E3S Web Conf.
Volume 99, 2019Central Asian DUst Conference (CADUC 2019)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Dust properties at transport|
|Published online||18 June 2019|
Observation of Long-Range Dust Transport from Mesopotamia and Arabian Peninsula Toward Tehran, Iran
Department of Physics, Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences, 4513766731 Zanjan, Iran
2 Center for Research in Climate Change and Global Warming (CRCC), Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences, 4513766731 Zanjan, Iran
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Continuous vertically resolved aerosol measurements using lidar were performed in Tehran, Iran. Lidar results has been used in combination with particulate matter monitoring, synoptic meteorology observa- tion as well as satellite-based measurements. The aerosol types are classified by their optical properties. The volume linear depolarization ratio (VLDR) at 532 nm lies mostly between 0:05-0:10. These results show that mostly urban pollution mixed with particles are present in the atmosphere above Tehran. During dust events, the VLDR at 532 nm lies between 0:20-0:35.
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