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SAIL: Surface Atmosphere Integrated Field Laboratory

The SAIL campaign is a nearly two-year deployment of an Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Mobile User facility (AMF2) to understand how the atmosphere impacts water resources in the Colorado River, and why water resources are diminishing so quickly. The ARM mobile facility includes more than four dozen advanced instruments measuring precipitation, clouds, aerosols, winds, radiation, temperature, and humidity to the East River Watershed site near Crested Butte, Colorado. Through SAIL, atmospheric scientists will collaborate with surface and subsurface researchers to investigate watershed hydro-biogeochemical processes and create an atmosphere-through-bedrock integrated field laboratory at the East River.
Keywords ARM Infrastructure and Operations, atmosphere- surface interactions, Science with ARM Data
TYPE Project
Principal Investigator (PI)
Daniel Feldman
Lead Institution
Other Collaborators
Boise State University Colorado State University Desert Research Institute Oregon State University Pennsylvania State University Purdue University University of California-Berkeley University of California-Irvine University of Colorado-Boulder University of Utah
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