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dc.contributor.authorAlados Arboledas, Lucas
dc.contributor.authorGuerrero Rascado, Juan Luis
dc.contributor.authorOlmo, F.J.
dc.contributor.authorMolero, Francisco
dc.contributor.authorNavas Guzmán, Francisco
dc.contributor.authorCosta, M.J.
dc.contributor.authorSilva, A.M.
dc.contributor.authorPujadas, Manuel
dc.contributor.authorSicard, Michaël
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament de Teoria del Senyal i Comunicacions
dc.date.accessioned2010-09-02T12:35:14Z
dc.date.available2010-09-02T12:35:14Z
dc.date.created2010
dc.date.issued2010
dc.identifier.citationGuerrero Rascado, J. [et al.]. Aerosol direct radiative effects of a transatlantic biomass burning plume over Granada, Spain. A: IV Reunión Española de Ciencia y Tecnología de Aerosoles. "IV Reunión Española de Ciencia y Tecnología de Aerosoles". 2010, p. 1-7.
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2117/8729
dc.description.abstractThis 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 2007. The knowledge of aerosol radiative impact requires an accurate determination of their optical and microphysical properties, which are obtained here using ground-based remote sensing instrumentation by means of a combination of lidar and sun-photometer. Our data highlight the presence of a multilayered structure with a well-defined planetary boundary layer and biomass-particles in elevated layers, extending up to 9 km asl, at the south-eastern part of the Iberian Peninsula. The aerosol direct shortwave radiative effects, evaluated from simulations with SBDART code, show that the biomass burning plume increases the heating rate up to 0.5 K/day in spite of the small contribution of these particles to the total aerosol optical depth (10-20%). In addition, our results indicate that the biomass burning plume strengths the negative radiative forcing about -5 down to -8 W/m2 at the surface, between noon and evening. At the TOA, radiative forcing appeared slightly positive but very close to zero at noon, and negative in the evening with a decrease of 1.5 W/m2 caused by the presence of the biomass burning plume.
dc.format.extent7 p.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Enginyeria de la telecomunicació
dc.subject.lcshBiomass
dc.subject.lcshLidar
dc.titleAerosol direct radiative effects of a transatlantic biomass burning plume over Granada, Spain
dc.typeConference lecture
dc.subject.lemacBiomassa
dc.subject.lemacTelecomunicació
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. RSLAB - Grup de Recerca en Teledetecció
dc.rights.accessOpen Access
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dc.description.versionPostprint (published version)
upcommons.citation.authorGuerrero Rascado, J.; Olmo, F.; Molero, F.; Navas, F.; Costa, M. J.; Silva, A. M.; Pujadas, M.; Sicard, M.; Alados, L.
upcommons.citation.contributorIV Reunión Española de Ciencia y Tecnología de Aerosoles
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upcommons.citation.publicationNameIV Reunión Española de Ciencia y Tecnología de Aerosoles
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upcommons.citation.endingPage7


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