25 February 2000 Transmissivity measurements for atmospheric characterization
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Proceedings Volume 4070, ALT '99 International Conference on Advanced Laser Technologies; (2000) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.378200
Event: ALT'99 International Conference: Advanced Laser Technologies, 1999, Potenza-Lecce, Italy
Abstract
A study of the transmissivity in the spectral UV range for two sites, with different pollutant content, has been performed. Results obtained from measurements covering a period of five years are shown and the variability of the transmissivity profile and its time evolution during a night has been correlated to the water vapor content at the lower height. The aerosol optical thickness has been retrieved from lidar measurements with an evident cloud extinction and the cloud lidar ratio has been estimated from the independent simultaneous measurements of the aerosol extinction and backscattering coefficients.
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Antonella Boselli, Antonella Boselli, Paolo F. Ambrico, Paolo F. Ambrico, Aldo Amodeo, Aldo Amodeo, Paolo Di Girolamo, Paolo Di Girolamo, Gelsomina Pappalardo, Gelsomina Pappalardo, Raffaele Velotta, Raffaele Velotta, "Transmissivity measurements for atmospheric characterization", Proc. SPIE 4070, ALT '99 International Conference on Advanced Laser Technologies, (25 February 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.378200; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.378200
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