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Retrieval of atmospheric aerosol parameters from data of a three-wavelength integrating nephelometer


Possibilities of retrieving a true value of the scattering coefficient and particle size distribution from data of a three-wavelength integrating nephelometer are analyzed. Two approaches to evaluation of the ratio of the true scattering coefficient to the measured one are suggested. Comparison of the aerosol micro-structure obtained from data of simultaneous measurements with an integrating nephelometer and with a nephelometer-polarimeter PhAN is carried out. The PhAN data are compared with measurements with a differential mobility analyzer.

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Original Russian Text © M.A. Sviridenkov, K.S. Verichev, S.S. Vlasenko, A.S. Emilenko, E.F. Mikhailov, E.Yu. Nebos’ko, 2014, published in Optica Atmosfery i Okeana.

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Sviridenkov, M.A., Verichev, K.S., Vlasenko, S.S. et al. Retrieval of atmospheric aerosol parameters from data of a three-wavelength integrating nephelometer. Atmos Ocean Opt 27, 230–236 (2014).

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