Articles | Volume 21, issue 7
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 5377–5391, 2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 5377–5391, 2021
Research article
07 Apr 2021
Research article | 07 Apr 2021

Long-term variation in aerosol lidar ratio in Shanghai based on Raman lidar measurements

Tongqiang Liu et al.

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The variation in aerosol 355 nm lidar ratio and its influence factors were analyzed in Shanghai. About 90 % of the lidar ratio was distributed in 10 sr–80 sr, with an average of 41.0±22.5 sr, and the lidar ratio decreased with the increase in height. Due to aerosol radiative effects, the vertical slope of the lidar ratio presented a decreasing trend with increasing atmospheric turbidity. A large lidar ratio above 1 km was related to biomass burning aerosols and high relative humidity.
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