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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 4675–4692, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-4675-2016

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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 4675–4692, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-4675-2016
Research article
14 Apr 2016
Research article | 14 Apr 2016

Vertical wind retrieved by airborne lidar and analysis of island induced gravity waves in combination with numerical models and in situ particle measurements

Fernando Chouza et al.

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This study presents the analysis of island induced gravity waves observed by an airborne Doppler wind lidar (DWL). First, the instrumental corrections required for the retrieval vertical wind measurements from an airborne DWL are presented. Then, the method is applied to two case studies to determine, in combination with numerical models and in situ measurements, the main characteristics of the observed waves.
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