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AMT | Articles | Volume 12, issue 2
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 839–852, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-839-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
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Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 839–852, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-839-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 07 Feb 2019

Research article | 07 Feb 2019

A novel post-processing algorithm for Halo Doppler lidars

Ville Vakkari et al.

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Commercially available Doppler lidars have been proven to be efficient tools for studying winds and turbulence in the planetary boundary layer. However, in many cases low signal is still a limiting factor for utilising measurements by these devices. Here, we present a novel post-processing algorithm for Halo Stream Line Doppler lidars, which enables an improvement in sensitivity of a factor of 5 or more.
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