Station: Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Belongs to the Spanish Meteorological Agency (AEMET), Centre for Atmospheric Research at Izaña. Research Agreement since 2004.
Measurements: Aerosols and clouds: active backscattering technique (micropulse LIDAR, MPL) in full-time continuous mode, all year around.
Aim: Research on Saharan dust intrusions and cirrus climatology in the subtropical region.
Available data: Extinction and backscattering profiles, and aerosol optical depth (AOD), since 2005 to date (except period from June 2006 to May 2007).
IP micropulse LIDAR (MPL): Carmen Córdoba-Jabonero (email@example.com)