Articles | Volume 15, issue 20
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 11653–11665, 2015

Special issue: Anthropogenic dust and its climate impact

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 11653–11665, 2015
Research article
21 Oct 2015
Research article | 21 Oct 2015

Detection of anthropogenic dust using CALIPSO lidar measurements

J. P. Huang et al.

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To understand the contribution of anthropogenic dust to the total global dust load, a new technique for distinguishing anthropogenic dust from natural dust is proposed by using CALIPSO dust measurements and PBL height retrievals along with a land use data set. Results reveal that local anthropogenic dust aerosol accounts for about 25% of the global continental dust load.
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