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ACP | Articles | Volume 18, issue 15
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 11375–11388, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-11375-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 11375–11388, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-11375-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 14 Aug 2018

Research article | 14 Aug 2018

Transport of Canadian forest fire smoke over the UK as observed by lidar

Geraint Vaughan et al.

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This paper examines an event in May 2016 when smoke from forest fires in Canada reached the UK at altitudes between 3 and 11 km above the surface. Although events of this kind are fairly common in the summer months, this one was unusual because it persisted for 9 days due to a stationary flow pattern that kept the smoky air from travelling away to the east. A network of lidars and ceilometers around the UK provided round-the-clock observations of the smoke event.
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