Articles | Volume 12, issue 6
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 3255–3267, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-3255-2019
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 3255–3267, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-3255-2019
Research article
19 Jun 2019
Research article | 19 Jun 2019

Retrieval of aerosol properties from ceilometer and photometer measurements: long-term evaluation with in situ data and statistical analysis at Montsec (southern Pyrenees)

Gloria Titos et al.

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We present new results of vertically resolved extensive aerosol optical properties (backscattering, scattering and extinction) and volume concentrations retrieved with the GRASP algorithm from ceilometer and photometer measurements. Long-term evaluation with in situ data gathered at the Montsec mountaintop observatory (northeastern Spain) shows good agreement, being a step forward towards a better representation of aerosol vertical distribution with wide spatial coverage.