Articles | Volume 4, issue 3
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 4, 557–570, 2011
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-4-557-2011
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 4, 557–570, 2011
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-4-557-2011

  17 Mar 2011

17 Mar 2011

A comparison of light backscattering and particle size distribution measurements in tropical cirrus clouds

F. Cairo et al.

Related subject area

Subject: Clouds | Technique: In Situ Measurement | Topic: Validation and Intercomparisons
Design and field campaign validation of a multi-rotor unmanned aerial vehicle and optical particle counter
Joseph Girdwood, Helen Smith, Warren Stanley, Zbigniew Ulanowski, Chris Stopford, Charles Chemel, Konstantinos-Matthaios Doulgeris, David Brus, David Campbell, and Robert Mackenzie
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 6613–6630, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-6613-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-6613-2020, 2020
Short summary
In situ cloud ground-based measurements in the Finnish sub-Arctic: intercomparison of three cloud spectrometer setups
Konstantinos-Matthaios Doulgeris, Mika Komppula, Sami Romakkaniemi, Antti-Pekka Hyvärinen, Veli-Matti Kerminen, and David Brus
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 5129–5147, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-5129-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-5129-2020, 2020
Short summary
Evaluation of cloud properties from reanalyses over East Asia with a radiance-based approach
Bin Yao, Chao Liu, Yan Yin, Zhiquan Liu, Chunxiang Shi, Hironobu Iwabuchi, and Fuzhong Weng
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 1033–1049, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-1033-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-1033-2020, 2020
Short summary
Laboratory and in-flight evaluation of measurement uncertainties from a commercial Cloud Droplet Probe (CDP)
Spencer Faber, Jeffrey R. French, and Robert Jackson
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 3645–3659, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-3645-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-3645-2018, 2018
Short summary
A statistical comparison of cirrus particle size distributions measured using the 2-D stereo probe during the TC4, SPARTICUS, and MACPEX flight campaigns with historical cirrus datasets
M. Christian Schwartz
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 3041–3055, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-3041-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-3041-2017, 2017
Short summary

Cited articles

Bohren, C. F. and Huffman D. R.: Absorption and Scattering of Light by Small Particles, Wiley Interscience Publication, John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1983.
Brock, C. A., Jonsson, H. H., Wilson, J. C., Dye, J. E., Baumgardner, D., Borrmann, S., Pitts, M. C., Osborn, M. T., DeCoursey, R. J., and Woods, D. C.: Relationships between optical extinction, backscatter and aerosol surface and volume in the stratosphere following the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo, Geophys. Res. Lett., 20, 2555–2558, 1993.
Brunner, D., Siegmund, P., May, P. T., Chappel, L., Schiller, C., Müller, R., Peter, T., Fueglistaler, S., MacKenzie, A. R., Fix, A., Schlager, H., Allen, G., Fjaeraa, A. M., Streibel, M., and Harris, N. R. P.: The SCOUT-O3 Darwin Aircraft Campaign: rationale and meteorology, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 93–117, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-9-93-2009, 2009.
Buontempo, C., Cairo, F., Di Donfrancesco, G., Morbidini, R., Viterbini, M., and Adriani, A.:Optical measurements of atmospheric particles from airborne platforms, in situ and remote sensing instruments for balloons and aircrafts, Ann. Geophys.-Italy, 49, 57–65, 2006.
Download