Instrument

Ceilometers
Ceilometers

Ceilometers are devices that use a laser beam or a light source to detect and measure cloud base height and cloud thickness. Ceilometers can also measure aerosol concentration within the atmosphere and vertical visibility. The two basic types of ceilometers are scanning receiver and rotating transmitter.

Instrument Details

Optical/Photon
CLOUDS, ATMOSPHERE, CLOUD PROPERTIES, CLOUD BASE HEIGHT, AIR QUALITY, ATMOSPHERE, VISIBILITY, CLOUDS, ATMOSPHERE, CLOUD PROPERTIES, CLOUD CEILING
Troposphere
Various
Various
Various
Currently unavailble
RV 5503

NOAA RV 5503

1 Campaign · 3 Instruments
LMOS

Lake Michigan Ozone Study

2017
Lake Michigan
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1 Deployment
· 14 Data Products
Stationary
Campaign FS

Campaign Field Sites

32 Campaigns · 103 Instruments
Ongoing
IMPACTS

Investigation of Microphysics and Precipitation for Atlantic Coast-Threatening Snowstorms

2020—2023
Eastern United States
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1 Deployment
· 60 Data Products
LMOS

Lake Michigan Ozone Study

2017
Lake Michigan
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1 Deployment
· 14 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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PLATFORMS
External Link10.5067/GPMGV/GCPEX/CEILOMETERS/DATA201
External Link10.3334/ORNLDAAC/407
External Link10.3334/ORNLDAAC/453
External Link10.3334/ORNLDAAC/408