EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 237, 2020The 29th International Laser Radar Conference (ILRC 29)
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Lidar Based Separation of Polluted Dust Observed Over Warsaw (Case Study on 09 August 2013)
1 University of Warsaw, Faculty of Physics, Pasteura 5, 02-093 Warsaw,
2 German Aerospace Center, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Muenchener Strasse 20, 82234 Wessling
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Published online: 7 July 2020
This paper presents preliminary results of using an extended POLIPHON method for separation of dust and non-dust aerosol backscatter coefficient, applied on a case study of 9th August 2013. That day, long-range transport of mineral dust over EARLINET-ACTRIS lidar site in Warsaw was observed with the 8-channel PollyXT-UW lidar. The dust particles were also observed by the Cloud-Aerosol Lidar with Orthogonal Polarization (CALIOP) on board the CALIPSO satellite. The backward trajectories calculated using the HYSPLIT model confirmed the air-mass transport from Northern Africa. Results yield possible dust separation for the mixture of dust with other aerosol types, such as pollution, marine type, etc.
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