Arctic Research Directory

ID-328 :   Clouds, precipitation and aerosol observations at Ny-Alesund, Svalbard



Research/Observation Title

Clouds, precipitation and aerosol observations at Ny-Alesund, Svalbard

Science Summary (common)

Investigation of physical and chemical properties and the radiative effect of tropospheric aerosols in the Arctic is planned. Intensive observations of aerosol and radiation were carried out in April 2000 as part of the ASTAR 2000 campaign. After the campaign, clouds, precipitation and aerosol measurements with automatic instruments are continued.

Planning Period

Planning Start Year 1999 〜 Planning End Year 2005

Principal Investigator

National Institute of Polar Research
- Individual Project Information 1/1 Research/Observation Period 2000-04-01 〜 2001-03-31

Funding Information Other Funding Details

Variations of atmospheric constituents and their climatic impacts in the Arctic


Atmospheric Science


RollContact PersonNameMasataka SHIOBARAAffiliationNational Institute of Polar
RollContact PersonNameN. HIRASAWAAffiliationNational Institute of Polar Research
RollContact PersonNameM. YABUKIAffiliationChiba Univ.
RollContact PersonNameT. SHIBATAAffiliationNagoya Univ.
RollContact PersonNameC. NISHITAAffiliationNagoya Univ.

Research/Observation Period

2000-04-01 〜 2001-03-31

Research/Observation Point (Detail)

Field Site: Ny-Alesund, Svalbard Latitude [degree]: 78.923614 Longitude [degree]: 11.908498
Data Registration
06:51 on Fri April 26, 2019
Last Update
06:51 on Fri April 26, 2019