CEDAR Workshop, Santa Fe, NM, June 27–July 2, 2004
The Rayleigh-scatter lidar at the Atmospheric Lidar Observatory (ALO) on the Utah State University (USU) (41.7°N, 111.8°W) campus has been in operation since 1993. The temperature database now contains over ten years of Rayleigh-scatter temperatures. A multi-year temperature climatology has been calculated from these observations along with the RMS and interannual variability. These temperatures and the climatology are currently being used in a number of mesospheric studies, including mesospheric inversion layers, tides, planetary waves, cyclical variations, trends, longitudinal comparisons, and validation studies.
Herron, J., & Vincent Wickwar. (2004, July 27). Atmospheric Lidar Observatory (ALO) Ten-Year Mesospheric Temperature Climatology. Presented at the CEDAR Workshop, Sante Fe, NM.