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Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 3357–3366, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-3357-2020

Special issue: Observational and model data from the 2018 Lower Atmospheric...

Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 3357–3366, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-3357-2020

Data description paper 11 Dec 2020

Data description paper | 11 Dec 2020

Data generated during the 2018 LAPSE-RATE campaign: an introduction and overview

Gijs de Boer et al.

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This paper provides an overview of the Lower Atmospheric Profiling Studies at Elevation – a Remotely-piloted Aircraft Team Experiment (LAPSE-RATE) field campaign, held from 14 to 20 July 2018. This field campaign spanned a 1-week deployment to Colorado's San Luis Valley, involving over 100 students, scientists, engineers, pilots, and outreach coordinators. This overview paper provides insight into the campaign for a special issue focused on the datasets collected during LAPSE-RATE.