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                                                      "Sodar So Good!"

Welcome to the home page of Atmospheric Research & Technology, LLC (ART).  We specialize in the development, manufacture, sales and servicing of Doppler sonic detection and ranging (sodar) systems.  (Note: The pages on this web site will display best with your computer display size set for at least 800 x 600 pixels.) 

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Our Mission

To become the leading provider of high-quality, high-performance Doppler sodar systems and service and to ensure that every customer and client is fully satisfied with our products and services.

Company Profile

ART is headquartered in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii with manufacturing facilities in Chicago, Illinois.  The company was established with the express purpose of providing equipment and service for acoustic remote sensing of the atmosphere.  ART's president and principal, Mr. Barry D. Neal, has been qualified by the American Meteorological Society as a Certified Consulting Meteorologist.  He has more than 25 years experience in performing and managing meteorological monitoring projects, including both sodar systems and tall-tower platforms.  ART is committed to demonstrating the feasibility, cost-effectiveness, reliability and accuracy of sodar technology for remote sensing of the lower layer of the atmosphere.

Contact Information


        (808) 329-1627

Toll-Free (U.S. and Canada only)

        (800) 988-7803


        (808) 325-6739

Postal address

        P.O. Box 1808, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii  96745, USA

Electronic mail

        Sales and Service: bdneal@sodar.com


Send mail to bdneal@sodar.com with questions or comments about this web site.
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Last modified: 12 October 2013