Articles | Volume 18, issue 17
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 12735–12746, 2018
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 12735–12746, 2018

Research article 04 Sep 2018

Research article | 04 Sep 2018

On the spectral depolarisation and lidar ratio of mineral dust provided in the AERONET version 3 inversion product

Sung-Kyun Shin et al.

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We investigate lidar-specific parameters inferred from AERONET sun photometer measurements representative of mineral dust from different source regions. We compare our findings to the literature values on the lidar ratio and the particle linear depolarisation ratio. We find changing values for different source regions, which is in agreement with other observations. For longer wavelengths we find values that are in line with lidar observations.
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