Dr. Benjamin Torres

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Is a researcher contracted by GOA-UVA in order to work on scientific tasks within several projects of the group (AEMET, JCyL). He first started collaborating with the group in 2005, by participating in the ALOMAR 2005 campaign within the scope of the IPY: GOA Summer Aerosol Arctic Campaign 2005 (GOA-SAAC’05). Only a few months later, he obtained a scholarship from the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science for w
orking as a collaborator in GOA during his final study year. Upon finishing the MSc (2006), he was awarded with a scholarship from the group for undertaking the courses within the Master “Instrumentation in Physics”, a prerequisite before continuing with the doctoral studies. In July 2007 he started the PhD supported by a University of Valladolid and BSCH doctoral scholarship. In July 2008, the former scholarship was replaced by a national scholarship awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Eduaction and Science for a period of three years (July 2008-July 2011), within the program of FPU (Education for University Teachers). He has finished writing the PhD thesis and is currently preparing the thesis defense, which is scheduled for April this year. The thesis is qualified to obtain the “international mention”, as Benjamin did a research stay of 8 months with the LOA group at Lille University in France.

Publications

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2018

R. Román; J.A. Benavent-Oltra; J.A. Casquero-Vera; A. Lopatin; A. Cazorlaa; H. Lyamani; C. Denjean; D. Fuertes; D. Pérez-Ramírez; B. Torres; C. Toledano; O. Dubovik; V.E. Cachorro; A.M. de Frutos; F.J. Olmo; L. Alados-Arboledas

Retrieval of aerosol profiles combining sunphotometer and ceilometer measurements in GRASP code Journal Article

Atmospheric Research, 204 , pp. 161-167, 2018.

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D. Fuertes; C. Toledano; R. González; A. Berjón; B. Torres; V. E. Cachorro; A. M. de Frutos

CÆLIS: Software for assimilation, management and processing data of an atmospheric measurement network Journal Article

Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems, 7 (1), pp. 67-81, 2018.

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2017

R. Román, J.A. Benavent-Oltra, J.A. Casquero-Vera, A. Cazorla, H. Lyamani, C. Toledano, D. Fuertes, B. Torres, A. Lopatin, O. Dubovik, F.J. Olmo; L. Alados-Arboledas.

Aerosol concentration profiles obtained by GRASP code combining ceilometer and sunphotometer measurements Conference

Institute for Environmental Assessment and Water Studies (IDÆA), Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) Barcelona, España, 2017, (5th Iberian Meeting on Aerosol Science and Technology (RICTA'17)).

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R. Román, J.A. Benavent-Oltra, P. Ortiz-Amezcua, D. Pérez-Ramírez, A. Cazorla, A. Barreto, J.L. Guerrero-Rascado, C. Toledano, A. Lopatin, B. Torres, O. Dubovik, P. Goloub, F.J. Olmo; L. Alados-Arboledas

Retrieval of aerosol properties profiles at night combining lunar photometer, lidar and sky camera measurements. Conference

Grupo de Óptica Atmosférica de la Unviersidad de Valladolid (GOA/UVA) y Agencia Estatal de Meteorología (AEMet) Izaña (Tenerife), España, 2017, (Lunar Photometry Workshop 2017).

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J.A. Benavent-Oltra, R. Román, D. Pérez-Ramírez, P. Ortiz-Amezcua, A. Cazorla, A. Barreto, J.L. Guerrero-Rascado, C. Toledano, A. Lopatin, B. Torres, O. Dubovik, P. Goloub, F.J. Olmo; L. Alados-Arboledas.

Preliminary results of aerosol profile retrievals at night combining multi-wavelength lidar, lunar-photometry and sky camera images Conference

International Coordination-group for Laser Atmospheric Studies (ICLAS) Bucharest, Rumanía, 2017, (28th International Laser Radar Conference (ILRC28)).

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R. Román, J.A. Benavent-Oltra, J.A. Casquero-Vera, A. Cazorla, H. Lyamani, C. Toledano, D. Fuertes, B. Torres, O. Dubovik, F.J. Olmo; L. Alados-Arboledas.

Aerosol concentration profiles obtained by GRASP code combining ceilometer and sunphotometer measurements Conference

European Research Infrastructure for the observation of Aerosol, Clouds, and Trace gases (ACTRIS) Granada, España, 2017, (3rd ACTRIS-2 General Meeting).

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J.A. Benavent-Oltra, R. Román, D. Pérez, P. Ortiz-Amezcua, A. Cazorla, A. Barreto, J.L. Guerrero-Rascado, C. Toledano, A. Lopatin, B. Torres, O. Dubovik, P. Goloub, F.J. Olmo; L. Alados-Arboledas.

Preliminary results of aerosol profile retrievals at night combining multi-wavelength lidar, lunar photometry and sky camera images Conference

European Research Infrastructure for the observation of Aerosol, Clouds, and Trace gases (ACTRIS) Granada, España, 2017, (3rd ACTRIS-2 General Meeting).

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R. Román; B. Torres; D. Fuertes; V.E. Cachorro; O. Dubovik; C. Toledano; A. Cazorla; A. Barreto; J.L. Bosch; T. Lapyonok; R. González; P. Goloub; M.R. Perrone; F.J. Olmo; A. de Frutos; L. Alados-Arboledas

Remote sensing of lunar aureole with a sky camera: Adding information in the nocturnal retrieval of aerosol properties with GRASP code Journal Article

Remote Sensing of Environment, 196 , pp. 238 - 252, 2017, ISSN: 0034-4257.

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Almansa, A. F.; Cuevas, E.; Torres, B.; Barreto, Á.; García, R. D.; Cachorro, V. E.; de Frutos, Á. M.; López, C.; Ramos, R.

A new zenith-looking narrow-band radiometer-based system (ZEN) for dust aerosol optical depth monitoring Journal Article

Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 10 (2), pp. 565–579, 2017.

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B. Torres; O. Dubovik; D. Fuertes; G. Schuster; V. E. Cachorro; T. Lapyonok; P. Goloub; L. Blarel; A. Barreto; M. Mallet; C. Toledano; D. Tanré

Advanced characterisation of aerosol size properties from measurements of spectral optical depth using the GRASP algorithm Journal Article

Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 10 (10), pp. 3743–3781, 2017.

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2016

R. Román, B. Torres, D. Fuertes, V.E. Cachorro, O. Dubovik, C. Toledano, A. Cazorla, A. Barreto, J.L. Bosch, T. Lapyonok, R. González, P. Goloub, M.R. Perrone, F.J. Olmo, A. de Frutos; L. Alados-Arboledas.

Using the lunar aureole derived from All-Sky cameras for the retrievals of aerosol microphisycal properties Conference

European Research Infrastructure for the observation of Aerosol, Clouds, and Trace gases (ACTRIS) Barcelona, España, 2016, (2nd ACTRIS-2 WP2 Workshop).

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A. F. Almansa; E. Cuevas; B. Torres; A. Barreto; R. D. García; V. E. Cachorro; A. de Frutos; C. López; R. Ramos

Desert dust remote sensing with the new zenith looking narrow-band radiometer based system (ZEN) Conference

2016.

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R. Román, B. Torres, D. Fuertes, C. Toledano, O. Dubovik, V.E. Cachorro, T. Lapyonok, R. González, A. Barreto, C. Velasco-Merino, A. Cazorla, J.L. Bosch, P. Goloub, L. Blarel, F.J. Olmo, A. de Frutos, L. Alados-Arboledas

The use of a sky camera to observe the relative radiances of the lunar aureole and the effect of aerosol over them Conference

Universidade de Aveiro Aveiro, Portugal, 2016, (IV Iberian Meeting on Aerosol Science and Technology (RICTA2016)).

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Y. S. Bennouna; V. E. Cachorro; D. Mateos; M. A. Burgos; C. Toledano; B. Torres; A. M. de Frutos

Long-term comparative study of columnar and surface mass concentration aerosol properties in a background environment Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 140 , pp. 261-272, 2016.

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M. Mallet; F. Dulac; P. Formenti; P. Nabat; J. Sciare; G. Roberts; J. Pelon; G. Ancellet; D. Tanré; F. Parol; C. Denjean; G. Brogniez; A. di Sarra; L. Alados-Arboledas; J. Arndt; F. Auriol; L. Blarel; T. Bourrianne; P. Chazette; S. Chevaillier; M. Claeys; B. D'Anna; Y. Derimian; K. Desboeufs; T. Di Iorio; J. -F. Doussin; P. Durand; A. Féron; E. Freney; C. Gaimoz; P. Goloub; J. L. Gómez-Amo; M. J. Granados-Mu~noz; N. Grand; E. Hamonou; I. Jankowiak; M. Jeannot; J. -F. Léon; M. Maillé; S. Mailler; D. Meloni; L. Menut; G. Momboisse; J. Nicolas; T. Podvin; V. Pont; G. Rea; J. -B. Renard; L. Roblou; K. Schepanski; A. Schwarzenboeck; K. Sellegri; M. Sicard; F. Solmon; S. Somot; B. textbfTorres; J. Totems; S. Triquet; N. Verdier; C. Verwaerde; F. Waquet; J. Wenger; P. Zapf

Overview of the Chemistry-Aerosol Mediterranean Experiment/Aerosol Direct Radiative Forcing on the Mediterranean Climate (ChArMEx/ADRIMED) summer 2013 campaign Journal Article

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16 (2), pp. 455—504, 2016.

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M. Boichu; I. Chiapello; C. Brogniez; J. -C. Péré; F. Thieuleux; B. Torres; L. Blarel; A. Mortier; T. Podvin; P. Goloub; N. Söhne; L. Clarisse; S. Bauduin; F. Hendrick; N. Theys; M. Van Roozendael; D. Tanré

Current challenges in modelling far-range air pollution induced by the 2014-2015 B'ardharbunga fissure eruption (Iceland) Journal Article

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16 (17), pp. 10831—10845, 2016.

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Cachorro, V. E.; Burgos, M. A.; Mateos, D.; Toledano, C.; Bennouna, Y.; Torres, B.; de Frutos, Á. M.; Herguedas, Á.

Inventory of African desert dust events in the north-central Iberian Peninsula in 2003-2014 based on sun-photometer-AERONET and particulate-mass-EMEP data Journal Article

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16 (13), pp. 8227–8248, 2016.

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2015

D. Mateos; V. E. Cachorro; C. Toledano; M. A. Burgos; Y. Bennouna; B. Torres; D. Fuertes; R. Gonzalez; C. Guirado; R. Román; C. Velasco-Merino; A. Calle; A. M. de Frutos

Climatological study about columnar and surface aerosol load in the Iberian Peninsula Conference

3rd Iberian Meeting on Aerosol Science and Technology, Elche, Spain, 2015.

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R. Román; B. Torres; D. Fuertes; V. E. Cachorro; O. Dubovik; T. Lapyonok; C. Toledano; A. d. Frutos

Moon Radiances Retrieved from a Sky Camera for the Retrieval of Aerosol Properties at Night Conference

Lunar Photometry Workshop, Valladolid, Spain, 2015.

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R. Román; D. Fuertes; B. Torres; A. Lopatin; C. Toledano; R. Gonzalez; O. Dubovik; V. Cachorro; A. M. d. Frutos

Retrieval of aerosol properties with GRASP using colocated sunphotometer and ceilometer data measurements Conference

III Iberian Meeting on Aerosol Science and Technology, 2015.

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D. Mateos; V. E. Cachorro; C. Toledano; M. A. Burgos; Y. Bennouna; B. Torres; D. Fuertes; R. Gonzalez; C. Guirado; R. Román; C. Velasco-Merino; A. Marcos; A. Calle; A. M. de Frutos

Climatological classification of five sectors in the Iberian Peninsula using columnar (AOD, alpha) and surface (PM10, PM2.5) aerosol data supported by air mass apportioning Conference

EGU General Assembly 2015, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 17, EGU2015-12368, Vienna, Austria, 2015.

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D. Mateos; V. E. Cachorro; C. Toledano; M. A. Burgos; Y. Bennouna; B. Torres; D. Fuertes; R. Gonzalez; C. Velasco-Merino; R. Román; A. Calle; A. M. de Frutos

Differences and similarities between surface and columnar aerosol climatology in the Iberian Peninsula Conference

VIII Workshop on Lidar Measurements in Latin America, Cayo Coco, Cuba, 2015.

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A. Sanchez-Lorenzo; D. Mateos; M. Anton; M. Wild; J. Calbó; P. Nabat; V. E. Cachorro; M. J. Costa; S. Somot; M. Mallet; B. Torres; B. Bartok; M. Hakuba; J. Norris; S. M. Vicente-Serrano; J. Trentmann

What is the role of aerosols and clouds in the observed brightening since the mid-1980s over Spain? Conference

EGU General Assembly 2015, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 17, EGU2015-7732, Vienna, Austria, 2015.

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D. Mateos; V. E. Cachorro; C. Toledano; M. A. Burgos; Y. Bennouna; B. Torres; D. Fuertes; R. Gonzalez; C. Guirado; A. Calle; A. M. d. Frutos

Columnar and surface aerosol load over the Iberian Peninsula establishing annual cycles, trends, and relationships in five geographical sectors Journal Article

Science of The Total Environment, 518-519 , pp. 378-392, 2015.

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2014

V. Cachorro; M. A. Burgos; Y. Bennouna; C. Toledano; B. Torres; D. Mateos; A. Marcos; A. M. de Frutos

Climatology and interannual variablity of desert dust outbreaks over north-central Spain in the 2000s Conference

University of Stockholm Stockholm, Sweden, 2014, (41st Annual European Meeting on Atmospheric Studies by Optical Methods).

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D. Mateos; A. Sanchez-Lorenzo; V. Cachorro; M. Anton; B. Torres; J. Calbó; A. M. de Frutos

Proposal of a method to separate the shortwave radiative effects of clouds and aerosols Conference

University of Stockholm Stockholm, Sweden, 2014, (41st Annual European Meeting on Atmospheric Studies by Optical Methods).

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V. Cachorro; M. A. Burgos; Y. Bennouna; C. Toledano; B. Torres; D. Mateos; A. Marcos; A. M. de Frutos

Caracterización del PMx perteneciente al inventario de polvo desértico basado en datos de AOD-alfa de la red RIMA-Aeronet en las estaciones Palencia-Autilla Conference

Universitat Rovira i Virgili Tarragona, Spain, 2014, (2nd Iberian Meeting on Aerosol Science and Technology).

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J. P. Ortiz de Galisteo; Y. Bennouna; C. Toledano; V. Cachorro; P. Romero; M. I. Andrés; B. Torres

Analysis of the annual cycle of the precipitable water vapour over Spain from 10-year homogenized series of GPS data Journal Article

Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 140 (679), pp. 397—406, 2014.

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D. Mateos; A. Sanchez-Lorenzo; M. Anton; V. E. Cachorro; J. Calbó; M. J. Costa; B. Torres; M. Wild

Quantifying the respective roles of aerosols and clouds in the strong brightening since the early 2000s over the Iberian Peninsula Journal Article

Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 119 (17), pp. 10,382—10,393, 2014.

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Y. S. Bennouna; V. Cachorro; M. A. Burgos; C. Toledano; B. Torres; A. de Frutos

Relationships between columnar aerosol optical properties and surface particulate matter observations in north-central Spain from long-term records (2003-2011) Journal Article

Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Discussions, 7 , pp. 5829—5882, 2014.

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B. Torres; O. Dubovik; C. Toledano; A. Berjon; V. E. Cachorro; T. Lapyonok; P. Litvinov; P. Goloub

Sensitivity of aerosol retrieval to geometrical configuration of ground-based sun/sky radiometer observations Journal Article

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 14 , pp. 847-875, 2014.

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2013

B Torres; L Blarel; P Goloub; M Mallet; T Bourrianne; D Tanré; F Dulac; O Dubovik; C Verwaerde; T Podvin; A Mortier; Y Derimian; J L Guerrero-Rascado; L Alados-Arboledas; G Roberts; G Monboisse

First retrievals of aerosol properties derived from measurements of the new airborne sunphotometer PLASMA during the campaigns SHADOWS and ChArMEx, Conference

2013, (7th International Workshop on Sand/Duststorms and Associated Dustfall, Frascati (Rome), Italy).

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V. E. Cachorro; M. A. Burgos; Y. Bennouna; C. Toledano; B. Torres; A. Herguedas; J. González-Orcajo; A. M. de Frutos

Inventory of desert dust aerosols over the north-centre region of Spain (2003-2012) Conference

2013, (VII Workshop on Lidar Measurements in Latin America).

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Y. Bennouna; V. Cachorro; C. Toledano; B. Torres; M. A. Burgos; R. Gonzalez; D. Fuertes; A. M. de Frutos

A climatological study of the relations between AOD-α and PMx for north-central Spain Conference

Davos, Switzerland, 2013, (Davos Atmosphere and Cryosphere Assembly (DACA) 2013).

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B. Torres; O. Dubovik; C. Toledano; A. Berjon; V. E. Cachorro; T. Lapyonok; P. Goloub

A first comparison between almucantar and principal plane retrieval products within AERONET network Conference

Proceedings (ISBN: 978-989-20-3962-6), Evora, Portugal, 2013, (1st Iberian Meeting Aerosol Science and Technology (RICTA) 2013).

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B. Torres; C. Toledano; A. Berjon; D. Fuertes; V. Molina; R. Gonzalez; M. Canini; V. E. Cachorro; P. Goloub; T. Podvin; L. Blarel; O. Dubovik; Y. Bennouna; A. M. de Frutos

Pointing error and field of view of AERONET Cimel-318 Sun photometers Conference

Proceedings (ISBN: 978-989-20-3962-6), Evora, Portugal, 2013, (1st Iberian Meeting Aerosol Science and Technology (RICTA) 2013).

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V. E. Cachorro; D. FUERTES; C. Toledano; Y. Benouna; B. Torres; R. Gonzalez; A. M. de Frutos

The AEROPA project Conference

Proceedings (ISBN: 978-989-20-3962-6), Evora, 2013, (1st Iberian Meeting Aerosol Science and Technology (RICTA) 2013).

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B. Torres; O. Dubovik; C. Toledano; A. Berjon; V. E. Cachorro; T. Lapyonok; P. Goloub

Sensitivity of inversion-derived aerosol properties to the observation geometry of ground-based sun/sky-radiometers. Conference

Lille, France, 2013, (Electromagnetic & Light Scattering XIV).

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Y. S. Bennouna; V. E. Cachorro; B. Torres; C. Toledano; A. Berjon; A. de Frutos; I. Alonso Fernández Coppel

Atmospheric turbidity determined by the annual cycle of the aerosol optical depth over north-center Spain from ground (AERONET) and satellite (MODIS) Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 67 , pp. 352-364, 2013.

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A. Berjón; B. Torres; C. Toledano; T. Podvin; L. Blarel; N. Prats; P. Goloub; V. E. Cachorro

Characterization of temperature sensitivity of sun photometers by field comparison with a reference instrument Journal Article

Journal of Aerosol Science, 59 , pp. 1-5, 2013.

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B. Torres; C. Toledano; A. Berjón; D. Fuertes; V. Molina; R. Gonzalez; M. Canini; V. E. Cachorro; P. Goloub; T. Podvin; L. Blarel; O. Dubovik; Y. Bennouna; A. M. de Frutos

Measurements on pointing error and field of view of Cimel-318 Sun photometers in the scope of AERONET Journal Article

Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 6 , pp. 2207–2220, 2013.

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Y. S. Bennouna; B. Torres; V. E. Cachorro; J. P. Ortiz de Galisteo; C. Toledano

The evaluation of the integrated water vapour annual cycle over the Iberian Peninsula from EOS-MODIS against different ground-based techniques Journal Article

Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 139 , pp. 1935-1956, 2013.

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S. Mogo; V. Cachorro; A. de Frutos; J. Lopez; B. Torres; Y. Bennouna

Characterization of aerosols in the Norwegian subarctic region (ALOMAR station): optical properties, size distributions and nucleation events Conference

Radiation Processes in the Atmosphere and Ocean (IRS 2012), AIP Conf. Proc. 1531, 1531 , AIP 2013.

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Y.S. Bennouna, B. Torres, V.E. Cachorro, J.P. Ortiz De Galisteo, C. Toledano, A. Berjón, D. Fuertes, R. González, A. De Frutos

The annual cycle of total precipitable water vapor derived from different remote sensing techniques: An application to several sites of the Iberian Peninsula Journal Article

AIP Conference Proceedings, 1531 , pp. 296-299, 2013.

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B. Torres, C. Toledano, A. Berjón, O. Dubovik, V.E. Cachorro, Y.S. Bennouna, D. Fuertes, R. González, P. Goloub, T. Podvin, L. Blarel; A. de Frutos

Influence of sky radiance measurement errors on inversion-retrieved aerosol properties Journal Article

AIP Conference Proceedings, 1531 , pp. 272-275, 2013.

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2012

Y. S. Bennouna; V. E. Cachorro; B. Torres; R. Rodrigo; C. Toledano; A. Berjon; A. M. de Frutos

Nine years of aerosol optical depth measurements over north-central Spain from ground (AERONET-RIMA) and their comparison with satellite (MODIS) observations Conference

Granada, Spain, 2012, (European Aerosol Conference 2012).

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S. Mogo; V. E. Cachorro; A. de Frutos; B. Torres; J. F. Lopez; C. Toledano; A. Berjon; B. Barja

Spectral dependence of aerosol light absorption obtained from several field experiments Conference

Granada, Spain, 2012, (European Aerosol Conference, EAC2012).

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B. Torres, C. Toledano, A. J. Berjon, O. Dubovik, V. E. Cachorro, Y. Bennouna, D. Fuertes, R. Gonzalez, P. Goloub, T. Podvin, L. Barel, A. M. de Frutos

Study on the influence of different error sources on sky radiance measurements and inversion-derived aerosol products in the frame of AERONET Conference

European Aerosol Assembly Granada, Spain, 2012, (European Aerosol Conference 2012).

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B. Torres; C. Toledano; A. J. Berjon; O. Dubovik; V. E. Cachorro; Y. Bennouna; D. Fuertes; R. Gonzalez; P. Goloub; T. Podvin; L. Barel; . A. M. de Frutos

Study on the influence of different error sources on sky radiance measurements and inversion-derived aerosol products in the frame of AERONET Conference

Granada, 2012, (European Aerosol Conference, Granada, Spain).

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C. Toledano; V. E. Cachorro; J. P. Ortiz de Galisteo; Y. Bennouna; A. Berjón; B. Torres; D. Fuertes; R. Gonzalez; A. M. de Frutos

Columnar aerosol characterization over Scandinavia and Svalbard Conference

Berlin, Germany, 2012, (International Radiation Symposium 2012).

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