LIDAR measurements for PSC studies at middle and high latitudes in southern hemisphere
Entry ID: LIDAR_Observatories_of_NDSC

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Summary
Abstract: Ozone depletion is one of the key issues on which the investigation of the
international community is directed. Its great importance is due to the fact
that ozone depletion results in an alteration of the chemical physical
equilibrium of the atmosphere. Such alteration can induce variation in the
climatology and then potential and real influences on the planetary ecosystem.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.63   W: 166.63
Min Altitude: 10.0M Max Altitude: 10.0M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-08-27
Stop Date: 2002-09-26
Quality Aerosol backscattering ratio and aerosol volume depolarisation are retrieved
from backscattered LIDAR signal by the formulas:

Scattering Ratio Formula: [(Baer+Bmol)/Bmol]
Depolarization Ratio Formula : {[Baer+Bmol]s/[Baer+Bmol]p}*Dmol
where
Baer= backscattering from aerosols
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Use Constraints Research activity supported by the National Program of Antarctic Research
Data Set Progress
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Originating Center
Data Center
Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Italian National Research Council, Italy Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.isac.cnr.it/

Data Center Personnel
Name: MARIA LUISA MORICONI
Phone: +39 06 49934292
Fax: +39 06 20660291
Email: m.moriconi at isac.cnr.it
Contact Address:
Via Fosso del Cavaliere 100
City: Roma
Postal Code: 00133
Country: Italy
Distribution
Distribution Media: floppy-disk, CDROM
Distribution Format: ASCII
Fees: FREE
Publications/References
1. Adriani A., T. Deshler, G.P. Gobbi, B.J. Johnson, G. Di Donfrancesco, Polar
Stratospheric Clouds over McMurdo, Antarctica, During the 1991 Spring: Lidar
and Particle Counter Measurements, Geophys. Res. Lett., 19, 1755-1758, 1992.

2. Adriani A., T. Deshler, G. Di Donfran-cesco, G.P. Gobbi, Polar Stratospheric
Clouds and Volcanic Aerosol over McMurdo, Antarctica, ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-05-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-01-21
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