EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 237, 2020The 29th International Laser Radar Conference (ILRC 29)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||New Lidar Technologies and Applications|
|Published online||07 July 2020|
Continuos Monitoring of Liquid Water Clouds and Aerosols with Dual-FOV Lidar Polarization Technique
Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Permoserstr. 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
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Published online: 7 July 2020
In this work we evaluate the possibilities to assess aerosol-cloud interactions in short time scales (2 min.) on an observational base. Retrievals of the cloud effective radius and number concentration in a liquid-water cloud by using the multiple scattering technique Dual-FOV Polarization lidar, together with the aerosol extinction coefficient in the boundary layer has shown a correspondence between the aerosol and cloud properties in the 6 hours case presented, obtaining a value of ACIN = 0.76 ± 0.29, which corroborates the potential of lidar observations to study the relation between aerosols and clouds on small scales.
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