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Donald C. Norquist
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Paul R. Desrochers
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Patrick J. McNicholl
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John R. Roadcap

provide guidance to high-altitude laser system designers based on observations of actual cirrus events. Instrumentation included a ground-based cloud profiling radar and lidar, radiosondes, and satellite imagery from the the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-12 ( GOES-12 ). Without in situ ice crystal measurements available, the goal was to see if cirrus measurements from radiosondes and satellite imagery could be used as a proxy for

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R. T. H. Collis
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F. G. Fernald
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J. E. Alder

APRXL 1968 R. T. H. COLLIS, F. G. FERNALD AND J. E. ALDER 227Lidar Observations of Sierra-Wave Conditions R. T. H. Co~s, F. G. FERNALD AND J. E. ALDERStanford Research Institute, Menlo Park, Calif.(Manuscript received 18 October 1967, in revised form 8 January 1968) ABSTRACT Early in 1967 a series of observations using pulsed ruby lidars were made near Independence, Calif

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W. Viezee
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R. T. H. Collis
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J. D. Lawrenee Jr.

140 JOURNAl, OF APPI, IED METEOROLOGY VOLUMEI2An Investigation of Mountain Waves with Lidar Observations~ W. VmZEE ,UqD R. T. H. CoLusStanford Research Institut,, M~nlo Park, Calif. 940Z5 ANn J. D. LAWRENCE, JR.Langley Research Center, Hampton, Va. 23365(Manuscript received ? June 1972, in revised form 5 September 1972)ABSTRACT In March and April of 1969 and 1970, lidar (laser radar) observations of

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Rasmus Lindstrot
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Rene Preusker
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Thomas Ruhtz
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Birgit Heese
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Matthias Wiegner
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Carsten Lindemann
, and
Jürgen Fischer

-top heights accurately. The cloud-top height was defined by that range bin that detected the maximum number of photons. In case of cloud-free conditions, the surface return in the lidar data was used to check the flight height as determined from the GPS system. 3. Experiment a. Flights The maximum flying altitude of the aircraft was around 3000 m, limiting the observations to low-level clouds. Altogether, 12 flights were conducted in the northeastern part of Germany between April and June of 2004. The

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J. D. Spinhirne
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R. Boers
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W. D. Hart

VOLUME28 JOURNAL OF APPLIED METEOROLOGY FEBRUARY 1989Cloud Top Liquid Water from Lidar Observations of Marine Stratocumulus J. D. SPINHIRNE, R. BOERS* AND W. D. HART~NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Laboratory for Atmospheres, Greenbelt, Maryland(Manuscript received 27 August 1987, in final form 29 February 1988) ABSTRACT Marine stratus clouds were simultaneously observed by nadir Nd

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Dominique Bouniol
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Alain Protat
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Julien Delanoë
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Jacques Pelon
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Jean-Marcel Piriou
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François Bouyssel
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Adrian M. Tompkins
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Damian R. Wilson
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Yohann Morille
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Martial Haeffelin
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Ewan J. O’Connor
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Robin J. Hogan
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Anthony J. Illingworth
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David P. Donovan
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Henk-Klein Baltink

Aerosol lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations (CALIPSO; Winker et al. 2007 ) tandem mission provides a replica of these ground-based observations. However, because of the sun-synchronous orbit, the same point is always seen at the same local time, resulting in a poor sampling of the diurnal cycle. Liu et al. (2008) suggest that it is therefore important to interpret the day and night A-Train samples as independent samples. However, these instruments are most suited to a global

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W. Viezee
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E. E. Uthe
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R. T. H. Collis

274 JOURNAL OF APPLIED METEOROLOGY VoLo~8Lidar Observations of Airfield Approach Conditions: An Exploratory Studyz ' W. VIEZEE, E. E. UTHE AND R. T. H. COLmSStanford ~e~e~ch Institute, M~nlo Par~, Calif.(Manuscript received 9 December 1968, in revised form 9 ~anuary 1969) Lidar (laser radar) data obtained at Hamilton AFB, Calif., under conditions of low ceiling and visibility,are ~nalyzed by hand and by

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Thorwald H. M. Stein
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Julien Delanoë
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Robin J. Hogan

sensitivities ( Waliser et al. 2009 ). The A-Train constellation of satellites takes various measurements of ice clouds ( Stephens et al. 2002 ). It started with the launch of Aqua in 2002, carrying the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), which retrieves cloud optical properties using shortwave and infrared radiances. In 2006, Aqua was joined by CloudSat and the Cloud–Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations ( CALIPSO ) ( Winker et al. 2003 ), providing

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W. Viezee
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R. T. E. Collis
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S. Oblanas

916 JOURNAL OF APPLIED METEOROLOGY Vol. trs~9Lidar Observations in Relation to the Atmospheric Winds Aloft~ W. VmZEE, R. T. H. Cor~r~is aND J.Stanford Research Institute, M~n~o Par~, C~f.~anu~ript r~ved 2 Februa~ 1970, in re~d fo~ 28 May 1970) Lidar (laser radar) observations of the visually dear troposphere between 4 and 14 km are compared withdata from simultaneous rawinsonde ascents for the purpose

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Jennifer D. Hegarty
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Jasper Lewis
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Erica L. McGrath-Spangler
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John Henderson
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Amy Jo Scarino
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Philip DeCola
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Richard Ferrare
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Micheal Hicks
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Rebecca D. Adams-Selin
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Ellsworth J. Welton

deployed at the Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) since 2001 ( Lewis et al. 2013 ). Additionally, airborne lidars such as the High Spectral Resolution Lidar (HSRL) have been used to estimate PBLHs during field measurements campaigns (e.g., Lewis et al. 2010 ; Baker et al. 2013 ; Scarino et al. 2014 ). Since 2006, the Cloud–Aerosol Lidar with Orthogonal Polarization (CALIOP) on board the Cloud–Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations ( CALIPSO ) satellite has been providing

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