NDMC Mission Statement
The Network for the Detection of Mesopause Change (NDMC) is a global program with the mission to promote international cooperation among research groups investigating the mesopause region (80-100 km) with the goal of early identification of changing climate signals.
This program involves the coordinated study of atmospheric variability at all time scales, the exchange of existing know-how, and the coordinated development of improved observation, analysis techniques and modeling. The initial emphasis is on mesopause region airglow techniques utilizing the existing ground-based and satellite measurement capabilities.
Participation or association of researchers using other techniques in the same altitude region will be actively developed. NDMC is concerned with coupling processes and will interface with related activities throughout the atmosphere. It is affiliated with the Global Atmosphere Watch program of the World Meteorological Organization and with the Network for the Detection of Atmospheric Composition Change.
|Operational Data Products|
|Access to data products|
GRIPS 15 quicklooks online
June 25th, 2013
The infrared spectrometer GRIPS 15 (Ground-based Infrared P-branch Spectrometer) was set up at the Air Chemistry Observatory at the German Antarctic Research Station Neumayer III (70°40´S, 8°16´W) during the Antarctic summer campaign in February 2013 for long-term monitoring the OH rotational temperature in the mesopause region at about 87 km height. Quicklooks are now available at the NDMC website (http://wdc.dlr.de/ndmc --> data products).
|Latest Conferences and Workshops|
| European Geosciences Union - General Assembly 2014|
April 27- May 2 in Vienna, Austria
| 5th NDMC Meeting|
May 08-09, 2012
The individual scientific presentations are available at the internal area of the NDMC website (log-in on the left side of the website).