National Atmospheric Research Laboratory (NARL)
National Atmospheric Research Laboratory
PB No. 123, SVU Campus,
Tirupathi - 517 502
NARL at Gadanki near Tirupati is an autonomous society supported by Department of Space. NARL has now become one of the prime centers for atmospheric research in the country specializes in basic atmospheric research, indigenous technology development for atmospheric probing and weather and climate modeling. NARL regularly operates a state-of-the-art MST radar, Rayleigh / Mie Lidar, Boundary Layer Lidar, Sodium Lidar, Lower Atmospheric Wind Profiler, Sodar, Disdrometer, Optical Rain Gauge, Dual frequency GPS receiver, Automatic Weather Station apart from regular launching of the GPS balloon sonde. Being relatively young, NARL's research facilities are available for national and international scientists to conduct atmospheric research.