Articles | Volume 18, issue 16
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 11847–11861, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-11847-2018

Special issue: EARLINET aerosol profiling: contributions to atmospheric and...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 11847–11861, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-11847-2018
Research article
20 Aug 2018
Research article | 20 Aug 2018

Depolarization and lidar ratios at 355, 532, and 1064 nm and microphysical properties of aged tropospheric and stratospheric Canadian wildfire smoke

Moritz Haarig et al.

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The worldwide only triple-wavelength polarization/Raman lidar was used to measure optical, microphysical, and morphological properties of aged Canadian wildfire smoke occurring in the troposphere and stratosphere over Leipzig, Germany, in August 2017. A strong contrast between the tropospheric and stratospheric smoke properties was found.
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