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Title: Surface and Tower Meteorological Instrumentation at NSA Handbook - January 2006

Abstract

The Surface and Tower Meteorological Instrumentation at Atqasuk (METTWR2H) uses mainly conventional in situ sensors to measure wind speed, wind direction, air temperature, dew point and humidity mounted on a 10-m tower. It also obtains barometric pressure, visibility, and precipitation data from sensors at or near the base of the tower. In addition, a Chilled Mirror Hygrometer is located at 1 m for comparison purposes. Temperature and relative humidity probes are mounted at 2 m and 5 m on the tower. For more information, see the Surface and Tower Meteorological Instrumentation at Atqasuk Handbook.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
DOE Office of Science Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
948528
Report Number(s):
DOE/SC-ARM/TR-078
TRN: US201014%%877
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; AIR; DEW POINT; HUMIDITY; MANUALS; PRECIPITATION; REMOTE SENSING; SENSORS; TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT; WIND; VELOCITY; VISIBILITY

Citation Formats

MT Ritsche. Surface and Tower Meteorological Instrumentation at NSA Handbook - January 2006. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.2172/948528.
MT Ritsche. Surface and Tower Meteorological Instrumentation at NSA Handbook - January 2006. United States. doi:10.2172/948528.
MT Ritsche. Mon . "Surface and Tower Meteorological Instrumentation at NSA Handbook - January 2006". United States. doi:10.2172/948528. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/948528.
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