Aerosol optical depth in the European Brewer NetworkCitation formats

  • External authors:
  • Javier Lopez-Solano
  • Alberto Redondas
  • Thomas Carlund
  • Juan J. Rodriguez-Franco
  • Henri Diemoz
  • Sergio F. Leon-Luis
  • Bentorey Hernandez-Cruz
  • Carmen Guirado-Fuentes
  • Natalia Kouremeti
  • Julian Grobner
  • Stelios Kazadzis
  • Virgilio Carreno
  • Alberto Berjon
  • Daniel Santana-Diaz
  • Manuel Rodriguez-Valido
  • Veerle De Bock
  • Juan R. Moreta
  • John Rimmer
  • Lamine Boulkelia
  • Nis Jepsen
  • Paul Eriksen
  • Alkiviadis F. Bais
  • Vadim Shirotov
  • Jose M. Vilaplana
  • Keith M. Wilson
  • Tomi Karppinen

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Aerosol optical depth in the European Brewer Network. / Lopez-Solano, Javier; Redondas, Alberto; Carlund, Thomas; Rodriguez-Franco, Juan J.; Diemoz, Henri; Leon-Luis, Sergio F.; Hernandez-Cruz, Bentorey; Guirado-Fuentes, Carmen; Kouremeti, Natalia; Grobner, Julian; Kazadzis, Stelios; Carreno, Virgilio; Berjon, Alberto; Santana-Diaz, Daniel; Rodriguez-Valido, Manuel; De Bock, Veerle; Moreta, Juan R.; Rimmer, John; Smedley, Andrew R. D.; Boulkelia, Lamine; Jepsen, Nis; Eriksen, Paul; Bais, Alkiviadis F.; Shirotov, Vadim; Vilaplana, Jose M.; Wilson, Keith M.; Karppinen, Tomi.

In: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Vol. 18, No. 6, 20.03.2018, p. 3885-3902.

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Harvard

Lopez-Solano, J, Redondas, A, Carlund, T, Rodriguez-Franco, JJ, Diemoz, H, Leon-Luis, SF, Hernandez-Cruz, B, Guirado-Fuentes, C, Kouremeti, N, Grobner, J, Kazadzis, S, Carreno, V, Berjon, A, Santana-Diaz, D, Rodriguez-Valido, M, De Bock, V, Moreta, JR, Rimmer, J, Smedley, ARD, Boulkelia, L, Jepsen, N, Eriksen, P, Bais, AF, Shirotov, V, Vilaplana, JM, Wilson, KM & Karppinen, T 2018, 'Aerosol optical depth in the European Brewer Network', Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, vol. 18, no. 6, pp. 3885-3902. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-3885-2018

APA

Lopez-Solano, J., Redondas, A., Carlund, T., Rodriguez-Franco, J. J., Diemoz, H., Leon-Luis, S. F., ... Karppinen, T. (2018). Aerosol optical depth in the European Brewer Network. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18(6), 3885-3902. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-3885-2018

Vancouver

Lopez-Solano J, Redondas A, Carlund T, Rodriguez-Franco JJ, Diemoz H, Leon-Luis SF et al. Aerosol optical depth in the European Brewer Network. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 2018 Mar 20;18(6):3885-3902. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-3885-2018

Author

Lopez-Solano, Javier ; Redondas, Alberto ; Carlund, Thomas ; Rodriguez-Franco, Juan J. ; Diemoz, Henri ; Leon-Luis, Sergio F. ; Hernandez-Cruz, Bentorey ; Guirado-Fuentes, Carmen ; Kouremeti, Natalia ; Grobner, Julian ; Kazadzis, Stelios ; Carreno, Virgilio ; Berjon, Alberto ; Santana-Diaz, Daniel ; Rodriguez-Valido, Manuel ; De Bock, Veerle ; Moreta, Juan R. ; Rimmer, John ; Smedley, Andrew R. D. ; Boulkelia, Lamine ; Jepsen, Nis ; Eriksen, Paul ; Bais, Alkiviadis F. ; Shirotov, Vadim ; Vilaplana, Jose M. ; Wilson, Keith M. ; Karppinen, Tomi. / Aerosol optical depth in the European Brewer Network. In: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 2018 ; Vol. 18, No. 6. pp. 3885-3902.

Bibtex

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abstract = "Aerosols play an important role in key atmosphericprocesses and feature high spatial and temporal variabilities.This has motivated scientific interest in the developmentof networks capable of measuring aerosol propertiesover large geographical areas in near-real time. In thiswork we present and discuss results of an aerosol opticaldepth (AOD) algorithm applied to instruments of the EuropeanBrewer Network. This network is comprised of closeto 50 Brewer spectrophotometers, mostly located in Europeand adjacent areas, although instruments operating at, for example,South America and Australia are also members. Althoughwe only show results for instruments calibrated bythe Regional Brewer Calibration Center for Europe, the implementationof the AOD algorithm described is intended tobe used by the whole network in the future. Using data fromthe Brewer intercomparison campaigns in the years 2013and 2015, and the period in between, plus comparisons withCimel sun photometers and UVPFR instruments, we checkthe precision, stability, and uncertainty of the Brewer AODin the ultraviolet range from 300 to 320 nm. Our results showa precision better than 0.01, an uncertainty of less than 0.05,and, for well-maintained instruments, a stability similar tothat of the ozone measurements. We also discuss future improvementsto our algorithm with respect to the input data,their processing, and the characterization of the Brewer instrumentsfor the measurement of AOD.",
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AU - Redondas, Alberto

AU - Carlund, Thomas

AU - Rodriguez-Franco, Juan J.

AU - Diemoz, Henri

AU - Leon-Luis, Sergio F.

AU - Hernandez-Cruz, Bentorey

AU - Guirado-Fuentes, Carmen

AU - Kouremeti, Natalia

AU - Grobner, Julian

AU - Kazadzis, Stelios

AU - Carreno, Virgilio

AU - Berjon, Alberto

AU - Santana-Diaz, Daniel

AU - Rodriguez-Valido, Manuel

AU - De Bock, Veerle

AU - Moreta, Juan R.

AU - Rimmer, John

AU - Smedley, Andrew R. D.

AU - Boulkelia, Lamine

AU - Jepsen, Nis

AU - Eriksen, Paul

AU - Bais, Alkiviadis F.

AU - Shirotov, Vadim

AU - Vilaplana, Jose M.

AU - Wilson, Keith M.

AU - Karppinen, Tomi

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AB - Aerosols play an important role in key atmosphericprocesses and feature high spatial and temporal variabilities.This has motivated scientific interest in the developmentof networks capable of measuring aerosol propertiesover large geographical areas in near-real time. In thiswork we present and discuss results of an aerosol opticaldepth (AOD) algorithm applied to instruments of the EuropeanBrewer Network. This network is comprised of closeto 50 Brewer spectrophotometers, mostly located in Europeand adjacent areas, although instruments operating at, for example,South America and Australia are also members. Althoughwe only show results for instruments calibrated bythe Regional Brewer Calibration Center for Europe, the implementationof the AOD algorithm described is intended tobe used by the whole network in the future. Using data fromthe Brewer intercomparison campaigns in the years 2013and 2015, and the period in between, plus comparisons withCimel sun photometers and UVPFR instruments, we checkthe precision, stability, and uncertainty of the Brewer AODin the ultraviolet range from 300 to 320 nm. Our results showa precision better than 0.01, an uncertainty of less than 0.05,and, for well-maintained instruments, a stability similar tothat of the ozone measurements. We also discuss future improvementsto our algorithm with respect to the input data,their processing, and the characterization of the Brewer instrumentsfor the measurement of AOD.

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