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Volume 15, issue 13
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 7127–7153, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-7127-2015
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Research article 01 Jul 2015

Research article | 01 Jul 2015

LIVAS: a 3-D multi-wavelength aerosol/cloud database based on CALIPSO and EARLINET

V. Amiridis et al.

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LIVAS is a 3-D multi-wavelength global aerosol and cloud optical database optimized for future space-based lidar end-to-end simulations of realistic atmospheric scenarios as well as retrieval algorithm testing activities. The global database is based on CALIPSO observations at 532nm, while for the conversion at 355nm EARLINET data are utilized.
LIVAS is a 3-D multi-wavelength global aerosol and cloud optical database optimized for future...
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