Measurements at the Eureka Arctic NDSC station with a Raman DIAL system

Carswell, A. I., D. P. Donovan, J. C. Bird, T. J. Duck, S. R. Pal, and J. A. Whiteway, In Advances in Atmospheric Remote Sensing with Lidar, 30540-61887-2, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 521 - 524. Proceedings of the 18th International Laser Radar Conference, 22-26 July 1996, Berlin, A. Ansmann and R. Neuber, editors, 1996.

Abstract. The York/ISTS lidar group has operated a differential absorption lidar (DIAL) system at the Eureka observatory in the Canadian High Arctic (80N, 86W) for the last four winters. For the 1994/95 and 1995/96 winters notable declines in stratospheric ozone levels have been observed. Correlation of ozone measurements with stratospheric aerosol observations and potential vorticity are consistent with the occurrence of chemical depletion.

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