Articles | Volume 19, issue 20
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 13157–13173, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-13157-2019

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

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 13157–13173, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-13157-2019

Research article 24 Oct 2019

Research article | 24 Oct 2019

Two-dimensional mineral dust radiative effect calculations from CALIPSO observations over Europe

Maria José Granados-Muñoz et al.

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ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (16 Aug 2019) by Eduardo Landulfo
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ED: Publish as is (20 Sep 2019) by Eduardo Landulfo
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The use of satellite data is of great interest for the determination of aerosol radiative forcing at regional or even global scales, as previous studies in the literature are predominantly only valid locally. A methodology to retrieve 2-D dust radiative effects with large spatial and temporal coverage based on combined satellite data from CALIPSO, MODIS and CERES is presented and evaluated against well-established methods based on ground-based lidar measurements, obtaining quite good results.
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