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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 1865–1879, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-1865-2017
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 1865–1879, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-1865-2017

Research article 08 Feb 2017

Research article | 08 Feb 2017

Lidar detection of high concentrations of ozone and aerosol transported from northeastern Asia over Saga, Japan

Osamu Uchino et al.

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To validate products of GOSAT, we observed vertical profiles of aerosols, thin cirrus clouds, and tropospheric ozone with a mobile lidar system that consisted of a two-wavelength (532 and 1064 nm) polarization lidar and tropospheric ozone differential absorption lidar (DIAL). We used these lidars to make continuous measurements over Saga (33.24° N, 130.29° E) during 20–31 March 2015. High ozone and high aerosol concentrations were observed almost simultaneously and impacted surface air quality.
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