The laser from the high spectral resolution lidar (right) lights up the sky. The HSRL provides calibrated measurements of aerosol optical depth, backscatter, cross section, and depolarization. It was purchased through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
The micropulse lidar can also be seen on the left.
Picture courtesy of Jon Gero.
In February 2011, a new platform was added on to the Great White instrument shelter at ARM’s North Slope of Alaska site in Barrow. It will support several new instruments purchased through the Recovery Act. (Photo by Jared Keyser)
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