EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 176, 2018The 28th International Laser Radar Conference (ILRC 28)
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|Published online||13 April 2018|
The uk Lidar-sunphotometer operational volcanic ash monitoring network
The Met Office, United Kingdom
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Published online: 13 April 2018
The Met Office completed the deployment of ten lidars (UV Raman and depolarization), each accompanied by a sunphotometer (polarized model), to provide quantitative monitoring of volcanic ash over UK for VAAC London. The lidars provide range corrected signal and volume depolarization ratio in near-real time. The sunphotometers deliver aerosol optical depth, Ångstrom exponent and degree of linear polarization. Case study analyses of Saharan dust events (as a proxy for volcanic ash) are presented.
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