New Results from the NOAA CREST Lidar Network (CLN) Observations in the US Eastcoast
1 Optical Remote Sensing Lab., City College of New York, NY, 10031, USA
2 Physics Department and Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD USA 21250
3 Department of Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Hampton University, Hampton, VA, 23668 USA
4 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineer, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez (UPRM) Campus, PO Box 9000, Mayagüez, P.R. 00681-9000
Published online: 7 June 2016
This paper presents coordinated ground-based observations by the NOAA-CREST Lidar Network (CLN) for profiling of aerosols, cloud, water vapor, and wind along the US east coast including Caribbean region at Puerto Rico. The instrumentation, methodology and observation capability are reviewed. The applications to continental and intercontinental-scale transport of smoke and dust plumes, and their large scale regional impact are discussed.
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