Atmospheric Remote Sensing: Instruments

Operational Instruments

Abbreviation Name Measurement Contact
DALEK1 Leosphere 200S commercial doppler lidar Horizontal Wind, Turbulence, and Aerosol Backscatter Intensity Profiles Sunil Baidar
DALEK2 Leosphere 200S commercial doppler lidar Horizontal Wind, Turbulence, and Aerosol Backscatter Intensity Profiles Sunil Baidar
FLOE Fish Lidar, Oceanic, Experimental Vertical profiles of fish and plankton in the ocean and aerosols in the lower atmosphere Jim Churnside
HALO Halo Photonics Streamline XR Commercial Doppler lidar Horizontal Wind, Turbulence, and Aerosol Backscatter Intensity Profiles Sunil Baidar
HRDL High Resolution Doppler Lidar Horizontal Wind, Turbulence, and Aerosol Backscatter Intensity Profiles Alan Brewer
MicroDop Micro-pulse Doppler lidar Turbulence and Aerosol Backscatter Intensity Profiles Alan Brewer
Mini-MOPA CO2 Doppler Lidar Horizontal Wind, Turbulence, and Aerosol Backscatter Intensity Profiles Alan Brewer
MINOE MINi Optical Ocean Experiment Vertical profile of fish and plankton in the ocean Jim Churnside
TOPAZ Tunable Optical Profiler for Aerosol and oZone lidar Ozone concentration and aerosol backscatter profiles Christoph Senff
Andy Langford
Raul Alvarez

Decommissioned Instruments

Abbreviation Name Measurement Contact
ABAEL Airborne Aerosol Lidar Aerosol backscatter Raul Alvarez
ABDIAL Airborne Excimer Ozone Differential Absorption Lidar Ozone concentration , Aerosol backscatter Raul Alvarez
CODI Compact Water Vapor Differential Absorption Lidar Water vapor concentration, Aerosol backscatter Janet Machol
DABUL Depolarization and Backscatter Unattended Lidar Molecular and particle backscatter, Depolarization ratio Raul Alvarez
OPAL Ozone Profiling Atmospheric Lidar Ozone concentration, Particle backscatter Christoph Senff
TEA CO2 Doppler Lidar Particle backscatter, radial Velocity Alan Brewer