You are here: Home
/ Publication Information
Title: Lidar monitoring of regions of intense backscatter with poorly defined boundaries
Author: Kovalev, Vladimir A.; Petkov, Alexander; Wold, Cyle; Hao, WeiMin
Source: Applied Optics. 50(1): 103-109.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
Description: The upper height of a region of intense backscatter with a poorly defined boundary between this region and a region of clear air above it is found as the maximal height where aerosol heterogeneity is detectable, that is, where it can be discriminated from noise. The theoretical basis behind the retrieval technique and the corresponding lidar-data-processing procedures are discussed. We also show how such a technique can be applied to one-directional measurements. Examples of typical results obtained with a scanning lidar in smoke-polluted atmospheres and experimental data obtained in an urban atmosphere with a vertically pointing lidar are presented.
Keywords: Lidar, backscatter
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
- You may send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request a hard copy of this publication. (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
XML: View XML
Kovalev, Vladimir A.; Petkov, Alexander; Wold, Cyle; Hao, Wei Min. 2011. Lidar monitoring of regions of intense backscatter with poorly defined boundaries. Applied Optics. 50(1): 103-109.
Get the latest version of the Adobe Acrobat reader or Acrobat Reader for Windows with Search and Accessibility