Journal cover Journal topic
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Journal topic

Journal metrics

Journal metrics

  • IF value: 5.414 IF 5.414
  • IF 5-year value: 5.958 IF 5-year
    5.958
  • CiteScore value: 9.7 CiteScore
    9.7
  • SNIP value: 1.517 SNIP 1.517
  • IPP value: 5.61 IPP 5.61
  • SJR value: 2.601 SJR 2.601
  • Scimago H <br class='hide-on-tablet hide-on-mobile'>index value: 191 Scimago H
    index 191
  • h5-index value: 89 h5-index 89
Volume 16, issue 12
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 7605–7621, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-7605-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 7605–7621, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-7605-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 22 Jun 2016

Research article | 22 Jun 2016

Climatological and radiative properties of midlatitude cirrus clouds derived by automatic evaluation of lidar measurements

Erika Kienast-Sjögren et al.

Download

Interactive discussion

Status: closed
Status: closed
AC: Author comment | RC: Referee comment | SC: Short comment | EC: Editor comment
Printer-friendly Version - Printer-friendly version Supplement - Supplement

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Lorena Grabowski on behalf of the Authors (20 May 2016)  Author's response
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (20 May 2016) by Matthias Tesche
RR by Ulrich Schumann (21 May 2016)
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (23 May 2016)
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (23 May 2016) by Matthias Tesche
Publications Copernicus
Download
Short summary
We present a climatology of mid-latitude cirrus cloud properties based on 13 000 hours of automatically analyzed lidar measurements at three different sites. Jungfraujoch, situated at 3580 m a.s.l., is found to be ideal to measure high and optically thin cirrus. We use our retrieved optical properties together with a radiation model and estimate the radiative forcing by mid-latitude cirrus. All cirrus clouds detected here have a positive net radiative effect.
We present a climatology of mid-latitude cirrus cloud properties based on 13 000 hours of...
Citation