Articles | Volume 15, issue 8
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 15, 2465–2478, 2022
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 15, 2465–2478, 2022
Research article
22 Apr 2022
Research article | 22 Apr 2022

Retrieval of UVB aerosol extinction profiles from the ground-based Langley Mobile Ozone Lidar (LMOL) system

Liqiao Lei et al.

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Aerosol extinction in the UVB (280–315 nm) is difficult to retrieve using simple lidar techniques due to the lack of lidar ratios at those wavelengths. The 2018 Long Island Sound Tropospheric Ozone Study (LISTOS) in the New York City region provided the opportunity to characterize the lidar ratio for UVB aerosol retrieval for the Langley Mobile Ozone Lidar (LMOL). A 292 nm aerosol product comparison between the NASA Langley High Altitude Lidar Observatory (HALO) and LMOL was also carried out.