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Aerosol Optical Thickness Measurements from the Microtops-II Multi-wavelength Radiometer
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Aerosol Optical Thickness Measurements from the Microtops-II Multi-wavelength Radiometer
Lee, Kwon-Ho; Lee, Kyu-Tae;
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Aerosol optical thickness (AOT) and exponents were monitored at the KIU site (, ) during the continuous observation period of 5 November 2010~19 March 2013 using a Microtops-II handheld munti-wavelenth radiometer. Comparisons of AOT values from the Microtops-II with the Sun-sky radiometer data from the Aerosol Robotic Network (AERONET) showed very good agreements: correlation coefficients are lies between 0.98 and 0.99, slopes range from 0.98 to 1.01, and intercepts are smaller than 0.008 at five wavelengths (380 nm, 440 nm, 500 nm, 675 nm, 870 nm). During the observation period, the Microtops-II AOT and exponents are , . Fine mode aerosols appear to dominate in the study region with significant contributions from small particles.
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