1 February 1999 Scanning lidar measurements of surf-zone aerosol generation
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A scanning lidar was used at Wallops Island, Virginia, to locate regions where aerosols are generated by breaking waves and to characterize the resultant aerosol plumes. False-color lidar images show views of both the horizontal and the vertical extent of the plumes above the surf zone. A 30-min-average location of aerosol generation is shown as a contour overlay on the lidar images. The strength of the backscatter is separated into three regions: the land side of the surf zone, the surf zone, and the ocean side of the surf zone.
William P. Hooper, Lee U. Martin, "Scanning lidar measurements of surf-zone aerosol generation," Optical Engineering 38(2), (1 February 1999). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.602083 . Submission:
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