Journal papers in 2014

  1. Belegante, L., Nicolae, D., Nemuc, A., Talianu, C., Derognat, C.: Retrieval of the boundary layer height from active and passive remote sensors. Comparison with a NWP model, Acta Geophysica, Vol. 62, No.2, pp. 276-289, DOI: 10.2478/s11600-013-0167-4, 2014.

  2. Boeckmann C., and L. Osterloh: Runge-Kutta type regularization method for inversion of spheroidal particle distribution from limited optical data, Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering 22 (2014) 150-165, doi:10.1080/17415977.2013.830615.

  3. Corredor-Ardoy, J. L., J.A. Bravo-Aranda, M.J Granados-Munoz, J.L. Guerrero-Rascado, J. Fernandez-Galvez, A. Cazorla, and L. Alados-Arboledas: Active and passive remote sensing for monitoring the planetary boundary layer height, Óptica Pura y Aplicada, 47 (2) 83-90, 2014.

  4. Estevan, R., L. Mona, N. Papagiannopoulos, J.C. Antuña, V. Cachorro, Á. de Frutos, CALIPSO and sunphotometer measurements of Saharan dust events over Camagüey, Opt. Pura Apl. 47 (3) 189-196, 2014.

  5. Gothard, M., Nemuc, A., Radu, C., and Dascalu S.: An intensive case of saharan dust intrusion over south east Romania, Romanian reports in Physics, Vol. 66, No. 2, 2014.

  6. Fernández, A.J., F. Molero & M. Pujadas (2014) Aerosol optical and microphysical properties observed by the lidar technique from a forest-fire smoke event over Madrid, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 35:13, 5004-5035,

  7. Granados-Munoz, M. J., J. L. Guerrero-Rascado, J. A. Bravo-Aranda, F. Navas-Guzman, A. Valenzuela, H. Lyamani, A. Chaikovsky, U. Wandinger, A. Ansmann, O. Dubovik and L. Alados-Arboledas: Retrieving aerosol microphysical properties by LIdar-Radiometer Inversion Code (LIRIC) for different aerosol types, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, doi:10.1002/2013JD021116, 2014.

  8. Guerrero-Rascado, J.L., R. F. da Costa, A. E. Bedoya, R. Guardani, L. Alados-Arboledas, A. E. Bastidas and E. Landulfo: Multispectral elastic scanning lidar for flares research: characterizing the electronic subsystem and application, Optics Express, vol. 22, iss. 25, 31063–31077, doi:10.1364/oe.22.031063, 2014.

  9. Lange, D., J. Tiana-Alsina, U. Saeed, S. Tomas, and F. Rocadenbosch: Atmospheric Boundary Layer Height Monitoring Using a Kalman Filter and Backscatter Lidar Returns, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 52(8), 4717-4728, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2013.2284110.

  10. Madonna, F., F. Amato, J. Vande Hey, and G. Pappalardo, Ceilometer aerosol profiling vs. Raman lidar in the frame of INTERACT campaign of ACTRIS, Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., 7, 12407-12447, doi:10.5194/amtd-7-12407-2014, 2014.

  11. Mona, L., N. Papagiannopoulos, S. Basart, J. Baldasano, I. Binietoglou, C. Cornacchia, and G. Pappalardo, EARLINET dust observations vs. BSC-DREAM8b modeled profiles: 12-year-long systematic comparison at Potenza, Italy, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 8781–8793, 2014,, doi:10.5194/acp-14-8781-2014, 2014.

  12. Navas-Guzmán, F., J. Fernández-Gálvez, M. J. Granados-Muñoz, J. L. Guerrero-Rascado, J. A. Bravo-Aranda and L. Alados-Arboledas: Tropospheric water vapour and relative humidity profiles from lidar and microwave radiometry, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 7, 1201–1211, doi:10.5194/amt-7-1201-2014, 2014.

  13. Nemuc, A., Stachlewska, I. S., Vasilescu, J., Górska, J. A., Nicolae, D., Talianu, C.: Optical properties of long-range transported volcanic ash over Romania and Poland during Eyjafjallajökull eruption in 2010, Acta Geophysica, Vol. 62, No.2, pp. 350-366, DOI 2013/10.2478/s11600-013-0180-7, 2014.

  14. Ortiz-Amezcua, P., J. L. Guerrero-Rascado, M. J. Granados-Munoz, J. A. Bravo-Aranda and L. Alados-Arboledas: Characterization of atmospheric aerosols for a long range transport of biomass burning particles from Canadian forest fires over the southern Iberian Peninsula in July 2013, Optica Pura y Aplicada, 47 (1) 43-49, 2014.

  15. Papayannis, A., D. Nicolae, P. Kokkalis, I. Binietoglou, C. Talianu, L.  Belegante, G. Tsaknakis, M. M. Cazacu, I. Vetres and L. Ilic, Optical, size and mass properties of mixed type aerosols in Greece and Romania as observed by synergy of lidar and sunphotometers in combination with model simulations: A case study, Science of the Total Environment, Vol. 500-501,  277-294, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.08.101, 2014.

  16. Pappalardo, G., A. Amodeo, A. Apituley, A. Comeron, V. Freudenthaler, H. Linne, A. Ansmann, J. Bösenberg, G. D’Amico, I. Mattis, L. Mona, U. Wandinger, V. Amiridis, L. Alados-Arboledas, D. Nicolae, and Wiegner, M.: EARLINET: towards an advanced sustainable European aerosol lidar network, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 2389–2409,, doi:10.5194/amt-7-2389-2014, 2014.

  17. Pereira, S., J. Preißler, J. L. Guerrero-Rascado, A. M. Silva and F. Wagner: Forest Fire Smoke Layers Observed in the Free Troposphere over Portugal with a Multiwavelength Raman Lidar: Optical and Microphysical Properties, Scientific World Journal, vol. 2014, Article ID 421838, 11 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/421838, 2014.

  18. Sicard, M., S. Bertolín, M. Mallet, P. Dubuisson, and A. Comerón: Estimation of mineral dust long-wave radiative forcing: sensitivity study to particle properties and application to real cases in the region of Barcelona, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14(17), 9213–9231, doi:10.5194/acp-14-9213-2014, 2014.

  19. Sicard, M., S. Bertolín, C. Muñoz, A. Rodríguez, F. Rocadenbosch, and A. Comerón: Separation of aerosol fine- and coarse-mode radiative properties: Effect on the mineral dust longwave, direct radiative forcing, Geophys. Res. Lett., 6978–6985, doi:10.1002/2014GL060946, 2014.

  20. Valenzuela, A., F.J. Olmo, H. Lyamani, M.J. Granados Muñoz, M. Antón, J.L. Guerrero-Rascado, A. Quirantes, C. Toledano, D. Pérez-Ramírez and L. Alados-Arboledas: Aerosol transport over the western Mediterranean basin: Evidence of the contribution of fine particles to desert dust plumes over Alborán Island, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, doi:10.1002/2014JD022044, 2014.

  21. Wang, Y., Sartelet, K. N., Bocquet, M., Chazette, P., Sicard, M., D'Amico, G., Léon, J. F., Alados-Arboledas, L., Amodeo, A., Augustin, P., Bach, J., Belegante, L., Binietoglou, I., Bush, X., Comerón, A., Delbarre, H., Garcia-Vizcaino, D., Guerrero-Rascado, J. L., Hervo, M., Iarlori, M., Kokkalis, P., Lange, D., Molero, F., Montoux, N., Muñoz, A., Muñoz, C., Nicolae, D., Papayannis, A., Pappalardo, G., Preissler, J., Rocadenbosch, F., Sellegri, K., Wagner, F., and Dulac, F.: Assimilation of lidar signals: application to aerosol forecasting in the Mediterranean Basin, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 12031–12053,, doi:10.5194/acp-14-12031-2014, 2014.

  22. Wiegner, M., Madonna, F., Binietoglou, I., Forkel, R., Gasteiger, J., Geiß, A., Pappalardo, G., Schäfer, K., and Thomas, W.: What is the benefit of ceilometers for aerosol remote sensing? An answer from EARLINET, Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 1979–1997, doi:10.5194/amt-7-1979-2014, 2014.