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ACP | Articles | Volume 20, issue 8
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 4695–4711, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-4695-2020
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Special issue: EARLINET aerosol profiling: contributions to atmospheric and...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 4695–4711, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-4695-2020
© Author(s) 2020. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 21 Apr 2020

Research article | 21 Apr 2020

Long-term profiling of aerosol light extinction, particle mass, cloud condensation nuclei, and ice-nucleating particle concentration over Dushanbe, Tajikistan, in Central Asia

Julian Hofer et al.

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For the first time, continuous, vertically resolved long-term aerosol measurements were conducted with a state-of-the-art multiwavelength lidar over a Central Asian site. Such observations are urgently required in efforts to predict future climate and environmental conditions and to support spaceborne remote sensing (ground truth activities).
For the first time, continuous, vertically resolved long-term aerosol measurements were...
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