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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This program is no longer active.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

MLO Contact(s):

Paul Fukumura

Web Site(s)

not applicable

Date Started


Related Programs

Solar Radiation

Tubidity Instrument (Brown Box)
Handheld turbidity sunphotometer
Tubidity (Brown Box)
Sunphotometer touchpad