Articles | Volume 13, issue 1
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 155–169, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-155-2021

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

Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 155–169, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-155-2021

Data description paper 28 Jan 2021

Data description paper | 28 Jan 2021

Measurements from mobile surface vehicles during the Lower Atmospheric Profiling Studies at Elevation – a Remotely-piloted Aircraft Team Experiment (LAPSE-RATE)

Gijs de Boer et al.

Data sets

University of Colorado MURC Observations from LAPSE-RATE [Data set] Gijs de Boer, Steven Borenstein, Cory Dixon, and Brian Argrow https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3814765

National Severe Storms Laboratory Mobile Mesonet data files from Lapse-Rate [Data set]. Sean Waugh https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3738175

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Mobile Mesonet files from LAPSE-RATE [Data set] Adam Houston and Alex Erwin https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3838724

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Short summary
This paper provides an overview of measurements collected in south-central Colorado (USA) during the 2018 LAPSE-RATE campaign. The measurements described in this article were collected by mobile surface vehicles, including cars, trucks, and vans, and include measurements of thermodynamic quantities (e.g., temperature, humidity, pressure) and winds. These measurements can be used to study the evolution of the atmospheric boundary layer at a high-elevation site under a variety of conditions.