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Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric & Radio Research (CFARR)

The Facility operates a powerful combination of Doppler radars, lidars, radiometers, and supporting instruments; the Chilbolton Advanced Meteorological Radar (CAMRa) is mounted on the world's largest fully-steerable meteorological radar antenna. This combination of instruments, making detailed observations of precipitation, clouds, water vapour and aerosol, enables world-leading research. The Facility also has radiosonde and tethered balloon launch capability. The Chilbolton Facility currently operates more than twenty major instruments, some continuously, while others are operated on demand.

Contact Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, STFC

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