Lidar Team, Instrument, and Scans
Lidar Group January 2014 Welcome to the CSU Chico Atmospheric Lidar Research Group website. Click here to learn more about what we are working on.
Latest RHI scan. Lidar site weather.
Latest PPI scan. Skycams Page.

Recent Results

Tenure-track opening in Physics. Closing date: January 5, 2015.
Upcoming conferences: 27th ILRC. 4-page paper deadline: March 20.

December 2013: Improved wind visualization web-application, for real-time/archives and both cross-correlation and optical flow algorithms - thanks to Chris Mauzey. Check it out!

wind visualization teaser

Group news

August 13, 2014: Two REALs operating side-by-side simultaneously.
August 4, 2014: Masaki Hamada completes MS thesis.
June 13, 2014: New electrical power capacity installed at lidar field site.
May 27, 2014: REAL "V2" operational

15 January 2014: Doppler lidar removed from the REAL for shipping back to the UK. Check out the time-lapse animation below.

Lowering the Streamline Doppler lidar

24 November 2013: Doppler lidar moved to roof of REAL container for the first attempt at spatial validation of REAL wind fields.