EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 176, 2018The 28th International Laser Radar Conference (ILRC 28)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Published online||13 April 2018|
South American Aerosol Tracking - LALINET
Instituto de Pesquisas Energéticas e Nucleares, Centro de Lasers e Aplicações, Av. Prof. Lineu Prestes, 2242, São Paulo, 05508000, Brazil
2 CITEDEF, CEILAP, San Juan Bautista de la Salle 4397, Buenos Aires, B1603ALO, Argentina
3 Laboratorio de Física de la Atmosfera, Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, La Paz, Bolivia
4 Dep. de Fisica Aplicada, U. de São Paulo, Rua do Matão, 1371, 05508-090, São Paulo, Brazil
5 Grupo de Investigación Láseres y Espectroscopia, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellín, Colombia
Published online: 13 April 2018
LALINET lidar stations were used to track down aerosols generated over Amazon region and transported over the continent. These data were merged with collocated Aeronet stations in order to help in their identification together with HYSPLIT simulations. The results show potential indication of how aerosol can age in their long transport over regions South and Westward from the source areas by change of their optical properties.
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