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Research Methods

Information about research methods within Remote Sensing can be found by following the links below.


LiDAR Measurements

Lidar is short for Light Detection and Ranging, a remote sensing technique that uses laser light in much the same way that sonar uses sound, or radar uses radio waves.

The spectrometer of the Système D'Analyse par Observations Zénithales (SAOZ). Department of Physics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth.

SAOZ Measurements

Is a zenith sky UV-visible spectrometer, which is used to retrieve mean values of total ozone and nitrogen dioxide, both at sunrise and sunset on a daily basis.