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Volume 14, issue 21
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 11753–11773, 2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-14-11753-2014
© Author(s) 2014. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 11753–11773, 2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-14-11753-2014
© Author(s) 2014. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 11 Nov 2014

Research article | 11 Nov 2014

Aerosol characterization at the Saharan AERONET site Tamanrasset

C. Guirado et al.

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Tamanrasset, in the heart of the Sahara, is a key site for aerosol research. The analysis of more than 2 years (2006-2009) of AERONET and KCICLO-corrected sun photometer measurements shows that atmospheric aerosols at Tamanrasset are modulated by the Convective Boundary Layer leading to pure Saharan dust conditions (April-September) and very clear sky conditions (November-February). Dust potential sources and anthropogenic fine aerosols arriving at Tamanrasset are also identified.
Tamanrasset, in the heart of the Sahara, is a key site for aerosol research. The analysis of...
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