Alexander Kokhanovsky(eds.)'s Airborne Measurements for Environmental Research: Methods PDF

By Alexander Kokhanovsky(eds.)

ISBN-10: 3527409963

ISBN-13: 9783527409969

ISBN-10: 352765321X

ISBN-13: 9783527653218

Content material:
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 dimension of plane country 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 fuel 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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The book serves, in part, as a handbook to guide engineers and researchers involved in airborne research in the integration of airborne instrumentation, its operation in flight, and processing of acquired data. It also provides recommendations for the development of novel instrumentation and examples of successful projects to help researchers in the design of future flight campaigns. The substantial success of instrumentation on board aircraft platforms in the past decades suggests that instrumented aircraft will continue to play an important role in meeting the ongoing challenge of understanding the processes in our complex Earth system.

Larger particles cross the flow lines due to their greater inertia, thereby complicating or simplifying sampling strategies depending on the objective. Particles approach sampling inlets with the airspeed of the aircraft. In clouds, droplets and ice particles affect inlet probe surfaces, and larger particles may shatter into many smaller ones. This effect may invalidate the intended measurements if the additional particles cannot be properly accounted for. New inlet designs have minimized these shattering effects.

The importance of this standard procedure in aviation is the reliable vertical separation of traffic in the air. Safety assessment requests a classification of the measurement to a defined accuracy. On the other hand, the given pressure altitude may deviate hundreds of meters from geometric altitude, which is nowadays easily reported from satellite-based measurements or calculated from independent atmospheric profile data. Also, the standard setting cannot be used in the vicinity of ground-based obstacles.

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