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18 August 1998 Nitrogen dioxide monitoring with an automatic DOAS station at Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica
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During the last few years UV-Vis spectrometers were developed at the FISBAT Institute and are used for application of differential optical absorption spectroscopy method to detect many atmospheric trace gases playing important roles in the stratospheric chemistry. After several test both in laboratory and in Antarctic region, one of the spectrometers, called GASCOD2/2, was modified in collaboration with ENEA for unattended and automatic measurement in extreme high-latitude environment. The instrument was installed in December 1995 in the Italian Station at Terra Nova Bay. The aim of this research is to study the dentrification processes during the formation of the so-called ozone hole over the Antarctic region. The preliminary results for the first year of nitrogen dioxide measurement are presented and discussed.
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Fabrizio Ravegnani, Ivan K. Kostadinov, and Giorgio Giovanelli "Nitrogen dioxide monitoring with an automatic DOAS station at Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica", Proc. SPIE 3501, Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Clouds, (18 August 1998);

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