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ATMOSLAB:

 • Airborne Laboratory based on Hawker Beechcraft
    King Air C90-GTx aircraft
 • Twin engine, turboprop
 • Max cruise speed: 504 Km/h
 • Max. cruise altitude: 9144m
 • Maximum range: 2207 Km
 • Maxim Takoff Weight: 4756 Kg
 • Pressurised cabin

Equipment:

 
 • CAPS—Cloud, aerosol and precipitation spectrometer  
 • Aerosol particle and cloud hydrometeor size
   distributions from 0.51 to 50 μm
 • Precipitation size distributions from 25 μm to 1550 μm,
   or 15-930 um with optional 15-micron resolution
 • Particle optical properties (refractive index)
 • Particle shape assessments (discrimination between
   water and ice for probes with depolarization feature)
 • Liquid water content from 0.01 to 3 g/m3
 • Aircraft velocity
 • Atmospheric temperature and pressure

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 • SPEC Hawkeye Cloud Particle and Precipitation Probe
 • Cloud Particle Imager (CPI)
 • 2D-S (Stereo) Probe: supports 10 μm resolution
 • 3V-CPI: Uses 2D-S for its particle detection system,
 • Measures particles from 1 to 6400 μm. 
SPEC
 SPEC
 • LIDAR Riegl LMS Q680i
 • Full waveform analysis for unlimited number of target
   echoes
 • Multiple-time-around (MTA) processing
 • High laser pulse repetition rates up to 400 kHz
 • up to 266 000 measurements/ sec on the ground
 • High ranging accuracy up to 20 mm
 • High scan speed up to 200 lines/s
 • Wide scan field of view up to 60°
 • Parallel scan lines
 • Interface for smooth integration of GPS
LIDAR
LIDAR
 

 

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LIDAR
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LIDAR images
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Ground Mobile Laboratory


Last Updated on Monday, 29 April 2013 13:51