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Shortwave radiative forcing and efficiency of key aerosol types using AERONET data [Discussion paper]
Title: Shortwave radiative forcing and efficiency of key aerosol types using AERONET data [Discussion paper]
Authors: García Rodríguez, Omaira Elena ORCID RESEARCHERID Autor AEMETDíaz González, Juan PedroExpósito González, Francisco JavierDíaz Rodríguez, Ana MaríaAutor AEMETDubovik, OlegDerimian, YevgenyDubuisson, PhilippeRoger, Jean-Claude
Keywords: Forzamiento radiativo; AERONET; Aerosoles; Radiative forcing; Aerosols
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: European Geosciences Union
Citation: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions. 2011, 11, p. 32647–32684
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Abstract: The shortwave radiative forcing (1F) and the radiative forcing efficiency (1Feff) of natural and anthropogenic aerosols have been analyzed using estimates of radiation both at the Top (TOA) and at the Bottom Of Atmosphere (BOA) modeled based on AERONET aerosol retrievals. Six main types of atmospheric aerosols have been compared (desert mineral dust, biomass burning, urbanindustrial, continental background, oceanic and free troposphere) in similar observational conditions (i.e., for solar zenith angles between 55 and 65 ) in order to compare the nearly same solar geometry.
Sponsorship : We acknowledge to the MEC (Ministry of Education and Science, Spain) for the next supports: projects CGL2007-66477-C02-02/CLI, CGL2008-04740/CLI and CGL2010-21366-C04-01.
ISSN: 1680-7367
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