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Volume 11, issue 2 | Copyright

Special issue: EARLINET, the European Aerosol Research Lidar Network

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 1119-1141, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-1119-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 26 Feb 2018

Research article | 26 Feb 2018

Experimental techniques for the calibration of lidar depolarization channels in EARLINET

Livio Belegante et al.
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This paper presents different depolarization calibration procedures used to improve the quality of the depolarization data. The results illustrate a significant improvement of the depolarization lidar products for all the selected EARLINET lidar instruments. The calibrated volume and particle depolarization profiles at 532 nm show values that fall within a range that is accepted in the literature. The depolarization accuracy estimate at 532 nm is better than ±0.03 for all cases.
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