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Lidar for boundary-layer profiling
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Hardware and data logging software can be purchased from Vaisala. Algorithm for automatic mixing height detection is under development.
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Contact a Vaisala sales agent or Reijo Roininen
Surface Remote
905 nm eye-safe lidar for continuous operation
CONTACT
Reijo Roininen
Vaisala Oyj
P.O.Box 26 FIN-00421 Helsinki Finland
+358989492918
mailto:reijo.roininen@vaisala.com
http://www.vaisala.com
SPECIFICATIONS
Facility TypeMobile
Location
VariablesBackscatter profile Mixing height Cloud base height Vertical visibility
Archive Data Availabilityhttp://testbed.fmi.fi
REFERENCES
Münkel, C., N. Eresmaa, J. Räsänen, and A. Karppinen, Boundary Layer Meteorolog (2007) 124:117-128 Münkel, C., Mixing height determination with lidar ceilometers - results from Helsinki Testbed, Meteorologische Zeitschrift, Vol. 16, No. 4, 451-459 (August 2007) http://spie.org/x8491.xml
REMARKS
The Vaisala Ceilometer CL31 is a cost-effective eye-safe lidar for boundary layer profiling and mixing height assessment. The instrument operates 24 h a day in fully automated, hands-off operation mode.
UPDATED ON
3 Sep 2009 13:47