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Volume 17, issue 11
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 7229–7243, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-7229-2017
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Research article 16 Jun 2017

Research article | 16 Jun 2017

HSRL-2 aerosol optical measurements and microphysical retrievals vs. airborne in situ measurements during DISCOVER-AQ 2013: an intercomparison study

Patricia Sawamura et al.

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We present a detailed evaluation of physical properties of aerosols, like aerosol number concentration and aerosol size, obtained from an advanced, airborne, multi-wavelength high-spectral-resolution lidar (HSRL-2) system. These lidar-retrieved physical properties were compared to airborne in situ measurements. Our findings highlight the advantages of advanced HSRL measurements and retrievals to help constrain the vertical distribution of aerosol volume or mass loading relevant for air quality.
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