The sounding systems of the department Optical Soundings consist mainly of various lidars at different sites in high and mid-latitudes.
- RMR lidar at Kühlungsborn
- ALOMAR RMR lidar
- Mobile Fe lidar
- K lidar at Kühlungsborn
- Metal lidar at Kühlungsborn
Additionally, high-resolved soundings are performed with rocket-borne and balloon-borne payloads:
The experiments are added by numerical models: