EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 176, 2018The 28th International Laser Radar Conference (ILRC 28)
|Number of page(s)
|Spaceborne-Airborne lidar missions
|13 April 2018
Airborne tests of an OAWL Doppler lidar: Results and potential for space deployment
Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, USA,
2 Ball Aerospace, USA
3 Yankee Environmental Systems, USA
Published online: 13 April 2018
The 532 nm Green Optical Covariance Wind Lidar (GrOAWL) was flown on a NASA WB-57 research aircraft during the summer of 2016 to validate the instrument design and evaluate wind measurement capability and sensitivity. Comparisons with dropsondes and atmospheric models showed good agreement, demonstrating that a GrOAWL type instrument could provide high-value wind measurements from both airborne and space-based platforms
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2018
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