Space-based active optical remote sensing of carbon dioxide column using high-energy two-micron pulsed ipda lidar

Upendra N. Singh, Tamer F. Refaat, Syed Ismail, Mulugeta Petros, Kenneth J. Davis, Stephan R. Kawa, Robert T. Menzies

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Modeling of a space-based high-energy 2-μm triple-pulse Integrated Path Differential Absorption (IPDA) lidar was conducted to demonstrate carbon dioxide (CO2) measurement capability and to evaluate random and systematic errors. A high pulse energy laser and an advanced MCT e-APD detector were incorporated in this model. Projected performance shows 0.5 ppm precision and 0.3 ppm bias in low-tropospheric column CO2 mixing ratio measurements from space for 10 second signal averaging over Railroad Valley (RRV) reference surface.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number02001
JournalEPJ Web of Conferences
StatePublished - Apr 13 2018
Event28th International Laser Radar Conference, ILRC 2017 - Bucharest, Romania
Duration: Jun 25 2017Jun 30 2017


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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