Arctic Micro-Pulse Lidar Measurement
Entry ID: NIPR_PMG_MICROPULSE_ARCTIC

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Summary
Abstract: Micro-pulse lidar (MPL, NASA upgraded SESI model) placed at AWIPEV Station (at Rabben Station until 4 June 2003) in Ny-Alesund, Svalbard acquires backscatter profiles on a 24-hour operation basis. Laser wavelength: 523.5 nm, Maximum height: 60 km, Range resolution: 30 m, Time resolution: 1 min, Pointing direction: 45 deg slant at Rabben and vertical at AWIPEV. Processed data (Level 1.0) and their quick look images are available from NASA MPLNET website at http://mplnet.gsfc.nasa.gov/.

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Description: NASA's Micro Pulse Lidar Network


Geographic Coverage
 N: 79.0 S: 79.0  E: 12.0  W: 12.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-03-01
Stop Date: 2009-04-08


Location Keywords
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > SVALBARD AND JAN MAYEN > Ny-Alesund, Svalbard
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > ARCTIC
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR


Science Keywords
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >LIDAR >LIDAR BACKSCATTER    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE


Instrument
MPL >Micropulse Lidar


Project
IPY >INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR    [Information]


Use Constraints
PICCCBY


Data Center
National Institute of Polar Research, Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture, Japan    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.nipr.ac.jp/

Data Center Personnel
Name: MASATAKA SHIOBARA
Phone: +81-42-512-0678
Email: shio at nipr.ac.jp
Contact Address:
10-3, Midori-cho
City: Tachikawa-shi
Province or State: Tokyo
Postal Code: 190-8518
Country: Japan


Personnel
MASATAKA SHIOBARA
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +81-42-512-0678
Email: shio at nipr.ac.jp
Contact Address:
10-3, Midori-cho
City: Tachikawa-shi
Province or State: Tokyo
Postal Code: 190-8518
Country: Japan



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-04-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-04-04

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