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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


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.

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Original Russian Text © S.V. Afonin, M.V. Engel’, A.Yu. Mayor, A.N. Pavlov, S.Yu. Stolyarchuk, K.A. Shmirko, O.A. Bukin, 2010, published in Optica Atmosfery i Okeana.

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Afonin, S.V., Engel’, M.V., Mayor, A.Y. et al. 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. Atmos Ocean Opt 24, 198–206 (2011).

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  • Dust Storm
  • Aerosol Optical Depth
  • Dust Aerosol
  • Taklimakan Desert
  • Cirrus Cloud