Organization(s):

NSF logo United States National Science Foundation (NSF)
logo drexel Drexel University (DU)


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

DISCLAIMER:

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) ,
215-895-6821
Forrest Mims
830-372-0548


MLO Contact(s):

Dr. John E. Barnes
808-933-6965 (x222)
Darryl Kuniyuki
808-933-6965 (x236)


Web Site(s)

http://www.pages.drexel
.edu/~brooksdr/DRB_
web_page/index.htm


http://www.globe.gov/
globe_flash.html


http://www.forrestmims.org


Date Started


Related Programs

NSF 14CO Program
Solar Radiation Programs




Photographs:

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