Alan Brewer

Program Lead

Atmospheric Remote Sensing

NOAA Chemical Sciences Laboratory
325 Broadway, R/CSL3
Boulder, CO 80305 USA





1994 - PhD. Physics, University of Colorado (JILA) Boulder, CO 80309
            Dissertation: Electromagnetic Distance Measurement for Geophysical Applications
1988 - M.S. Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309
1986 - B.S.  Physics, Denison University, Granville, OH 43023


Boundary layer dynamics, active remote sensing from mobile platforms, instrument development

Current Topics

Application of Doppler Lidar

  • airborne: fire weather, air quality and hurricane research
  • ship based: air-sea interaction, boundary layer turbulence and cumulus cloud development
  • ground based mobile: wind energy and study of regional flow in complex terrain

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

last modified: December 10, 2020