Na Lidar

The Na Lidar is operated on a campaign basis, typically 3-4 times per year, with 2-3 weeks per campaign. Raw photon count data are processed off-line and preliminary results are shown here. The summary for each campaign are listed in the following table.

Click on the campain period on the left or in the table to see the list of nights and contour plots of the campaign.

ALO Lidar Data Summary
Campaigns Total Nights Total Hours Average CPS*
2014 May 5 52.1 719
2014 Aug-Sep 16 145.1 855
2015 Jan-Feb 16 121.2 565
2015 Apr 13 125.1 599
2015 July 11 100.0 563
2015 November 8 69.6 700
2016 Feb-Mar 19 165.3 542
2016 June 6 66.0 760
2016 Oct-Nov 17 97.9 584
2017 Apr 8 50.8 609
Total 119 993.1  

* CPS - Counts Per Shot, a measure of the signal level, hence the data quality. This is averaged from the median CPS values from each night.