Aerosol Research Branch (ARB) 48 inch Lidar Data

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Abstract: The ARB_48_IN_LIDAR data set contains data collected from a 48-inch lidar system located at NASA Langley Research Center. Each granule consists of one year of data. The days of data are different in each granule. Each measurement consists of four parameters: stratospheric integrated backscatter over altitude, altitude levels, scattering ratio at each altitude level, and aerosol backscattering ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 37.0   S: 37.0   E: -76.0   W: -76.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1982-06-14
Stop Date: 2001-12-04
Originating Center
Data Center
Atmospheric Science Data Center, Science Directorate, Langley Research Center, NASA Supplemental Info
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Dataset ID: ARB_48_IN_LIDAR

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 757-864-8656
Email: support-asdc at
Contact Address:
NASA Langley Atmospheric Science Data Center
User and Data Services
NASA Langley Research Center
Mail Stop 157D
City: Hampton
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 23681-2199
Country: USA
Phone: (757) 728-6867
Fax: (757) 727-5090
Email: pat.mccormick at
Contact Address:
Center for Atmospheric Sciences
Hampton University
23 Tyler Street
P.O. Box 6075
City: Hampton
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 23668
Country: USA
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Fuller, W. H., Osborn, M. T., and Hunt, W. H. (1988), 48-Inch Lidar Aerosol Measurements Taken at the Langley Research Center - May 1974 to December 1987, NASA RP-1209
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2015-06-04
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