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Polar Stratospheric Cloud Measurements by Multispectral Lidar at Sodankylä in Winter 1994/95

  • C. Wedekind
  • F. Immler
  • B. Mielke
  • P. Rairoux
  • B. Stein
  • L. Wöste
  • M. Del Guasta
  • M. Morandi
  • L. Stefanutti
  • F. Masti
  • V. Rizi
  • R. Matthey
  • V. Mitev
  • M. Douard
  • J. P. Wolf
  • E. Kyrö
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Abstract

Lidar measurements at 4 wavelengths and two polarizations were performed during the SESAME campaign in Sodankylä, Finland (67.37N, 26.65E). Using the wavelength dependence of the particle scattering the aerosol size distribution and the refractive index of the PSC particles were retrieved. A liquid PSC with a refractive index of 1.36 could be observed. We assume that this PSC consists of ternary solution particles in contradiction to the NAT-hypothesis.

Keywords

Lidar Measurement Stratospheric Aerosol Aerosol Size Distribution Backscatter Coefficient Lidar Observation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Wedekind
    • 1
  • F. Immler
    • 1
  • B. Mielke
    • 1
  • P. Rairoux
    • 1
  • B. Stein
    • 1
  • L. Wöste
    • 1
  • M. Del Guasta
    • 2
  • M. Morandi
    • 2
  • L. Stefanutti
    • 2
  • F. Masti
    • 3
  • V. Rizi
    • 3
  • R. Matthey
    • 4
  • V. Mitev
    • 4
  • M. Douard
    • 5
  • J. P. Wolf
    • 5
  • E. Kyrö
    • 6
  1. 1.Freie Universität BerlinBerlinGermany
  2. 2.IROE/CNRFirenzeItaly
  3. 3.Università l’Aquila, Via VetoioCoppito L’AquilaItaly
  4. 4.Observatoire Cantonal Neuchâtel, Rue de l’ObservatoireNeuchâtelSwitzerland
  5. 5.Université Lyon IVilleurbanneFrance
  6. 6.FMI Sodankylä ObservatorySodankyläFinland

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