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With ARM Instruments Watching, an Extensive Summer Melt in West Antarctica

With ARM Instruments Watching, an Extensive Summer Melt in West Antarctica

Published: 15 July 2017

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Research that appears in the June 15 issue of Nature Communications used ARM data from the AWARE campaign to help document the event.

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Discover 20 Years of ARM Arctic Data

Discover 20 Years of ARM Arctic Data

Published: 15 July 2017

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ARM’s Barrow Observatory Reaches Milestone This year, ARM’s Barrow, Alaska, atmospheric observatory celebrates its twentieth year of continuous operation, marking another important milestone in ARM’s 25-year history of collecting data. The Barrow site began continuous operations [...]

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Field Campaign’s Unique Surface Views Could Provide New Clues about Land-Atmosphere Interactions

Field Campaign’s Unique Surface Views Could Provide New Clues about Land-Atmosphere Interactions

Published: 15 July 2017

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In August, when the month-long Land-Atmosphere Feedback Experiment (LAFE) kicks off at the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Facility’s Southern Great Plains (SGP) megasite, researchers will get a unique look at how the atmospheric boundary layer responds to what is directly below [...]

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At Age 25, Southern Great Plains Has Gathered Critical Data

At Age 25, Southern Great Plains Has Gathered Critical Data

Published: 19 June 2017

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At ARM’s flagship atmospheric observatory the future (megasites and more modeling) is already at hand This is the second article in a series about the first 25 years of data at the ARM Climate Research Facility. In the late 1980s there was widespread concern among atmospheric scientists that [...]

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Thanks to an Air Campaign, a New View of Tropical Forest Emissions

Thanks to an Air Campaign, a New View of Tropical Forest Emissions

Published: 23 May 2017

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In a recent Nature Communications paper, GoAmazon data were used to report some startling conclusions about isoprene.

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In the Air and on the Ground, an Azores Search for Better Data

In the Air and on the Ground, an Azores Search for Better Data

Published: 12 May 2017

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In a coming campaign, weeks of interlocking observations on marine clouds and aerosols Low clouds populate the first two kilometers of the atmosphere. Cumuliform clouds heap high and are made from columns of fast-rising air. Stratiform are sheet-like and show little vertical air movement. Since [...]

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From STORMVEX, Novel and Deep Correlative Data Sets on Cloud Properties

From STORMVEX, Novel and Deep Correlative Data Sets on Cloud Properties

Published: 19 March 2017

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Linking radiosondes, planes, and mountainside instruments to study winter clouds It is rarely a good idea to tell a scientist she has her head in the clouds. But Anna Gannet Hallar, an atmospheric scientist who specializes in aerosol and cloud microphysics, thinks that is a lovely idea. She [...]

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At Brookhaven, ‘Wide-Eyed’ Visitor Takes in American Science and Culture

At Brookhaven, ‘Wide-Eyed’ Visitor Takes in American Science and Culture

Published: 19 March 2017

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In her native Estonia, budding atmospheric scientist Maris Palo is a doctoral student at the University of Tartu. When she is not cracking books or watching over instruments in the field, she works at the university’s Laboratory of Environmental Physics. Her academic specialty is atmospheric [...]

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ARM Successfully Completes Challenging Antarctic Atmospheric Study

ARM Successfully Completes Challenging Antarctic Atmospheric Study

Published: 20 February 2017

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First sophisticated Antarctic cloud, aerosol data collected to improve earth system models for the region In a science campaign of unprecedented challenge, researchers recently completed the first substantial climate measurements on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet in 50 years. Sophisticated [...]

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Spanning, Scanning the Skies with Data-Scooping ARM-ACME

Spanning, Scanning the Skies with Data-Scooping ARM-ACME

Published: 20 February 2017

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A look at the late, great campaign for measuring mid-continent greenhouse gases One day in March 2000, a Cessna 172 took off from a little airstrip in Ponca City, Oklahoma. The intent: Measure air samples of dried aerosol particles at nine different altitudes to determine their light-scattering [...]

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