Dates: 1-2 Cecember 2016

Place: IPSL, Paris, France


Final report (not available yet)



Marial Haeffelin: Introduction to the SWG

Cristina Charlton-Perez: Review of the previous forward model for ALC SWG in Reading 2015

Martial Haeffelin: Current status of our understanding of ceilometer measurements, uncertainties, and data availability in ALC networks

Gian Paolo Gobbi: ALC backscatter and volume profiles, and the Automated Lidar-Ceilometer Network in Italy

Cristina Charlton-Perez: Met Office forward model for ceilometer backscatter

Elliott Warren: Results from the Met Office forward operator using high-resolution model data compared to London ceilometer observations

Ka Lok Chan: Simulation of ceilometer backscatter signal from global chemical transport model data

Maxime Hervo: First results of the comparison between C-IFS model and E-PROFILE ALC network

Marjolaine Chiriaco: Using lidar measurements and lidar forward operators to evaluate the representation of key-processes in regional climate simulations

Henri Diemoz: Monitoring of polluted air masses from the Po basin to the Aosta Valley with the help of an ALC, high-resolution back-trajectories and chemical-transport models

Juan Luis Guerrero Rascado: The Iberian Ceilometer-radiometer Network: monitoring an exceptional dust event and model evaluation

Sven-Erik Gryning: WRF model evaluation based on wind-lidar profiles

Julie Letertre-Danczak: Lidar data assimilation and verification at ECMWF

Laaziz El Amraoui: Aerosol assimilation Activities at Meteo-France AOD & lidar profiles

Karine Sartelet: Improving aerosol forecast in air quality models by assimilation of lidar data

Alexander Haefele: Retrieval of Temperature and Water Vapor from Multiple Channel Lidar Systems Using an Optimal Estimation Method

All: Wrap-up discussion