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FIELD CAMPAIGN -
Distributed Regional Aerosol Gridded Observation Networks (DRAGON)-
FIREX-AQ 2019
 


+ FIREX-AQ
: Fire Influence on Regional to Global Environments Experiment - Air Quality

+ FIREX-AQ Platforms | Schedule | Ground Sites

FIREX-AQ Aircraft Tracker: Twin Otter (N46RF) & (N48RF) | DC-8 (N817NA)

+Twin Otter Chem Daily Plans

+DC-8 Daily Plans

+ NICC Fire Potential

AERONET Mobile 1 Phone: ISU number (Iridium to Iridium): ?, PSTN: 808-581-4091

AERONET Mobile 2 Phone: ISU number: 0088160312102, PSTN: 808-659-2102

 

DRAGON FIREX-AQ

+DRAGON Summary Data Table

Interactive Maps

DRAGON-Missoula - Today | Yesterday | 2 Days Prior

DRAGON-McCall - Today | Yesterday | 2 Days Prior

DRAGON-Taylor Ranch - Today | Yesterday | 2 Days Prior

DRAGON-Mobile 1 (Level 1.0 only)- Today | Yesterday | 2 Days Prior | NASA Tracking | Garmin Tracking

DRAGON-Mobile 2 (Level 1.0 only)- Today | Yesterday | 2 Days Prior | NASA Tracking | Garmin Tracking

DRAGON-FIREX-AQ Region - Daily | Today | Yesterday | 2 Days Prior

 

LIDAR

MPLNET Lidar: McCall

Cimel Lidar: +DRAGON-Mobile 1 Lidar

Cimel Lidar: +DRAGON-Mobile 2 Lidar

 
Data (Top)
 

Aerosol Optical Depth Products (including Water Vapor and SDA)

+ DRAGON AOD Data Browser

+ DRAGON AOD Data Download Tool

Almcuantar Inversion Aerosol Properties (including Size Distributions, Complex Index of Refraction, Single Scattering Albedo, etc.)

+ DRAGON Inversion Data Browser

+ DRAGON Inversion Data Download Tool

 

Combined Data Download Table (July 1 to September 15, 2019)

Data
Data Format
Level 1.0 Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD)

+ All Points
+ Daily Averages
+ Monthly Averages

Level 1.5 Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD)
Level 2.0 Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD)
Level 1.0 Spectral Deconvolution Algorithm (SDA) Retrievals
Level 1.5 Spectral Deconvolution Algorithm (SDA) Retrievals
Level 2.0 Spectral Deconvolution Algorithm (SDA) Retrievals
Level 1.5 Almucantar Inversion Products
(except Phase Functions)
Level 1.5 Almucantar Inversion Products Phase Functions
Level 2.0 Almucantar Inversion Products
(except Phase Functions)
Level 2.0 Almucantar Inversion Phase Functions
Level 1.5 Hybrid Inversion Products
(except Phase Functions)
Level 1.5 Hybrid Inversion Products Phase Functions
Level 2.0 Hybrid Inversion Products
(except Phase Functions)
Level 2.0 Hybrid Inversion Phase Functions
 
Background
 

Aerosol measurement observations from ground-based sun photometers and sun/sky radiometers have played a critical role in developing, reformulating and validating satellite algorithms to characterize aerosol optical depth, modal aerosol retrievals and single scattering albedo among other parameters.   New and improved algorithms are being developed for current and future satellite missions that will place a greater demand on the accuracy and fidelity of the ground-based measurements for validation, multi data set synergism and long-term climate research.  Heretofore satellite validation studies using sun, moon, and sky scanning spectral radiometer measurements such as AERONET have relied on point observations extrapolated to a two dimensional domain to compare to the satellite retrieval.  Additionally few of the ground-based remote sensing measurements have had a rigorous comparison or validation against other ground-based measurements particularly in situ observations of aerosol size and absorption.  DRAGON-FIREX-AQ will provide a data set to address satellite validation and in situ comparisons.

 
Experimental Objectives (Top)
 
  • Establish a mesoscale a networks of sun/moon/sky photometers in the northwest U.S.A.
  • Supplement the mesoscale networks with distributed sites to capture aerosol variability including smoke aerosols at varying distances from source regions.
  • Develop a geo-referenced database that will accommodate supplementary/complimentary data sets.
 
Measurement Plan (Top)
 

DRAGON Text Lists

+ Level 1.0 AOD Data (TXT)
+ Level 1.5 AOD Data
(TXT)
+ Level 2.0 AOD Data (TXT)

DRAGON Google Earth Distribution

+ Level 1.0 AOD Data (Google Earth KMZ)
+ Level 1.5 AOD Data
(Google Earth KMZ)
+ Level 2.0 AOD Data (Google Earth KMZ)

 
Contacts (Top)
 

AERONET Mobile 1 Phone: ISU number (Iridium to Iridium): ?, PSTN: 808-581-4091

AERONET Mobile 2 Phone: ISU number: 0088160312102, PSTN: 808-659-2102

 

Collaborators
Title/Project Organization
Phone
Brent Holben
DRAGON-USA (AERONET) PI
NASA GSFC
240 302 9637
Tom Eck
DRAGON-USA (AERONET)
NASA GSFC
301 614 6625
David Giles
DRAGON-USA (AERONET)
NASA GSFC
301 614 6596
Mikhail Sorokin
DRAGON-USA (AERONET)
NASA GSFC
240 277 7753
Jason Kraft
DRAGON-USA (AERONET)
NASA GSFC
301 614 6634
Anthony LaRossa
DRAGON-USA (AERONET)
NASA GSFC
518 926 0907
Ilya Slutsker
DRAGON-USA (AERONET)
NASA GSFC
301 614 6623
Amy Scully
DRAGON-USA (AERONET)
NASA GSFC
301 614 6662
Alexander Smirnov
DRAGON-USA (AERONET)
NASA GSFC
301 614 6626
Alexander Sinyuk
DRAGON-USA (AERONET)
NASA GSFC
301 614 6633
Philippe Goloub
DRAGON-USA (AERONET/PHOTONS)
University of Lille/LOA
+33 611 502 308
Thierry Podvin
DRAGON-USA (AERONET/PHOTONS)
University of Lille/LOA
+33 668 036 556
Luc Blarel
DRAGON-USA (AERONET/PHOTONS)
University of Lille/LOA
+33 631 746 971
Gael Dubois
DRAGON-USA (AERONET/PHOTONS)
University of Lille/LOA
+33 634 666 652
Lelia Proniewski

DRAGON-USA (AERONET/PHOTONS)

Lidar Operator

University of Lille/LOA
+33 766 106 357

 

 

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Last Updated: August 02, 2019