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    • A 1-D radiative transfer study of mineral dust during CHARMEX/ADRIMED 2013 campaign 

      Granados Muñoz, María José; Sicard, Michaël; Román Díez, Roberto; Benavent Oltra, Pablo; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Brogniez, G.; Denjean, Cyrielle; Alados-Arboledas, L; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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      A 1-D radiative transfer study is presented based on the measurements performed at Granada during a dust event within the framework of the ChArMEx/ADRIMED (Chemistry-Aerosol Mediterranean Experiment/Aerosol Direct Radiative ...
    • A long Saharan dust event over the western Mediterrranean: Lidar, Sun photometer observations and regional dust modelling. 

      Pérez, Carlos; Nickovic, S.; Baldasano Recio, José María; Sicard, Michaël; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Cachorro, V.E. (2006-08-31)
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      A long Saharan dust event affected the western Mediterranean in the period 12– 28 June 2002. Dust was present mainly between 1- and 5-km height affecting most parts of the Iberian Peninsula and reaching western/central ...
    • A Methodology for investigating dust model performance using synergistic EARLINET/AERONET dust concentration retrievals 

      Binietoglou, Ioannis; Basart, Sara; Alados Arboledas, Lucas; Baldasano Recio, José María; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Sicard, Michaël (2015-09-04)
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      Systematic measurements of dust concentration profiles at a continental scale were recently made possible by the development of synergistic retrieval algorithms using combined lidar and sun photometer data and the establishment ...
    • A wind speed and fluctuation simulator for characterizing the wind lidar correlation method 

      Tomás, S; Sicard, Michaël; Masjuan, J; Md. Reba, Mohd Nadzri; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco (2007)
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      Aerosol distribution in the atmosphere is used as a wind-tracer by lidars since it is drifted by the wind and respond to its changes. Two methods are used: the correlation and the Doppler method. This first one is easier ...
    • Actividades españolas en el marco del proyecto CHARMEX desde 2009: un resumen 

      Sicard, Michaël; Pey, Jorge; Cerro, José Carlos; Lange Vega, Diego; Caballero, Sandra; Tovar Sanchez, Antonio; Morales Baquero, Rafael; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Bujosa, Carles; Querol Carceller, Xavier; Artiñano, Begoña; Alados Arboledas, Lucas; Alastuey, Andres; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Muñoz, Alvaro; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; García Vizcaíno, David; Bach, Jordi; Bush, Xavier (2014)
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      El proyecto ChArMEx (Chemistry-Aerosol Mediterranean Experiment) es una iniciativa francesa cuyo objetivo es desarrollar y coordinar las acciones de investigación regionales para una evaluación científica de la situación ...
    • Aerosol closure study by lidar, Sun photometry, and airborne optical counters during DAMOCLES filed campaign at El Arenosillo sounding station, Spain 

      Guerrero Rascado, Juan Luis; Andrey, J.; Sicard, Michaël; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Pujadas Cordero, Manuel; Molero, Francisco; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Pedrós Esteban, Roberto; Serrano-Vargas, O.; Gil Ojeda, Manuel; Olmo, F. J.; Lyamani, H.; Navas Guzmán, Francisco; Alados Arboledas, Lucas (American Geophysical Union (AGU), 2011-01-26)
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      We present a comparison of aerosol properties derived from in situ and remote sensing instruments during DAMOCLES campaign, aimed at investigating the equivalence between the instrumentation and methodologies employed by ...
    • Aerosol direct radiative effects of a transatlantic biomass burning plume over Granada, Spain 

      Alados Arboledas, Lucas; Guerrero Rascado, Juan Luis; Olmo, F.J.; Molero, Francisco; Navas Guzmán, Francisco; Costa, M.J.; Silva, A.M.; Pujadas, Manuel; Sicard, Michaël (2010)
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      This work presents the assessment of the aerosol direct radiative effects for a special episode of transatlantic transport of a biomass burning plume, performed over Granada, south-eastern Iberian Peninsula, on 20th August ...
    • Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of SPALINET-The Spanish lidar network: methodology and results 

      Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Sicard, Michaël; Molero, Francisco; Guerrero Rascado, Juan Luis; Pedrós, Roberto; Expósito, Francisco Javier; Córdoba Jabonero, Carmen; Bolarín, Jose Miguel; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Moreno, José Maria; Navas Guzmán, Francisco; Requena, Alberto; Gil, Manuel; Pedro Díaz, Juan; Martínez Lozano, José Antonio; Alados Arboledas, Lucas; Pujades, Manuel (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2009-10)
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      Abstract—A group of eight Spanish lidars was formed in order to extend the European Aerosol Research Lidar Network–Advanced Sustainable Observation System (EARLINET-ASOS)project. This study presents intercomparisons at the ...
    • Aerosol optical, microphysical and radiative properties at regional background insular sites in the western Mediterranean 

      Sicard, Michaël; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Dulac, F; Alados Arboledas, Lucas; Mallet, Marc (2016-09-28)
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      In the framework of the ChArMEx (the Chemistry-Aerosol Mediterranean Experiment; http://charmex.lsce.ipsl.fr/) program, the seasonal variability of the aerosol optical, microphysical and radiative properties derived from ...
    • Aerosol stratification characterization of an astronomical site by means of a backscatter lidar at the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory 

      Jiménez Fuensalida, Jesús; Muñoz Tuñón, Casiana; Sicard, Michaël; Tomás Martínez, Sergio; Md. Reba, Mohd Nadzri; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Batet Torrell, Óscar; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco (2009)
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      The Roque de los Muchachos Observatory, located on the island of La Palma in the Canary Islands, is home of many astronomical facilities. In the context of the Extremely Large Telescope Design Study, an intensive lidar ...
    • Algorithm and software for the retrieval of vertical aerosol properties using combined lidar/radiometer data: dissemination in EARLINET 

      Chaikovsky, Anatoli; Dubovik, O; Goloub, Philppe; Tanré, Didier; Pappalardo, Gelsomina; Wandinger, Ulla; Chaikovskaya, Ludmila; Denisov, Sergey; Grudo, Jan; Lopatin, Anton; Karol, Yana; Lapyonok, Tatsiana; Korol, Michail; Osipenko, Fiodor; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Sicard, Michaël (2012)
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      Ten combined lidar and sun-radiometer stations in theEuropean Aerosol Research Lidar Network(EARLINET) have been testing technique and software for retrieving aerosol microstructure parameters from coordinated lidar and ...
    • An architecture providing depolarization ratio capability for a multi-wavelength Raman lidar: implementation and first measurements 

      Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Sicard, Michaël; Granados Muñoz, María José; Ben Chahed, Enis; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Vidal, Eric (MDPI AG, 2017-12-20)
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      A new architecture for the measurement of depolarization produced by atmospheric aerosols with a Raman lidar is presented. The system uses two different telescopes: one for depolarization measurements and another for ...
    • An automatic observation-based aerosol typing method for EARLINET 

      Papagiannopoulos, N.; Mona, Lucia; Amodeo, Aldo; D'Amico, Giuseppe; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Sicard, Michaël (European Geosciences Union (EGU), 2018-11-06)
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      We present an automatic aerosol classification method based solely on the European Aerosol Research Lidar Network (EARLINET) intensive optical parameters with the aim of building a network-wide classification tool that ...
    • Assimilation of lidar signals: application to aerosol forecasting in the Mediterranean basin 

      Wang, Y; Sartelet, K. N.; Bocquet, M.; Sicard, Michaël; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; García Vizcaíno, David; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco (2014-11-17)
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      This paper presents a new application of assimilating lidar signals to aerosol forecasting. It aims at investigating the impact of a ground-based lidar network on the analysis and short-term forecasts of aerosols through ...
    • Atmospheric aerosol measurement with a network of advanced lidar instruments 

      Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Sicard, Michaël; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; García Vizcaíno, David (2013-03-11)
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      A European network of atmosphere sensors uses multi-wavelength elastic-Raman lidar instruments in its infrastructure.
    • Atmospheric boundary-layer height estimation by adaptive Kalman filtering of lidar data 

      Tomás Martínez, Sergio; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Sicard, Michaël (2010)
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      A solution based on a Kalman filter to trace the evolution of the atmospheric boundary layer (ABL) sensed by an elastic backscatter lidar is presented. An erf-like profile is used to model the mixing layer top and the ...
    • Atmospheric dispersion of airborne pollen evidenced by near-surface and columnar measurements in Barcelona, Spain 

      Sicard, Michaël; Izquierdo Miguel, Rebeca; Jorba i Casellas, Oriol; Alarcón Jordán, Marta; Belmonte Soler, Jordina; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Linares, Concha De; Baldasano Recio, José María (International Society for Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), 2016)
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      Hourly measurements of pollen near-surface concentration and lidar-derived profiles of particle backscatter coefficients and of volume and particle depolarization ratios during a 5-day pollination event observed in Barcelona, ...
    • Backscatter error bounds for the elastic lidar two-component inversion algorithm 

      Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Frasier, S.; Kumar, Dhiraj; Lange Vega, Diego; Gregorio López, Eduard; Sicard, Michaël (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012-11)
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      Total backscatter-coefficient inversion error bounds for the two-component lidar inversion algorithm (so-called Fernald's or Klett-Fernald-Sasano's method) are derived in analytical form in response to the following three ...
    • Calibration of Raman lidar water-vapor mixing ratio measurements using zenithal measurements of diffuse sunlight and a radiative transfer model 

      Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Sicard, Michaël; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; García Vizcaíno, David; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Granados Muñoz, María José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-07-20)
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      Among the different techniques available for measuring the atmospheric water vapor content, Raman lidars stand out as accurate instruments providing detailed profiles with high temporal and altitude resolution. Their ...
    • Characterization of aerosol hygroscopicity using Raman lidar measurements at the EARLINET station of Payerne 

      Navas Guzmán, Francisco; Martucci, Giovanni; Collaud Coen, Martine; Granados Muñoz, María José; Hervo, Maxime; Sicard, Michaël; Haefele, Alexander (European Geosciences Union (EGU), 2019-09-17)
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      This study focuses on the analysis of aerosol hygroscopicity using remote sensing techniques. Continuous observations of aerosol backscatter coefficient (ßaer), temperature (T) and water vapor mixing ratio (r) have been ...