Field Notes

The Field Notes blog provides an inside view of ARM Climate Research Facility field campaigns or operations.
 
From the User Executive Committee Chair

From the User Executive Committee Chair

Published: 15 June 2017

Blog, From the UEC

User Executive Committee Chair Larry Berg shares his first quarterly update with users.

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The Team of the Arctic Eyes in the Sky

The Team of the Arctic Eyes in the Sky

Published: 12 June 2017

Blog, Field Notes, North Slope of Alaska

Joseph Hardin and John Hubbe, ARM infrastructure staff from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, sent in this update. The ARM Facility launched the second year of its Inaugural Campaigns for ARM Research using Unmanned Systems, or ICARUS, an internal initiative at the third [...]

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Making Plans for MARCUS

Making Plans for MARCUS

Published: 9 May 2017

Blog, Field Notes

Greg McFarquhar, principal investigator for the Measurements of Aerosols, Radiation, and Clouds over the Southern Ocean (MARCUS) campaign, shares his team's preparations for hitting the high seas.

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Where There is Smoke, There is a Data Set!

Where There is Smoke, There is a Data Set!

Published: 11 April 2017

Blog, Field Notes, LASIC

Paquita Zuidema, principal investigator for the Layered Atlantic Smoke Interactions with Clouds (LASIC) campaign, shared early LASIC measurements.

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HI-SCALE: Phase II

HI-SCALE: Phase II

Published: 7 September 2016

Blog, Field Notes, HI-SCALE

Jerome Fast, principal investigator of the Holistic Interactions of Shallow Clouds, Aerosols, and Ecosystems (HI-SCALE) campaign, shares an update for the second phase.

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Two AERI Installs on Two Islands in Two Months

Two AERI Installs on Two Islands in Two Months

Published: 3 August 2016

Blog, ENA, Field Notes, LASIC

Jonathan Gero, a research scientist at University of Wisconsin-Madison, sent this update on installing two AERI systems. 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 [...]

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Reflections on LASIC Installation Trip to Ascension Island

Reflections on LASIC Installation Trip to Ascension Island

Published: 29 July 2016

Blog, Field Notes, LASIC

Allison Aiken, ARM Mobile Facility aerosol specialist for the Layered Atlantic Smoke Interactions with Clouds campaign, sent this update. 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 [...]

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An Extreme Case of Cooling

An Extreme Case of Cooling

Published: 29 July 2016

Blog, Data Quality Office, Field Notes

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 [...]

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A Day in the Life of a DQ Analyst

A Day in the Life of a DQ Analyst

Published: 29 July 2016

Blog, Data Quality Office, Field Notes

Brett Borchardt, a Data Quality Analyst in the ARM Data Quality Office at the University of Oklahoma at Norman, sent this update. Every week, data quality analysts working in the ARM Data Quality Office sift through thousands of days worth of data collected by [...]

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Smoke is in the Air

Smoke is in the Air

Published: 27 June 2016

ARM Mobile Facility 1, Blog, LASIC

Paquita Zuidema, a professor at the University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and principal investigator for the Layered Atlantic Smoke Interactions with Clouds campaign, sent this update. We have the first evidence of smoke being present in the [...]

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