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What does this program measure?

Aerosol, Water Vapor, UV-A (Ultra-Violet-A)

How does this program work?

Sunphotometers and UV data loggers are brought and operated by Forrest Mims. Forrest will do all observations which consist of: 1) morning Langley calibrations of GLOBE sun photometers and infrared hygrometers; 2) UV-A (376 nm) data logged observations; 3) miscellaneous solar observations.

Why is this research important?

In order to perform calibrations of GLOBE’s handheld sunphotometers.

Are there any trends in the data?

How does this program fit into the big picture?
What is it's role in global climate change?

Comments and References


This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are the opinions of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

Lead Investigator(s):
Dr. David Brooks (DU) ,
Forrest Mims

MLO Contact(s):
Dr. John E. Barnes
808-933-6965 (x222)
Darryl Kuniyuki
808-933-6965 (x236)

Web Site(s) web_page/index.htm
Date Started
Related Programs
NSF 14CO Program
Solar Radiation Programs

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