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AuthorsRizi, V.* 
Redaelli, G.* 
Visconti, G.* 
Masci, F.* 
Wedekind, C.* 
Stein, B.* 
Immler, F.* 
Mielke, B.* 
Rairoux, P.* 
Woste, L.* 
Del Guasta, M.* 
Morandi, M.* 
Castagnoli, F.* 
Balestri, S.* 
Stefanutti, L.* 
Matthey, R.* 
Mitev, V.* 
Douard, M.* 
Wolf, J. P.* 
Kiro, E.* 
Rummukainen, M.* 
Kivi, R.* 
TitleTrajectory studies of Polar Statospheric Cloud Lidar Observations at Sodankyla (Finland) during SESAME: comparison with box model results of particle evolution
Issue Date1999
Series/Report no.32, 1999
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/2122/2617
Keywordspolar statospheric clouds
polar ozone
Subject Classification01. Atmosphere::01.01. Atmosphere::01.01.99. General or miscellaneous 
AbstractPolar statospheric clouds (PSC) were observed with the milti-wavelengh lidar of the MOANA project during SESAME. The physical state, liquid or solid, of the cloud particles can be inferred from the lidar data. Using isentropic back-trajectories to obtain the thermal history of the sampled air masses, it is possible to reconcile most of the observations with current ideas on PSC formation and evolution. When the cloud particles were identified as liquid, changes in the size distributionof the droplets along the trajectory ewre calculated using micro-physical box model. Backscatter ratios ......
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