Field Notes

The Field Notes blog provides an inside view of Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) user facility field campaigns or operations.
 
LASSO-CACTI Beta Release Available

LASSO-CACTI Beta Release Available

Published: 18 May 2022

Blog, Data Announcements, Field Notes, LASSO

Learn what is available in the first deep convection release from the Large-Eddy Simulation (LES) ARM Symbiotic Simulation and Observation (LASSO) activity.

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ARM Instruments and Data Products Update: Aerosol Advancements

ARM Instruments and Data Products Update: Aerosol Advancements

Published: 18 May 2022

Blog, Field Notes

ARM Engineering and Process Manager Jennifer Comstock shares details on new aerosol instruments and data products.

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From the User Executive Committee (UEC) Subgroup Chairs: February 2022

From the User Executive Committee (UEC) Subgroup Chairs: February 2022

Published: 24 February 2022

Blog, Field Notes

Daniel Feldman introduces the UEC’s Measurement Uncertainty and Communicating Calibrations subgroup.

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ARM Instruments and Data Products Update: Clouds, Radiation, and Precipitation

ARM Instruments and Data Products Update: Clouds, Radiation, and Precipitation

Published: 24 February 2022

Blog, Field Notes

ARM Engineering and Process Manager Jennifer Comstock provides the latest information on upgrading instruments and data products.

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ARM Instruments Detect Pressure Wave From Tongan Volcano Eruption

ARM Instruments Detect Pressure Wave From Tongan Volcano Eruption

Published: 2 February 2022

Blog, Data Announcements, Field Notes

The massive Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha Ľapai volcanic eruption caused changes in atmospheric pressure that registered at ARM sites around the world. ARM users can download related data from the ARM Data Center.

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Snow Finally Comes to SAIL Site

Snow Finally Comes to SAIL Site

Published: 25 January 2022

Blog, Field Notes, SAIL

Daniel Feldman, the principal investigator for the Surface Atmosphere Integrated Field Laboratory (SAIL) campaign in Colorado, shares the latest on snowfall during SAIL.

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From the User Executive Committee (UEC) Subgroup Chairs: January 2022

From the User Executive Committee (UEC) Subgroup Chairs: January 2022

Published: 24 January 2022

Blog, Field Notes, From the UEC

Scott Collis introduces the UEC’s Undergraduate Engagement with a Focus on Diversity subgroup.

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AMF3 Site Science Team Blog: Site Picture Comes Into Focus

AMF3 Site Science Team Blog: Site Picture Comes Into Focus

Published: 2 December 2021

AMF3, Field Notes, Blog

Site science team lead Chongai Kuang provides updates on planning for the Southeastern U.S. deployment of the third ARM Mobile Facility (AMF3) and shares upcoming town halls where you can provide feedback.

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From the User Executive Committee (UEC) Chair

From the User Executive Committee (UEC) Chair

Published: 21 October 2021

Blog, Field Notes, From the UEC

Allison C. Aiken shares committee updates from the past few months, including engagement with the ARM/Atmospheric System Research (ASR) community and subgroup discussions to address new and ongoing UEC efforts.

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TBS Put to the Test for SAIL Science Flights

TBS Put to the Test for SAIL Science Flights

Published: 21 October 2021

Blog, Field Notes, SAIL

In late September, the tethered balloon system team from Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico traveled to Colorado to conduct test flights for the Surface Atmosphere Integrated Field Laboratory (SAIL) campaign.

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