Work Item
ASTM WK70254

New Guide for Mixing Layer Height from Ceilometer

1. Scope

The promotion of knowledge, the development of test methods, practices, guides, and terminology pertaining to sampling and analysis of atmospheres, interpretation of data, the standardization of recognized and practiced methods for measurement of atmospheric quality, and sponsoring of discussions among those active in the study of air quality.
The work of the Committee will be coordinated with other ASTM Committees and other organizations having mutual interest.


Ceilometer, LIDAR, mixing layer height, convection, planetary boundary layer, air quality, numerical modeling


This standard will provide guidance for the real-time monitoring of mixing layer height by using lidar Ceilometer. The guide will be used by air pollution monitoring agencies, contractors and other stakeholders interested in ambient air pollution monitoring, dispersion and fates.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: D22.11

Committee: D22

Staff Manager: Ashley Wiand

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 10-18-2019

Technical Contact: Raisa Lehtinen

Item: 009

Ballot: D22 (22-03)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution