Articles | Volume 18, issue 5
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 3185–3201, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-3185-2018
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 3185–3201, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-3185-2018

Research article 06 Mar 2018

Research article | 06 Mar 2018

Results from the Fourth WMO Filter Radiometer Comparison for aerosol optical depth measurements

Stelios Kazadzis et al.

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Aerosol optical depth measured from ground-based sun photometers is the most important parameter for studying the changes in the Earth's radiation balance due to aerosols. Representatives for various sun photometer types belonging to individual institutions or international aerosol networks gather every 5 years, for 3 weeks, in Davos, Switzerland, in order to compare their aeorosol optical depth retrievals. This work presents the results of the latest (fourth) filter radiometer intercomparison.
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