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The Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program

The First 20 Years

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program was established in 1990 and is still going strong today. This monograph chronicles the history of the first 20 years of the ARM Program and provides descriptions of its scientific accomplishments at a level understandable to readers with a basic physics background. Subjects include:
The scientific maturation of the program
ARM mobile facilities
Radiative transfer modeling for climate and weather applications
Aerosol physical and optical properties and processes
Impact on numerical weather prediction

100 pages | 10 color plates, 10 halftones, 5 maps | 8 1/2 x 11 | © 2017

Earth Sciences: Meteorology

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