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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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Concept design of a multiwavelength aerosol lidar system with mitigated diattenuation effects and depolarization-measurement capability 

      Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Sicard, Michaël; Vidal Calvo, Eric; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Tiana Alsina, Jordi; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; García Vizcaíno, David (2015)
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      It is known that the retrieval of aerosol extinction and backscatter coefficients from lidar data acquired through so-called total-power channels – intended to measure the backscattered power irrespective of the polarization ...
    • Considerations about the determination of the depolarization calibration profile of a two-telescope lidar and its implications for volume depolarization ratio retrieval 

      Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Sicard, Michaël; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Granados Muñoz, María José (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-06-04)
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      We propose a new method for calculating the volume depolarization ratio of light backscattered by the atmosphere and a lidar system that employs an auxiliary telescope to detect the depolarized component. It takes into ...
    • Contribution of EARLINET/ACTRIS to the summer 2013 special observing period of the ChArMEx project: monitoring of a Saharan dust event over the western and central Mediterranean 

      Sicard, Michaël; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Mallet, Marc; Dulac, F; Pelon, Jacques; Alados Arboledas, Lucas; Amodeo, Aldo; Boselli, Antonella; Bravo Aranda, Juan Antonio; D'Amico, Giuseppe; Granados Muñoz, María José; Leto, Giuseppe; Guerrero Rascado, Juan Luis; Madonna, Fabio; Mona, Lucia; Pappalardo, Gelsomina; Perrone, Maria-Rita; Burlizzi, Pasquale; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Scollo, Simona; Spinelli, N.; Titos, Gloria; Wang, Xuan; Zanmar Sanchez, Ricardo (2016-10-22)
      Article
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      In the framework of the Chemistry-Aerosol Mediterranean Experiment (ChArMEx; http://charmex.lsce.ipsl.fr/) initiative, a field campaign took place in the western Mediterranean Basin between 10 June and 5 July 2013 within ...
    • Depolarization channel for barcelona lidar. Implementation and preliminary measurements 

      Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Sicard, Michaël; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Vidal, Eric (EDP Sciences, 2018)
      Conference lecture
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      A new depolarization channel has beenimplemented in the BarcelonaTech University(UPC) multi-wavelength lidar system. The opticaland mechanical designs are presented. The specialconfiguration of the total power channel is ...
    • Diffuse sunlight based calibration of the water vapor channel in the UPC Raman lidar 

      Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Sicard, Michaël; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; García Vizcaíno, David; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco (EDP Sciences, 2017)
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      A method for determining the calibration factor of the water vapor channel of a Raman lidar, based on zenith measurements of diffuse sunlight and on assumptions regarding some system parameters and Raman scattering models, ...
    • Direct, longwave radiative forcing of mineral dust: improvement of its estimation by means of tools recently developed by the EARLINET community 

      Sicard, Michaël; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén (2015)
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      The objective of this work is to investigate how the knowledge of the vertically-resolved fine and coarse mode aerosol optical depth modifies the longwave radiative forcing. Since relatively little the EARLINET (European ...
    • Estimation of mineral dust direct radiative forcing at the European Aerosol Research Lidar NETwork site of Lecce, Italy, during the ChArMEx/ADRIMED summer 2013 campaign: Impact of radiative transfer model spectral resolutions 

      Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Salvatore, Romano; Sicard, Michaël; Burlizzi, Pasquale; Perrone, Maria-Rita; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo (2016-09-01)
      Article
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      A field campaign took place in the western and central Mediterranean basin on June–July 2013 in the framework of the ChArMEx (Chemistry-Aerosol Mediterranean Experiment, http://charmex.lsce.ipsl.fr/)/ADRIMED (Aerosol Direct ...
    • Extreme, wintertime Saharan dust outbreak in the Iberian Peninsula: lidar monitoring and evaluation of dust forecast models during the February 2017 event 

      Fernández García, Alfonso Javier; Sicard, Michaël; Costa, Maria João; Guerrero Rascado, Juan Luis; Gomez Amo, J.L.; Molero, Francisco; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Basart, Sara; Bortoli, D.; Bedoya Velásquez, Andrés Esteban; Granados Muñoz, María José; Martínez Lozano, José Antonio; Artiñano, Begoña; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Román Díez, Roberto; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Benavent Oltra, José Antonio; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Alados Arboledas, Lucas; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Pujadas Cordero, Manuel (2019-06-18)
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      An unprecedented extreme Saharan dust event was registered in winter time from 20 to 23 February 2017 over the Iberian Peninsula (IP). We report on aerosol optical properties observed under this extreme dust intrusion ...
    • Ground/space, passive/active remote sensing observations coupled with particle dispersion modelling to understand the inter-continental transport of wildfire smoke plumes 

      Sicard, Michaël; Granados Muñoz, María José; Alados Arboledas, Lucas; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Bedoya Velásquez, Andrés Esteban; Benavent Oltra, José Antonio; Bortoli, D.; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Cordoba Jabonero, Carmen; Costa, Maria João; del Aguila, Ana; Fernández García, Alfonso Javier; Guerrero Rascado, Juan Luis; Jorba Casellas, Oriol; Molero, Francisco; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Papagiannopoulos, N.; Pujadas Cordero, Manuel; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Sola Salvatierra, Yolanda (2019-10-01)
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      During the 2017 record-breaking burning season in Canada/United States, intense wild fires raged during the first week of September in the Pacific northwestern region (British Columbia, Alberta, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, ...
    • Impact of mineral dust on shortwave and longwave radiation: evaluation of different vertically resolved parameterizations in 1-D radiative transfer computations 

      Granados Muñoz, María José; Sicard, Michaël; Román Díez, Roberto; Benavent Oltra, Pablo; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Brogniez, G.; Denjean, Cyrielle; Mallet, Marc; Formenti, P; Torres, Banjamin; Alados Arboledas, Lucas (European Geosciences Union (EGU), 2019-01-14)
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      Aerosol radiative properties are investigated in southeastern Spain during a dust event on June 16-17, 2013 in the framework of the ChArMEx/ADRIMED (Chemistry-Aerosol Mediterranean Experiment /Aerosol Direct Radiative ...
    • Lidar remote sensing and co-operative observations: Processing methods and aerosol radiative transfer 

      Barragán Cuesta, Rubén (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-05)
      Doctoral thesis
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      This Ph.D. thesis focuses on: (i) the design and integration of a polarimetric channel for the multi-spectral Raman lidar station of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Remote Sensing, Antennas, Microwaves and ...
    • Multi-wavelength aerosol LIDAR signal pre-processing: practical considerations 

      Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Sicard, Michaël; Lange, Diego; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Batet Torrell, Óscar; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; López Márquez, Miguel Ángel; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Tiana Alsina, Jordi; Tomás Martínez, Sergio (2015-12)
      Article
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      Elastic lidars provide range-resolved information about the aerosol content in the atmosphere. Nevertheless, a number of pre-processing techniques need to be used before performing the inversion of the detected signal: ...
    • Multi-wavelength aerosol LIDAR signal pre-processing: practical considerations 

      Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Sicard, Michaël; Lange Vega, Diego; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Batet Torrell, Óscar; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; López Márquez, Miguel Ángel; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Tiana Alsina, Jordi; Tomás Martínez, Sergio (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2015)
      Conference report
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      Elastic lidars provide range-resolved information about the aerosol content in the atmosphere. Nevertheless, a number of pre-processing techniques need to be used before performing the inversion of the detected signal: ...
    • Origin and pathways of the mineral dust transport to two Spanish EARLINET sites: effect on the observed columnar and range-resolved dust optical properties 

      Mandija, Florian; Sicard, Michaël; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Alados Arboledas, Lucas; Guerrero Rascado, Juan Luis; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Bravo Aranda, J. A.; Granados Muñoz, María José; Lyamani, H.; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; García Vizcaíno, David; Valenzuela, Antonio (2017-05-01)
      Article
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      In this paper, is presented a method for estimation of the effect of the transport process to aerosol optical properties. Aerosol optical data retrieved by lidars and sun-photometer measurements, are applied to Saharan ...
    • Spatio-temporal monitoring by ground-based and air-and space-borne lidars of a moderate Saharan dust event affecting southern Europe in June 2013 in the framework of the ADRIMED/ChArMEx campaign 

      Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Sicard, Michaël; Totems, J; Leon, JF; Dulac, F; Mallet, Marc; Pelon, Jacques; Alados Arboledas, Lucas; Amodeo, Aldo; Augustin, P; Boselli, Antonella; Bravo Aranda, Juan Antonio; Burlizzi, Pasquale; Chazette, P; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; D'Amico, Giuseppe; Dubuisson, Philippe; Granados Muñoz, María José; Leto, Giuseppe; Guerrero Rascado, Juan Luis; Madonna, Fabio; Mona, Lucia; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Pappalardo, Gelsomina; Perrone, Maria-Rita; Pont, V.; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Scollo, Simona; Spinelli, N.; Titos, Gloria; Wang, Xuan; Zanmar Sanchez, Ricardo (2017-04)
      Article
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      During the ADRIMED (Aerosol Direct Radiative Impact on the regional climate in the Mediterranean region) special observation period (SOP-1a), conducted in June 2013 in the framework of the ChArMEx (Chemistry-Aerosol ...
    • Two-dimensional mineral dust radiative effect calculations from CALIPSO observations over Europe 

      Granados Muñoz, María José; Sicard, Michaël; Papagiannopoulos, Nikolaos; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Bravo Aranda, Juan Antonio; Nicolae, D. (European Geosciences Union (EGU), 2019-10-24)
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      A demonstration study to examine the feasibility of retrieving dust radiative effects based on combined satellite data from MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer), CERES (Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy ...