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Aerosol Optical Properties and radiative forcing over mega-city Karachi
Abstract Aerosol optical properties have been analyzed through the ground-based Aerosol Robotic Network (AERONET) over the mega city Karachi during August 2006–July 2007. The aerosol optical depthExpand
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Spectral information from minerals relevant for luminescence dating
The paper reviews basic spectral features of luminescence from minerals used in dating and allied research. Luminescence production is a result of multiple interactions within the imperfect crystalExpand
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Changes in aerosol optical properties due to dust storms in the Middle East and Southwest Asia
Abstract Super dust storms occurred over the Middle East and southwest Asia on March 2012. These storms reduced the air quality over the Gulf Region, Iraq, Iran, and Pakistan. Airports were shut downExpand
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Solar radiative effects of a Saharan dust plume observed during SAMUM assuming spheroidal model particles
The solar optical properties of Saharan mineral dust observed during the Saharan Mineral Dust Experiment (SAMUM) were explored based on measured size-number distributions and chemical composition.Expand
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Atmospheric radiative effects of an in situ measured Saharan dust plume and the role of large particles
This work will present aerosol size distributions measured in a Saharan dust plume between 0.9 and 12 km altitude during the ACE-2 campaign 1997. The distributions contain a significant fraction ofExpand
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Aerosol size distribution and mass concentration measurements in various cities of Pakistan.
During March and April 2010 aerosol inventories from four large cities in Pakistan were assessed in terms of particle size distributions (N), mass (M) concentrations, and particulate matter (PM)Expand
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PAFOG—a new efficient forecast model of radiation fog and low-level stratiform clouds
Abstract The new one-dimensional forecast model PAFOG for radiation fogs and low-level stratiform clouds will be presented. The aim of the model is to improve the local visibility forecast onExpand
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Warming the early earth—CO2 reconsidered
Abstract Despite a fainter Sun, the surface of the early Earth was mostly ice-free. Proposed solutions to this so-called “faint young Sun problem” have usually involved higher amounts of greenhouseExpand
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Radiation in the Atmosphere: A Course in Theoretical Meteorology
This book presents the theory and applications of radiative transfer in the atmosphere. It is written for graduate students and researchers in the fields of meteorology and related sciences. The bookExpand
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Regulatory Uncertainty: A Reason to Postpone Investments? Not Necessarily
There is a polarity in the literature as to whether companies do or do not postpone investment decisions in the light of regulatory uncertainty. In the case of flexible regulation characterized by aExpand
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