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Airborne wind profiling with the data acquisition and processing system for a pulsed 2-micron coherent doppler lidar system
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Paper Abstract

A pulsed 2-micron coherent Doppler lidar system at NASA Langley Research Center in Virginia flew on the NASA's DC-8 aircraft during the NASA Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes (GRIP) during the summer of 2010. The participation was part of the project Doppler Aerosol Wind Lidar (DAWN) Air. Selected results of airborne wind profiling are presented and compared with the dropsonde data for verification purposes. Panoramic presentations of different wind parameters over a nominal observation time span are also presented for selected GRIP data sets. The real-time data acquisition and analysis software that was employed during the GRIP campaign is introduced with its unique features.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 May 2012
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 8379, Laser Radar Technology and Applications XVII, 83790M (14 May 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.919239
Show Author Affiliations
Jeffrey Y. Beyon, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
Grady J. Koch, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
Michael J. Kavaya, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8379:
Laser Radar Technology and Applications XVII
Monte D. Turner; Gary W. Kamerman, Editor(s)

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