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Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

, Volume 26, Issue 2, pp 104–106 | Cite as

Some statistically average characteristics of occurrence of aerosol scattering in the middle Atmosphere of Kamchatka

  • V. V. Bychkov
  • B. M. Shevtsov
  • V. N. Marichev
Remote Sensing of Atmosphere, Hydrosphere, and Underlying Surface

Abstract

We study the scattering ratio profiles obtained at the lidar station of Institute of Cosmophysical Research and Radio Wave Propagation (ICRR), Far Eastern Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences (Kamchatka) from 2007 to 2011, during the cold period of October-March. The statistically average profiles obtained in the mesosphere have well-defined maxima at altitudes of 65, 69, and 75 km. Negative correlations are found between the average scattering ratio and the temperature in the mesosphere during stratospheric warmings, and in the stratosphere during calm days.

Keywords

Lidar Lidar Data Altitude Range Middle Atmosphere Radio Wave Propagation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. V. Bychkov
    • 1
  • B. M. Shevtsov
    • 1
  • V. N. Marichev
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Cosmophysical Research and Radio Wave Propagation, Far East BranchRussian Academy of SciencesParatunka, Kamchatsky kpaiRussia
  2. 2.V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesTomskRussia
  3. 3.National Research Tomsk State UniversityTomskRussia

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