Date of Award
Bachelor of Science (BS)
Dr. Vincent Wickwar
This is intended to be a user’s manual for the upgraded USU Rayleigh lidar. As such, it begins with a discussion of the purpose of a lidar. This is followed by a brief explanation of the fundamentals of Rayleigh scatter lidar. Next the reasons for and benefits of upgrading the lidar are discussed and as well as how the upgrade was accomplished. After establishing this basis, instructions are provided for operating the lidar, performing basic maintenance, and aligning various components.
Peterson, Lance William, "Lidar User’s Manual" (2011). Undergraduate Honors Theses. Paper 92.
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