Status of the NASA Micro Pulse LiDAR Network (MPLNET): Overview of the Network and Future Plans, New Version 3 Data Products and the Polarized MPL

The NASA Micro Pulse Lidar Network (MPLNET) is a global federated network of Micro-Pulse Lidars (MPL) co-located with the NASA Aerosol Robotic Network (AERONET). MPLNET began in 2000, and there are currently 17 long-term sites, numerous field campaigns, and more planned sites on the way.

- Ellsworth J. Welton*, Sebastian A. Stewart, Jasper R. Lewis, Larry R. Belcher, James R. Campbell, and Simone Lolli