Field Notes

The Field Notes blog provides an inside view of Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) user facility field campaigns or operations.
 
From the User Executive Committee (UEC) Chair

From the User Executive Committee (UEC) Chair

Published: 19 August 2019

Blog, From the UEC

Sébastien Biraud shares UEC activities from the 2019 ARM/ASR joint meeting and an update on a proposed ARM workshop at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.

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Counting Down to the Launch of Mega-Campaign MOSAiC

Counting Down to the Launch of Mega-Campaign MOSAiC

Published: 2 June 2019

Blog, Field Notes, MOSAiC

As the Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) field campaign draws closer, the ARM team at Los Alamos National Laboratory works together with researchers to make sure instruments are ready to go.

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From the User Executive Committee (UEC) Chair

From the User Executive Committee (UEC) Chair

Published: 20 May 2019

Blog, From the UEC

Sébastien Biraud shares UEC updates, including important events coming up for ARM users.

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North Slope of Alaska Welcomes a Famous Visitor

North Slope of Alaska Welcomes a Famous Visitor

Published: 16 April 2019

Blog, Field Notes, North Slope of Alaska

Mark Ivey, manager of ARM's North Slope of Alaska atmospheric observatory, recounts a visit from Al Roker, broadcast meteorologist for the NBC morning show "TODAY." Roker traveled to Barrow, officially known as Utqiaġvik, for a series on earth system changes in the Arctic.

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ARM Site Technician Embraces His Role in Supporting Research

ARM Site Technician Embraces His Role in Supporting Research

Published: 13 March 2019

Blog, ENA, Field Notes

Bruno Cunha, a native of Graciosa Island in the Azores, assists with science close to home at ARM’s Eastern North Atlantic atmospheric observatory while also getting opportunities to see the world on remote field campaigns.

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From the User Executive Committee (UEC) Chair

From the User Executive Committee (UEC) Chair

Published: 19 February 2019

Blog, From the UEC

In his first message as the UEC chair, Sébastien Biraud shares the major topics on which the committee wants to focus in the next two years.

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ACE-ENA Workshop Shows Progress in Achieving Scientific Goals

ACE-ENA Workshop Shows Progress in Achieving Scientific Goals

Published: 19 February 2019

Blog

Brookhaven National Laboratory atmospheric scientist Mike Jensen details a recent workshop on the state of research and data sets from the Aerosol and Cloud Experiments in the Eastern North Atlantic (ACE-ENA) field campaign.

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From the Outgoing User Executive Committee (UEC) Chair

From the Outgoing User Executive Committee (UEC) Chair

Published: 22 January 2019

Blog, From the UEC

Completing his term as ARM User Executive Committee chair, Larry Berg shares the progress the committee made in 2018 to improve the ARM user experience.

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Share Your Ideas on Growing LASSO Part 5: Clear-Air Turbulence

Share Your Ideas on Growing LASSO Part 5: Clear-Air Turbulence

Published: 19 December 2018

Blog, Field Notes, LASSO

Wrapping up its blog series about possible expansion scenarios, the Large-Eddy Simulation (LES) ARM Symbiotic Simulation and Observation (LASSO) team considers clear-air turbulence.

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CACTI Blog: Clouds and Crowds Are Gathering

CACTI Blog: Clouds and Crowds Are Gathering

Published: 21 November 2018

Blog, CACTI, Field Notes

Adam Varble, principal investigator for the Cloud, Aerosol, and Complex Terrain Interactions (CACTI) field campaign, sent in this update from Argentina.

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