Lidar Observations of Pollution Transport From London to Rural Areas
1 School of Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
2 National Centre for Atmospheric Science, United Kingdom
3 Institute of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science, Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom
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Published online: 7 June 2016
The Clean Air for London (ClearfLo) Project took place in and around London, United Kingdom. The aim of the project was to learn how both atmospheric dynamics and chemistry affect air pollution in the south east of England. During the winter and summer of 2012 many different types of instrument including lidars were deployed throughout London city centre, suburbs and into rural areas. Amongst these instruments was the Boundary Layer Aerosol/Ozone Lidar owned by the National Centre for Atmospheric Sciences (NCAS) in the United Kingdom. Ozone and aerosol data are presented from data collected during July and August 2012 and compared to back trajectories to identify their origins.
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