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Signal analysis for ground based LiDAR

Author Affiliations

  • 1Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), Manora peak, Nainital, Uttarakhand, India and Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India
  • 2Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), Manora peak, Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
  • 3Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India

Res. J. Engineering Sci., Volume 8, Issue (2), Pages 17-22, May,26 (2019)

Abstract

Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) is a popular and versatile tool used studying the atmospheric vertical structure and dynamics. The variations in the atmospheric constituents such as aerosols, dust, clouds, water vapor and temperature can be studied using this tool. It is the optical counterpart of the well known Radio Detection and Ranging (RaDAR). This paper presents the fundamental approaches analyzing the LiDAR signals. The language used for the signal analysis is MATLAB and the data acquisition board is of ORTEC make.

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