested region and the Hamoun lake has considerable impacts on it.
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