National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Japan

Location: (140.12E, 36.05N)

Specifications of the NIES lidar
Wavelength (nm)532, 1064
Laser power (mJ)20(532), 20(1064)
Repetition rate (Hz)10
Diameter of telescope (cm)20
DirectionVertical (fixed)
Measurement range (km)0 - 18
Range resolution (m)6
Temporal resolution (min)15 (typical)
ParameterBackscattering intensity(532, 1064)
Depolarization ratio(532)
OperationAutomated, Continuous

Time-height indications of backscattering intensity and depolarization ratio

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Archive: 2008/03/22 -
Archive: 2002/02/04-2008/03/21
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