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Volume 10, issue 2
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 459–476, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-459-2017
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Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 459–476, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-459-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 06 Feb 2017

Research article | 06 Feb 2017

HoloGondel: in situ cloud observations on a cable car in the Swiss Alps using a holographic imager

Alexander Beck et al.

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In situ observations of cloud properties in complex alpine terrain are commonly conducted at mountain-top research stations and limited to single-point measurements. The HoloGondel platform overcomes this limitation by using a cable car to obtain vertical profiles of the microphysical and meteorological cloud parameters. In this work example measurements of the vertical profiles observed in a liquid cloud and a mixed-phase cloud at the Eggishorn in the Swiss Alps are presented.
In situ observations of cloud properties in complex alpine terrain are commonly conducted at...
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