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Volume 10, issue 7
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 2499–2516, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-2499-2017
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Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 2499–2516, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-2499-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
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Research article 17 Jul 2017

Research article | 17 Jul 2017

Ice crystal characterization in cirrus clouds: a sun-tracking camera system and automated detection algorithm for halo displays

Linda Forster et al.
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Halo displays are produced by scattering of sunlight by smooth, hexagonal ice crystals. Consequently, the presence of a halo should contain information on particle shape. This study presents HaloCam, a novel sun-tracking camera system, and an automated detection algorithm to collect and evaluate long-term halo observations. Two-year HaloCam observations revealed that about 25 % of the detected cirrus clouds occurred together with a 22° halo indicating the presence of smooth, hexagonal crystals.
Halo displays are produced by scattering of sunlight by smooth, hexagonal ice crystals....
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