Abstract

In the analysis of Raman lidar measurements of aerosol extinction, it is necessary to calculate the derivative of the logarithm of the ratio between the atmospheric number density and the range-corrected lidar-received power. The statistical fluctuations of the Raman signal can produce large fluctuations in the derivative and thus in the aerosol extinction profile. To overcome this difficult situation we discuss three methods: Tikhonov regularization, variational, and the sliding best-fit (SBF). Three methods are performed on the profiles taken from the European Aerosol Research Lidar Network lidar database simulated at the Raman shifted wavelengths of 387 and 607 nm associated with the emitted signals at 355 and 532 nm. Our results show that the SBF method does not deliver good results for low fluctuation in the profile. However, Tikhonov regularization and the variational method yield very good aerosol extinction coefficient profiles for our examples. With regard to, e.g., the 532 nm wavelength, the L2 errors of the aerosol extinction coefficient profile by using the SBF, Tikhonov, and variational methods with respect to synthetic noisy data are 0.0015(0.0024), 0.00049(0.00086), and 0.00048(0.00082), respectively. Moreover, the L2 errors by using the Tikhonov and variational methods with respect to a more realistic noisy profile are 0.0014(0.0016) and 0.0012(0.0016), respectively. In both cases the L2 error given in parentheses concerns the second example.

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2004 (3)

2002 (2)

2001 (2)

M. Hanke and O. Scherzer, “Inverse problem light: numerical differentiation,” Am. Math. Monthly 108, 512-521 (2001); http://www.ams.org/mathscinet-getitem?mr=1840657.

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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Amodeo, A.

G. Pappalardo, A. Amodeo, M. Pandolfi, U. Wandinger, A. Ansmann, J. Bösenberg, V. Mathias, V. Amiridis, F. de Tomasi, M. Frioud, M. Iarlori, L. Komguem, A. Papayannis, F. Rocadenbosch, and X. Wang, “Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of the EARLINET project. 3. Raman lidar algorithm for aerosol extinction, backscatter, and lidar ratio,” Appl. Opt. 43, 5370-5385 (2004).
[CrossRef]

V. Matthais, V. Freudenthaler, A. Amodeo, I. Balin, D. Balis, J. Bösenberg, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comeron, A. Delaval, F. De Tomasi, R. Eixmann, A. Hågård, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, R. Matthey, V. Rizi, J. A. Rodrigues, U. Wandinger, and X. Wang, “Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of the EARLINET project. 1. Instruments,” Appl. Opt. 43, 961-971 (2004).
[CrossRef]

J. Bösenberg, V. Matthias, A. Amodeo, V. Amoridis, A. Ansmann, J. M. Baldasano, I. Balin, D. Balis, C. Böckmann, A. Boselli, G. Carlsson, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comerón, F. De Tomasi, R. Eixmann, V. Freudenthaler, H. Giehl, I. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Iarlori, A. Kirsche, G. Kolarov, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, W. Kumpf, G. Larchevêque, H. Linné, R. Matthey, I. Mattis, A. Mekler, I. Mironova, V. Mitev, L. Mona, D. Müller, S. Music, S. Nickovic, M. Pandolfi, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, J. Pelon, C. Pérez, R. M. Perrone, R. Persson, D. P. Resendes, V. Rizi, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, L. Sauvage, L. Schneidenbach, R. Schumacher, V. Shcherbakov, V. Simeonov, P. Sobolewski, N. Spinelli, I. Stachlewska, D. Stoyanov, T. Trickl, G. Tsaknakis, G. Vaughan, U. Wandinger, X. Wang, M. Wiegner, M. Zavrtanik, and C. Zerefos, “EARLINET: a European aerosol research lidar network to establish an aerosol climatology,” Rep. 348 (Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg, Germany, 2003), http://lidarb.dkrz.de/earlinet.

Amoridis, V.

J. Bösenberg, V. Matthias, A. Amodeo, V. Amoridis, A. Ansmann, J. M. Baldasano, I. Balin, D. Balis, C. Böckmann, A. Boselli, G. Carlsson, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comerón, F. De Tomasi, R. Eixmann, V. Freudenthaler, H. Giehl, I. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Iarlori, A. Kirsche, G. Kolarov, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, W. Kumpf, G. Larchevêque, H. Linné, R. Matthey, I. Mattis, A. Mekler, I. Mironova, V. Mitev, L. Mona, D. Müller, S. Music, S. Nickovic, M. Pandolfi, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, J. Pelon, C. Pérez, R. M. Perrone, R. Persson, D. P. Resendes, V. Rizi, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, L. Sauvage, L. Schneidenbach, R. Schumacher, V. Shcherbakov, V. Simeonov, P. Sobolewski, N. Spinelli, I. Stachlewska, D. Stoyanov, T. Trickl, G. Tsaknakis, G. Vaughan, U. Wandinger, X. Wang, M. Wiegner, M. Zavrtanik, and C. Zerefos, “EARLINET: a European aerosol research lidar network to establish an aerosol climatology,” Rep. 348 (Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg, Germany, 2003), http://lidarb.dkrz.de/earlinet.

Ansmann, A.

C. Böckmann, U. Wandinger, A. Ansmann, J. Bösenberg, V. Amiridis, A. Boselli, A. Delaval, F. De Tomasi, M. Frioud, I. V. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Horvat, M. Iarlori, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, G. Larchevêque, V. Matthias, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, J. Schneider, V. Shcherbakov, and M. Wiegner, “Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of the EARLINET project. 2. Aerosol backscatter algorithms,” Appl. Opt. 43, 977-989 (2004).
[CrossRef]

G. Pappalardo, A. Amodeo, M. Pandolfi, U. Wandinger, A. Ansmann, J. Bösenberg, V. Mathias, V. Amiridis, F. de Tomasi, M. Frioud, M. Iarlori, L. Komguem, A. Papayannis, F. Rocadenbosch, and X. Wang, “Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of the EARLINET project. 3. Raman lidar algorithm for aerosol extinction, backscatter, and lidar ratio,” Appl. Opt. 43, 5370-5385 (2004).
[CrossRef]

D. Müller, U. Wandinger, and A. Ansmann, “Microphysical particle parameters from extinction and backscatter data by inversion with regularization: theory,” Appl. Opt. 38, 2346-2357 (1999); http://ao.osa.org/abstract.cfm?&id=44053

A. Ansmann, U. Wandinger, M. Riebesell, C. Weitkamp, and W. Michaelis, “Independent measurement of extinction and backscatter profiles in cirrus clouds using a combined Raman elastic-backscatter Lidar,” Appl. Opt. 31, 7113-7131 (1992); http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-31-33-7113.

A. Ansmann, M. Riebsell, and C. Weitkamp, “Measurement of atmospheric aerosol extinction profiles with a Raman lidar,” Opt. Lett. 15, 746-748 (1990); http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-15-13-746.

A. Ansmann and D. Müller, “Lidar and atmospheric aerosol particles,” in Lidar-Range-resolved Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere, C. Weitkamp, ed. (Springer, 2004), pp. 105-141.

J. Bösenberg, V. Matthias, A. Amodeo, V. Amoridis, A. Ansmann, J. M. Baldasano, I. Balin, D. Balis, C. Böckmann, A. Boselli, G. Carlsson, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comerón, F. De Tomasi, R. Eixmann, V. Freudenthaler, H. Giehl, I. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Iarlori, A. Kirsche, G. Kolarov, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, W. Kumpf, G. Larchevêque, H. Linné, R. Matthey, I. Mattis, A. Mekler, I. Mironova, V. Mitev, L. Mona, D. Müller, S. Music, S. Nickovic, M. Pandolfi, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, J. Pelon, C. Pérez, R. M. Perrone, R. Persson, D. P. Resendes, V. Rizi, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, L. Sauvage, L. Schneidenbach, R. Schumacher, V. Shcherbakov, V. Simeonov, P. Sobolewski, N. Spinelli, I. Stachlewska, D. Stoyanov, T. Trickl, G. Tsaknakis, G. Vaughan, U. Wandinger, X. Wang, M. Wiegner, M. Zavrtanik, and C. Zerefos, “EARLINET: a European aerosol research lidar network to establish an aerosol climatology,” Rep. 348 (Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg, Germany, 2003), http://lidarb.dkrz.de/earlinet.

Baldasano, J. M.

J. Bösenberg, V. Matthias, A. Amodeo, V. Amoridis, A. Ansmann, J. M. Baldasano, I. Balin, D. Balis, C. Böckmann, A. Boselli, G. Carlsson, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comerón, F. De Tomasi, R. Eixmann, V. Freudenthaler, H. Giehl, I. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Iarlori, A. Kirsche, G. Kolarov, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, W. Kumpf, G. Larchevêque, H. Linné, R. Matthey, I. Mattis, A. Mekler, I. Mironova, V. Mitev, L. Mona, D. Müller, S. Music, S. Nickovic, M. Pandolfi, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, J. Pelon, C. Pérez, R. M. Perrone, R. Persson, D. P. Resendes, V. Rizi, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, L. Sauvage, L. Schneidenbach, R. Schumacher, V. Shcherbakov, V. Simeonov, P. Sobolewski, N. Spinelli, I. Stachlewska, D. Stoyanov, T. Trickl, G. Tsaknakis, G. Vaughan, U. Wandinger, X. Wang, M. Wiegner, M. Zavrtanik, and C. Zerefos, “EARLINET: a European aerosol research lidar network to establish an aerosol climatology,” Rep. 348 (Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg, Germany, 2003), http://lidarb.dkrz.de/earlinet.

Balin, I.

V. Matthais, V. Freudenthaler, A. Amodeo, I. Balin, D. Balis, J. Bösenberg, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comeron, A. Delaval, F. De Tomasi, R. Eixmann, A. Hågård, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, R. Matthey, V. Rizi, J. A. Rodrigues, U. Wandinger, and X. Wang, “Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of the EARLINET project. 1. Instruments,” Appl. Opt. 43, 961-971 (2004).
[CrossRef]

J. Bösenberg, V. Matthias, A. Amodeo, V. Amoridis, A. Ansmann, J. M. Baldasano, I. Balin, D. Balis, C. Böckmann, A. Boselli, G. Carlsson, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comerón, F. De Tomasi, R. Eixmann, V. Freudenthaler, H. Giehl, I. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Iarlori, A. Kirsche, G. Kolarov, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, W. Kumpf, G. Larchevêque, H. Linné, R. Matthey, I. Mattis, A. Mekler, I. Mironova, V. Mitev, L. Mona, D. Müller, S. Music, S. Nickovic, M. Pandolfi, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, J. Pelon, C. Pérez, R. M. Perrone, R. Persson, D. P. Resendes, V. Rizi, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, L. Sauvage, L. Schneidenbach, R. Schumacher, V. Shcherbakov, V. Simeonov, P. Sobolewski, N. Spinelli, I. Stachlewska, D. Stoyanov, T. Trickl, G. Tsaknakis, G. Vaughan, U. Wandinger, X. Wang, M. Wiegner, M. Zavrtanik, and C. Zerefos, “EARLINET: a European aerosol research lidar network to establish an aerosol climatology,” Rep. 348 (Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg, Germany, 2003), http://lidarb.dkrz.de/earlinet.

Balis, D.

V. Matthais, V. Freudenthaler, A. Amodeo, I. Balin, D. Balis, J. Bösenberg, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comeron, A. Delaval, F. De Tomasi, R. Eixmann, A. Hågård, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, R. Matthey, V. Rizi, J. A. Rodrigues, U. Wandinger, and X. Wang, “Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of the EARLINET project. 1. Instruments,” Appl. Opt. 43, 961-971 (2004).
[CrossRef]

J. Bösenberg, V. Matthias, A. Amodeo, V. Amoridis, A. Ansmann, J. M. Baldasano, I. Balin, D. Balis, C. Böckmann, A. Boselli, G. Carlsson, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comerón, F. De Tomasi, R. Eixmann, V. Freudenthaler, H. Giehl, I. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Iarlori, A. Kirsche, G. Kolarov, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, W. Kumpf, G. Larchevêque, H. Linné, R. Matthey, I. Mattis, A. Mekler, I. Mironova, V. Mitev, L. Mona, D. Müller, S. Music, S. Nickovic, M. Pandolfi, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, J. Pelon, C. Pérez, R. M. Perrone, R. Persson, D. P. Resendes, V. Rizi, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, L. Sauvage, L. Schneidenbach, R. Schumacher, V. Shcherbakov, V. Simeonov, P. Sobolewski, N. Spinelli, I. Stachlewska, D. Stoyanov, T. Trickl, G. Tsaknakis, G. Vaughan, U. Wandinger, X. Wang, M. Wiegner, M. Zavrtanik, and C. Zerefos, “EARLINET: a European aerosol research lidar network to establish an aerosol climatology,” Rep. 348 (Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg, Germany, 2003), http://lidarb.dkrz.de/earlinet.

G. Pappalardo, J. Bosenberg, D. Balis, A. Boselli, L. Komguem, G. Larcheveque, V. Matthias, L. Mona, I. Mattis, A. Papayannis, M. R. Perrone, and V. Rizi, “EARLINET Measurements of the aerosol extinction-to-backscatter ratio,” in Proceedings of the XXI International Laser Radar Conference Part I (2002), pp. 301-304.

Bevington, P. R.

P. R. Bevington and D. K. Robinson, Data Reduction and Error Analysis for the Physical Sciences (McGraw-Hill, 1992).

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C. Böckmann and A. Kirsche, “Iterative regularization method for lidar remote sensing,” Comput. Phys. Commum. 174, 607-615 (2006); http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2006CoPhC.174..607B.

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Boselli, A.

C. Böckmann, U. Wandinger, A. Ansmann, J. Bösenberg, V. Amiridis, A. Boselli, A. Delaval, F. De Tomasi, M. Frioud, I. V. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Horvat, M. Iarlori, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, G. Larchevêque, V. Matthias, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, J. Schneider, V. Shcherbakov, and M. Wiegner, “Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of the EARLINET project. 2. Aerosol backscatter algorithms,” Appl. Opt. 43, 977-989 (2004).
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G. Pappalardo, J. Bosenberg, D. Balis, A. Boselli, L. Komguem, G. Larcheveque, V. Matthias, L. Mona, I. Mattis, A. Papayannis, M. R. Perrone, and V. Rizi, “EARLINET Measurements of the aerosol extinction-to-backscatter ratio,” in Proceedings of the XXI International Laser Radar Conference Part I (2002), pp. 301-304.

Bösenberg, J.

C. Böckmann, U. Wandinger, A. Ansmann, J. Bösenberg, V. Amiridis, A. Boselli, A. Delaval, F. De Tomasi, M. Frioud, I. V. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Horvat, M. Iarlori, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, G. Larchevêque, V. Matthias, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, J. Schneider, V. Shcherbakov, and M. Wiegner, “Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of the EARLINET project. 2. Aerosol backscatter algorithms,” Appl. Opt. 43, 977-989 (2004).
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J. Bösenberg, V. Matthias, A. Amodeo, V. Amoridis, A. Ansmann, J. M. Baldasano, I. Balin, D. Balis, C. Böckmann, A. Boselli, G. Carlsson, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comerón, F. De Tomasi, R. Eixmann, V. Freudenthaler, H. Giehl, I. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Iarlori, A. Kirsche, G. Kolarov, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, W. Kumpf, G. Larchevêque, H. Linné, R. Matthey, I. Mattis, A. Mekler, I. Mironova, V. Mitev, L. Mona, D. Müller, S. Music, S. Nickovic, M. Pandolfi, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, J. Pelon, C. Pérez, R. M. Perrone, R. Persson, D. P. Resendes, V. Rizi, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, L. Sauvage, L. Schneidenbach, R. Schumacher, V. Shcherbakov, V. Simeonov, P. Sobolewski, N. Spinelli, I. Stachlewska, D. Stoyanov, T. Trickl, G. Tsaknakis, G. Vaughan, U. Wandinger, X. Wang, M. Wiegner, M. Zavrtanik, and C. Zerefos, “EARLINET: a European aerosol research lidar network to establish an aerosol climatology,” Rep. 348 (Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg, Germany, 2003), http://lidarb.dkrz.de/earlinet.

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Larchevêque, G.

C. Böckmann, U. Wandinger, A. Ansmann, J. Bösenberg, V. Amiridis, A. Boselli, A. Delaval, F. De Tomasi, M. Frioud, I. V. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Horvat, M. Iarlori, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, G. Larchevêque, V. Matthias, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, J. Schneider, V. Shcherbakov, and M. Wiegner, “Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of the EARLINET project. 2. Aerosol backscatter algorithms,” Appl. Opt. 43, 977-989 (2004).
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J. Bösenberg, V. Matthias, A. Amodeo, V. Amoridis, A. Ansmann, J. M. Baldasano, I. Balin, D. Balis, C. Böckmann, A. Boselli, G. Carlsson, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comerón, F. De Tomasi, R. Eixmann, V. Freudenthaler, H. Giehl, I. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Iarlori, A. Kirsche, G. Kolarov, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, W. Kumpf, G. Larchevêque, H. Linné, R. Matthey, I. Mattis, A. Mekler, I. Mironova, V. Mitev, L. Mona, D. Müller, S. Music, S. Nickovic, M. Pandolfi, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, J. Pelon, C. Pérez, R. M. Perrone, R. Persson, D. P. Resendes, V. Rizi, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, L. Sauvage, L. Schneidenbach, R. Schumacher, V. Shcherbakov, V. Simeonov, P. Sobolewski, N. Spinelli, I. Stachlewska, D. Stoyanov, T. Trickl, G. Tsaknakis, G. Vaughan, U. Wandinger, X. Wang, M. Wiegner, M. Zavrtanik, and C. Zerefos, “EARLINET: a European aerosol research lidar network to establish an aerosol climatology,” Rep. 348 (Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg, Germany, 2003), http://lidarb.dkrz.de/earlinet.

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Matthais, V.

Matthey, R.

V. Matthais, V. Freudenthaler, A. Amodeo, I. Balin, D. Balis, J. Bösenberg, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comeron, A. Delaval, F. De Tomasi, R. Eixmann, A. Hågård, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, R. Matthey, V. Rizi, J. A. Rodrigues, U. Wandinger, and X. Wang, “Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of the EARLINET project. 1. Instruments,” Appl. Opt. 43, 961-971 (2004).
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J. Bösenberg, V. Matthias, A. Amodeo, V. Amoridis, A. Ansmann, J. M. Baldasano, I. Balin, D. Balis, C. Böckmann, A. Boselli, G. Carlsson, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comerón, F. De Tomasi, R. Eixmann, V. Freudenthaler, H. Giehl, I. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Iarlori, A. Kirsche, G. Kolarov, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, W. Kumpf, G. Larchevêque, H. Linné, R. Matthey, I. Mattis, A. Mekler, I. Mironova, V. Mitev, L. Mona, D. Müller, S. Music, S. Nickovic, M. Pandolfi, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, J. Pelon, C. Pérez, R. M. Perrone, R. Persson, D. P. Resendes, V. Rizi, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, L. Sauvage, L. Schneidenbach, R. Schumacher, V. Shcherbakov, V. Simeonov, P. Sobolewski, N. Spinelli, I. Stachlewska, D. Stoyanov, T. Trickl, G. Tsaknakis, G. Vaughan, U. Wandinger, X. Wang, M. Wiegner, M. Zavrtanik, and C. Zerefos, “EARLINET: a European aerosol research lidar network to establish an aerosol climatology,” Rep. 348 (Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg, Germany, 2003), http://lidarb.dkrz.de/earlinet.

Matthias, V.

C. Böckmann, U. Wandinger, A. Ansmann, J. Bösenberg, V. Amiridis, A. Boselli, A. Delaval, F. De Tomasi, M. Frioud, I. V. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Horvat, M. Iarlori, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, G. Larchevêque, V. Matthias, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, J. Schneider, V. Shcherbakov, and M. Wiegner, “Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of the EARLINET project. 2. Aerosol backscatter algorithms,” Appl. Opt. 43, 977-989 (2004).
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J. Bösenberg, V. Matthias, A. Amodeo, V. Amoridis, A. Ansmann, J. M. Baldasano, I. Balin, D. Balis, C. Böckmann, A. Boselli, G. Carlsson, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comerón, F. De Tomasi, R. Eixmann, V. Freudenthaler, H. Giehl, I. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Iarlori, A. Kirsche, G. Kolarov, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, W. Kumpf, G. Larchevêque, H. Linné, R. Matthey, I. Mattis, A. Mekler, I. Mironova, V. Mitev, L. Mona, D. Müller, S. Music, S. Nickovic, M. Pandolfi, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, J. Pelon, C. Pérez, R. M. Perrone, R. Persson, D. P. Resendes, V. Rizi, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, L. Sauvage, L. Schneidenbach, R. Schumacher, V. Shcherbakov, V. Simeonov, P. Sobolewski, N. Spinelli, I. Stachlewska, D. Stoyanov, T. Trickl, G. Tsaknakis, G. Vaughan, U. Wandinger, X. Wang, M. Wiegner, M. Zavrtanik, and C. Zerefos, “EARLINET: a European aerosol research lidar network to establish an aerosol climatology,” Rep. 348 (Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg, Germany, 2003), http://lidarb.dkrz.de/earlinet.

G. Pappalardo, J. Bosenberg, D. Balis, A. Boselli, L. Komguem, G. Larcheveque, V. Matthias, L. Mona, I. Mattis, A. Papayannis, M. R. Perrone, and V. Rizi, “EARLINET Measurements of the aerosol extinction-to-backscatter ratio,” in Proceedings of the XXI International Laser Radar Conference Part I (2002), pp. 301-304.

Mattis, I.

G. Pappalardo, J. Bosenberg, D. Balis, A. Boselli, L. Komguem, G. Larcheveque, V. Matthias, L. Mona, I. Mattis, A. Papayannis, M. R. Perrone, and V. Rizi, “EARLINET Measurements of the aerosol extinction-to-backscatter ratio,” in Proceedings of the XXI International Laser Radar Conference Part I (2002), pp. 301-304.

J. Bösenberg, V. Matthias, A. Amodeo, V. Amoridis, A. Ansmann, J. M. Baldasano, I. Balin, D. Balis, C. Böckmann, A. Boselli, G. Carlsson, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comerón, F. De Tomasi, R. Eixmann, V. Freudenthaler, H. Giehl, I. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Iarlori, A. Kirsche, G. Kolarov, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, W. Kumpf, G. Larchevêque, H. Linné, R. Matthey, I. Mattis, A. Mekler, I. Mironova, V. Mitev, L. Mona, D. Müller, S. Music, S. Nickovic, M. Pandolfi, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, J. Pelon, C. Pérez, R. M. Perrone, R. Persson, D. P. Resendes, V. Rizi, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, L. Sauvage, L. Schneidenbach, R. Schumacher, V. Shcherbakov, V. Simeonov, P. Sobolewski, N. Spinelli, I. Stachlewska, D. Stoyanov, T. Trickl, G. Tsaknakis, G. Vaughan, U. Wandinger, X. Wang, M. Wiegner, M. Zavrtanik, and C. Zerefos, “EARLINET: a European aerosol research lidar network to establish an aerosol climatology,” Rep. 348 (Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg, Germany, 2003), http://lidarb.dkrz.de/earlinet.

Mekler, A.

J. Bösenberg, V. Matthias, A. Amodeo, V. Amoridis, A. Ansmann, J. M. Baldasano, I. Balin, D. Balis, C. Böckmann, A. Boselli, G. Carlsson, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comerón, F. De Tomasi, R. Eixmann, V. Freudenthaler, H. Giehl, I. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Iarlori, A. Kirsche, G. Kolarov, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, W. Kumpf, G. Larchevêque, H. Linné, R. Matthey, I. Mattis, A. Mekler, I. Mironova, V. Mitev, L. Mona, D. Müller, S. Music, S. Nickovic, M. Pandolfi, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, J. Pelon, C. Pérez, R. M. Perrone, R. Persson, D. P. Resendes, V. Rizi, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, L. Sauvage, L. Schneidenbach, R. Schumacher, V. Shcherbakov, V. Simeonov, P. Sobolewski, N. Spinelli, I. Stachlewska, D. Stoyanov, T. Trickl, G. Tsaknakis, G. Vaughan, U. Wandinger, X. Wang, M. Wiegner, M. Zavrtanik, and C. Zerefos, “EARLINET: a European aerosol research lidar network to establish an aerosol climatology,” Rep. 348 (Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg, Germany, 2003), http://lidarb.dkrz.de/earlinet.

Melfi, S. H.

Michaelis, W.

Mironova, I.

C. Böckmann, I. Mironova, D. Müller, L. Schneidenbach, and R. Nessler, “Microphysical aerosol parameters from multiwavelength lidar,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A. 22, 518-528 (2005); http://josaa.osa.org/abstract.cfm?id=82767.

J. Bösenberg, V. Matthias, A. Amodeo, V. Amoridis, A. Ansmann, J. M. Baldasano, I. Balin, D. Balis, C. Böckmann, A. Boselli, G. Carlsson, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comerón, F. De Tomasi, R. Eixmann, V. Freudenthaler, H. Giehl, I. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Iarlori, A. Kirsche, G. Kolarov, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, W. Kumpf, G. Larchevêque, H. Linné, R. Matthey, I. Mattis, A. Mekler, I. Mironova, V. Mitev, L. Mona, D. Müller, S. Music, S. Nickovic, M. Pandolfi, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, J. Pelon, C. Pérez, R. M. Perrone, R. Persson, D. P. Resendes, V. Rizi, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, L. Sauvage, L. Schneidenbach, R. Schumacher, V. Shcherbakov, V. Simeonov, P. Sobolewski, N. Spinelli, I. Stachlewska, D. Stoyanov, T. Trickl, G. Tsaknakis, G. Vaughan, U. Wandinger, X. Wang, M. Wiegner, M. Zavrtanik, and C. Zerefos, “EARLINET: a European aerosol research lidar network to establish an aerosol climatology,” Rep. 348 (Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg, Germany, 2003), http://lidarb.dkrz.de/earlinet.

Mitev, V.

J. Bösenberg, V. Matthias, A. Amodeo, V. Amoridis, A. Ansmann, J. M. Baldasano, I. Balin, D. Balis, C. Böckmann, A. Boselli, G. Carlsson, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comerón, F. De Tomasi, R. Eixmann, V. Freudenthaler, H. Giehl, I. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Iarlori, A. Kirsche, G. Kolarov, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, W. Kumpf, G. Larchevêque, H. Linné, R. Matthey, I. Mattis, A. Mekler, I. Mironova, V. Mitev, L. Mona, D. Müller, S. Music, S. Nickovic, M. Pandolfi, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, J. Pelon, C. Pérez, R. M. Perrone, R. Persson, D. P. Resendes, V. Rizi, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, L. Sauvage, L. Schneidenbach, R. Schumacher, V. Shcherbakov, V. Simeonov, P. Sobolewski, N. Spinelli, I. Stachlewska, D. Stoyanov, T. Trickl, G. Tsaknakis, G. Vaughan, U. Wandinger, X. Wang, M. Wiegner, M. Zavrtanik, and C. Zerefos, “EARLINET: a European aerosol research lidar network to establish an aerosol climatology,” Rep. 348 (Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg, Germany, 2003), http://lidarb.dkrz.de/earlinet.

Mona, L.

J. Bösenberg, V. Matthias, A. Amodeo, V. Amoridis, A. Ansmann, J. M. Baldasano, I. Balin, D. Balis, C. Böckmann, A. Boselli, G. Carlsson, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comerón, F. De Tomasi, R. Eixmann, V. Freudenthaler, H. Giehl, I. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Iarlori, A. Kirsche, G. Kolarov, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, W. Kumpf, G. Larchevêque, H. Linné, R. Matthey, I. Mattis, A. Mekler, I. Mironova, V. Mitev, L. Mona, D. Müller, S. Music, S. Nickovic, M. Pandolfi, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, J. Pelon, C. Pérez, R. M. Perrone, R. Persson, D. P. Resendes, V. Rizi, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, L. Sauvage, L. Schneidenbach, R. Schumacher, V. Shcherbakov, V. Simeonov, P. Sobolewski, N. Spinelli, I. Stachlewska, D. Stoyanov, T. Trickl, G. Tsaknakis, G. Vaughan, U. Wandinger, X. Wang, M. Wiegner, M. Zavrtanik, and C. Zerefos, “EARLINET: a European aerosol research lidar network to establish an aerosol climatology,” Rep. 348 (Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg, Germany, 2003), http://lidarb.dkrz.de/earlinet.

G. Pappalardo, J. Bosenberg, D. Balis, A. Boselli, L. Komguem, G. Larcheveque, V. Matthias, L. Mona, I. Mattis, A. Papayannis, M. R. Perrone, and V. Rizi, “EARLINET Measurements of the aerosol extinction-to-backscatter ratio,” in Proceedings of the XXI International Laser Radar Conference Part I (2002), pp. 301-304.

Müller, D.

C. Böckmann, I. Mironova, D. Müller, L. Schneidenbach, and R. Nessler, “Microphysical aerosol parameters from multiwavelength lidar,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A. 22, 518-528 (2005); http://josaa.osa.org/abstract.cfm?id=82767.

I. Veselovskii, A. Kolgotin, V. Griaznov, D. Müller, U. Wandinger, and D. Whitemann, “Inversion with regularization for the retrieval of tropospheric aerosol parameters from multiwavelength lidar sounding,” Appl. Opt. 41, 3685-3699 (2002).
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D. Müller, U. Wandinger, and A. Ansmann, “Microphysical particle parameters from extinction and backscatter data by inversion with regularization: theory,” Appl. Opt. 38, 2346-2357 (1999); http://ao.osa.org/abstract.cfm?&id=44053

A. Ansmann and D. Müller, “Lidar and atmospheric aerosol particles,” in Lidar-Range-resolved Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere, C. Weitkamp, ed. (Springer, 2004), pp. 105-141.

J. Bösenberg, V. Matthias, A. Amodeo, V. Amoridis, A. Ansmann, J. M. Baldasano, I. Balin, D. Balis, C. Böckmann, A. Boselli, G. Carlsson, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comerón, F. De Tomasi, R. Eixmann, V. Freudenthaler, H. Giehl, I. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Iarlori, A. Kirsche, G. Kolarov, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, W. Kumpf, G. Larchevêque, H. Linné, R. Matthey, I. Mattis, A. Mekler, I. Mironova, V. Mitev, L. Mona, D. Müller, S. Music, S. Nickovic, M. Pandolfi, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, J. Pelon, C. Pérez, R. M. Perrone, R. Persson, D. P. Resendes, V. Rizi, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, L. Sauvage, L. Schneidenbach, R. Schumacher, V. Shcherbakov, V. Simeonov, P. Sobolewski, N. Spinelli, I. Stachlewska, D. Stoyanov, T. Trickl, G. Tsaknakis, G. Vaughan, U. Wandinger, X. Wang, M. Wiegner, M. Zavrtanik, and C. Zerefos, “EARLINET: a European aerosol research lidar network to establish an aerosol climatology,” Rep. 348 (Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg, Germany, 2003), http://lidarb.dkrz.de/earlinet.

Music, S.

J. Bösenberg, V. Matthias, A. Amodeo, V. Amoridis, A. Ansmann, J. M. Baldasano, I. Balin, D. Balis, C. Böckmann, A. Boselli, G. Carlsson, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comerón, F. De Tomasi, R. Eixmann, V. Freudenthaler, H. Giehl, I. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Iarlori, A. Kirsche, G. Kolarov, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, W. Kumpf, G. Larchevêque, H. Linné, R. Matthey, I. Mattis, A. Mekler, I. Mironova, V. Mitev, L. Mona, D. Müller, S. Music, S. Nickovic, M. Pandolfi, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, J. Pelon, C. Pérez, R. M. Perrone, R. Persson, D. P. Resendes, V. Rizi, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, L. Sauvage, L. Schneidenbach, R. Schumacher, V. Shcherbakov, V. Simeonov, P. Sobolewski, N. Spinelli, I. Stachlewska, D. Stoyanov, T. Trickl, G. Tsaknakis, G. Vaughan, U. Wandinger, X. Wang, M. Wiegner, M. Zavrtanik, and C. Zerefos, “EARLINET: a European aerosol research lidar network to establish an aerosol climatology,” Rep. 348 (Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg, Germany, 2003), http://lidarb.dkrz.de/earlinet.

Nessler, R.

C. Böckmann, I. Mironova, D. Müller, L. Schneidenbach, and R. Nessler, “Microphysical aerosol parameters from multiwavelength lidar,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A. 22, 518-528 (2005); http://josaa.osa.org/abstract.cfm?id=82767.

Nickovic, S.

J. Bösenberg, V. Matthias, A. Amodeo, V. Amoridis, A. Ansmann, J. M. Baldasano, I. Balin, D. Balis, C. Böckmann, A. Boselli, G. Carlsson, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comerón, F. De Tomasi, R. Eixmann, V. Freudenthaler, H. Giehl, I. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Iarlori, A. Kirsche, G. Kolarov, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, W. Kumpf, G. Larchevêque, H. Linné, R. Matthey, I. Mattis, A. Mekler, I. Mironova, V. Mitev, L. Mona, D. Müller, S. Music, S. Nickovic, M. Pandolfi, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, J. Pelon, C. Pérez, R. M. Perrone, R. Persson, D. P. Resendes, V. Rizi, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, L. Sauvage, L. Schneidenbach, R. Schumacher, V. Shcherbakov, V. Simeonov, P. Sobolewski, N. Spinelli, I. Stachlewska, D. Stoyanov, T. Trickl, G. Tsaknakis, G. Vaughan, U. Wandinger, X. Wang, M. Wiegner, M. Zavrtanik, and C. Zerefos, “EARLINET: a European aerosol research lidar network to establish an aerosol climatology,” Rep. 348 (Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg, Germany, 2003), http://lidarb.dkrz.de/earlinet.

Orr, J.

J. A. Cooney, J. Orr, and C. Tomasetti, “Measurements separating the gaseous and aerosol components of laser atmospheric backscattering,” Nature 224, 1098-1099 (1969); http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v224/n5224/abs/2241098a0.html.

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Pandolfi, M.

G. Pappalardo, A. Amodeo, M. Pandolfi, U. Wandinger, A. Ansmann, J. Bösenberg, V. Mathias, V. Amiridis, F. de Tomasi, M. Frioud, M. Iarlori, L. Komguem, A. Papayannis, F. Rocadenbosch, and X. Wang, “Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of the EARLINET project. 3. Raman lidar algorithm for aerosol extinction, backscatter, and lidar ratio,” Appl. Opt. 43, 5370-5385 (2004).
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J. Bösenberg, V. Matthias, A. Amodeo, V. Amoridis, A. Ansmann, J. M. Baldasano, I. Balin, D. Balis, C. Böckmann, A. Boselli, G. Carlsson, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comerón, F. De Tomasi, R. Eixmann, V. Freudenthaler, H. Giehl, I. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Iarlori, A. Kirsche, G. Kolarov, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, W. Kumpf, G. Larchevêque, H. Linné, R. Matthey, I. Mattis, A. Mekler, I. Mironova, V. Mitev, L. Mona, D. Müller, S. Music, S. Nickovic, M. Pandolfi, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, J. Pelon, C. Pérez, R. M. Perrone, R. Persson, D. P. Resendes, V. Rizi, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, L. Sauvage, L. Schneidenbach, R. Schumacher, V. Shcherbakov, V. Simeonov, P. Sobolewski, N. Spinelli, I. Stachlewska, D. Stoyanov, T. Trickl, G. Tsaknakis, G. Vaughan, U. Wandinger, X. Wang, M. Wiegner, M. Zavrtanik, and C. Zerefos, “EARLINET: a European aerosol research lidar network to establish an aerosol climatology,” Rep. 348 (Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg, Germany, 2003), http://lidarb.dkrz.de/earlinet.

Papayannis, A.

G. Pappalardo, A. Amodeo, M. Pandolfi, U. Wandinger, A. Ansmann, J. Bösenberg, V. Mathias, V. Amiridis, F. de Tomasi, M. Frioud, M. Iarlori, L. Komguem, A. Papayannis, F. Rocadenbosch, and X. Wang, “Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of the EARLINET project. 3. Raman lidar algorithm for aerosol extinction, backscatter, and lidar ratio,” Appl. Opt. 43, 5370-5385 (2004).
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C. Böckmann, U. Wandinger, A. Ansmann, J. Bösenberg, V. Amiridis, A. Boselli, A. Delaval, F. De Tomasi, M. Frioud, I. V. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Horvat, M. Iarlori, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, G. Larchevêque, V. Matthias, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, J. Schneider, V. Shcherbakov, and M. Wiegner, “Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of the EARLINET project. 2. Aerosol backscatter algorithms,” Appl. Opt. 43, 977-989 (2004).
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G. Pappalardo, J. Bosenberg, D. Balis, A. Boselli, L. Komguem, G. Larcheveque, V. Matthias, L. Mona, I. Mattis, A. Papayannis, M. R. Perrone, and V. Rizi, “EARLINET Measurements of the aerosol extinction-to-backscatter ratio,” in Proceedings of the XXI International Laser Radar Conference Part I (2002), pp. 301-304.

Pappalardo, G.

C. Böckmann, U. Wandinger, A. Ansmann, J. Bösenberg, V. Amiridis, A. Boselli, A. Delaval, F. De Tomasi, M. Frioud, I. V. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Horvat, M. Iarlori, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, G. Larchevêque, V. Matthias, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, J. Schneider, V. Shcherbakov, and M. Wiegner, “Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of the EARLINET project. 2. Aerosol backscatter algorithms,” Appl. Opt. 43, 977-989 (2004).
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G. Pappalardo, A. Amodeo, M. Pandolfi, U. Wandinger, A. Ansmann, J. Bösenberg, V. Mathias, V. Amiridis, F. de Tomasi, M. Frioud, M. Iarlori, L. Komguem, A. Papayannis, F. Rocadenbosch, and X. Wang, “Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of the EARLINET project. 3. Raman lidar algorithm for aerosol extinction, backscatter, and lidar ratio,” Appl. Opt. 43, 5370-5385 (2004).
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