Funding for this research was provided by the NOAA Health of the Atmosphere Program, the NOAA U.S. Weather Research Program, and the U.S. Department of Energy Atmospheric Radiation Measurement program. The California Land-falling Jets Experiment (CALJET) was sponsored by NOAA. The authors thank three anonymous reviewers for their insightful reviews that contributed to substantial improvements in the manuscript. The authors also thank R. Kropfli and V. Zavarotny of the NOAA Environmental Technology Laboratory for reading the original manuscript and providing useful comments and suggestions. Finally, the authors express their appreciation to the many field scientists who contributed to the general success of CALJET including S. Abott, C. King, and J. Leach of the NOAA Environmental Technology Laboratory, who ensured the successful operation of the S-band profiler.
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