Entry: Aerosol optical depth, TSP
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URI: http://codes.wmo.int/wmdr/ObservedVariableAtmosphere/325
The AOD is the effective depth of the aerosol over a specified distance, from the viewpoint of radiation propagation: Vertical integral of spectral aerosol extinction coefficient AOD = exp(K. Δz) where K is the extinction coefficient [km1 ] and Δz the vertical path [km].
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The AOD is the effective depth of the aerosol over a specified distance, from the viewpoint of radiation propagation: Vertical integral of spectral aerosol extinction coefficient AOD = exp(K. Δz) where K is the extinction coefficient [km1 ] and Δz the vertical path [km].

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Aerosol optical depth, TSP

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325

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Concept
