EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 237, 2020The 29th International Laser Radar Conference (ILRC 29)
|Number of page(s)||2|
|Section||New Lidar Technologies and Applications|
|Published online||07 July 2020|
BeCOOL: A Balloon-Borne Microlidar System Designed for Cirrus and Convective Overshoot Monitoring
1 Laboratoire Atmosphère Milieux, Observations Spatiales (LATMOS), CNRS-INSU, Sorbonne Université,Université Versailles St Quentin, Paris, France
2 Cimel Electronique, Paris, France
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Published online: 7 July 2020
A balloon-borne microlidar has been built at LATMOS to monitor cirrus optical properties and convective overshoot topography during long duration flights in the lower tropical stratosphere. Weighting less than 7 kg in a reduced volume and consuming less than 10 W, it will be involved in the CNES-Strateole2 campaign. This instrument paves the way to the use of microlidar technology for planetary missions.
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