Field Notes

The Field Notes blog provides an inside view of Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) user facility field campaigns or operations.
 
MOSAiC Blog: Starting Toward Home

MOSAiC Blog: Starting Toward Home

Published: 21 September 2020

Blog, Field Notes, MOSAiC

The R/V Polarstern is on its way back to Germany, signaling the impending end of the yearlong Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) expedition.

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ACE-ENA Spotlight: Capturing the 4-Dimensional Variability of Shallow Precipitation

ACE-ENA Spotlight: Capturing the 4-Dimensional Variability of Shallow Precipitation

Published: 21 September 2020

ACE-ENA, Blog, Field Notes

Pavlos Kollias, Stony Brook University, writes about a new set of findings from ARM’s Aerosol and Cloud Experiments in the Eastern North Atlantic (ACE-ENA) field campaign.

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TRACER Talk: Summer Interns Help With Campaign Preparations

TRACER Talk: Summer Interns Help With Campaign Preparations

Published: 21 September 2020

Blog, Field Notes, TRACER

Michael Jensen, principal investigator for the TRacking Aerosol Convection interactions ExpeRiment (TRACER), shares the contributions of two university students to the TRACER campaign.

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Play Us a Sad Song: Longtime ARM Manager Paul Ortega Retires

Play Us a Sad Song: Longtime ARM Manager Paul Ortega Retires

Published: 31 August 2020

Blog, Field Notes

Colleagues share their parting words for Paul Ortega, who has managed site operations around the world for ARM during his nearly 30-year career at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

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ARM Technician Goes on Work Trip of a Lifetime

ARM Technician Goes on Work Trip of a Lifetime

Published: 18 August 2020

Blog, COMBLE, Field Notes, MOSAiC

From ARM technician Tercio Silva, learn what it was like to work on the Cold-Air Outbreaks in the Marine Boundary Layer Experiment (COMBLE) and the Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) expedition.

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ACE-ENA Spotlight: Measuring How Clouds Respond to Seasonal Aerosol Changes

ACE-ENA Spotlight: Measuring How Clouds Respond to Seasonal Aerosol Changes

Published: 17 August 2020

ACE-ENA, Blog, Field Notes

Rob Wood, University of Washington, shares a new set of findings from the 2017–2018 Aerosol and Cloud Experiments in the Eastern North Atlantic (ACE-ENA) field campaign.

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ACE-ENA Spotlight: Illuminating Seasonal Aerosol Differences

ACE-ENA Spotlight: Illuminating Seasonal Aerosol Differences

Published: 21 July 2020

ACE-ENA, Blog, Field Notes

Jian Wang, principal investigator for the Aerosol and Cloud Experiments in the Eastern North Atlantic (ACE-ENA) field campaign, kicks off a blog series looking at data from the campaign.

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TRACER Forecast Exercise Comes With a Surprise Twist

TRACER Forecast Exercise Comes With a Surprise Twist

Published: 20 July 2020

Blog, Field Notes, TRACER

In this blog from Scott Collis, a co-investigator for the TRacking Aerosol Convection interactions ExpeRiment (TRACER), see what emerged in a pre-campaign forecast exercise and how you can participate in future TRACER forecasting efforts.

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LASIC Findings Integral to Southeast Atlantic Workshop

LASIC Findings Integral to Southeast Atlantic Workshop

Published: 20 June 2020

Blog, Field Notes, LASIC

Paquita Zuidema, principal investigator for the Layered Atlantic Smoke Interactions with Clouds (LASIC) field campaign, provides highlights on a May 2020 workshop covering southeast Atlantic campaigns.

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TRACER Talk: Operations, Collaborations Absorb Day Two of Workshop

TRACER Talk: Operations, Collaborations Absorb Day Two of Workshop

Published: 18 May 2020

Blog, Field Notes, TRACER

Michael Jensen, principal investigator for the TRacking Aerosol Convection interactions ExpeRiment (TRACER), discusses presentations from the final day of the TRACER science and logistics meeting—and what comes next.

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