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Regional Research Initiatives supported by MPLNET

  1. MPLCAN: The Canadian MPL Network (2020 - current)
    Sites: CARTEL, Halifax_SMU, London-CDN, OPAL, Toronto-Downtown
  2. SEALS-sA: Sea Earth Atmosphere Linkages Study in Southern Africa (2015 - 2019)
    Sites: Windpoort, Henties_Bay
  3. CAHN: Caribbean Aerosol Health Network (2015 - current)
    Sites: Cape_San_Juan, Key_Biscayne, Ragged_Point
  4. 7-SEAS: Seven South East Asian Studies (2009 - current)
    Sites: Bac_Lieu, Banqiao, Doi_Inthanon, Douliu, EPA-NCU, Erlin, Fang, Heng-Chun, Jambi, Kaohsiung, Kuching, NCU_Taiwan, Omkoi, Palangkaraya, Pimai, Pioneer_JC, Princess_Sirindhorn_AstroPark, Silpakorn_Univ, Singapore, Songkhla_Regional_Observatory, USM_Penang, Xitun

International Field Campaigns Supported by MPLNET

  1. FIREX-AQ: Fire Influence on Regional to Global Environments Experiment - Air Quality (2019)
    Sites: McCall
  2. AEROCLO-SA: Aerosols, Radiation, and Clouds in Southern Africa (2017)
    Sites: Windpoort, Henties_Bay
  3. TIGERZ: Campaign to measure aerosol microphysical and optical properties over India (2009)
    Sites: Kanpur
  4. ICEALOT: International Chemistry Experiment in the Arctic LOwer Troposphere (2008)
    Sites: ICEALOT
  5. CATZ: CALIPSO and Twilight Zone Ground-based Validation (2007)
    Sites: GSFC, others (to be added to website)
  6. NAMMA: NASA African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analyses (2006)
    Sites: Capo_Verde
  7. BASE-ASIA: Biomass-burning Aerosols in South East-Asia: Smoke Impact Assessment (2006)
    Sites: Pimai
  8. EAST-AIRE: East Asian Study of Tropospheric Aerosols: an International Regional Experiment (2005)
    Sites: XiangHe
  9. UAE2: United Arab Emirates Unified Aerosol Experiment (2004)
    Sites: MAARCO, SMART
  10. ARM IOP: ARM Aerosol IOP (2003)
    Sites: CART_SITE
  11. SMOCC: Smoke Aerosols, Clouds, Rainfall, and Climate Experiment (2002)
    Sites: Abracos_Hill
  12. CRYSTAL-FACE: Cirrus Regional Study of Tropical Anvils and Cirrus Layers - Florida Area Cirrus Experiment (2002)
  13. ACE-Asia: Asian Pacific Regional Aerosol Characterization Experiment (2001)
    Sites: ACE_Asia_Cruise, Dunhuang
  14. SAFARI: Southern African Regional Science Initiative (2000)
    Sites: Skukuza, Mongu
  15. PRIDE: Puerto Rico Dust Experiment (2000)
    Sites: Roosevelt_Roads
  16. ARREX: Aerosol Recirculation and Rainfall Experiment (1999)
    Sites: Skukuza

Pre-MPLNET Field Campaigns:

  1. ACE-2: Aerosol Characterization Experiment 2 (1997)
  2. INDOEX: Indian Ocean Experiment (1999)
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