With help of measurements made in the AERONET network (Aerosol Robotic Network), new and more accurate information can be obtained about the fractions of absorbing carbonaceous aerosols in the atmosphere. This information makes it possible to estimate more accurately how much light-absorbing carbonaceous aerosols warm the climate locally.
Antti Arola, tel. +358 50 307 2131, firstname.lastname@example.org
Arola, A., Schuster, G. L., Pitkänen, M. R. A., Dubovik, O., Kokkola, H., Lindfors, A. V., Mielonen, T., Raatikainen, T., Romakkaniemi, S., Tripathi, S. N., and Lihavainen, H.: Direct radiative effect by brown carbon over the Indo-Gangetic Plain, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 12731-12740, doi:10.5194/acp-15-12731-2015, 2015.
Schuster, G. L., Dubovik, O., and Arola, A.: Remote sensing of soot carbon – Part 1: Distinguishing different absorbing aerosol species, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 1565-1585, doi:10.5194/acp-16-1565-2016, 2016.
Schuster, G. L., Dubovik, O., Arola, A., Eck, T. F., and Holben, B. N.: Remote sensing of soot carbon – Part 2: Understanding the absorption Ångström exponent, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 1587-1602, doi:10.5194/acp-16-1587-2016, 2016.
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