EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 119, 2016The 27th International Laser Radar Conference (ILRC 27)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Spaceborne Lidar Missions|
|Published online||07 June 2016|
The Athena-OAWL Doppler Wind Lidar Mission
1 Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp., Boulder, Colorado, USA
2 University of Colorado, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Science, Boulder, Colorado, USA
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Published online: 7 June 2016
With the objective of providing tropospheric wind profile data over the mid-latitude oceans and tropics for data-starved weather forecast models, the Earth Venture Instrument (EV-I) Mission concept “Atmospheric Transport, Hurricanes, and Extratropical Numerical weAther prediction with the Optical Autocovariance Wind Lidar” (ATHENA-OAWL) was proposed in November 2013. The mission concept is described here along with a brief history of the OAWL system development and current development of an ATHENA-OAWL airborne demonstrator under NASA’s Venture Technology development.
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