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AMT | Articles | Volume 12, issue 3
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 1739–1754, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-1739-2019
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Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 1739–1754, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-1739-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 18 Mar 2019

Research article | 18 Mar 2019

A bulk-mass-modeling-based method for retrieving particulate matter pollution using CALIOP observations

Travis D. Toth et al.
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An innovative method is presented for deriving particulate matter (PM) concentrations using CALIOP measurements. Deviating from conventional approaches of relying on passive satellite column-integrated aerosol measurements, PM concentrations are derived from near-surface CALIOP measurements through a bulk-mass-modeling method. This proof-of-concept study shows that, while limited in spatial and temporal coverage, CALIOP exhibits reasonable skill for PM applications.
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