Articles | Volume 11, issue 2
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-1119-2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-1119-2018
Research article
 | 
26 Feb 2018
Research article |  | 26 Feb 2018

Experimental techniques for the calibration of lidar depolarization channels in EARLINET

Livio Belegante, Juan Antonio Bravo-Aranda, Volker Freudenthaler, Doina Nicolae, Anca Nemuc, Dragos Ene, Lucas Alados-Arboledas, Aldo Amodeo, Gelsomina Pappalardo, Giuseppe D'Amico, Francesco Amato, Ronny Engelmann, Holger Baars, Ulla Wandinger, Alexandros Papayannis, Panos Kokkalis, and Sérgio N. Pereira

Viewed

Total article views: 3,258 (including HTML, PDF, and XML)
HTML PDF XML Total BibTeX EndNote
1,983 1,139 136 3,258 93 81
  • HTML: 1,983
  • PDF: 1,139
  • XML: 136
  • Total: 3,258
  • BibTeX: 93
  • EndNote: 81
Views and downloads (calculated since 27 Jun 2017)
Cumulative views and downloads (calculated since 27 Jun 2017)

Viewed (geographical distribution)

Total article views: 3,258 (including HTML, PDF, and XML) Thereof 3,133 with geography defined and 125 with unknown origin.
Country # Views %
  • 1
1
 
 
 
 

Cited

Latest update: 04 Mar 2024
Download
Short summary
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.