• Course - April 6
  • Course - April 7
  • Camagüey Tour - April 8
  • Workshop - April 9
  • Workshop - April 10
Professor Country Conference
08:30 10:40   Lecture 1 Victoria Cachorro Spain Aerosols and Other Techniques for Aerosols Measurements
10:40 11:00   Coffee Break
11:00 12:40   Lecture 2 Paulo Artaxo Brazil Aerosol properties, including aerosol radiative forcing and aerosol-cloud interactions
12:40 14:00   Lunch
14:00 15:40   Lecture 3 Juan L. Guerrero Spain Lidar systems, as well as, algorithms and data exploitation
15:40 16:00   Coffee Break
16:00 ----   Open Discussion
Professor Country Conference
08:30 10:40   Lecture 4 Henrique Barbosa Brazil Algorithms and Data Exploitation
10:40 11:00   Coffee Break
11:00 12:40   Lecture 5 Adolfo Comerón Spain Lidars Networks, algorithms and protocols standardization
12:40 14:00   Lunch
14:00 15:40   Lecture 6 Elian Wolfrang Argentina Ozone and water vapor lidars
15:40 16:00   Coffee Break
16:00 ----   Open Discussion
08:30 09:00   Tour Departure
09:00 10:40   Bus Travel from Cayo Coco to Camagüey City
10:40 11:00   Coffee Break
11:00 12:40   Visit to Atmospheric Optics Group of Camagüey and the Meteorologícal Center of Camagüey
12:40 14:00   Lunch in the "1800 Restaurant " at San Juan de Dios square
14:00 16:00    Tour through Historical Center of the Camagüey City
16:00 ----   Tour Return
Name Lastname Country Title
08:30 09:00   Invited Talk Patrick Hamill USA Aerosol Identification by Lidar: a Comparison of results from CALIPSO and AERONET
09:00 09:20   Seción 1 Elian Wolfram Argentina Cloud impact study in solar surface radiation using the R2-SOLAR network in Argentine territory
09:20 09:40 Juan L. Guerrero Rascado Spain Recent Advances in the Cubatão Scanning Lidar to Monitor Industrial Flares
09:40 10:00   Seción 2 Boris Barja González Cuba Characteristics of Cirrus Clouds in the Central Amazon region during the Intensive Observational Period in the dry season 2014 as part of the GOAMAZON experiment
10:00 10:20 Carmen Córdoba-Jabonero Spain Subtropical and polar cirrus cloud characterized by ground-based lidars and CALIPSO/CALIOP observations
10:20 10:40 Andrés E. Bedoya Velásquez Colombia Saharan dust event over Colombia detected in the LALINET Lidar Observatory Atmosphere - LOA-UNAL 
10:40 11:00   Coffee Break
11:00 11:20 Pedro A. de Azevedo Santos Brazil Lidar measurements validation under coastal condition
11:20 11:40 Ricardo N. Forno Bolivia Angular Aerosol Profiling over the city of La Paz, Bolivia
11:40 12:00 Carmen Córdoba-Jabonero Spain Vertical estimate of Saharan dust mass concentrations derived by ground-based lidar observations in synergy with airborne in-situ measurements
12:00 12:20 Yoshiaki Sakagami Brazil Wind LiDAR profiler performance in the northeast coast of Brazil
12:20 12:40  Seción 3 Eduardo Landulfo Brasil Observation and characterization of the transcontinental aerosol transportation from Africa to South America continent – Introducing a new Lidar system to LALINET 
12:40 13:00   Juan C. Antuña Cuba Aerosol transport over the Caribbean
13:00 13:20 Aldo Moya Cuba Use of WRF model for aerosols transport simulations originated by biomass burning inside and outside of Cuba
13:20 14:50   Lunch
14:50 ---- Poster Session María F. Sánchez Bolivia Evaluation of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer behavior
Diego Alves Gouveia Brazil Algorithm for the Determination of the Optical Depth and Lidar Ratio of Cirrus Clouds by Elastic Lidar Measurements
Jorge Rosas Santana Cuba Comparing CALIPSO and ground-base measurements Cloud Optical Depth at Camagüey
Nelson Díaz Spences Cuba Angular Response Calibration System for Solar Radiation instruments coupled to a Digital Galvanometer
Frank García Parrado Cuba Determination of the Broadband Aerosol Optical Depth Baseline and comparison with sunphotometer data
Juan C. Antuña Sánchez Cuba Design and construction of a Cloud Camera from a Raspberry Pi
Iralmis Y. Platero Morejón Cuba Climatology of Surface Albedo at Camagüey Actinometric Station
Juan A. Casquero-Vera  Spain Assessment and improvements of STRAT applied to ceilometer measurements for non-supervised atmospheric classification
Juan L. Guerrero Rascado Spain First Attempt to Assess Aerosol-Cloud Interaction by Elastic Lidar at the EARLINET Granada Station
Pablo Ortiz-Amezcua Spain Retrieval of particle microphysical properties for different aerosol types with LIRIC algorithm
Yoshitaka Jin Japan Continuous observations with multi-parameter lidars in Asian Dust and aerosol lidar observation Network (AD-Net)
Mauricio Múnera Pérez Colombia Development Atmospheric Spectro-radiometry as a Support Technique to the LOA-UNAL Activities
Gregori de Arruda Moreira Brazil Intercomparison of wind data observed with Wind Doppler LIDAR and SODAR at Ressacada, Florianópolis-Brazil
Modou Mbaye Senegal Tracking atmospheric fauna by passive remote sensing
Vania F. Andrioli  Brazil Strong temperature gradients in the MLT region associated to an instability source
Ezequiel Pawelko Argentina Development of a multispectral Raman and Fluorescence lidar to study the atmospheric aerosols chemical composition
Smadar Egert  Israel Temporal and Spatial Aerosol Dynamics On Shore and Inland Using Continuous Ceilometers Aerosol Profiles Retrieval
Name Lastname Country Title
08:30 09:00   Invited Talk Paulo Artaxo Brazil Aerosol radiative forcing and optical properties of aerosols over Amazonia using Lidar, AERONET and other tools
09:00 09:20   Seción 4 Diego Alves Gouveia Brasil Intercomparison of the Lidar systems operated during GoAmazon 2014/15 experiment
09:20 09:40 Rodrigo Fuentes Chile Comparison of atmospheric optical properties retrieved by CMAX-DOAS and LIDAR measurements at Concepcion, Chile
09:40 10:00   Errico Armandillo Netherlands Active-Passive Instrument Package Definition for Advanced Earth Resources Monitoring
10:00 10:20 Henrique Barbosa Brazil Disentangling the Manaus pollution plume from the biomass burning plume during the second GoAmazon 2014/5 Intensive Operating Period (IOP2) 
10:20 10:40 Georgios Tzeremes Netherlands Homogenizing spaceborne lidar missions by addressing depolarization ratio spectral dependence
10:40 11:00   Coffee Break
11:00 11:20   Seción 5 Patricia Ferrini Rodrigues Brazil Comparison of the hygroscopic behavior of aerosols obtained by Raman LIDAR and nephelometry – the NASA Discover-AQ experience
11:20 11:40 Sophie Godin-Beekmann  France Comparison and merging of ozone profile data from lidar and other measurement techniques at NDACC Alpine station 
11:40 12:00 Daniel J. Nisperuza Toledo Colombia Radiative Forcing Effects on Planetary Boundary Layer Evolution in the Tropical Andean Zone, Medellín – Colombia: Synergy Lidar and Sun Photometer
12:00 12:20 Fabio Lopes Brazil Synergy between multichannel Raman Lidar system and spaceborne remote sensing platforms applied to study aerosol optical properties at Metropolitan Area of São Paulo – Brazil
12:20 12:40 Seción 6 Pablo Ristori Argentina Multi-wavelength Depolarization and Raman lidar and High Spectral Resolution Lidar setup and modelization at the Argentinean Aerosol Monitoring Stations
12:40 13:00   Michaël Sicard Spain Contribution of EARLINET/ACTRIS to the summer 2013 Special Observing Period of the ChArMEx project
13:00 13:20    Eduardo Landulfo Brazil LALINET a.k.a. Activities
13:20 15:00   Lunch
15:00 ----  Lalinet Forum Discussion


  • Session 1: Remote sensing application
  • Session 2: Lidar applications in environmental sciences
  • Session 3: Special Section on Aerosol long-range trasport
  • Session 4: Lidar Technologies and methods
  • Session 5: Synergy between lidar and others instruments
  • Session 6: Lidar Networking and Regional and international cooperation in lidar technologies