Articles | Volume 20, issue 22
Research article
18 Nov 2020
Research article |  | 18 Nov 2020

Biomass burning events measured by lidars in EARLINET – Part 1: Data analysis methodology

Mariana Adam, Doina Nicolae, Iwona S. Stachlewska, Alexandros Papayannis, and Dimitris Balis


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AR by Lorena Grabowski on behalf of the Authors (10 Sep 2020)  Author's response
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (14 Sep 2020) by Eduardo Landulfo
RR by Anonymous Referee #3 (23 Sep 2020)
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (23 Sep 2020) by Eduardo Landulfo
AR by Mariana Adam on behalf of the Authors (01 Oct 2020)  Author's response    Manuscript

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Short summary
Biomass burning events measured by EARLINET are analysed using intensive parameters. The pollution layers are labelled smoke layers if fires were found along the air-mass back trajectory. The number of contributing fires to the smoke measurements is quantified. It is shown that most of the time we measure mixed smoke. The methodology provides three research directions: fires measured by several stations, long-range transport from N. America, and an analysis function of continental sources.
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