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1 DEVELOPMENT OF AN ARGENTINEAN AEROSOL MONITORING NETWORK TO STUDY THE VOLCANIC PLUME AND DUST TRANSPORT IN PATAGONIA Pablo Ristori, División Lidar CITEDEF CEILAP, UNIDEF (MINDEF - CONICET) UMI-IFAECI-CNRS 3351

2 DEVELOPMENT OF AN ARGENTINEAN AEROSOL MONITORING NETWORK TO STUDY THE VOLCANIC PLUME AND DUST TRANSPORT IN PATAGONIA Lidar Division Ballesteros, Patricio Bulnes, Daniela Chouza, Fernando D Elía, Raúl Martorella, Evangelina Nicora, Gabriela Orte, Facundo Otero, Lidia Pallotta, Juan Pawelko, Ezequiel Quel, Eduardo Raponi, Marcelo Ristori, Pablo Salvador, Jacobo Wolfram, Elian Support Team Dwornizak, Juan Carlos Ferrari, Marcelo González, Francisco Pereyra, Andrea Proyetti, Mario Vilar, Osvaldo... 2

3 Outlook Aerosol and Aerosol Lidar Topics in Latin America The Puyehue Cordón Caulle Volcanic Eruption The Special Project MD 31554/11 Instrumental Setup at Bariloche Instrumental Setup at Comodoro Rivadavia Next Steps Conclusions 3

4 Outlook Aerosol and Aerosol Lidar Topics in Latin America The Puyehue Cordón Caulle Volcanic Eruption The Special Project MD 31554/11 Instrumental Setup at Bariloche Instrumental Setup at Comodoro Rivadavia Next Steps Conclusions 4

5 1/2 Aerosol Impact Human Health Impact Respiratory tract irritation, difficulty to breath Aggravates asthma episodes Development of chronic bronchitis Development of Allergies Aerial Navigation Ìmpact Reduced turbine life, potential damage Reduced visibility Cancellation of flights Climate Impact Reduced solar radiation income Increased cloudiness (aerosol as condensation nuclei) Reduced visibility Changes in UV radiation and consequent changes on photolysis rates. Variable undeveloped in the Southern Hemisphere 5

6 2/2 Aerosol Impact (cont.) Aerosols inside the Atmospheric Boundary Layer Biomass Burning Aerosol Transport Volcanic Ash Transport Patagonian Dust Transport (Phytoplancton increase?) 6

7 Multiwavelength Raman Lidar at División Lidar Villa Martelli 1/3 Aerosol Extinction and Backscatter Elastic 355 nm, 532 nm, 1064 nm Vibrational Raman 387nm, 408nm, 607nm Water vapour Vibrational Raman 408 nm Transmitter Nd:YAG nm, 10Hz Receiver 49 cm F/2 Newtonian Telescope Acquisition System Licel analog and photoncounting Temporal resolution: 10 s Spatial resolution: 7.5 m 7

8 2/3 Lidar and Aerosols 8

9 Biomass Burning Aerosols and Clouds 3/3 A regional WCRP/SPARC Workshop with focus on the Southern Hemisphere and 9

10 Outlook Aerosol and Aerosol Lidar Topics in Latin America The Puyehue Cordón Caulle Volcanic Eruption The Special Project MD 31554/11 Instrumental Setup at Bariloche Instrumental Setup at Comodoro Rivadavia Next Steps Conclusions 10

11 1/5 The Puyehue volcanic Eruption 11

12 2/5 Puyehue volcanic Eruption 12

13 3/5 Puyehue volcanic Eruption focus on the Southern Hemisphere and 13

14 Puyehue volcanic Eruption as seen from Buenos Aires with Lidar 4/5 Biomass burning and volcanic ash characterization at Centro de Investigaciones en Láseres y Aplicaciones, Buenos Aires, Argentina VI WORKSHOP ON LIDAR MEASUREMENTS IN LATIN AMERICA VI WLMLA September 26 to October 1, 2011 La Paz, Bolivia 14

15 Volcanic Ash Characterization using Multiwavelength Lidar 5/5 15

16 Outlook Aerosol and Aerosol Lidar Topics in Latin America The Puyehue Cordón Caulle Volcanic Eruption The Special Project MD 31554/11 Instrumental Setup at Bariloche Instrumental Setup at Comodoro Rivadavia Next Steps Conclusions 16

17 Proyecto Especial del Ministerio de Defensa MD 31554/11 Implementation of 5 monitoring stations to monitor volcanic ash in the Argentine territory (Implementación de 5 estaciones instrumentales para monitoreo de cenizas volcánicas en el territorio argentino) The main goal of this project is to develop, setup and calibration of aerosol monitoring stations to study volcanic particles in argentina to help knowing their size, height, and other features of interest, and to eventually study the possibility of obtaining their density (g/m 3 ) to bring this information to the civil and military aviation to identify the atmospheric conditions for both commercial and military flights 1/4 17

18 Expected Lidar Stations in Argentina 2/4 Puyehue CEILAP December 2003 Bariloche February 2012 C.Rivadavia October 2012 R.Gallegos exp.2013 Trelew exp.2013 Ezeiza exp.2013 P.Esp. focus on the Southern Hemisphere and 18

19 Expected Lidar Stations in Argentina-Chile 3/4 Puyehue CEILAP December 2003 Bariloche February 2012 C.Rivadavia October 2012 R.Gallegos exp.2013 Trelew exp.2013 Ezeiza exp.2013 P.Esp. Punta Arenas Córdoba Tucumán JST focus on the Southern Hemisphere and 19

20 4/4 Proyecto Especial New Stations I. A multiwavelength Lidar (UV, Vis & IR wavelengths) II. A CIMEL sunphotometer to link with AERONET/NASA Network III. A nephelometer to measure aerosol size distribution IV. An automatic weather station V. Three solar radiation sensors UVA, UVB, piranometer VI. A ground temperature sensor 20

21 Outlook Aerosol and Aerosol Lidar Topics in Latin America The Puyehue Cordón Caulle Volcanic Eruption The Special Project MD 31554/11 Instrumental Setup at Bariloche Instrumental Setup at Comodoro Rivadavia Next Steps Conclusions 21

22 1/8 Bariloche Station: at CITEDEF Container and instruments provided by JICA Designed at the Lidar Division Main objective: to serve as a node of a lidar monitoring network in Argentina Proposed location (before Puyehue): North of Argentina to monitor biomass burning transport New location (Bariloche) approved by JICA 22

23 2/8 Bariloche Station: at CITEDEF 23

24 Bariloche Station: Container Setup 3/8 Monday 30 January,

25 Bariloche Station: Inauguration Day 4/8 Thursday 2 February,

26 Bariloche Station: Inauguration Day 5/8 26

27 6/8 Bariloche Station: System Setup Tuesday31 January, 2012 Wednesday 1 February,

28 7/8 Bariloche Station: Case Study #1 DETECCIÓN DE CENIZAS VOLCÁNICAS CON UN LIDAR MULTILONGITUD DE ONDA Y UN DETECTOR DE PARTÍCULAS EN EL AEROPUERTO DE SAN CARLOS DE BARILOCHE, RÍO NEGRO, ARGENTINA. Lidia Ana Otero, Pablo Roberto Ristori, Martín Oscar Fernandez3, Sebastián Lema, Juan Vicente Pallotta, Ezequiel Eduardo Pawelko, Fernando Chouza, Raúl D Elia, Eduardo Jaime Quel 28

29 8/8 Bariloche Station: Case Study #2 DEVELOPMENT OF AN ARGENTINEAN LIDAR NEWORK TO MONITOR THE VOLCANIC PLUME AND DUST IN PATAGONIA, Pablo R. Ristori, Lidia A. Otero, Ezequiel Pawelko, Juan Pallotta, Raúl D Elía, Fernando Chouza, Francisco Gonzalez, Juan Carlos Dworniczak, Osvaldo Vilar, Andrea Pereyra,Martín Fernández, Sebastián Lema, Nobuo Sugimoto, Eduardo J. Quel MULTIWAVELENGTH RAMAN LIDAR TO MONITOR VOLCANIC ASH AND AEROSOLS IN BARILOCHE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, ARGENTINA, Ezequiel Pawelko, Pablo Ristori, Lidia Otero, Raúl D Elia, Andrea Pereyra, Osvaldo Vilar, Fernando Chouza, Juan Pallotta, Francisco González, Martín Fernandez, Sebastián Lema, Nobuo Sugimoto, Eduardo Quel 29

30 Outlook Aerosol and Aerosol Lidar Topics in Latin America The Puyehue Cordón Caulle Volcanic Eruption The Special Project MD 31554/11 Instrumental Setup at Bariloche Instrumental Setup at Comodoro Rivadavia Next Steps Conclusions 30

31 1/5 New Lidar Stations: Container Monitoring Station Setup ft Container 2. Entrance Hall 3. Operator Room 4. Lidar Room 5. Computer Rack

32 2/5 New Lidar Stations: Lidar focus on the Southern Hemisphere and 32

33 3/5 Comodoro Rivadavia Station focus on the Southern Hemisphere and 33

34 4/5 Comodoro Rivadavia Station October 2012 focus on the Southern Hemisphere and 34

35 Comodoro Rivadavia: First Measurements 5/5 35

36 Next Steps Install all the proposed instruments at the measuring sites Build and install new stations: Río Gallegos, Trelew and Ezeiza Perform training courses for the SMN operators in all stations Reinforce internet connection and data analysis 36

37 Conclusions An extensive aerosol lidar network is being built There are two new lidar sites since the beginning of 2012 at Bariloche and Comodoro Rivadavia Three new sites and the reinforcement of the actual stations with new instruments are expected for 2013 Aerosol observations using lidar instruments and nephelometry is being reported by the National Meteorological Weather Service since March

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