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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Office, For sale by the National Technical Information Service] in Washington, D.C, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

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  • Optical radar.,
  • Atmosphere -- Research -- United States.

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    StatementR. V. Greco, editor.
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-3303.
    ContributionsGreco, R. V., Langley Research Center.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 323 p. :
    Number of Pages323
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17543047M

    ICESat-2 (Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite 2), part of NASA's Earth Observing System, is a satellite mission for measuring ice sheet elevation and sea ice thickness, as well as land topography, vegetation characteristics, and clouds. ICESat-2, a follow-on to the ICESat mission, was launched on 15 September from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, into a Launch date: 15 September , UTC. In this study, years of backscatter lidar signal data are analysed by a unique algorithm called STRucture of ATmosphere (STRAT, Morille et al., ). We apply the more» STRAT algorithm to data from both the collocated Micropulse lidar (MPL) and a Raman lidar (RL) at the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Southern Great Plains (SGP. The High Altitude LIDAR Atmospheric Sensing instrument (HALAS) is composed of an ultraviolet-based direct detection LIDAR (light detection and ranging) system for wind velocity and direction, density and temperature measurements, combined with a Raman channel to measure nitrogen and oxygen concentration.   A video camera on board NASA’s P-3B aircraft captured this vertigo-inducing view of Baltimore’s suburbs as part of an air pollution-monitoring mission called P3-B, loaded with multiple pollution sensors, has been cruising along major transportation corridors in the Washington-Baltimore metro area and flying spirals over six ground stations throughout July.


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As a result of the study an evolutionary Lidar Multi-User Instrument System (MUIS) was defined. The MUIS occupies a full Spacelab pallet and has a weight of kg. The Lidar MUIS laser provides a 2 joule frequency doubled Nd:YAG laser that can also pump a tuneable dye laser wide frequency range and by: Atmospheric lidar multi-user instrument system definition study.

Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Office ; [Springfield, Va.: For sale by the National Technical Information Service], (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication.

As a result of the study an evolutionary Lidar Multi-User Instrument System (MUIS) was defined. The MUIS occupies a full Spacelab pallet and has a weight of kg.

The Lidar MUIS laser provides a 2 joule frequency doubled Nd:YAG laser that can also pump a tuneable dye laser wide frequency range and : R. Greco. Atmospheric lidar multi-user instrument system definition study / By R. Greco and Langley Research Center.

Abstract "August "--Cover."Prepared for Langley Research Center under contract NAS"Mode of access: InternetAuthor: R. Greco and Langley Research Center. Introduction ATLID (ATmospheric LIDar) is an active optical instrument intended to be part of a a future European Space Agency Polar Mission (polar platform, km height).

An instrument pre-developmenx programme has been started by by: 2. A virtual instrument was developed to produce LOS wind components. This instrument is based upon the Delphi study of the European Space Agency (ESA; Winzer et al.

) and the improved Atmospheric Lidar End-to-End Simulator (ALIENS; Streicher et al. By adding a scanning procedure and platform movement, one gets a new, dynamic version of Cited by: 9. Abstract. A multipurpose airborne differential absorption lidar (DIAL) system has been recently developed at the NASA Langley Research Center to remotely measure the profiles of various gases and aerosols in diverse atmospheric investigations.

The capability to rapidly determine the spatial distribution of gases such as ozone, water vapor, Cited by: The instrument design and performance are described in this paper.

C-ATLID is a backscatter LIDAR using a solid-state Nd-YAG ( micrometers wavelength) and a m diameter telescope. A linear scanning (+/- 23) is used in order to Author: Didier Morancais, Rainer Sesselmann, Martin Hueber.

As a result of the study an evolutionary Lidar Multi-User Instrument System (MUIS) was Atmospheric lidar multi-user instrument system definition study book. The MUIS occupies a full Spacelab pallet and has a weight of kg.

Lidar was first developed as a fixed-position ground-based instrument for studies of atmospheric composition, structure, clouds, and aerosols and remains a powerful tool for climate observations around the world. NOAA and other research organizations operate these instruments to enhance our understanding of climate change.

At pm, daytime signal errors are small enough that the moderate volcanic stratospheric aerosol layer is barely detectable; notice, though, that use of noisy signals above 25 km for normalization leads to a normalization error that affects the uppermost cloud retrieval sig- by: 1.

This book gives an account of three such techniques. Lidar measurements provide instantaneous vertical profiles of ozone, aerosols and other compounds in the troposphere. With differential optical absorption (DOAS), concentrations of a number of species including some free radicals can be measured simultaneously in real : Hardcover.

Bythe lidar technique was well proven and consideration was being given to developing a shuttle lidar system. A spaceborne system is now undergoing development, brought about by the rapid maturing of the laser as a transmitter source over the last Atmospheric lidar multi-user instrument system definition study book E.

Browell, A. Carter. The instrument has been compacted to a similar volume as for currently developed ENVISAT-1 instruments. The thermal control is designed to be independent of the neighbor instruments, thus allowing ATLID to be mounted on a multi-instrument payload.

A breadboarding program has been initiated for critical parts of the : Didier Morancais. The High Resolution Doppler Lidar (HRDL) is a system capable of measuring and mapping atmospheric velocities and backscatter with the high precision and sampling rate necessary for boundary layer studies important to understanding weather, climate and air quality.

Research applications include. A lidar is an instrument that uses short pulses of laser light to detect particles or gases in the atmosphere, like a radar bounces radio waves off rain drops in clouds.

Edge technique: theory and application to the lidar measurement of atmospheric wind C. Laurence Korb, Bruce M. Gentry, and Chi Y. Weng The edge technique is a new and powerful method for measuring small frequency shifts. With the edge technique a laser is located on the steep slope of a high-resolution spectral filter, which produces large.

The simulations use recently defined lidar system parameters and take into account the effect of saturation of atomic absorption due to the high intensity of laser pulses.

PROCEEDINGS VOLUME Lidar Technologies, Techniques, and Measurements for Atmospheric Remote Sensing Fluorescent lidar for organic aerosol study Author(s): Ozone and aerosol distribution above Mexico City measured with a DIAL/elastic lidar system during the Mexico City Metropolitan Area (MCMA) field campaign.

A two-color lidar instrument and inversion algorithms have been developed for the study of atmospheric aerosols. The two-color lidar laser transmitter is based on the collinear fundamental nm and second harmonic nm output of a Nd:YAG by: 4. High spectral resolution LIDAR (HSRL), often operated from scanning airplanes like this, is used to study Earth's atmosphere and oceans.

It works by sending out LIDAR signals, then examining the spectrum of the radiation that's "backscattered" (which means roughly rather than exactly reflected) by molecules and aerosols in the atmosphere.

Lidar, which stands for Light Detection and Ranging, is a remote sensing method that uses light in the form of a pulsed laser to measure ranges (variable distances) to the Earth.

These light pulses—combined with other data recorded by the airborne system— generate precise, three-dimensional information about the shape of the Earth and its surface.

NASA's Lidar Atmospheric Sensing Experiment (LASE) system is an airborne DIAL (Differential Absorption Lidar) system used to measure water vapor, aerosols, and clouds throughout the troposphere.

LASE probes the atmosphere using lasers to transmit light in the nm absorption band of water vapor. Lidar, or DIM Lidar, and showed that it is free of the artifacts mentioned above [1,2].

DIM Lidar can be described as a hybrid of two well-established astronomical techniques: the Differential Image Motion Monitor, which uses light from natural stars to measure the integrated effect of atmospheric turbulence in terms of Fried’s coherenceFile Size: 84KB.

Atmospheric lidar is a class of instruments that uses laser light to study atmospheric properties from the ground up to the top of the atmosphere. Such instruments have been used to study, among other, atmospheric gases, aerosols, clouds, and temperature.

Atmospheric Lidar Based Remote Sensing Techniques Lidar system Schematic diagram of lidar system Perspective view of lidar system Spectroscopic system: Grating, Prism, Interference Filter, Study of atmospheric aerosol transport processes on local and regional scales.

PHD thesis, University of Nova Gorica ().File Size: 5MB. Abstract The potential of a new improved version of micropulse lidar (MPL-4) on polar stratospheric cloud (PSC) detection is evaluated in the Arctic over Ny-Ålesund (79°N, 12°E), Norway. The campai. variable atmospheric conditions in our field of view.

2 The MAGIC ’micro’ LIDAR system The LIDAR system (fig. 1) that is operated together with the MAGIC telescopes is a single-wavelength elastic Rayleigh LIDAR operating at nm wavelength.

This wavelength is not too far from where the Cherenkov spectrum is peaked. Abstract. The Lidar Atmospheric Sensing Experiment (LASE) Instrument is the first fully-engineered, autonomous Differential Absorption Lidar (DIAL) System for the measurement of water vapor in the troposphere (aerosol and cloud measurements are included).

LASE uses a double-pulsed Ti:Sapphire laser for. Since Service d’Aéronomie du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique has used an incoherent Doppler lidar technique for wind measurements in the atmosphere. A new-generation Rayleigh–Mie Doppler lidar has been designed and is currently operated at the Observatoire de Haute Provence (France).

We give a detailed description of this instrument and highlight two. We report on the capability of a direct detection differential absorption lidar (DIAL) for range resolved and integrated path (IPDIAL) remote sensing of CO2 in the atmospheric boundary layer (ABL).

The laser source is an amplified nested cavity optical parametric oscillator (NesCOPO) emitting approximately 8 mJ at the two measurement wavelengths selected near by: In atmospheric physics, lidar is used as a remote detection instrument to measure densities of certain constituents of the middle and upper atmosphere, such as potassium, sodium, or molecular nitrogen and oxygen.

These measurements can be used to calculate temperatures. In the present study, the value of this ratio is established by comparing the AOD measurements by a hand-held sunphotometer and the LIDAR-based AOD estimate in one winter (October to January ), which is the season with the largest number of haze episodes, and one summer-winter-spring period of the following year (July to May Scientists have used laser radar or lidar (light detection and ranging) since the s to study atmospheric particles and clouds.

A lidar is an instrument that uses short pulses of laser light to detect particles or gases in the atmosphere much like. Luo et al.: Lidar-based remote sensing of atmospheric boundary layer height gradient method gives the second highest BLH; and the second derivation and variance method gives the lowest BLH.

Therefore a careful evaluation of their performance is needed. In this study, we would like to identify the BLH by lidar. surface backscatter, land surface elevations, atmospheric temperature profiles, and A-train data fusion products.

Key-Words: lidar ocean wind aerosol temperature altimetry 1 PHYSICS CONCEPTS This study focuses on the following five different Earth system science experimental products, which will beCited by: 1. This inexpensive and replicable instrument suite provides the lidar-determined monochromatic transmission of Earth s atmosphere at visible and near-infrared wavelengths to better than % per airmass and the wavelength-dependent transparency to better than 1% uncertainty per : Peter Zimmer, John T.

McGraw, Daniel C. Zirzow, Claire Cramer, Keith Lykke, John T. Woodward. Deployable Optics for Earth Observing Lidar Instruments L.D. Peterson and J.D. Hinkle space-based lidar instruments. The overall objective is to enable can then be used to monitor and study many of the atmospheric processes.

DIAL measurements of stratospheric O3 from ground stations. This self-paced, online training introduces several fundamental concepts of lidar and demonstrates how high-accuracy lidar-derived elevation data support natural resource and emergency management applications in the coastal zone.

The material provides geospatial analysts with the information needed to understand the characteristics of lidar. The authors suggest that the book represents ' the first full synthesis of modern scientific and applied research on urban climates '.

Of this there is no doubt, and thus it is a book of monumental importance for researchers, educators, and students of urban climate science and urban environments.' Anthony J.

Brazel - Arizona State UniversityCited by:. The current study relies on the Level 1 backscatter and depolarization ratio profiles associated with the Level 2 Vertical Feature Mask (VFM) products and 5-km Aerosol Profile Products using CALIPSO Cloud-Aerosol Lidar.

The VFM product provides information about cloud and aerosol layer boundaries and positi In CALIPSO version 3 VFM.LIDAR is also playing a role in recent research into automated shoreline definition by using the VDatum tool to derive a mathematical shoreline from the LIDAR point data.

The image below is a pseudo-color ramp on a DEM from LIDAR data collected in San Francisco.SATELLITE AND AIRBORNE WIND-LIDAR ATMOSPHERIC MOTION VECTORS COMPARISON – A CASE STUDY Iliana Genkova1, Martin Weissmann2, Steve Wanzong3 1 Career Ready, Utrecht, The Netherlands 2 LMU, Munich, Germany 3 CIMSS/University of Wisconsin – Madison Abstract Atmospheric Motion Vectors (AMVs) are assimilated with .