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Standardisation work on ground-based remote-sensing techniques in Germany
Author(s): Christoph Münkel; Dirk A. Engelbart; Ljuba Woppowa
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Paper Abstract

Ground-based remote-sensing systems, designed for environmental meteorology, are increasingly forced to have their results certified according to the criteria of present-day quality assurance. To this aim, the need for dedicated guidelines is growing and the German Commission on Air Pollution Prevention has been active in this field for more than a decade now. The present paper gives a brief account of the intended purpose, and of the procedure followed to get the guidelines written, discussed, approved, and issued. As an example, parts of the ongoing work on the Raman lidar guideline are presented, including measuring examples provided by the German Meteorological Service in Lindenberg.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 September 2009
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7475, Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere XIV, 74751N (25 September 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.830367
Show Author Affiliations
Christoph Münkel, Vaisala GmbH (Germany)
Dirk A. Engelbart, German Federal Ministry of Transport, Building, and Urban Affairs (Germany)
Ljuba Woppowa, Kommission Reinhaltung der Luft im VDI und DIN (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7475:
Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere XIV
Richard H. Picard; Klaus Schäfer; Adolfo Comeron; Evgueni I. Kassianov; Christopher J. Mertens, Editor(s)

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