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Reflections on LASIC Installation Trip to Ascension Island
Jul 29, 2016       
Editor’s note: Allison Aiken, ARM Mobile Facility site operations manager for the Layered Atlantic Smoke Interactions with Clouds campaign, sent this update. 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 [...]

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An Extreme Case of Cooling
Jul 29, 2016       
Editor’s note: Brett Borchardt, a data quality analyst in the ARM Data Quality Office at the University of Oklahoma at Norman, sent this update. I’ve been investigating an impressive temperature drop at the ARM deployment on the southern tip of Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf. On July 4, ARM’s Surface Meteorological Instrumentation (MET) instrumentation captured an extreme case of in [...]

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A Day in the Life of a DQ Analyst
Jul 29, 2016       
Editor’s note: Brett Borchardt, a Data Quality Analyst in the ARM Data Quality Office at the University of Oklahoma at Norman, sent this update. Every week, data quality analysts working in the ARM Data Quality Office sift through thousands of days worth of data collected by instruments worldwide in search of even the slightest hint of a looming [...]

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