Aerosol profiling using the ceilometer network of the German Meteorological Service

H. Flentje, B. Heese, J. Reichardt, W. Thomas
2010 Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Discussions  
The German Meteorological Service (DWD) operates about 52 lidar ceilometers within its synoptic observations network, covering Germany. These affordable low-power lidar systems provide spatially and temporally high resolved aerosol backscatter profiles which can operationally provide quasi 3-D distributions of particle backscatter intensity. 5
doi:10.5194/amtd-3-3643-2010 fatcat:ygmnk4r5tjfp5ksuqonepqmj7y