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July 25th, 2011
What The LIDAR Team Do When the Beam Isn’t Beaming

If it is cloudy during the day but clear at night, we sleep in and work late. If the weather models suggest that the cloud layer breaks up early in the morning, we set our alarm clock to 2 am. In general, we try to run the LIDARs whenever the weather is good enough and sleep when the weather is bad. But what do we do when the weather does not allow us to run the LIDAR for two weeks? Do we go into hibernation and stay in bed for several days because there is nothing for us to do? – Certainly not! Read More