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Home > NDACC Measurement Stations > NDACC Station: Mauna Loa, HI, USA

NDACC Station: Mauna Loa, HI, USA

Latitude 19.54 N, Longitude 155.58 W
Elevation 3397 m asl
 
Station Representative:
Dr. Russell C. Schnell
Global Monitoring Division
NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory
Colorado, USA
URL: http://www.mlo.noaa.gov (off site)
Instrument Group URL:  GMD Dobsons (off site)
NRL Water Vapor Microwave (off site)
NDACC public data: ftp://ftp.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/ndacc/station/maunaloa
 

NDACC Measurements at the Mauna Loa Station

Instrument
& Period
Parameter Cooperating
Institutions
Comments
DOBSON (#76)
1963 Dec -
Column: O3 NOAA/ESRL, USA 20 retrievals per month
FTIR (Bruker 120M)
Interferometer
1995 Aug -
Column O3, N2O, C2H2, C2H6, CH4, CO, CHF2Cl, HCN, HF, HNO3, NO2, NO, HCl U. Denver  
FTIR (Bomen DA8)
Interferometer
1991 Nov - 1995
Column HNO3, HCl, O3, N2O, F22 U. Denver  
LIDAR (Rayleigh/Raman)
1993 Jul -
Temp. profile
15-85 km
JPL, USA  
LIDAR
1993 Jul -
Aerosol profile
15-40 km
JPL, USA 353 nm 1993 - 1999
355 nm 2001 -
LIDAR (DIAL)
1993 Jul -
O3 profiles
15-50 km
JPL, USA  
LIDAR (Nd-Yag)
1994 Apr -
Aerosol profile
15-40 km
NOAA/ESRL, USA Also retrieves water vapor 
LIDAR (Ruby)
1974 - 1998
Aerosol profile
15-40 km
NOAA/ESRL, USA  
MICROWAVE
Radiometer
1995 Jul -
O3 profile
20-65 km
Millitech, USA
U. Mass, USA
NIWA, New Zealand
 
MICROWAVE (WVMS3)
Radiometer
1996 Mar -
H2O profile
40-80 km
NRL, USA  
UV Vis (SAOZ)
Spectrometer
1996 -
Column: NO2 NIWA, New Zealand
NOAA/ESRL, USA
 
UV SPECTROMETER
1996 -
Global and scattered UV Spectral Irradiance NIWA, New Zealand  
LIDAR (Rayleigh/Raman)
Campaigns
Temp. profiles
15-85 km
GSFC, USA Multiple campaigns
LIDAR (DIAL)
Campaigns
O3 profiles
15-50 km
GSFC, USA Multiple campaigns

 

GSFC: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
NOAA/ESRL:  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/ Earth System Research
       Laboratory
NIWA: National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research
NRL:  Naval Research Laboratory
JPL:  Jet Propulsion Laboratory



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