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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)
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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)
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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)
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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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 ...
  • Variability of Mediterranean aerosols properties at three regional background sites in the western Mediterranean Basin 

    Sicard, Michaël; Totems, J; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Dulac, F; Mallet, Marc; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Alados Arboledas, Lucas; Augustin, P; Chazette, P; Leon, JF; Olmo, FJ; Renard, JB; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco (International Society for Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), 2014)
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    In the framework of the project ChArMEx (the Chemistry-Aerosol Mediterranean Experiment, http://charmex.lsce.ipsl.fr/), the variability of aerosol optical, microphysical and radiative properties is examined in three regional ...
  • Vertically resolved precipitation intensity retrieved through a synergy between the ground-based NASA MPLNET lidar network measurements, surface disdrometer datasets and an analytical model solution 

    Lolli, S.; D'Adderio, L.P.; Campbell, J.R.; Sicard, Michaël; Welton, E.J.; Binci, A.; Rea, Alessandro; Tokay, A.; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Baldasano Recio, José María; González, Sergio; Bech, Joan; Afflitto, Nicola; Lewis, J.R.; Madonna, Fabio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-07-01)
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    In this paper, we illustrate a new, simple and complementary ground-based methodology to retrieve the vertically resolved atmospheric precipitation intensity through a synergy between measurements from the National Aeronautics ...