​​​Chilbolton Atmospheric Observatory (CAO)
21 Sep 2009
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Chilbolton Atmospheric Observatory is an internationally-recognised super-site in atmospheric remote sensing. It provides long-term measurements of clouds, rainfall, boundary-layer processes and aerosols.

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Chilbolton Atmospheric Observatory

 

RAL Space Involvement
Long-term atmospheric measurements as part of the National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS) together with physical access and hands-on training to researchers as part of the Atmospheric Measurement and Observation Facility (AMOF).

Instruments
Scanning and fixed precipitation and cloud radars, backscattering, aerosol and water vapour lidars, ceilometers, radiometers, rain gauges and meteorological sensors.

Subject
Atmospheric Science

Main Objectives
Ground-based observations of precipitation, cloud, boundary layer processes and aerosol​s.

Partners
NERC, NCAS

Further project information

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