An airborne aerosol lidar was flown over the CA. Central Valley to obtain aerosol profiles that were compared to Aqua satellite optical depth measurements. Such measurements provide both high vertical resolution and large spatial coverage.
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(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics
(010.1120) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Air pollution monitoring
(010.3640) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Lidar
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