The first AEROCLO-sA/CLARIFY/LASIC/ORACLES joint meeting will be held at CNES headquarter, Paris, 2-4 April 2019. The purpose of this first […]
AErosols, RadiatiOn and CLOuds in southern Africa
The AEROCLO-sA project (AErosol, RadiatiOn and CLOuds in southern Africa) investigates the role of aerosols on the regional climate of southern Africa, a unique environment where natural and anthropogenic aerosols and a semi-permanent and widespread stratocumulus cloud deck (ScD) are found. The project aims at understanding the dynamical, chemical and radiative processes involved in the aerosol-cloud-radiation interactions over land and ocean and under various meteorological conditions.
The AEROCLO-sA field campaign was conducted in August/September 2017 over Namibia. An aircraft equipped with active and passive remote sensors and aerosol in situ probes performed a total of 30 research flight hours. In parallel, a ground-based instrumented mobile station with state-of-the-art in situ and remote sensing aerosol probes was implemented over coastal Namibia, and complemented by ground-based and balloon-borne observations of the dynamical, thermodynamical and physical properties of the lower troposphere. The focus laid on mineral dust emitted from salty pans and ephemeral riverbeds in northern Namibia, biomass burning aerosol plumes advected from Angola and transported over the Atlantic Ocean, and aerosols in the marine boundary layer, at the ocean-atmosphere interface.
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Dont miss out AS1.41 Aerosols, radiation and clouds over the southeast Atlantic. Convener: Paola Formenti. Co-conveners: Jan Cermak, Jim Haywood, Jens […]
March 1, 2019
Dont miss out the EGU 2019 session. Abstracts can be submitted by following this link AS1.41 Aerosols, radiation and clouds […]
December 5, 2018
The 2nd AEROCLO-sA data workshop took place at the Observatoire Midi Pyrénées in Toulouse on Jan 31 et Feb […]
December 5, 2018
The first AEROCLO-sA washup meeting was held at LISA, Créteil on 31 Jan-01 February 2018. Download the agenda.
June 17, 2018