EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 176, 2018The 28th International Laser Radar Conference (ILRC 28)
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Aerosol observation using multi-wavelength Mie-Raman lidars of the Ad-Net and aerosol component analysis
National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16-2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, 305-8506, Japan
2 Research Institute for Applied Mechanics, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasugakoen, Kasuga 816-8580, Japan
3 Meteorological Research Institute, Japan Meteorological Agency, 1-1 Nagamine, Tsukuba 305-0052, Japan
Published online: 13 April 2018
We deployed multi-wavelength Mie-Raman lidars (MMRL) at three sites of the AD-Net and have conducted continuous measurements using them since 2013. To analyze the MMRL data and better understand the externally mixing state of main aerosol components (e.g., dust, sea-salt, and black carbon) in the atmosphere, we developed an integrated package of aerosol component retrieval algorithms, which have already been developed or are being developed, to estimate vertical profiles of the aerosol components. This package applies to the other ground-based lidar network data (e.g., EARLINET) and satellite-borne lidar data (e.g., CALIOP/CALIPSO and ATLID/EarthCARE) as well as the other lidar data of the AD-Net.
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