Advertisement

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

, Volume 22, Issue 3, pp 295–301 | Cite as

Results of joint observations of aerosol perturbations of the stratosphere at the CIS-LiNet network in 2008

  • V. V. Zuev
  • Yu. S. Balin
  • O. A. Bukin
  • V. D. Burlakov
  • S. I. Dolgii
  • V. P. Kabashnikov
  • A. V. Nevzorov
  • F. P. Osipenko
  • A. N. Pavlov
  • I. E. Penner
  • S. V. Samoilova
  • S. Yu. Stolyarchuk
  • A. P. Chaikovskii
  • K. A. Shmirko
Remote Sensing of Atmosphere, Hydrosphere, and Underlying Surface

Abstract

The results of lidar observations of stratospheric aerosol perturbations for the period of July–November 2008 at three lidar stations of the CIS-LiNet network in Tomsk, Minsk, and Vladivostok are presented along with the results obtained in the Gobi Desert during a research expedition. The behavior of stratospheric profiles of the scattering ratio R(H) (ratio of the total aerosol and molecular backscattering coefficient to the molecular backscattering coefficient) is analyzed at different wavelengths characterizing the aerosol stratification in the stratosphere. The transport of air masses in the stratosphere is studied by the method of direct and backward trajectories using the NOAA HYSPLIT model. It is shown that stratospheric aerosol perturbations are connected with explosive eruptions of volcanoes of the Aleutian islands Okmok (53.4° N, 168.1° W; July 12, 2008) and Kasatochi (52.2° N, 175.5° W; August 6–8, 2008).

Keywords

stratosphere volcanic aerosol lidar 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    A. P. Chaykovskii, A. P. Ivanov, Yu. S. Balin, A. V. El’nikov, G. F. Tulinov, I. I. Plusnin, O. A. Bukin, and B. B. Chen, “CIS-LiNet lidar network for monitoring aerosol and ozone: methodology and instrumentation,” Atmos. Oceanic Opt. 18(12), 958 (2005).Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    V. V. Zuev, V. D. Burlakov, S. I. Dolgii, and A. V. Nevzorov, “Anomalous aerosol scattering in atmosphere above Tomsk in autumn-winter of 2006–2007,” Atmos. Oceanic Opt. 20(6), 480 (2007).Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    R. J. Murgatroyd, The Global Circulation of the Atmosphere, Ed. G.A. Corby (Roy. Meteorol. Soc., London, 1970), p. 165.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    O. A. Bukin, Yu. N. Kulchin, A. N. Pavlov, S. Yu. Stolyarchuk, and K. A. Shmirko, “Peculiarities of the height ozone distribution within the transition zone “continent-ocean” by the lidar sensing data,” Atmos. Oceanic Opt. 21(10), 769 (2008).Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Pleiades Publishing, Ltd. 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. V. Zuev
    • 1
  • Yu. S. Balin
    • 1
  • O. A. Bukin
    • 3
  • V. D. Burlakov
    • 1
  • S. I. Dolgii
    • 1
  • V. P. Kabashnikov
    • 2
  • A. V. Nevzorov
    • 1
  • F. P. Osipenko
    • 2
  • A. N. Pavlov
    • 3
  • I. E. Penner
    • 1
  • S. V. Samoilova
    • 1
  • S. Yu. Stolyarchuk
    • 3
  • A. P. Chaikovskii
    • 2
  • K. A. Shmirko
    • 3
  1. 1.Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesTomskRussia
  2. 2.Stepanov Institute of PhysicsBelarus National Academy of SciencesMinskBelarus
  3. 3.Institute of Automatics and Control Processes, Far East DivisionRussian Academy of SciencesVladivostokRussia

Personalised recommendations