Articles | Volume 13, issue 7
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 3539–3549, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-3539-2021

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

Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 3539–3549, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-3539-2021
Data description paper
22 Jul 2021
Data description paper | 22 Jul 2021

Turbulence dissipation rate estimated from lidar observations during the LAPSE-RATE field campaign

Miguel Sanchez Gomez et al.

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In July 2018, the International Society for Atmospheric Research using Remotely-piloted Aircraft (ISARRA) hosted a flight week to demonstrate unmanned aircraft systems' capabilities in sampling the atmospheric boundary layer. Three Doppler lidars were deployed during this week-long experiment. We use data from these lidars to estimate turbulence dissipation rate. We observe large temporal variability and significant differences in dissipation for lidars with different sampling techniques.