Airborne Measurements for Environmental Research: Methods by Alexander Kokhanovsky(eds.)

By Alexander Kokhanovsky(eds.)

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Chapter 1 advent to Airborne Measurements of the Earth surroundings and floor (pages 1–5): Ulrich Schumann, David W. Fahey, Dr. Manfred Wendisch and Dr. Jean?Louis Brenguier
Chapter 2 size of airplane kingdom and Thermodynamic and Dynamic Variables (pages 7–75): Jens Bange, Marco Esposito, Donald H. Lenschow, Philip R. A. Brown, Volker Dreiling, Andreas Giez, Larry Mahrt, Szymon P. Malinowski, Alfred R. Rodi, Raymond A. Shaw, Holger Siebert, Herman Smit and Martin Zoger
Chapter three In Situ hint gasoline Measurements (pages 77–155): Jim McQuaid, Hans Schlager, Maria Dolores Andres?Hernandez, Stephen Ball, Agnes Borbon, Steve S. Brown, Valery Catoire, Piero Di Carlo, Thomas G. Custer, Marc von Hobe, James Hopkins, Klaus Pfeilsticker, Thomas Rockmann, Anke Roiger, Fred Stroh, Jonathan Williams and Helmut Ziereis
Chapter four In Situ Measurements of Aerosol debris (pages 157–223): Andreas Petzold, Paola Formenti, Darrel Baumgardner, Ulrich Bundke, Hugh Coe, Joachim Curtius, Paul J. DeMott, Richard C. Flagan, Markus Fiebig, James G. Hudson, Jim McQuaid, Andreas Minikin, Gregory C. Roberts and Jian Wang
Chapter five In Situ Measurements of Cloud and Precipitation debris (pages 225–301): Dr. Jean?Louis Brenguier, William D. Bachalo, Patrick Y. Chuang, Biagio M. Esposito, Jacob Fugal, Timothy Garrett, Jean?Francois Gayet, Hermann Gerber, Andy Heymsfield, Dr. Alexander Kokhanovsky, Alexei Korolev, R. Paul Lawson, David C. Rogers, Raymond A. Shaw, Walter Strapp and Manfred Wendisch
Chapter 6 Aerosol and Cloud Particle Sampling (pages 303–341): Martina Kramer, Cynthia Twohy, Markus Hermann, Armin Afchine, Suresh Dhaniyala and Alexei Korolev
Chapter 7 Atmospheric Radiation Measurements (pages 343–411): Dr. Manfred Wendisch, Peter Pilewskie, Birger Bohn, Anthony Bucholtz, Susanne Crewell, Chawn Harlow, Evelyn Jakel, ok. Sebastian Schmidt, Rick Shetter, Jonathan Taylor, David D. Turner and Martin Zoger
Chapter eight Hyperspectral distant Sensing (pages 413–456): Eyal Ben?Dor, Daniel Schlapfer, Antonio J. Plaza and Tim Malthus
Chapter nine LIDAR and RADAR Observations (pages 457–526): Jacques Pelon, Gabor Vali, Gerard Ancellet, Gerhard Ehret, Pierre H. Flamant, Samuel Haimov, Gerald Heymsfield, David Leon, James B. Mead, Andrew L. Pazmany, Alain Protat, Zhien Wang and Mengistu Wolde

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Published 2013 by Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA. 9 Atmospheric wind field retrieved by WIND during a flight over the Saharan desert from Djerba (Tunisia) to Niamey (Niger) on 30 June 2006. 00 UTC. (Courtesy of A. 10 Water vapor mixing ratio q in g/kg along DIAL flights (a) on 14 March 2004, 1630–1900 UT compared to ECMWF T511/L60 operational analysis (b). 5, and 3 PVU. From Flentje et al. (2007). 11 Ozone vertical cross section measured by the ALTO LIDAR (a) and comparison with a (b) high resolution PV vertical cross section from the Meso-NH model, after Kowol-Santen and Ancellet (2000).

002 ◦ s−1 ). 3 shows the expected uncertainties from unaided navigation-grade INS. 3 Aircraft State Variables Accuracy of unaided navigation-grade INS (Honeywell LaserRef2 SM after 6 h). 2◦ Source: From Honeywell (1988). 4 Inertial-Barometric Corrections Unaided INS does not have sufficient information available to damp errors in the Earth-vertical coordinate. Barometric pressure can be used to limit errors in the vertical acceleration that cause unbounded drift. A third-order baro-inertial loop described by Blanchard (1971) can be used for this.

KGaA. Published 2013 by Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA. 2 1 Introduction to Airborne Measurements of the Earth Atmosphere and Surface of seconds to many hours or even days. , turbulence, nanometer-sized particles, and gases without or with only low radiation absorption efficiencies, such as nitrogen monoxide). Aircraft can reach remote locations and can carry in situ as well as active and passive remote sensing instruments. Observations may be performed along streamlines or in a fully Lagrangian manner with repeated sampling of the same air mass over extended periods.

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