Articles | Volume 16, issue 5
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 2863–2875, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-2863-2016

Special issue: CHemistry and AeRosols Mediterranean EXperiments (ChArMEx)...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 2863–2875, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-2863-2016

Research article 04 Mar 2016

Research article | 04 Mar 2016

Temporal consistency of lidar observations during aerosol transport events in the framework of the ChArMEx/ADRIMED campaign at Minorca in June 2013

Patrick Chazette et al.

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We performed synergetic active and passive remote-sensing observations at Minorca (Spain), over more than 3 weeks in spring 2013. We characterized the aerosol optical properties and type using a combination of Rayleigh–Mie–Raman lidar and sun-photometer data. Results show a high variability due to changing atmospheric transport regimes and aerosol sources. Such variability significantly influences the radiative balance through the entire atmosphere and then the climate of the Mediterranean area.
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