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Title: Atmospheric observations made at Oliktok Point, Alaska, as part of the Profiling at Oliktok Point to Enhance YOPP Experiments (POPEYE) campaign

Abstract

Between 1 July and 30 September 2018, small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS), tethered balloon systems (TBSs), and additional radiosondes were deployed at Oliktok Point, Alaska, to measure the atmosphere in support of the second special observing period for the Year of Polar Prediction (YOPP). These measurements, collected as part of the Profiling at Oliktok Point to Enhance YOPP Experiments (POPEYE) campaign, targeted quantities related to enhancing our understanding of boundary layer structure, cloud and aerosol properties and surface–atmosphere exchange and providing extra information for model evaluation and improvement work. Over the 3-month campaign, a total of 59 DataHawk2 sUAS flights, 52 TBS flights, and 238 radiosonde launches were completed as part of POPEYE. The data from these coordinated activities provide a comprehensive three-dimensional data set of the atmospheric state (air temperature, humidity, pressure, and wind), surface skin temperature, aerosol properties, and cloud microphysical information over Oliktok Point.

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  1. Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO (United States). Cooperative Inst. for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES); National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Boulder, CO (United States)
  2. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
  3. Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
  4. Fairweather LLC, Anchorage, AK (United States)
  5. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Boulder, CO (United States)
  6. Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO (United States)
  7. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States); Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER). Earth and Environmental Systems Science Division; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
OSTI Identifier:
1633048
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1673388
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-145040
Journal ID: ISSN 1866-3516
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830; SC0013306
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Earth System Science Data (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Earth System Science Data (Online); Journal Volume: 11; Journal Issue: 3; Journal ID: ISSN 1866-3516
Publisher:
Copernicus
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

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de Boer, Gijs, Dexheimer, Darielle N., Mei, Fan, Hubbe, John M., Longbottom, Casey, Carroll, Peter J., Apple, Monty L., Goldberger, Lexie A., Oaks, David, Lapierre, Justin, Crume, Michael, Bernard, Nathan, Shupe, Matthew D., Solomon, Amy, Intrieri, Janet, Lawrence, Dale A., Doddi, Abhiram, Holdridge, Donna J., Hubbell, Michael R., Ivey, Mark D., and Schmid, Beat. Atmospheric observations made at Oliktok Point, Alaska, as part of the Profiling at Oliktok Point to Enhance YOPP Experiments (POPEYE) campaign. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-1349-2019.
de Boer, Gijs, Dexheimer, Darielle N., Mei, Fan, Hubbe, John M., Longbottom, Casey, Carroll, Peter J., Apple, Monty L., Goldberger, Lexie A., Oaks, David, Lapierre, Justin, Crume, Michael, Bernard, Nathan, Shupe, Matthew D., Solomon, Amy, Intrieri, Janet, Lawrence, Dale A., Doddi, Abhiram, Holdridge, Donna J., Hubbell, Michael R., Ivey, Mark D., & Schmid, Beat. Atmospheric observations made at Oliktok Point, Alaska, as part of the Profiling at Oliktok Point to Enhance YOPP Experiments (POPEYE) campaign. United States. https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-1349-2019
de Boer, Gijs, Dexheimer, Darielle N., Mei, Fan, Hubbe, John M., Longbottom, Casey, Carroll, Peter J., Apple, Monty L., Goldberger, Lexie A., Oaks, David, Lapierre, Justin, Crume, Michael, Bernard, Nathan, Shupe, Matthew D., Solomon, Amy, Intrieri, Janet, Lawrence, Dale A., Doddi, Abhiram, Holdridge, Donna J., Hubbell, Michael R., Ivey, Mark D., and Schmid, Beat. Fri . "Atmospheric observations made at Oliktok Point, Alaska, as part of the Profiling at Oliktok Point to Enhance YOPP Experiments (POPEYE) campaign". United States. https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-1349-2019. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1633048.
@article{osti_1633048,
title = {Atmospheric observations made at Oliktok Point, Alaska, as part of the Profiling at Oliktok Point to Enhance YOPP Experiments (POPEYE) campaign},
author = {de Boer, Gijs and Dexheimer, Darielle N. and Mei, Fan and Hubbe, John M. and Longbottom, Casey and Carroll, Peter J. and Apple, Monty L. and Goldberger, Lexie A. and Oaks, David and Lapierre, Justin and Crume, Michael and Bernard, Nathan and Shupe, Matthew D. and Solomon, Amy and Intrieri, Janet and Lawrence, Dale A. and Doddi, Abhiram and Holdridge, Donna J. and Hubbell, Michael R. and Ivey, Mark D. and Schmid, Beat},
abstractNote = {Between 1 July and 30 September 2018, small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS), tethered balloon systems (TBSs), and additional radiosondes were deployed at Oliktok Point, Alaska, to measure the atmosphere in support of the second special observing period for the Year of Polar Prediction (YOPP). These measurements, collected as part of the Profiling at Oliktok Point to Enhance YOPP Experiments (POPEYE) campaign, targeted quantities related to enhancing our understanding of boundary layer structure, cloud and aerosol properties and surface–atmosphere exchange and providing extra information for model evaluation and improvement work. Over the 3-month campaign, a total of 59 DataHawk2 sUAS flights, 52 TBS flights, and 238 radiosonde launches were completed as part of POPEYE. The data from these coordinated activities provide a comprehensive three-dimensional data set of the atmospheric state (air temperature, humidity, pressure, and wind), surface skin temperature, aerosol properties, and cloud microphysical information over Oliktok Point.},
doi = {10.5194/essd-11-1349-2019},
journal = {Earth System Science Data (Online)},
number = 3,
volume = 11,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {8}
}

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