Range of instruments at OPAR

Organization operating the facility | "OSU-Réunion: LACy and UMS 3365"|" "    
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Maïdo Observatory|"Ground-based atmospheric observatory for “hands-on” access (research projects, measurement campaigns, intercomparison exercises, workshops) "|" "    
Geographic coordinates of the facility |" 21.07960°S 55.38410°E, 2160m asl"|" "    
Location of facility|" Maïdo Observatory, 2020, route du Maïdo, Chemin de la Glacière 97423 Le Guillaume, La Réunion, France "|" "    
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Equipment |" Measurements"|"Network "    
Lidar|"Temperature (Rayleigh-Mie-Raman, 2 Yags, 355 nm) "|"NDACC"    
Lidar|"Water vapor (Raman, 2 Yags, 355 nm) "|"Candidate NDACC"    
Lidar |" Stratospheric ozone lidar (DIAL, Excimer 308 nm, Yag 355 nm)"|" NDACC"    
Lidar|" Tropospheric ozone lidar (DIAL, Yag 289 and 316 nm)"|"Candidate NDACC"    
Lidar|" Wind (Doppler, Yag 532 nm)"|"CAL/VAL ADM AEOLUS"    
FTIR|"Total & partial columns of greenhouse and reactive gases (CH4, N2O, CO, HCl, HF)"|"NDACC (collaboration with IASB, Belgium)"    
Mobile radiosounding capacity during campaigns|"Modem or Vaïsala sondes for meteorological parameters, ozone (ECC), water vapor (CFH sonde), aerosols (COBALD or LOAC sonde)"|"NDACC, SHADOZ, GRUAN"    
In-situ analyser | " Picarro 4Gaz: CO2, CO, CH4, H2O"| " ICOS "    
In-situ analyser | " Picarro WV isotopes: water vapor isotopes"| " Collaboration with LSCE & IRD (Gif/Yvette, France) "    
In-situ analyser | " Thermo-E: O3, NOx, SO2"| " GAW (regional station)"    
In-situ analyser | "CPC3775 (Condensation Particle Counter) "| " ACTRIS"    
In-situ analyser | "Aethalometer "| " ACTRIS"    
In-situ analyser | "Scanotron (SMPS – mini CCNC – CPC3010) "| " ACTRIS"    
In-situ analyser | "OPS (Optical Particle Sizer) "| " ACTRIS"    
Mobile Microtops|"Multiwavelength optical depth, total aerosol"|" "    
Disdrometer | " Drop size distribution and velocity of falling hydrometeors "| " "    
Lightning detection |" Lightning stroke positions"|" WWLLN"    
Rapid Camera | " Transient Luminous Events (TLE)"| " Collaboration with LA (Toulouse, France)"    
Fish-eye Camera | " All sky camera"| " "    
Radiometer | " Thermal Infrared Radiometer for cirrus detection"| " Collaboration with LOA (Lille, France)"    
Optical Depth Sensor | " Opacity due to dust and cirrus"| " Collaboration with LATMOS (Paris, France)"    
GPS station | "Total water vapor column "| "GNSS "    
Acoustic Antenna | " Array of microbarometers for infrasound detection"| " Collaboration with CEA/DAM 'Arpajon, France)"    
Meteorological station | " Meteorological parameters"| " "    
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Observation facility at University|" Campus university station "|" "    
Geographic coordinates of the facility |" Saint Denis"|" "    
Location of facility|" OSU-Réunion, Université de La Réunion, Bâtiment S4B, 15, avenue René Cassin CS 92003, 97744 Saint-Denis Cedex 9, La Réunion, France "|" "    
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Equipment |" Measurements"|"Network "    
Spectrometer | " UV spectrometer"|" NDACC, collaboration with LOA (Lille, France)"    
Spectrometer| " Système d'Analyse par Observations Zénithales (SAOZ): mean values of total ozone and nitrogen dioxide both at sunrise and sunset on a daily basis"|" NDACC"    
FTIR|"Total & partial columns of many molecules"|"TCCON (collaboration with IASB, Belgium)"    
Sun Photometer CIMEL|" Aerosol Optical Depth"|" AERONET (NASA)"    
Lidar|" Aerosols (Yag, 355 nm)"|"ACTRIS"    
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Observation facility at Météo-France|" Gillot station "|" "    
Geographic coordinates of the facility |" Airport / Gillot"|" "    
Location of facility|" Météo-France station at airport / Gillot "|" "    
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Equipment |" Measurements"|"Network "    
Radiosounding capacity | " Weekly ozone radiosounding"|" NDACC & SHADOZ (NASA)"