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ACP | Articles | Volume 19, issue 21
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 13445–13467, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-13445-2019
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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 13445–13467, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-13445-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 05 Nov 2019

Research article | 05 Nov 2019

Investigating the assimilation of CALIPSO global aerosol vertical observations using a four-dimensional ensemble Kalman filter

Yueming Cheng et al.

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Aerosol vertical information is critical to quantify the influences of aerosol on the climate and environment; however, large uncertainties still persist in model simulations. Global aerosol vertical distributions are more accurately simulated by assimilating the vertical aerosol extinction coefficients from the Cloud–Aerosol Lidar with Orthogonal Polarization (CALIOP).
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