Imaging Lidar for Profiling the Atmospheric Surface Layer

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$70,000.00
Award Year:
2005
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
W911NF-05-C-0033
Agency Tracking Number:
A043-072-2724
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
SOUTHWEST SCIENCES, INC.
1570 Pacheco Street, Suite E-11, Santa Fe, NM, 87505
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
153579891
Principal Investigator:
David Hovde
Principal Research Scientist
(513) 272-1323
dchovde@swsciences.com
Business Contact:
Alan Stanton
President
(505) 984-1322
astanton@swsciences.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
This SBIR project will investigate a coherent imaging lidar system for measuring 3D wind fields using commercial off-the-shelf components. The system is designed to achieve high spatial resolution, enabling the measurement of eddy structures important in turbulent transport. The Phase I research will model the system to determine the conditions necessary to achieve accurate wind speed measurements and demonstrate the approach with laboratory measurements.

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