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Diffuse sunlight based calibration of the water vapor channel in the UPC Raman lidar

Muñoz, C.; Comeron, A.; Sicard, M.; Barragan, R.; Garcia, D.; Rodriguez-Gomez, A.; Rocadenbosch, F.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
5th Iberian Meeting on Aerosol Science and Technology
Date of publication
Presentation's date
Book of congress proceedings
RICTA 2007: 5th Iberian Meeting on Aerosol Science and Technology: Barcelona, 4-6 July 2017
A method for determining the calibration factor of the water vapor channel of a Raman lidar, based on zenith measurements of diffuse sunlight and on assumptions regarding some system parameters and Raman scattering models, has been applied to the lidar system of Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC; Technical University of Catalonia, Spain). Results will be analyzed in terms of stability and comparison with typical methods relying on simultaneous radiosonde measurements.
Group of research
RSLAB - Remote Sensing Lab