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Column-integrated aerosol microphysical properties from AERONET Sun photometer over southwestern Spain
Title: Column-integrated aerosol microphysical properties from AERONET Sun photometer over southwestern Spain
Authors: Prats Porta, Natalia ORCID Cachorro, Victoria E.Berjón, AlbertoToledano, CarlosFrutos, Ángel M. de
Keywords: Sun-photometer; Aerosol optical depth; Atmospheric aerosols; Monitoring; AERONET
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: European Geosciences Union
Citation: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 2011, 11(24), p. 12535-12547
Publisher version: https://dx.doi.org/10.5194/acp-11-12535-2011
Abstract: The aim of the present work is to carry out a detailed analysis of columnar microphysical properties obtained from Cimel sun-photometer measurements in the Southwest of Spain within the frame of the Aerosol Robotic Network (AERONET) – Iberian Network for aerosol measurements (RIMA). AERONET level 2 inversion products are analysed, in particular the particle size distribution together with their associated microphysical parameters for both fine and coarse modes: volume concentration, effective radius and the fine mode volume fraction. This work complements previous works based on aerosol optical depth (AOD) and the Ångström exponent (AE) for a global characterization of atmospheric aerosol in this area of southwestern Spain.
Sponsorship : Financial support from the Spanish MICINN (projects of ref. CGL2008-05939-CO3-01/CLI and CGL2009- 09740 and “Acci´on Complementaria” CGL2010-09480-E) are gratefully acknowledged.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11765/7485
ISSN: 1680-7316
1680-7324
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