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      1. Richardson, S.C, M. Mytilinaiosa, R.Foskinis, C. Kyrou, A. Papayannis, I. Pyrri, E. Giannoutsou, I. D. S. Adamakis, Bioaerosol detection over Athens, Greece using the laser induced fluorescence technique, Science of The Total Environment
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      6. Voudouri, K. A., Siomos, N., Michailidis, K., Papagiannopoulos, N., Mona, L., Cornacchia, C., Nicolae, D., and Balis, D.: Comparison of two automated aerosol typing methods and their application to an EARLINET station, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 10961–10980, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-10961-2019, 2019.
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      8. L. Belegante, J. Antonio Bravo-Aranda, V. Freudenthaler, D. Nicolae, A. Nemuc, L. Alados-Arboledas, A. Amodeo, G. Pappalardo, G. D'Amico, R. Engelmann, H. Baars, U. Wandinger, A. Papayannis, P. Kokkalis, and S. N. Pereira, Experimental techniques for the calibration of lidar depolarization channels in EARLINET, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 1119-1141, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-1119-2018, 2018.

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      3. M. J. Granados-Muñoz, F. Navas-Guzmán, J. L. Guerrero-Rascado, J. A. Bravo-Aranda, I. Binietoglou, S. N. Pereira, S. Basart, J. M. Baldasano, L. Belegante, A. Chaikovsky, A. Comerón, G. D'Amico, O. Dubovik, L. Ilic, P. Kokkalis, C. Muñoz-Porcar, S. Nickovic, D. Nicolae, F. J. Olmo, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, A. Rodríguez, K. Schepanski, M. Sicard, A. Vukovic, U. Wandinger, F. Dulac, and L. Alados-Arboledas: Profiling of aerosol microphysical properties at several EARLINET/AERONET sites during July 2012 ChArMEx/EMEP campaign, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 7043-7066, doi:10.5194/acp-16-7043-2016, 2016.

      4. M. Sicard, R. Barragan, C. Muñoz-Porcar, A. Comerón, M. Mallet, F. Dulac, J. Pelon, L. Alados Arboledas, A. Amodeo, A. Boselli, J. A. Bravo-Aranda, G. D’amico, M. J. Granados Muñoz, G. Leto, J. L. Guerrero Rascado, F. Madonna, L. Mona, G. Pappalardo, M. R. Perrone, P. Burlizzi, F. Rocadenbosch, A. Rodríguez-Gómez, S. Scollo, N. Spinelli, G. Titos, X. Wang & R. Zanmar Sanchez, Contribution of EARLINET/ACTRIS to the summer 2013 Special Observing Period of the ChArMEx project: monitoring of a Saharan dust event over the western and central Mediterranean, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 37:19, 4698-4711, DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2016.1222102, 2016.

      5. S. Nickovic, Cvetkovic, B., Madonna, F., Rosoldi, M., Pejanovic, G., Petkovic, S., and Nikolic, J.: Predicting cloud ice nucleation caused by atmospheric mineral dust, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 11367-11378, doi:10.5194/acp-16-11367-2016, 2016.

      6. I. Mattis, G. D'Amico, H. Baars, A. Amodeo, F. Madonna, and M. Iarlori, EARLINET Single Calculus Chain – technical Part 2: Calculation of optical products, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 3009-3029, doi:10.5194/amt-9-3009-2016, 2016.

      7. J. A. Bravo-Aranda, L. Belegante, V. Freudenthaler, A. Alados-Arboledas, D. Nicolae, M. J. Granados-Muñoz, J. L. Guerrero-Rascado, A. Amodeo, G. D'Amico, R. Engelmann, G. Pappalardo, P. Kokkalis, R. Mamouri, A. Papayannis, F. Navas-Guzmán, F. J. Olmo, U. Wandinger, and M. Haeffelin, Assessment of lidar depolarization uncertainty by means of a polarimetric lidar simulator, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 11367-11378, doi:10.5194/acp-16-11367-2016, 2016.

      8. D. Balis, M. E. Koukouli, N. Siomos, S. Dimopoulos, L. Mona, G. Pappalardo, F. Marenco, L. Clarisse, L. J. Ventress, E. Carboni, R. G. Grainger, P. Wang, N. Theys, and C. Zehner: Validation of ash optical depth and layer height retrieved from passive satellite sensors using EARLINET and airborne lidar data: The case of the Eyjafjallajökull eruption, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 5705-5720, doi:10.5194/acp-16-5705-2016, 2016.

      9. G. D'Amico, A. Amodeo, I. Mattis, V. Freudenthaler, and G. Pappalardo: EARLINET Single Calculus Chain – technical – Part 1: Pre-processing of raw lidar data, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 491-507, doi:10.5194/amt-9-491-2016, 2016.

      10. Haeffelin, M., S. Crewell, A. J. Illingworth, G. Pappalardo, H. Russchenberg, M. Chiriaco, K. Ebell, R. J. Hogan, F. Madonna: Parallel developments and formal collaborations between European atmospheric profiling observatories and US ARM research programs, in “The Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program: The First 20 Years”, American Meteorological Society Monograph series, April 2016, Chapter 29, pp. 29.1-29.34, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/AMSMONOGRAPHS-D-15-0045.1, 2016.

      11. A. Chaikovsky, O. Dubovik, B. Holben, A. Bril, P. Goloub, D. Tanré, G. Pappalardo, U. Wandinger, L. Chaikovskaya, S. Denisov, Y. Grudo, A. Lopatin, Y. Karol, T. Lapyonok, V. Amiridis, A. Ansmann, A. Apituley, L. Allados-Arboledas, I. Binietoglou, A. Boselli, G. D'Amico, V. Freudenthaler, D. Giles, M. J. Granados-Muñoz, P. Kokkalis, D. Nicolae, S. Oshchepkov, A. Papayannis, M. R. Perrone, A. Pietruczuk, F. Rocadenbosch, M. Sicard, I. Slutsker, C. Talianu, F. De Tomasi, A. Tsekeri, J. Wagner, and X. Wang: Lidar-Radiometer Inversion Code (LIRIC) for the retrieval of vertical aerosol properties from combined lidar/radiometer data: development and distribution in EARLINET, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 1181-1205, doi:10.5194/amt-9-1181-2016, 2016.

      12. U. Wandinger, V. Freudenthaler, H. Baars, A. Amodeo, R. Engelmann, I. Mattis, S. Groß, G. Pappalardo, A. Giunta, G. D'Amico, A. Chaikovsky, F. Osipenko, A. Slesar, D. Nicolae, L. Belegante, C. Talianu, I. Serikov, H. Linné, F. Jansen, A. Apituley, K. M. Wilson, M. de Graaf, T. Trickl, H. Giehl, M. Adam, A. Comerón, C. Muñoz, F. Rocadenbosch, M. Sicard, S. Tomás, D. Lange, D. Kumar, M. Pujadas, F. Molero, A. J. Fernández, L. Alados-Arboledas, J. A. Bravo-Aranda, F. Navas-Guzmán, J. L. Guerrero-Rascado, M. J. Granados-Muñoz, J. Preißler, F. Wagner, M. Gausa, I. Grigorov, D. Stoyanov, M. Iarlori, V. Rizi, N. Spinelli, A. Boselli, X. Wang, T. Lo Feudo, M. R. Perrone, F. De Tomasi, and P. Burlizzi: EARLINET instrument intercomparison campaigns: overview on strategy and results, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 1001-1023, doi:10.5194/amt-9-1001-2016, 2016.

      13. N. Papagiannopoulos, L. Mona, L. Alados-Arboledas, V. Amiridis, H. Baars, I. Binietoglou, D. Bortoli, G. D'Amico, A. Giunta, J. L. Guerrero-Rascado, A. Schwarz, S. Pereira, N. Spinelli, U. Wandinger, X. Wang, and G. Pappalardo: CALIPSO climatological products: evaluation and suggestions from EARLINET, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 2341-2357, doi:10.5194/acp-16-2341-2016, 2016.

      1. Bodeker, G., S. Bojinski, D. Cimini, R. Dirksen, M. Haeffelin, J. Hannigan, D. Hurst, T. Leblanc, F. Madonna, M. Maturilli, A. Mikalsen, R. Philipona, T. Reale, D. Seidel, D. Tan, P. Thorne, H. Vömel, and J. Wang, 2015: Reference upper-air AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY observations for climate: From concept to reality. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00072.1, 2015.

      2. Sicard, M., G. D’Amico, A. Comerón, L. Mona, L. Alados-Arboledas, A. Amodeo, H. Baars, L. Belegante, I. Binietoglou, J. A. Bravo-Aranda, A. J. Fernández, P. Fréville, D. García-Vizcaíno, A. Giunta, M. J. Granados-Muñoz, J. L. Guerrero-Rascado, D. Hadjimitsis, A. Haefele, M. Hervo, M. Iarlori, P. Kokkalis, D. Lange, R. E. Mamouri, I. Mattis, F. Molero, N. Montoux, A. Muñoz, C. Muñoz Porcar, F. Navas-Guzmán, D. Nicolae, A. Nisantzi, N. Papagiannopoulos, A. Papayannis, S. Pereira, J. Preißler, M. Pujadas, V. Rizi, F. Rocadenbosch, K. Sellegri, V. Simeonov, G. Tsaknakis, F. Wagner, and G. Pappalardo: EARLINET: potential operationality of a research network, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 4587-4613, doi:10.5194/amt-8-4587-2015, (2015).

      3. D'Amico, G., Amodeo, A., Baars, H., Binietoglou, I., Freudenthaler, V., Mattis, I., Wandinger, U., and Pappalardo, G.: EARLINET Single Calculus Chain – general presentation methodology and strategy, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 4891-4916, doi:10.5194/amt-8-4891-2015, (2015).

      4. Iarlori, M., Madonna, F., Rizi, V., Trickl, T., and Amodeo, A.: Effective resolution concepts for lidar observations, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 5157-5176, doi:10.5194/amt-8-5157-2015, 2015.

      5. Madonna, F., Amato, F., Vande Hey, J., and Pappalardo, G.: Ceilometer aerosol profiling versus Raman lidar in the frame of the INTERACT campaign of ACTRIS, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 2207-2223, doi:10.5194/amt-8-2207-2015, (2015).

      6. Amiridis, V., Marinou, E., Tsekeri, A., Wandinger, U., Schwarz, A., Giannakaki, E., Mamouri, R., Kokkalis, P., Binietoglou, I., Solomos, S., Herekakis, T., Kazadzis, S., Gerasopoulos, E., Balis, D., Papayannis, A., Kontoes, C., Kourtidis, K., Papagiannopoulos, N., Mona, L., Pappalardo, G., Le Rille, O., and Ansmann, A.: LIVAS: a 3-D multi-wavelength aerosol/cloud climatology based on CALIPSO and EARLINET, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 7127-7153, doi:10.5194/acp-15-7127-2015, (2015).

      7. Binietoglou, I., S. Basart, L. Alados-Arboledas,4, V. Amiridis, A. Argyrouli, H. Baars, J. M. Baldasano, D. Balis, L. Belegante, J. A. Bravo-Aranda, P. Burlizzi, V. Carrasco, A. Chaikovsky, A. Comerón, G. D'Amico, M. Filioglou, M. J. Granados-Muñoz, J. L. Guerrero-Rascado, L. Ilic, P. Kokkalis, A. Maurizi, L. Mona, F. Monti, C. Muñoz-Porcar, D. Nicolae, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, G. Pejanovic, S. N. Pereira, M. R. Perrone, A. Pietruczuk, M. Posyniak, F. Rocadenbosch, A. Rodríguez-Gómez, M. Sicard, N. Siomos, A. Szkop, E. Terradellas, A. Tsekeri, A. Vukovic, U. Wandinger, and J. Wagner: A methodology for investigating dust model performance using synergistic EARLINET/AERONET dust concentration retrievals, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 3577-3600, doi:10.5194/amt-8-3577-2015, (2015).

      1. Wang, Y., Sartelet, K. N., Bocquet, M., Chazette, P., Sicard, M., D'Amico, G., Léon, J. F., Alados-Arboledas, L., Amodeo, A., Augustin, P., Bach, J., Belegante, L., Binietoglou, I., Bush, X., Comerón, A., Delbarre, H., Garcia-Vizcaino, D., Guerrero-Rascado, J. L., Hervo, M., Iarlori, M., Kokkalis, P., Lange, D., Molero, F., Montoux, N., Muñoz, A., Muñoz, C., Nicolae, D., Papayannis, A., Pappalardo, G., Preissler, J., Rocadenbosch, F., Sellegri, K., Wagner, F., and Dulac, F.: Assimilation of lidar signals: application to aerosol forecasting in the Mediterranean Basin, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 12031–12053, www.atmos-chem-phys.net/14/12031/2014/, doi:10.5194/acp-14-12031-2014, (2014).

      2. Madonna, F., Rosoldi, M., Güldner, J., Haefele, A., Kivi, R., Cadeddu, M. P., Sisterson, D., and Pappalardo, G.: Quantifying the value of redundant measurements at GRUAN sites, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 3813–3823, www.atmos-meas-tech.net/7/3813/2014/, doi:10.5194/amt-7-3813-2014, (2014).

      3. R. Estevan, L. Mona, N. Papagiannopoulos, J.C. Antuña, V. Cachorro, Á. de Frutos, CALIPSO and sunphotometer measurements of Saharan dust events over Camagüey, Opt. Pura Apl. 47 (3) 189-196, (2014).

      4. Cimini, D., V. Rizi, P. Di Girolamo, F. S. Marzano, A. Macke, G. Pappalardo, and A. Richter: Overview: Tropospheric profiling: state of the art and future challenges – introduction to the AMT special issue, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 2981-2986, doi:10.5194/amt-7-2981-2014, (2014).

      5. L. Mona, N. Papagiannopoulos, S. Basart, J. Baldasano, I. Binietoglou, C. Cornacchia, and G. Pappalardo, EARLINET dust observations vs. BSC-DREAM8b modeled profiles: 12-year-long systematic comparison at Potenza, Italy, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 8781–8793, 2014, www.atmos-chem-phys.net/14/8781/2014/, doi:10.5194/acp-14-8781-2014, (2014).

      6. A. Fassò, R. Ignaccolo, F. Madonna, B. B. Demoz, and M. Franco-Villoria, Statistical modelling of collocation uncertainty in atmospheric thermodynamic profiles, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 1803-1816, doi:10.5194/amt-7-1803-2014, (2014).

      7. M. Wiegner, F. Madonna, I. Binietoglou, R. Forkel, J. Gasteiger, A. Geiß, G. Pappalardo, K. Schäfer, and W. Thomas, What is the benefit of ceilometers for aerosol remote sensing? An answer from EARLINET, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 1979–1997, doi:10.5194/amt-7-1979-2014, (2014).

      8. G. Pappalardo, A. Amodeo, A. Apituley, A. Comeron, V. Freudenthaler, H. Linné, A. Ansmann, J. Bösenberg, G. D'Amico, I. Mattis, L. Mona, U. Wandinger, V. Amiridis, L. Alados-Arboledas, D. Nicolae, and M. Wiegner, EARLINET: towards an advanced sustainable European aerosol lidar network, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 2389–2409, www.atmos-meas-tech.net/7/2389/2014/, doi:10.5194/amt-7-2389-2014, (2014).


      1. Rosoldi, M., P. Gumà Claramunt, F. Madonna, A. Amodeo, I. Binietoglou, G. D’amico, A. Giunta, L. Mona, N. Papagiannopoulos, G. Pappalardo, Study of thin clouds at CNR-IMAA Atmospheric Observatory (CIAO), Annals of Geophysics, 56, Fast Track – 1; 7 pages; doi:10.4401/ ag – 6337, (2013)

      2. Kalthoff, N., K. Träumner, S. Späth, B. Adler, A. Wieser, J. Handwerker, A. Behrendt, F. Madonna, Dry and moist convection in the boundary layer over the Black Forest - a combined analysis of in-situ and remote sensing data, Meteorol. Z., vol. 22, n. 4, 445-461, doi: 10.1127/0941-2948/2013/0417, (2013).

      3. Kokkalis, P., Papayannis, A., Amiridis, V., Mamouri, R. E., Veselovskii, I., Kolgotin, A., Tsaknakis, G., Kristiansen, N. I., Stohl, A., and Mona, L.: Optical, microphysical, mass and geometrical properties of aged volcanic particles observed over Athens, Greece, during the Eyjafjallajökull eruption in April 2010 through synergy of Raman lidar and sunphotometer measurements, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 9303-9320, doi:10.5194/acp-13-9303-2013, 2013.

      4. Madonna, F.,  A. Amodeo,  G. D'Amico, and  G. Pappalardo, A study on the use of radar and lidar for characterizing ultragiant aerosol, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50789, (2013).

      5. A. Petzold, J. A. Ogren, M. Fiebig, P. Laj, S.-M. Li, U. Baltensperger, T. Holzer-Popp, S. Kinne, G. Pappalardo, N. Sugimoto, C. Wehrli, A. Wiedensohler, and X.-Y. Zhang, Recommendations for reporting “black carbon” measurements, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 8365–8379, doi:10.5194/acp-13-8365-2013, (2013).

      6. G. Wetzel, H. Oelhaf, G. Berthet, A. Bracher, C. Cornacchia, D. G. Feist, H. Fischer, A. Fix, M. Iarlori, A. Kleinert, A. Lengel, M. Milz, L. Mona, S. C. Müller, J. Ovarlez, G. Pappalardo, C. Piccolo, P. Raspollini, J.-B. Renard, V. Rizi, S. Rohs, C. Schiller, G. Stiller, M. Weber, and G. Zhang, Validation of MIPAS-ENVISAT H2O operational data collected between July 2002 and March 2004, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 5791-5811, doi:10.5194/acp-13-5791-2013, (2013).

      7. G. Pappalardo, L. Mona, G. D'Amico, U. Wandinger, M. Adam, A. Amodeo, A. Ansmann, A. Apituley, L. Alados Arboledas, D. Balis, A. Boselli, J. A. Bravo-Aranda, A. Chaikovsky, A. Comeron, J. Cuesta, F. De Tomasi, V. Freudenthaler, M. Gausa, E. Giannakaki, H. Giehl, A. Giunta, I. Grigorov, S. Groß, M. Haeffelin, A. Hiebsch, M. Iarlori, D. Lange, H. Linné, F. Madonna, I. Mattis, R.-E. Mamouri, M. A. P. McAuliffe, V. Mitev, F. Molero, F. Navas-Guzman, D. Nicolae, A. Papayannis, M. R. Perrone, C. Pietras, A. Pietruczuk, G. Pisani, J. Preißler, M. Pujadas, V. Rizi, A. A. Ruth, J. Schmidt, F. Schnell, P. Seifert, I. Serikov, M. Sicard, V. Simeonov, N. Spinelli, K. Stebel, M. Tesche, T. Trickl, X. Wang, F. Wagner, M. Wiegner, and K. M. Wilson, Four-dimensional distribution of the 2010 Eyjafjallajökull volcanic cloud over Europe observed by EARLINET, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 4429-4450, doi:10.5194/acp-13-4429-2013, (2013).


      1. F. Molero, M. Sicard, F.Navas, Preißler, A. Amodeo, V. Freudenthaler, AJ. Fernandez, S.Tomas, MJ. Granados, F.Wagner, A.Giunta, I. Mattis, M. Pujadas, A. Comeron, L. Alados, JL. Guerrero, G. D'Amico, D. Lange, J. Bravo, D. Kumar, G. Pappalardo, J. Giner, C. Muñoz, F. Rocadenbosch, Study on aerosol properties over Madrid (Spain) by multiple instrumentation during SPALI10 lidar campaign, Special Section: VI Workshop on Lidar Measurements in Latinamerica, Opt. Pura Apl., vol. 45, N. 4, 405-413, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7149/OPA.45.4.405, (2012).

      2. S. Scollo, A. Boselli, M. Coltelli, G. Leto, G. Pisani, N. Spinelli, X. Wang, Monitoring Etna Volcanic Plumes Using a Scanning LIDAR, Bull. Volcanol., 74, 2383–2395, DOI 10.1007/s00445-012-0669-y, (2012).

      3. L. Mona, Z. Liu, D. Müller, A. Omar, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, N. Sugimoto, M. Vaughan, Lidar measurements for desert dust characterization: an Overview, Advances in Meteorology Advances in Meteorology, Volume 2012, Article ID 356265, 36 pages, doi:10.1155/2012/356265, http://www.hindawi.com/journals/amet/2012/356265/ (2012).

      4. G. Pisani, A. Boselli, M. Coltelli, G. Leto, G. Pica, S. Scollo, N. Spinelli, and X. Wang Lidar depolarization measurement of fresh volcanic ash from Mt. Etna, Italy, Atmospheric Environment 62, 34-40, (2012).

      5. P. Sawamura, J. P. Vernier, J. E. Barnes, T. A. Berkoff, E. J. Welton, L. Alados-Arboledas, F. Navas-Guzmán, G. Pappalardo, L. Mona, F. Madonna, D. Lange, M. Sicard, S. Godin-Beekmann, G. Payen, Z. Wang, S. Hu, S. N. Tripathi, C. Cordoba-Jabonero and R. M. Hoff, (2012): Stratospheric AOD after the 2011 eruption of Nabro volcano measured by lidars over the Northern Hemisphere, Environ. Res. Lett. 7, 034013 (9pp), doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/3/034013.

      6. P. Pornsawad, G. D’Amico, C. Böckmann, A. Amodeo, and G. Pappalardo, (2012): Retrieval of aerosol extinction coefficient profiles from Raman lidar data by inversion method, Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 12, pp. 2035-2044, doi: 10.1364/AO.51.002035.

      7. Mona, L., Amodeo, A., D'Amico, G., Giunta, A., Madonna, F., and Pappalardo, G.: Multi-wavelength Raman lidar observations of the Eyjafjallajökull volcanic cloud over Potenza, southern Italy, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 2229-2244, doi:10.5194/acp-12-2229-2012, 2012.

      8. Matthias V., A. Aulinger, J. Bieser, J. Cuesta, B. Geyer, B. Langmann, I. Serikov, I. Mattis, A. Minikin, L. Mona, M. Quante, U. Schumann, B. Weinzierl, (2012) The ash dispersion over Europe during the Eyjafjallajökull eruption - comparison of CMAQ simulations to remote sensing and air-borne in-situ observations, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 48, March 2012, Pages 184-194, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.06.077.

      9. M. Campanelli, V. Estelles, T. Smyth, C. Tomasi, M.P. Martìnez-Lozano, B. Claxton, P. Muller, G. Pappalardo, A. Pietruczuk, J. Shanklin, S. Colwell, C. Wrench, A. Lupi, M. Mazzola, C. Lanconelli, V. Vitale, F. Congeduti, D. Dionisi, F. Cardillo, M. Cacciani, G. P. Casasanta, T. Nakajima, (2012) Monitoring of Eyjafjallajökull volcanic aerosol by the new European Skynet Radiometers (ESR) network, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 48, March 2012, Pages 33–45, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.09.070

      10. A. Boselli, R. Caggiano, C. Cornacchia, F. Madonna, M. Macchiato, L. Mona, G. Pappalardo, S. Trippetta, (2012) Multi year sun-photometer measurements for aerosol characterization in a Central Mediterranean site, Atmos. Res., Volume 104, February 2012, Pages 98-110  doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2011.08.002.

      11. J. Meier, I. Tegen, I. Mattis, R. Wolke, L. Alados Arboledas, c, A. Apituley, D. Balis, F. Barnaba, A. Chaikovsky, M. Sicard, G. Pappalardo, A. Pietruczuk, D. Stoyanov, F. Ravetta, V. Rizi, (2012) A regional model of European aerosol transport: Evaluation with sun photometer, lidar and air quality data, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 47, February 2012, Pages 519–532, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.09.029.


      1. Pisani G., Boselli A., Spinelli N., Wang X, (2011) Characterization of Saharan dust layers over Naples (Italy) during 2000-2003 EARLINET project, Atmos. Res. Volume 102, Issue 3, November 2011, Pages 286-299 , doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2011.07.012.

      2. F. Madonna, A. Amodeo, A. Boselli, C. Cornacchia, V. Cuomo, G. D’Amico, A. Giunta, L. Mona, and G. Pappalardo, (2011) CIAO: the CNR-IMAA advanced observatory for atmospheric research, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 4, 1191-1208, www.atmos-meas-tech.net/4/1191/2011/ doi:10.5194/amt-4-1191-2011.

      3. Wulfmeyer V., A. Behrendt, C. Kottmeier, U. Corsmeier, C. Barthlott, G. Craig, M. Hagen, D. Althausen, F. Aoshima, H.-S. Bauer, J. van Baelen, L. Bennett, A. Blyth, C. Brandau, S. Crewell, G. Dick, M. Dorninger, Y. Dufournet, G. Ehret, R. Engelmann, C. Flamant, T. Foken, P. Di Girolamo, P. Groenemeijer, M. Grzeschik, J. Handwerker, C. Hauck, H. Höller, W. Junkermann, N. Kalthoff, C. Kiemle, S. Klink, M. König, H.-J. Koppert, L. Krauss, C. N. Long, F. Madonna, S. Mobbs, B. Neininger, S. Pal, G. Peters, G. Pigeon, M. Radlach, E. Richard, M. Rotach, H. Russchenberg, U. Schumann, T. Schwitalla, C. Simmer, V. Smith, R. Steinacker, D. Turner, S. Vogt, H. Volkert, T. Weckwerth, H. Wernli, A. Wieser, C. Wunram (2011), The Convective and Orographically Induced Precipitation Study (COPS): The scientific strategy, the field phase, and first highlights, Q. J. Royal Metorol. Soc., Volume 137, Issue S1, January 2011, Pages: 3–30, doi:10.1002/qj.752.


      1. Pappalardo, G., U. Wandinger, L. Mona, A. Hiebsch, I. Mattis, A. Amodeo, A. Ansmann, P. Seifert, H. Linne, A. Apituley, L. Alados Arboledas, D. Balis, A. Chaikovsky, G. D'Amico, F. De Tomasi, V. Freudenthaler, E. Giannakaki, A. Giunta, I. Grigorov, M. Iarlori, F. Madonna, R.-E. Mamouri, L. Nasti, A. Papayannis, A. Pietruczuk, M. Pujadas, V. Rizi, F. Rocadenbosch, F. Russo, F. Schnell, N. Spinelli, X. Wang, and M. Wiegner (2010) EARLINET correlative measurements for CALIPSO: first intercomparison results, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00H19, doi:10.1029/2009JD012147.

      2. Madonna F., A. Amodeo, G. D'Amico, L. Mona, and G. Pappalardo (2010), Observation of non-spherical ultragiant aerosol using a microwave radar, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L21814, doi:10.1029/2010GL044999.


      1. A. Boselli, M. Armenante, L. D’Avino, M. D’Isidoro, G. Pisani, N. Spinelli, X. Wang, Atmospheric Aerosol Characterization Over Naples During 2000-2003 EARLINET Project: Planetary Boundary-Layer Evolution and Layering, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, Volume: 132   Issue: 1   Pages: 151-165, 2009.

      2. Laj P., J. Klausen, M. Bilde, C. Plab-Duelmer, G. Pappalardo, C. Clerbaux, U. Baltensperger, J. Hjorth, D. Simpson, S. Reimann, P. F. Coheur, A. Richter, M. de Mazière, Y. Rudich, G. McFiggans, K. Torseth, A. Wiedensohler, S. Morin, M. Schulz, J. Allan, J. L. Attié, I. Barnes, W. Birmilli, P. Cammas, J. Dommen, H. P. Dorn, S. Fuzzi, M. Glasius, M. Hermann, S. Kinne, I. Koren, F. Madonna, M. Maione, A. Massling, O. Moehler, L. Mona, D. Müller, T. Müller, J. Orphal, V. H. Peuch, F. Stratmann, D. Tanré, G. Tyndall, A. A. Riziq, M. Van Roozendael, P. Villani, B. Weiner, H. Wex, A. Zardini - Measuring Atmospheric Composition Changes –Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 43, No. 33. (2009), pp. 5351-5414. doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2009.08.020

      3. Cuomo V, De Martino S, Falanga M, Mona L ., Influence of local dust source and stochastic fluctuations on Saharan aerosol index dynamics – Int. Jour. Mod. Phys. B, vol 23, Issue 28-29, 5383-5390, 2009.

      4. Madonna, F., F. Russo, R. Ware, and G. Pappalardo (2009), Mid-tropospheric supercooled liquid water observation consistent with nucleation induced by a mountain lee wave, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L18802, doi:10.1029/2009GL039545.

      5. Mona L., G. Pappalardo, A. Amodeo, G. D'Amico, F. Madonna, A. Boselli, A. Giunta, F. Russo, V. Cuomo, (2009): One year of CNR-IMAA multi-wavelength Raman lidar measurements in coincidence with CALIPSO overpasses: Level 1 products comparison, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 7213–7228, 2009, www.atmos-chem-phys.net/9/7213/2009/, doi: doi:10.5194/acpd-9-8429-2009

      6. D. Müller, B. Heinold, M. Tesche, I. Tegen, D. Althausen, L. Alados Arboledas, V. Amiridis, A. Amodeo, A. Ansmann, D. Balis, A. Comeron, G. D'amico, E. Gerasopoulos, J. L. Guerrero-Rascado, V. Freudenthaler, E. Giannakaki, B. Heese, M. Iarlori, P. Knippertz, R. E. Mamouri, L. Mona, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, R.-M. Perrone , G. Pisani, V. Rizi, M. Sicard, N. Spinelli, A. Tafuro and M. Wiegner, “EARLINET observations of the 14-22-May long-range dust transport event during SAMUM 2006: validation of results from dust transport modelling”, TELLUS SERIES B-CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL METEOROLOGY Volume: 61 Issue: 1 Pages: 325-339 Published: FEB 2009.


      1. Wang Χ., A. Boselli, L. D'Avino, G. Pisani, N. Spinelli, A. Amodeo, A.  Chaikovsky, M. Wiegner, S. Nickovic, A. Papayannis, M.R. Perrone, V. Rizi, L. Sauvage and A. Stohl, Volcanic dust characterization by EARLINET during Etna's eruptions in 2001-2002, Atmospheric Environment ,Vol. 42, Issue 5, 893–905, 2008.

      2. Papayannis A., V. Amiridis, L. Mona, G. Tsaknakis, D. Balis, J. Bösenberg, A. Chaikovski, F. De Tomasi, I. Grigorov, I. Mattis, V. Mitev, D. Müller, S. Nickovic, C. Pérez, A. Pietruczuk, G. Pisani, F. Ravetta, V. Rizi, M. Sicard, T. Trickl, M. Wiegner, M. Gerding, R. E. Mamouri, G. D'Amico and G. Pappalardo, “Systematic lidar observations of Saharan dust over Europe in the frame of EARLINET (2000-2002)”, Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, doi:10.1029/2007JD009028, 2008.

      3. J. P. Taylor ,W. Smith, V. Cuomo, A. Larar, D. Zhou, C. Serio, T. Maestri, R. Rizzi, S. Newman, P. Antonelli, S. Mango, P. Di Girolamo, F. Esposito, G. Grieco, D. Summa, R. Restieri, G. Masiello, F. Romano, G. Pappalardo, G. Pavese, L. Mona, A. Amodeo, G. Pisani, EAQUATE – An International Experiment For Hyper-spectral Atmospheric Sounding Validation, BAMS, 203-218, February 2008.

      4. G. Pica, A. Boselli, F. Castaldo, R. Fusco, S. Mattei, M.R. Santovito, X. Wang, New prototype of very compact LIDAR for atmospheric particulate monitoring, Journal of Optoelectronic and advanced material, Vol. 10, No. 11, p. 3111 - 3116 (2008).


      1. Daniel K. Zhou, W.L. Smith, V. Cuomo, J.P. Taylor, C.D. Barnet, P. Di Girolamo, G. Pappalardo, A.M. Larar, X. Liu, S.M. Newman, C. Lee, and S.A. Mango, Retrieval validation during the European Aqua Thermodynamic Experiment, Quarterly Journal of Royal Meteorology Society, 133 (S3) 203-215 (2007).

      2. L. Mona, C. Cornacchia, G. D'Amico, P. Di Girolamo, G. Pappalardo, G. Pisani, D. Summa, X. Wang, V. Cuomo, Characterization of the variability of the humidity and cloud fields as observed from a cluster of ground-based lidar systems, Quarterly Journal of Royal Meteorology Society, 133: (S3) 257–271 (2007).

      3. M. Ridolfi, U. Blum, B. Carli, V. Catoire, S. Ceccherini, H. Claude, C. De Clercq, K. H. Fricke, F. Friedl-Vallon, M. Iarlori, P. Keckhut, B. Kerridge, J.-C. Lambert, Y. J. Meijer, L. Mona, H. Oelhaf, G. Pappalardo, M. Pirre, V. Rizi, C. Robert, D. Swart, T. von Clarmann, A. Waterfall, and G. Wetzel - Geophysical validation of temperature retrieved by the ESA processor from MIPAS/ENVISAT atmospheric limb-emission measurements  - Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 4459-4487, 2007.


      1. L. Mona, A. Amodeo, M. Pandolfi, G. Pappalardo - Saharan dust intrusions in the Mediterranean area: Three years of Raman lidar measurements – J. Geophys. Res., vol. 111, D16203, doi:10.1029/2005JD006569, 2006

      2. M.G. Villani, L. Mona, A. Maurizi, G. Pappalardo, A. Tiesi, M. Pandolfi, M. D'Isidoro, V. Cuomo, F. Tampieri, Transport of volcanic aerosol in the troposphere: the case study of the 2002 Etna plume, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 111, No. D21, D21102, doi:10.1029/2006JD007126, 2006.

      3. F. Madonna, A. Amodeo, C. Cornacchia, G. D’Amico, L. Mona, M.Pandolfi, G. Pappalardo, V. Cuomo - Multichannel microwave radiometer and water vapour Raman lidar: comparisons and synergies – AITinforma - Rivista Italiana di telerilevamento, 35, 115-130, 2006

      4. A. Amodeo, J. Bösenberg, A. Ansmann, D. Balis, C. Böckmann, A. Chaikovsky, A. Comeron, V. Mitev, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, M. R. Perrone, V. Rizi, V. Simeonov, P. Sobolewski, N. Spinelli, D. V. Stoyanov, T. Trickl, M. Wiegner -  EARLINET: the European Aerosol Lidar Network - Optica Pura y Aplicada, of the Optical Spanish Society, vol. 39, N. 1, 2006.

      5. Bassani C., Cavalli R. M., Palombo A., Pignatti S. and Madonna F., (2006), Laboratory activity for a new procedure of MIVIS calibration and relative validation with test data, Annals of Geophysics, Vol. 49, N.1, February, pag. 45-56.


      1. S. Guibert, V. Matthias, M. Schulz, J. Bösenberg, R. Eixmann, I. Mattis, G. Pappalardo, M. Rita Perrone, N. Spinelli, and G. Vaughan, 2005: "The vertical distribution of aerosol over Europe: synthesis of one year of EARLINET aerosol lidar measurements and aerosol transport modeling with LMDzT-INCA.", Atmos. environ. 39, 2933-2943.

      2. Wang, A. Boselli, L.D’Avino, R. Velotta, N. Spinelli, P. Bruscaglioni, A. Ismaelli, G. Zaccanti, An algorithm to determine cirrus properties from analysis of multiple-scattering influence on lidar signals, Appl. Phys.B, 80, 609-615, (2005).


      1. V. Matthias, J. Bösenberg, V. Freudenthaler, A. Amodeo, D. Balis, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comeron, A. Delaval, F. de Tomasi, R. Eixmann, A. Hågård, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, R. Matthey, I. Mattis, V. Rizi, J.A. Rodriguez, V. Simeonov, X. Wang, “Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of the EARLINET project. 1. Instruments”, Appl. Opt. 43, N. 4, 961-976, 2004.

      2. C. Böckmann, U. Wandinger, A. Ansmann, J. Bösenberg, V. Amiridis, A. Boselli, A. Delaval, F. De Tomasi, M. Frioud, A. Hågård, M. Horvat, M. Iarlori, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, G. Larchevêque, V. Matthias, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, F. Rocadembosch, J.A. Rodriguez, J. Schneider, V. Shcherbakov, M. Wiegner, “Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of the EARLINET project. 2. Aerosol backscatter algorithms”, Appl. Opt. 43, N. 4, 977-989, 2004.

      3. G. Pappalardo, A. Amodeo, M. Pandolfi, U. Wandinger, A. Ansmann, J. Bosenberg, V. Matthias, V. Amiridis, F. De Tomasi, M. Frioud, M. Iarlori, L. Komguem, A. Papayannis, F. Rocadenbosch, and X. Wang, “Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of the EARLINET project. 3. Raman lidar algorithm for aerosol extinction, backscatter and lidar ratio” Appl. Opt., 43. N. 28, 5370-5385, 2004.

      4. V. Matthias, D. Balis, J. Bösenberg, R. Eixmann, M. Iarlori, L. Komguem, I. Mattis, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, M. R. Perrone, and X. Wang, “Vertical aerosol distribution over Europe: Statistical analysis of Raman lidar data from 10 European Aerosol Research Lidar Network (EARLINET) stations” J. Geophys. Res., 109, D18201, doi: 10.1029/2004JD004638, 2004.

      5. G. Pappalardo, A. Amodeo, L. Mona, M. Pandolfi, N. Pergola, and V. Cuomo, “Raman lidar observations of aerosol emitted during the 2002 Etna eruption”, Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, doi:10.1029/2003GL019073, 2004.


      1. P. Di Girolamo, A. Amodeo, M. Pandolfi, G. Pappalardo, V. Cuomo, Lidar research activities in PotenzaSouthern Italy, Annals of Geophysics, 46, N.2, 309-319, 2003.

      2. G. Pappalardo, A. Amodeo, S. Amoruso, L. Mona, M. Pandolfi, V. Cuomo, One year of tropospheric lidar measurements of aerosol extinction and backscatter, Annals of Geophysics, 46, N.2, 401-413, 2003.


      1. S. Amoruso, A. Amodeo, M. Armenante, A. Boselli, L. Mona, M. Pandolfi, G. Pappalardo, R. Velotta, N. Spinelli, X. Wang, Development of a tunable IR lidar system, Optics and Laser in Engineering, 37, 2002, pp. 521-532.


      1. S. De Martino, M. Falanga, L. Mona –Stochastic resonance mechanism in Aerosol Index dynamics – Physical Review Letters, 89, 12, 2002;

      2. D. N. Whiteman, G. Schwemmer, T. Berkoff, H. Plotkin, L. Ramos-Izquierdo, and G. Pappalardo, Performance modeling of an airborne Raman water vapor lidar, Appl. Opt. 40, No. 3, 375-390, 2001.

      3. P. F. Ambrico, P. Di Girolamo, L. Mona, M. Pandolfi, R. B. Husar - Satellite and Lidar Observation of Saharan Dust Outbreaks over the Mediterranean Basin, Journal of Aerosol Science, vol. 32, supplement 1, S395-S369, 2001.


      1. J. Schneider, D. Balis, C. Bockmann, J. Bosenberg, B. Calpini, A.P. Chaikovsky, A. Comeron, P. Flamant, V. Freudenthaler, A. Hagard, I. Mattis, V. Mitev, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, J. Pelon, M.R. Perrone, D.P. Resendes, N. Spinelli, T. Trickl, G. Vaughan, and G. Visconti, A European aerosol research lidar network to establish an aerosol climatology (EARLINET), J. Aerosol Sci., 31, Suppl. 1, 592-593, 2000.

      2. P. F. Ambrico, A. Amodeo, P. Di Girolamo, N. Spinelli, Sensitivity Analysis of differential absorption lidar measurements in the mid-infrared region, Appl. Opt. 39, N° 36, 6847 - 6865 (2000)

      3. Amodeo A., A. Boselli, L. Fiorani, G. Passeggio, R. Velotta, Innovative telescope for 3-D lidar measurements, Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials, vol. 2, N. 1 p. 73-81 (2000).


      1. P.F. Ambrico, A. Amodeo, S. Amoruso, M. Armenante, A. Boselli, M. Pandolfi, G. Pappalardo, N. Spinelli, R. Velotta, Monitoring of an industrial area in Southern Italy by using a multiwavelength lidar, Optica Applicata 29, N° 4, 427-438, 1999.

      2. P. Di Girolamo, P. Ambrico, A. Amodeo, A. Boselli, G. Pappalardo, N. Spinelli, Aerosol observations in the nocturnal boundary layer,  Appl. Opt. 38, N° 21, 4585-4595 (1999).


      1. V. Cuomo, P. Di Girolamo, G. Pappalardo, N. Spinelli, V. Berardi, M. Armenante, M.P. McCormick, Lidar in Space Technology Experiment correlative measurements by lidar in Potenza, southern Italy, Journal of Geophysical Research Vol. 103, No. D10, 11,455-11,463, 1998.


      1. V. Cuomo, P. Di Girolamo, F. Esposito, G. Pappalardo, C. Serio, N. Spinelli, M. Armenante, B. Bartoli, V. Berardi, R. Bruzzese, C. Bellecci, G. E. Caputi, F. De Donato, P. Gaudio, M. Valentini, H. Melfi, M. P. McCormick, The LITE Correlative Measurements Campaign in Southern Italy: Preliminary Results, Applied Physics B, Vol. B 64, No. 5, 553-559, 1997.

      2. P. Ambrico, A. Amodeo, S. Amoruso, M. Armenante, V. Berardi, A. Boselli, R. Bruzzese, R. Capobianco, P. Di Girolamo, L. Fiorani, G. Pappalardo, N. Spinelli, R. Velotta, A multiparametric Lidar system spanning from UV to the mid IR, Laser und Optoelektronik 29, 62, 1997.


      1. P. Di Girolamo, G. Pappalardo, N. Spinelli, V. Berardi, R. Velotta, Lidar observations of the stratospheric aerosol layer over southern Italy in the period 1991-1995, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 101, No. D13, 18,765-18,773, 1996.


      1. P. Di Girolamo, V. Cuomo, A. Boselli, R. V. Gagliardi, G. Pappalardo, R. Velotta, B. Bartoli, V. Berardi, N. Spinelli, Lidar measurements of atmospheric transmissivity, Il Nuovo Cimento, 18 C, N.2, 209-222, 1995.

      2. P. Di Girolamo, R. V. Gagliardi, G. Pappalardo, N. Spinelli, R. Velotta, and V. Berardi, Two-wavelength lidar analysis of stratospheric aerosol size distribution, Journal of Aerosol Science, Vol. 26, No. 6, 989-1001, 1995.