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HI-SCALE: Phase II
Sep 07, 2016       
The second phase of HI-SCALE is underway! And, somehow we are surviving the heat and humidity! The G-1 aircraft arrived in Bartlesville on Saturday, August 24, and we spent the next day ensuring the plane and instruments were ready for flight missions. Between Monday, August 25, and Labor Day, we completed seven research flights on five [...]

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Two AERI Installs on Two Islands in Two Months
Aug 03, 2016       
I just completed the second of two Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer (AERI) installations in what is shaping up to be ARM’s year of the islands. The first was at an ARM Mobile Facility site on Ascension Island for the Layered Atlantic Smoke Interactions with Clouds, or LASIC, campaign. Ascension Island is one of the most remote [...]

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Reflections on LASIC Installation Trip to Ascension Island
Jul 29, 2016       
As I sat waiting to board the flight contracted by the Royal Air Force out of Brize Norton in the United Kingdom to Ascension Island, I was excited but already jet-lagged. I had met up with some of the aerosol instrument mentors and site data systems experts from Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) and Argonne National [...]

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