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HARP References

HARP papers:

Puthukkudy, A., Martins, J. V., Remer, L. A., Xu, X., Dubovik, O., Litvinov, P., McBride, B., Burton, S., and Barbosa, H. M. J.: Retrieval of aerosol properties from Airborne Hyper Angular Rainbow Polarimeter (AirHARP) observations during ACEPOL 2017, Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss.,, in review, 2020.


McBride, B. A., Martins, J. V., Barbosa, H. M. J., Birmingham, W., and Remer, L. A.: Spatial distribution of cloud droplet size properties from Airborne Hyper-Angular Rainbow Polarimeter (AirHARP) measurements, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 1777–1796,, 2020.

HARP on the media and presentations:


The Earth Observer – July/2020: HARP on the Editorial


Space News – August/2020



Elizabeth Goldbaum, ”Tiny NASA Satellite Captures First Image of Clouds and Aerosols,” NASA, 14 May 2020,



Denise Hill, ”The CubeSat Launch Initiative Celebrates its 100th CubeSat Mission Deployment,” NASA Feature, 19 February 2020, URL:


”NanoRacks Completes 17th Commercial Space Station CubeSat Deployment Mission,” NanoRacks, 19 February 2020:


”Tiny NASA Satellite Will Soon See ‘Rainbows’ In Clouds,” NASA Feature, 28 October 2019,



”NASA Science, Cargo Heads to Space Station on Northrop Grumman Mission,” NASA Press Release 19-087, 2 November 2019, URL:



Vanderlei Martins, ”Tiny satellites poised to make big contributions to essential science,” UMBC, January 27, 2017, URL:


J. Vanderlei Martins, ”HARP: Hyper-Angular Rainbow Polarimeter CubeSat,” ESTO Science and Technology Forum, June 14, 2016, URL:


”HARP Hyper-Angular Rainbow Polarimeter,” USU/SDL, URL:


”Hyper-Angular Rainbow Polarimeter (HARP) CubeSat,” Feb. 2015, URL:


J. Vanderlei Martins, Tim Nielsen, Chad Fish, Leroy Sparr, Roberto Fernandez-Borda, Mark Schoeberl, Lorraine Remer, ”HARP CubeSat–An innovative Hyperangular Imaging Polarimeter for Earth Science Applications,” Small Sat Pre-Conference Workshop, Logan Utah, 3 Aug 2014,



”HARP Overview,” UMBC/LACO,



Brent McBride, ”Polarimetric remote sensing with the Hyper-Angular Rainbow Polarimeter, 3U CubeSat,” Sept. 17, 2015,