Aerosol, Radiation, and Cloud Processes affecting Arctic Climate
A NOAA Climate Program Project for the International Polar Year 2008
Where: Fairbanks, Alaska
When: late March - April 2008
What: The focus of NOAA's field experiment includes ESRL CSD airborne measurements using the NOAA WP-3D aircraft. This experiment will be coordinated with the POLARCAT activity of the IPY, with the NOAA baseline climate research station at Barrow, Alaska, and with the intensive operations period executed at the DOE-sponsored Atmospheric Radiation Measurement site adjacent to NOAA's Barrow site.
Who: Investigators in this project include researchers from several universities, industries, and governmental agencies. Participating institutions include Georgia Tech, the University of Colorado at Boulder, and NASA Ames Research Center.