Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp 198–206 | Cite as

Results of an integrated aerosol experiment in the continentocean transition zone (primorye and the Sea of Japan). Part 2. Analysis of spatiotemporal variations of aerosol characteristics according to satellite data and lidar measurements

  • S. V. Afonin
  • M. V. Engel’
  • A. Yu. Mayor
  • A. N. Pavlov
  • S. Yu. Stolyarchuk
  • K. A. Shmirko
  • O. A. Bukin
Optical Instrumentation


In the paper, we discuss the results of the study of the spatiotemporal aerosol optical depth (AOD) variations in the “continent-ocean” transition zone, performed in spring 2009 in Primorye and in the Sea of Japan with the use of satellite and ground-based AOD measurements. Also, the results of a joint analysis of lidar atmospheric sensing data, back trajectory analysis of air mass transport, and satellite monitoring of the state of the atmosphere of the studied region are given.


Dust Storm Aerosol Optical Depth Dust Aerosol Taklimakan Desert Cirrus Cloud 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. V. Afonin
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. V. Engel’
    • 1
  • A. Yu. Mayor
    • 3
  • A. N. Pavlov
    • 3
  • S. Yu. Stolyarchuk
    • 3
  • K. A. Shmirko
    • 3
  • O. A. Bukin
    • 4
  1. 1.V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesTomskRussia
  2. 2.Tomsk State UniversityTomskRussia
  3. 3.Institute of Automatics and Control Processes, Far East BranchRussian Academy of SciencesVladivostokRussia
  4. 4.Admiral Nevelsky State Maritime UniversityVladivostokRussia

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