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LIDAR measurements of the vertical aerosol profile and optical depth during the ACE-Asia 2001 IOP, at Gosan, Jeju Island, Korea.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15038535     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In order to investigate the characteristic of optical properties of Asian dust particles, the atmospheric aerosol vertical profile was measured with the multi-wavelength LIDAR system, at the Gosan super site (33 degrees 17'N, 126 degrees 10'E) in Jeju Island, Korea, during the ACE-Asia intensive observation period, 11 March-4 May 2001. An air mass backward trajectory analysis, using Hysplit-4, was carried out to track the aerosol plume, with high mass loading, from the Chinese desert regions during the period of Asian dust storm events. Vertical atmospheric aerosol profiles on three major Asian dust storm event days, 22 March and 13 and 26 April 2001, have been analyzed. The LIDAR-derived aerosol optical depth values were compared with those measured by a collocated sunphotometer.
Chun S Hong; Kwon H Lee; Young J Kim; Yasunobu Iwasaka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Environmental monitoring and assessment     Volume:  92     ISSN:  0167-6369     ISO Abbreviation:  Environ Monit Assess     Publication Date:  2004 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-03-24     Completed Date:  2004-06-08     Revised Date:  2009-05-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8508350     Medline TA:  Environ Monit Assess     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  43-57     Citation Subset:  IM    
Advanced Environmental Monitoring Research Center, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Kwangju Institute of Science and Technology, 1 Oryong-dong, Buk-gu, Gwangju, Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Aerosols / analysis*
Air Pollutants / analysis*
Environmental Monitoring
Optics and Photonics
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Aerosols; 0/Air Pollutants; 0/Dust

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