Organization(s):

NOAA logo National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL)


What does this program measure?

Solar Turbidity.


How does this program work?

When this project was active, turbidity was measured three times per week at MLO with J-202 and J-314 sunphotometers at 380,500,778,862 nm, and continuously with MOD three-wave sunphotometer 380,500,778 nm; narrowband


Why is this research important?


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This program is no longer active.


Lead Investigator(s):

Dr. Ellsworth Dutton
303-497-6660


MLO Contact(s):

Paul Fukumura
808-933-6965


Web Site(s)

not applicable


Date Started

RETIRED


Related Programs

Solar Radiation
NOAA ESRL




Photographs:

Tubidity Instrument (Brown Box)Handheld turbidity sunphotometer

Tubidity (Brown Box)Sunphotometer touchpad