Articles | Volume 21, issue 12
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 9779–9807, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-9779-2021

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

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 9779–9807, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-9779-2021

Research article 29 Jun 2021

Research article | 29 Jun 2021

Tropospheric and stratospheric wildfire smoke profiling with lidar: mass, surface area, CCN, and INP retrieval

Albert Ansmann et al.

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ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (24 May 2021) by Lucia Mona
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We present retrievals of tropospheric and stratospheric height profiles of particle mass, volume, surface area concentration of wildfire smoke layers, and related cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) and ice-nucleating particle (INP) concentrations. The new analysis scheme is applied to ground-based lidar observations of stratospheric Australian smoke over southern South America and to spaceborne lidar observations of tropospheric North American smoke.
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