Facility Summary Information

Southern Great Plains - Central Facility, Lamont, OK

Established:  1993-07-01
Latitude:  36.607322° N
Longitude:  97.487643° W
Altitude:  314 m
Surface Type:  Rangeland (Sandy)
# Instruments:  74 (14 active)
# Primary Measurement Types:  99 (50 active)

The central facility, located near Lamont, in north-central Oklahoma, houses the core instrumentation for the Southern Great Plains (SGP) site and is the center of operations for SGP experiments. The facility houses a wide range of in situ and remote sensing instrumentation, including a millimeter-wavelength cloud radar, micropulse lidars, microwave radiometers, a ceilometer, several radar wind profilers, and the only continuously operated Raman lidar in existence.

The central facility’s state-of-the-art instrumentation is augmented by balloon-borne atmospheric profiling, surface radiation measurements and surface latent and sensible heat flux measurements. Because of its extensive collection of in-situ and ground-based remote sensing instruments, it is an ideal site for major collaborative field projects.

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Aerosol Observing System
SGP Central Facility

Instruments deployed at Southern Great Plains - Central Facility, Lamont, OK



1989-12-31 - Currently Deployed
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2020-03-31 - Currently Deployed
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2018-09-30 - Currently Deployed
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2010-10-22 - Currently Deployed
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1997-05-19 - Currently Deployed
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1994-01-10 - Currently Deployed
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2006-04-11 - Currently Deployed
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2014-05-20 - Currently Deployed
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1997-01-08 - Currently Deployed
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1994-04-06 - Currently Deployed
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2011-01-06 - Currently Deployed
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2001-04-11 - Currently Deployed
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1996-06-03 - Currently Deployed
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1993-07-01 - Currently Deployed
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2001-03-05 - 2020-11-17
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1997-09-14 - 2020-11-17
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2011-06-09 - 2020-11-17
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2001-01-01 - 2020-11-17
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1996-04-16 - 2020-11-17
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2016-11-02 - 2020-11-17
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2014-09-08 - 2020-11-17
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1994-03-26 - 2020-11-17
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1993-07-21 - 2020-11-17
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2000-04-03 - 2020-11-17
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2015-09-23 - 2020-11-17
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2000-07-01 - 2020-11-17
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2016-11-22 - 2020-11-17
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1996-03-12 - 2020-11-16
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2011-03-22 - 2020-11-16
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2011-03-22 - 2020-11-16
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1993-07-21 - 2020-11-16
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2011-02-28 - 2020-11-16
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2019-09-06 - 2020-11-11
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2011-10-01 - 2020-10-13
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2013-09-30 - 2020-09-23
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1996-09-01 - 2020-08-20
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2002-04-02 - 2020-08-02
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1997-03-21 - 2020-05-25
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2014-09-11 - 2019-12-18
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2018-07-24 - 2019-10-08
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2010-04-28 - 2019-04-30
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2019-03-04 - 2019-03-05
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2011-04-06 - 2019-03-05
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1995-11-03 - 2017-09-29
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2006-09-13 - 2017-09-29
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2011-03-01 - 2017-09-29
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2011-03-09 - 2017-09-29
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2011-03-01 - 2017-09-29
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2011-03-01 - 2017-09-29
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2010-11-20 - 2016-12-25
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2007-11-06 - 2016-07-20
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2006-04-11 - 2016-06-03
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1999-09-21 - 2016-01-26
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2009-02-19 - 2015-10-01
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2000-03-03 - 2015-05-04
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2005-10-07 - 2014-11-20
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2005-07-28 - 2014-09-15
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2006-11-03 - 2013-11-26
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2005-06-01 - 2011-12-31
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1996-11-07 - 2011-01-04
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2010-03-09 - 2010-05-31
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1995-07-21 - 2010-04-29
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2005-06-22 - 2008-09-23
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2003-05-10 - 2007-12-05
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2000-03-08 - 2007-06-14
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1999-01-01 - 2006-06-26
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1997-05-19 - 2006-05-04
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1995-09-20 - 2003-10-23
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1995-10-24 - 2002-04-25
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2001-04-01 - 2001-09-26
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1997-09-15 - 2001-09-14
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1993-07-01 - 2001-01-22
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1997-10-15 - 2000-10-03
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1994-08-11 - 2000-05-23
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Primary Measurements collected at Southern Great Plains - Central Facility, Lamont, OK