Field Notes

The Field Notes blog provides an inside view of Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) user facility field campaigns or operations.
 
MOSAiC PI Blog, Part 1: Frozen In and Facing the Arctic Head-On

MOSAiC PI Blog, Part 1: Frozen In and Facing the Arctic Head-On

Published: 21 January 2020

Blog, Field Notes, MOSAiC

What are the conditions like in the central Arctic? Matthew Shupe (left), co-coordinator for the Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) expedition, fills us in.

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From the User Executive Committee (UEC) Chair

From the User Executive Committee (UEC) Chair

Published: 20 January 2020

Blog, From the UEC

Ushering in the new year, S├ębastien Biraud shares opportunities for the ARM user community to provide feedback in 2020.

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RELAMPAGO-CACTI Workshop All About the Data

RELAMPAGO-CACTI Workshop All About the Data

Published: 20 January 2020

Blog, CACTI, Field Notes

The November 2019 RELAMPAGO-CACTI Data Analysis Workshop in Argentina brought North and South American researchers together around newly collected data sets from the two field campaigns.

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CACTI Deep Convection Chosen for Next LASSO Scenario

CACTI Deep Convection Chosen for Next LASSO Scenario

Published: 9 January 2020

Blog, Field Notes, LASSO

William Gustafson, principal investigator for the Large-Eddy Simulation (LES) ARM Symbiotic Simulation (LASSO) activity, explains the details behind making deep convection LASSO's next case.

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MOSAiC Blog: Sights of the Arctic, Part 2

MOSAiC Blog: Sights of the Arctic, Part 2

Published: 20 December 2019

Blog, Field Notes, MOSAiC

Los Alamos National Laboratory's David Chu, operations manager for the second ARM Mobile Facility, provides photos from the Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) expedition.

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MOSAiC Blog: Moving Over to the ‘Dark Site’ of the MOSAiC Floe

MOSAiC Blog: Moving Over to the ‘Dark Site’ of the MOSAiC Floe

Published: 1 December 2019

Blog, Field Notes, MOSAiC

Working on ice in the dark during the Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) expedition, scientist Jessie Creamean is reminded of a blockbuster film series set in space.

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MOSAiC Blog: A Highlight Reel From Leg 1a

MOSAiC Blog: A Highlight Reel From Leg 1a

Published: 18 November 2019

Blog, Field Notes, MOSAiC

Misha Krassovski, an information technology engineer from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, shares a personal video from his time on the Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) field campaign.

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Proposed LASSO Expansion Scenarios Get a Deeper Look at Workshop

Proposed LASSO Expansion Scenarios Get a Deeper Look at Workshop

Published: 31 October 2019

Blog, Field Notes, LASSO

William Gustafson, principal investigator for the Large-Eddy Simulation (LES) ARM Symbiotic Simulation and Observation (LASSO) workflow, shares updates on the decision process for expanding LASSO.

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Closing Out the Ice Formation Closure Study

Closing Out the Ice Formation Closure Study

Published: 30 October 2019

Blog, Field Notes, SGP

Daniel Knopf of Stony Brook University reports on the Aerosol-Ice Formation Closure Pilot Study (AEROICESTUDY) at ARM's Southern Great Plains atmospheric observatory.

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MOSAiC Blog: Sights of the Arctic

MOSAiC Blog: Sights of the Arctic

Published: 30 October 2019

Blog, Field Notes, MOSAiC

Vagner Castro (far left), ARM Mobile Facility lead technician, sends back snapshots from the far north as he works on the Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) field campaign.

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