Instrument

CPI
Cloud Particle Imager

The SPEC Cloud Particle Imager (CPI) takes images of particles collected in its sample volume. CPI has a very high size resolution, and it is useful for studying cloud particle size distribution. CPI can take up to 75 frames per second with more than 25 particles per frame.

Instrument Details

Optical/Photon
CLOUDS, ATMOSPHERE, CLOUD MICROPHYSICS, PARTICLE SIZE DISTRIBUTION
Troposphere
75 frames per second
10–2000μm
50-60 Hz, 400 Hz
External Linkhttps://doi.org/10.1175/JTECH2096.1
  • Paul Lawson, Andrew Heymsfield, Sarah Woods

  • Paul Lawson

  • SPEC Inc

  • Currently unavailable

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TC4

Tropical Composition, Cloud and Climate Coupling

2007
Costa Rica, tropical Eastern Pacific
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1 Deployment
· 0 Data Products
CRYSTAL-FACE

Cirrus Regional Study of Tropical Anvils and Cirrus Layers Florida Area Cirrus Experiment

2002
Southern Florida
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1 Deployment
· 1 Data Product

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External Link10.5067/GPMGV/GCPEX/MULTIPLE/DATA203
External Link10.5067/ASDC_DAAC/ATTREX/0002