Airborne 2-Micron Double Pulsed Direct Detection IPDA Lidar for Atmospheric CO2 Measurement
1 NASA Langley Research Center, MS 468, Hampton, VA 23681 USA
2 Science System &Applications, Inc, One Enterprise Parkway, Hampton, Virginia 23666 USA
3 Michigan Aerospace Corporation, 1777 Highland Dr. # B, Ann Arbor, MI 48108 USA
Published online: 7 June 2016
An airborne 2-micron double-pulsed Integrated Path Differential Absorption (IPDA) lidar has been developed for atmospheric CO2 measurements. This new instrument has been flown in spring of 2014 for a total of ten flights with 27 flight hours. This IPDA lidar provides high precision measurement capability by unambiguously eliminating contamination from aerosols and clouds that can bias the results.
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