EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 119, 2016The 27th International Laser Radar Conference (ILRC 27)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Poster Session (Lidar Cloud Studies)|
|Published online||07 June 2016|
MPLNET V3 Cloud and Planetary Boundary Layer Detection
1 Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
2 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA
3 Naval Research Laboratory, Monterey, CA 93943, USA
4 Science System and Applications, Inc. Lanham, MD 20706, USA
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Published online: 7 June 2016
The NASA Micropulse Lidar Network Version 3 algorithms for planetary boundary layer and cloud detection are described and differences relative to the previous Version 2 algorithms are highlighted. A year of data from the Goddard Space Flight Center site in Greenbelt, MD consisting of diurnal and seasonal trends is used to demonstrate the results. Both the planetary boundary layer and cloud algorithms show significant improvement of the previous version.
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