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Table 4.

Classification of aerosols based on CALIPSO aerosol subtype profiles during selected days. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.2021.000063.t4

DateSiteFMF Versus AETypeFMF Versus AAETypeFMF Versus SSATypeCALIPSO
April 7, 2015 Dhaka .930 1.271 BC .934 1.511 BC .930 .922 BC Smoke and polluted dust 
Bhola .601 0.981 Mixed .91 1.570 BC .903 .911 BC 
October 23, 2015 Dhaka .962 1.290 BC .959 1.181 BC .961 .904 BC Smoke and polluted continental 
Bhola .974 1.267 BC .970 1.253 BC .970 .972 BC 
December 10, 2015 Dhaka .610 0.961 ˜Mixed .971 1.332 BC .971 .881 BC Polluted continental and polluted smoke 
Bhola .662 0.930 ˜Mixed .964 1.351 BC .964 .921 BC 
DateSiteFMF Versus AETypeFMF Versus AAETypeFMF Versus SSATypeCALIPSO
April 7, 2015 Dhaka .930 1.271 BC .934 1.511 BC .930 .922 BC Smoke and polluted dust 
Bhola .601 0.981 Mixed .91 1.570 BC .903 .911 BC 
October 23, 2015 Dhaka .962 1.290 BC .959 1.181 BC .961 .904 BC Smoke and polluted continental 
Bhola .974 1.267 BC .970 1.253 BC .970 .972 BC 
December 10, 2015 Dhaka .610 0.961 ˜Mixed .971 1.332 BC .971 .881 BC Polluted continental and polluted smoke 
Bhola .662 0.930 ˜Mixed .964 1.351 BC .964 .921 BC 

FMF = fine mode fraction; AE = angstrom exponent; AAE = absorption angstrom exponent; SSA = single scattering albedo; CALIPSO = cloud–aerosol lidar and infrared pathfinder satellite observation.

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