Datastream : MPL

Micropulse Lidar (MPL): cloud base and top heights

Active Dates
1996.03.12 - 2007.01.31

Measurement Categories
Aerosols, Cloud Properties

Originating Instrument
Micropulse Lidar (MPL)

Measurements

The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant.

Measurement Variable
backscatter
cloud_base_height
preliminary_cbh

Locations

North Slope Alaska
NSAC1 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Barrow AK retired
Southern Great Plains
SGPC1 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Lamont, OK retired
Tropical Western Pacific
TWPC1 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Manus I., PNG retired
TWPC2 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Nauru Island retired
TWPC3 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Darwin, Australia retired
ARM Mobile Facility
NIMM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsNiamey, Niger retired
PYEM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsPoint Reyes, CA retired
 retired = Originating instrument has been retired at this location

Contact(s)

Richard Coulter
Argonne National Laboratory
(630) 252-5833
rlcoulter@anl.gov

Brian Ermold
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Developer
(509) 375-2277
brian.ermold@pnnl.gov

Timothy Martin
Argonne National Laboratory
associate
630-740-0881
tjmartin@anl.gov