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RICO Mini-MOPA Lidar data

January 17, 2005 - Lidar vertically staring measurements

Each pair of images below show return Signal strength (wide band SNR in dB)(top) and Doppler lidar vertical velocity in m/s (bottom). Tick marks indicate x km spacing and all velocities are in m/s. The cool colors show flow toward the lidar (downdrafts) and the warm colors indicate flow away from the lidar (updrafts).