Amami-Oshima Lidar, Japan

Location: (129.7E, 28.4N), Map, Photograph

Specifications of the NIES Amami-Oshima lidar
Wavelength532 nm, 1064 nm
Laser power30 mJ (532 nm), 20mJ (1064 nm)
Repetition rate10 Hz
Diameter of telescope 20 cm
Direction of measurementVertical (fixed)
Measurement range0 - 24 km
Range resolution6 m
Temporal resolution15 min (typical)
ParameterBackscattering intensity (532 nm, 1064 nm),
Depolarization ratio (532 nm)
Operation madeAutomated, Continuous
Data transmission thru Internet (or telephone)
Power requirementAC 100 V, 15 A
Size60 cm x 30 cm x 80 cm
Weight<120 kg including packing

Time-height indications of backscattering intensity and depolarization ratio

Recent 5 days (updated at 0730JST, everyday)

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