Field Notes

The Field Notes blog provides an inside view of ARM Climate Research Facility field campaigns or operations.
 
All Systems Go for MARCUS

All Systems Go for MARCUS

Published: 19 November 2017

Blog, Field Notes, MARCUS

Greg McFarquhar, principal investigator for the Measurements of Aerosols, Radiation, and Clouds over the Southern Ocean (MARCUS) field campaign, is eager to see the data that come back from the Southern Ocean.

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From the User Executive Committee (UEC) Chair

From the User Executive Committee (UEC) Chair

Published: 15 September 2017

Blog, From the UEC

The second quarterly message from the chair of the ARM User Executive Committee is available now.

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Eclipse’s Shadow Felt on Southern Great Plains Instruments

Eclipse’s Shadow Felt on Southern Great Plains Instruments

Published: 29 August 2017

Blog, Field Notes, SGP

While the total solar eclipse of August 21, 2017, wowed spectators throughout the United States, ARM Facility instruments recorded data connected to the rare event.

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Learning New Tools and Giving Back—ARM at SciPy2017

Learning New Tools and Giving Back—ARM at SciPy2017

Published: 8 August 2017

Blog, Field Notes

ARM developers, translators, and engineers from three laboratories attended the Scientific Computing with Python (Scipy, [1]) conference in Austin Texas in July of 2017.

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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, MARCUS

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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