Field Notes

The Field Notes blog provides an inside view of Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) user facility field campaigns or operations.
 
SAIL ARM Mobile Facility Site Takes Shape

SAIL ARM Mobile Facility Site Takes Shape

Published: 20 July 2021

Blog, Field Notes, SAIL

With less than two months to go before the Surface Atmosphere Integrated Field Laboratory (SAIL) campaign, the ARM Mobile Facility is in place at Gothic Townsite, Colorado.

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Los Alamos Team Prepares to Launch 2 New ARM Mobile Campaigns

Los Alamos Team Prepares to Launch 2 New ARM Mobile Campaigns

Published: 7 July 2021

Blog, Field Notes, SAIL, TRACER

The Surface Atmosphere Integrated Field Laboratory (SAIL) campaign starts September 1 near Crested Butte, Colorado, and the TRacking Aerosol Convection interactions ExpeRiment (TRACER) begins October 1 around Houston, Texas.

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SAIL Group Makes Snow Trek to Survey Sites in Colorado

SAIL Group Makes Snow Trek to Survey Sites in Colorado

Published: 16 June 2021

Blog, Field Notes, SAIL

Dan Feldman, the principal investigator for the upcoming Surface Atmosphere Integrated Field Laboratory (SAIL) field campaign, shares what is new as preparations ramp up for the instrument installation in Colorado.

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From the User Executive Committee (UEC) Chair

From the User Executive Committee (UEC) Chair

Published: 9 June 2021

Blog, Field Notes, From the UEC

Allison C. Aiken introduces new subgroups created to address ongoing and new UEC efforts. Also, see how you can engage with the UEC during the 2021 Joint ARM User Facility/Atmospheric System Research (ASR) Principal Investigators Meeting.

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How to ACT with ARM’s Data Quality Information!

How to ACT with ARM’s Data Quality Information!

Published: 9 June 2021

Blog, Field Notes

ARM Instrument Operations Manager Adam Theisen takes you through a step-by-step example of how the open-source Atmospheric data Community Toolkit (ACT) can help you explore ARM data.

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AMF3 Site Science Team Blog: Putting Maps to Work

AMF3 Site Science Team Blog: Putting Maps to Work

Published: 18 May 2021

AMF3, Blog, Field Notes

Shawn Serbin, a member of the third ARM Mobile Facility (AMF3) site science team, explains the use of scientific requirements and geographic information system (GIS) capabilities to guide siting for the upcoming Southeastern U.S. deployment.

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ARM Development Corner: Publications Draw Attention to ARM Capabilities

ARM Development Corner: Publications Draw Attention to ARM Capabilities

Published: 18 May 2021

Blog, Field Notes

Jennifer Comstock, ARM’s engineering and process manager, highlights recent publications showcasing new ARM activities—and where you might publish your own work on measurements and data products. 

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User Executive Committee Celebrates Earth Day

User Executive Committee Celebrates Earth Day

Published: 21 April 2021

Blog, Field Notes, From the UEC

ARM User Executive Committee members share what this planet—and their work—means to them.

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ARM Development Update: Value-Added Products

ARM Development Update: Value-Added Products

Published: 16 February 2021

Blog, Field Notes

Jennifer Comstock, ARM’s engineering and process manager, provides a breakdown of value-added data products that will soon be available to ARM users.

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From the New User Executive Committee (UEC) Chair

From the New User Executive Committee (UEC) Chair

Published: 10 February 2021

Blog, Field Notes, From the UEC

Read the first message from UEC Chair Allison C. Aiken to learn about the first meeting of the current UEC, plans in the virtual era, and how you can engage with committee members.

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