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REAL
STATUS
Available For Use
AVAILABILITY
Located at California State University, Chico, since September 2008. Not in the NSF Deployment Pool. PI happy to work with investigators wishing to use it. Field transportable by truck.
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Contact sdmayor@csuchico.edu or sdmayor@gmail.com
Surface Remote
Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL): 1.5-micron wavelength elastic backscatter aerosol lidar. Fast-scanning, eye-safe, with polarization sensitivity.
CONTACT
Shane Mayor
NCAR
P.O. Box 3000 Boulder, CO 80307-3000
303-497-2037
shane@ucar.edu
http://www.eol.ucar.edu/homes/shane/index.html
SPECIFICATIONS
Facility TypeFixed
LocationHome base in Chico, CA; transportable by truck
Variablesrelative aerosol backscatter and depolarization ratio
Archive Data Availability
REFERENCES
Mayor, S. D. and S. M. Spuler, 2004: Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar, Appl. Optics, 43, 3915-3924. Spuler, S. M. and S. D. Mayor, 2005: Scanning Eye-safe Elastic Backscatter Lidar at 1.54 microns, J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol., 22, 696-703. Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, B. M. Morley, E. Loew, 2007: Polarization lidar at 1.54-microns and observations of plumes from aerosol generators. Optical Engineering, 46, 096201, DOI: 10.1117/12.781902. Spuler, S. M. and S. D. Mayor, 2007: Raman shifter optimized for lidar at 1.5-micron wavelength. Applied Optics, 46, 2990-2995.
REMARKS
REAL is in a 20-foot shipping container on a trailer.
UPDATED ON
3 Sep 2009 13:47