The Vertical Distribution of Aerosols Over Europe

1. EARLINET symposium on the structure and use of the data base derived from systematic lidar observations

February 11-12, 2003

Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie
Bundesstraße 55, Geomatikum
D-20146 Hamburg

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Tuesday, February 11, 2003

 9:00    Welcome and technical announcements
 9:10    S. Slanina: Aerosols, the root of all air pollution evils.
 9:40    H. Grassl: The role of aerosols in the climate system.
10:10    Coffee
10:30    J. Bösenberg: EARLINET, methods and instruments.
11:00    V. Matthias: Quality assurance.
11:30    C. Böckmann: Retrieval of microphysical parameters from lidar observations.
12:00    G. Pappalardo: Lidar ratio statistics and relation to microphysics.
12:30    Lunch and posters.
14:30    G. Jennings: Measurement of aerosols within GAW.
15:00    D. Tanre:  Aerosol retrieval from space.
15:30    J. Pelon: Active remote sensing of aerosol and clouds from space in the CALIPSO mission.
15:45    A. Ansmann: Active remote sensing of aerosol and clouds from space in the EARTH-CARE mission.
16:00    Coffee
16:30    M. Wiegner: EARLINET and Satellites: Partners for Aerosol Observations.
17:00    G. Chourdakis: Lidar Technology: commercial development and applications in the field of aerosol monitoring.
17:30    J. Pelon: Temporal cycles in the aerosol distribution.
18:00    Poster session


Wednesday, February 12, 2003

 8:30    D. Balis: Aerosol influence on the UV radiation budget.
 9:00    A. Papayannis: Saharan dust outbreaks towards Europe: 3 years of systematic observations.
 9:30    S. Nickovic: Saharan dust outbreaks: modeling.
10:00    Coffee
10:30    V. Matthias: Statistics of aerosol optical parameters.
11:00    Y. Balkanski: The role of aerosol in atmospheric chemistry.
11:30    M. Memmesheimer: Regional Scale Modeling of the Atmospheric Aerosol: Developments, Applications, Evaluation.
12:00    Lunch and posters.
14:00    U. Wandinger: Aerosol modification over Europe.
14:30    J. Pelon: Differences between rural and urban aerosol observations.
15:00    T. Trickl: Long range transort of aerosol.
15:30    J. Bösenberg: Summary and future perspectives.
16:00    Adjourn