Tools and Models:CSU Lidar Nightly Av Tn

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CSU Lidar Nightly Average Tn

Chiao-Yao (Joe) She and David Krueger of the Colorado State University (CSU) have compiled nightly average temperatures from the sodium lidar between 70-119 km every 0.5km using hourly data from 3.7 km bins from March 1990 to March 2010, the lifetime of the sodium lidar at CSU. The files were created for the Network Detection of Mesopause Change (NDMC) at There are three text files below.

CSU Lidar Nightly Average Tn Lists

These lists were created in December 2010 by Joe She.

Acknowledgements: The Colorado State University sodium lidar is operated by the Colorado State University with support from the National Science Foundation. It is designated as a Ground Based Instrument (GBI) for the TIMED satellite mission, and so has additional support from CEDAR/TIMED NSF and NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) funding.

References (must include at least 1 in any report):

  • She, C.-Y., D. A. Krueger, A midlatitude mesopause region temperature trend deduced from nocturnal lidar observations between 1990 and 2010 over Fort Collins, Colorado (41N, 105W), submitted to the special issue on "Trend 2010", JGR-Atmosphere.
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Rules of the Road: Please contact Chiao-Yao (Joe) She or David Krueger about your use of this data and offer co-authorship (except for student theses). This offer can be declined.