RESULTS - AEROSOL CLIMATOLOGY

COST 726 Aerosol Climatology over Europe
( 25W to 35E and 31N to 80N )
Monthly Mean values
provided by Natalia Chubarova
 

Description:
The COST 726 Aerosol Climtology consists of one data file (ascii).
The file contains
Lon, Lat and 12 values of AOT at 308nm for each month ( from Jan to Dec).
The format is: 14F12.2

If altitude is >1km the following correction should be applied: AOT=AOT / (altitude[km])^1.65

further:
Angstrom coefficient: 1
Single scattering albedo: 0.94
Asymmetry factor: 0.75

If you have any questions/comments, please, contact by email: chubarova@imp.kiae.ru

Usage
Non-commercial: This climatology is free for non-comercial use. In any application aknowledgement has to be given to the Action COST726 (www.cost726.org) and to Dr. N.Chubarova. In case of publication additional reference 1 (see below) has to be citated.
In any other case: you have to contact the developer: N.Chubarova

Download:
  Ascii file (0,5 MB)

Reference 1:
 N.Y. Chubarova et al. (2009)
Seasonal distribution of aerosol properties over Europe and their impact on UV irradiance
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 2, 593608
Download the paper


Last Update: May 2009,
by A.W.Schmalwieser