sensing and monitoring

Unmanned Aircraft Test Flights Completed at Oliktok Point

In October 2012, a small flight team including staff from New Mexico State University (NMSU) and Sandia began the first in a series of test flights for the DOE Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Facility to evaluate various unmanned aerial systems (UASs) in the frigid Arctic conditions at Oliktok Point, Alaska. For eight days, the team […]

By |February 21st, 2013|Climate, Monitoring, News, News & Events, Sensing, Sensing & Monitoring|Comments Off on Unmanned Aircraft Test Flights Completed at Oliktok Point

Miniature Sandia Sensors’ Self-Sealing Valves May Advance Climate Studies

Air-quality monitoring can be a tricky business. Gasses may be blown into the sampling site from another area, they may leak out of an air sample before it can be analyzed, or the sampling container itself may introduce compounds, emitted through off-gassing. If samples are being gathered in remote areas, it can also be difficult getting bulky […]

By |April 18th, 2012|Climate, Monitoring, News, News & Events, Sensing, Sensing & Monitoring|Comments Off on Miniature Sandia Sensors’ Self-Sealing Valves May Advance Climate Studies

Climate & Earth Systems

By |January 27th, 2011|Comments Off on Climate & Earth Systems