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Multi-metal lidar at Lidar Research Laboratory, Poker Flat Research Range, Alaska.
STATUS
Deployed
AVAILABILITY
Upon request.
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Contact Richard Collins (rlc@gi.alaska.edu) with statement of need.
Surface Remote
CONTACT
Richard Collins
University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF)
Geophysical Institute University of Alaska Fairbanks 903 Koyukuk Drive Fairbanks, AK 99775
(907) 474-7607
rlc@gi.alaska.edu
http://www.uaf.edu/asp/faculty.html
SPECIFICATIONS
Facility TypeFixed
LocationPoker Flat, Alaska (65.00N,147.00W)
VariablesMeasures backscattered resonance light from mesospheric metals. The signals are then used to determine metal concentration profiles for chemical and physical studies of the mesopause region (75-110 km).
Archive Data AvailabilityUpon request
REFERENCES
1) 1)L. Su, R. L., Collins, D. A. Krueger, and C. –Y. She, Statistical analysis of Doppler wind-temperature lidar measurements of vertical heat flux, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 25, 401-413, 2008. 2) L. J. Gelinas, K. A. Lynch, M. C. Kelley, R. L. Collins, M. Widholm, E. MacDonald, J. Ulwick, and P. Mace, Mesospheric charged dust layer: Implications for neutral chemistry, Journal of Geophysical Research, 110, A01310, doi:10.1029/2004JA010503, 2005.
REMARKS
Operational mode: Routine Measurement range: 70-115 km Keywords: Metal resonance lidar Available to support rocket and other investigations through collaborative proposals.
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18 Nov 2009 11:52