Atmospheric Remote Sensing: Measurements

LIDAR data is collected during field campaigns examining air quality and climate. These measurements are obtained from mobile and ground-based platforms during coordinated field projects. Projects spanning multiple years are listed when measurements began.




2015 - 2017


inside the TOPAZ lidar van
Researchers in the TOPAZ lidar van located at the BAO tower during the multi-agency air quality study DISCOVER-AQ 2014. Photo: Will von Dauster, NOAA


2012 and prior

NOAA Twin Otter inflight interior
Researcher Andy Langford monitors lidar instrumentation as the NOAA Twin Otter aircraft flies over the Los Angeles Basin during CalNex 2010. Photo: Richard Marchbanks, NOAA / CIRES