Space-Based Lidar Developments for Global Weather and Climate Information

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Thursday, 8 January 2015: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
211A West Building (Phoenix Convention Center - West and North Buildings)
Host: Fifth Conference on Transition of Research to Operations
Cochairs:  R. Michael Hardesty, NOAA Chemical Sciences Division, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO and Jennifer F. Newman, School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

  8:30 AM
Technology Advancement for Active Remote Sensing of Carbon Dioxide from Space Using the ASCENDS CarbonHawk Experiment Simulator: First Results
Michael D. Obland, NASA, Hampton, VA; and A. R. Nehrir, B. Lin, F. W. Harrison, S. A. Kooi, Y. Choi, J. Plant, M. Yang, C. Antill, J. Campbell, S. Ismail, B. Meadows, E. V. Browell, J. T. Dobler, T. S. Zaccheo, B. Moore III, and S. Crowell
  8:45 AM
Atmospheric CO2 Column Measurements from Laser Absorption Spectrometry Lidar Systems
Bing Lin, NASA, Hampton, VA; and S. Ismail, F. W. Harrison, E. V. Browell, A. R. Nehrir, S. Kooi, J. T. Dobler, B. Meadows, and M. D. Obland
  9:00 AM
Extending space-based global lidar measurements: The Cloud-Aerosol Transport System (CATS)
John E. Yorks, NASA, Greenbelt, MD; and M. J. McGill, S. P. Palm, D. L. Hlavka, P. Selmer, E. P. Nowottnick, M. A. Vaughan, and S. Rodier
  9:15 AM
The ATHENA-OAWL Doppler Wind Lidar Mission
Carl Weimer, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Boulder, CO; and S. Tucker, W. Baker, R. M. Hardesty, and L. P. Riishojgaard

  9:30 AM
Airborne Doppler Wind Lidar studies for ADM cal/val and investigations of boundary layer Arctic wind fields
Steven Greco, Simpson Weather Associates, Charlottesville, VA; and G. D. Emmitt, S. A. Wood, M. J. Kavaya, G. J. Koch, J. J. Cassano, and K. Hines