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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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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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