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Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser Hygrometer (VCSEL) [Paige, M. E., Mark A. Zondlo]

Summary

The vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) hygrometer measures water vapor concentration throughout the troposphere and lower stratosphere at high frequency (25 times per second), precision (<3%), and accuracy (5-10%). The data are in NASA ICARTT format.

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Identifier
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Versions
  • 1.0 (2013-02-22)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency 1 second
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2012-01-19 00:00:00
End datetime 2012-02-26 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 10.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -40.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -105.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -70.00

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UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2013. Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser Hygrometer (VCSEL). Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6C53J6H. Accessed 27 Feb 2021.

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