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Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 4755–4771, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-4755-2021
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 4755–4771, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-4755-2021

Research article 01 Jul 2021

Research article | 01 Jul 2021

Retrieval of aerosol microphysical properties from atmospheric lidar sounding: an investigation using synthetic measurements and data from the ACEPOL campaign

William G. K. McLean et al.

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In this study, we present results from aerosol retrievals using both synthetic and real lidar datasets, including measurements from the ACEPOL (Aerosol Characterization from Polarimeter and Lidar) campaign, a combined initiative between NASA and SRON (the Netherlands Institute for Space Research). Aerosol microphysical retrievals were performed using the High Spectral Resolution Lidar-2 (HSRL-2) setup, alongside several others, with the ACEPOL retrievals also compared to polarimeter retrievals.