Monthly Archives: September 2012

Using LiDAR for Detailed Snow Pack Measurements 9/25/12

This is a repost from the now defunct Whatever-Weather.com website. Even though we are in summer, let’s look ahead and think about winter and snow.  Research studies have been going on for at least a decade to use LiDAR for … Continue reading

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Climate Studies and LiDAR 9/24/12

This is a repost from the now defunct Whatever-Weather.com website. The US Department of Energy runs the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facilities.  It started out in 1992 with their first long term location in Oklahoma.   According to their … Continue reading

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GIS and Weather Emergency Response 9/23/12

This is a repost from the now defunct Whatever-Weather.com. I want to take a break from my Meteorology & LiDAR series to write about GIS and Emergency Response.  If you look back in the archives, I wrote about how GIS … Continue reading

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Studying Atmospheric Air Quality with LiDAR 9/22/12

This is a repost from the now defunct Whatever-Weather.com website. As I wrote about in my last blog post a few weeks ago, the traditional use of LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) in the Atmospheric Science community is to point … Continue reading

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Meteorology and LiDAR 9/21/12

This is a repost from the now defunct Whatever-Weather.com website. I have written in the past about how Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Meteorology relate to each other.  I want to extend that blog post to a form of remote … Continue reading

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Tweeting Storms 9/20/12

This is a repost from the now defunct Whatever-Weather.com website. Modern social media technology is changing the world of thunderstorm reporting.  The National Weather Service (NWS) has released an experimental way to send storm reports back to the Weather Forecast … Continue reading

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FAA Delays Commerical Drones over US Skies past Sept 2015 9/19/12

A important story came across the news wires today.  The FAA will not meet their September 30, 2015 deadline to allow unmanned commercial drones in US skies. They are looking into privacy and safety issues.  As the article mentions, it … Continue reading

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