Single Aircraft Integration of Remote Sensing and in Situ Sampling for the Study of Cloud Microphysics and Dynamics

Zhien Wang, University of Wyoming
Jeffrey French
Gabor Vali
Perry Wechsler
Samuel Haimov
Alfred R. Rodi, University of Wyoming
Min Deng
Dave Leon
Jeff Snider
Liran Peng
Andrew L. Pazmany

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Abstract

Radar, radiometer, lidar, and in situ sensors working together aboard the University of Wyoming's King Air yield more complete descriptions of clouds than possible when combining ground-based remote sensing with airborne in situ measurements. © 2012 American Meteorological Society.