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Title: ARM: Mini Sound Detection and Ranging (SODAR)

Mini Sound Detection and Ranging (SODAR)
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Publication Date:
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC05-00OR22725
Product Type:
Dataset
Research Org(s):
Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Archive, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (US)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER)
Subject:
54 Environmental Sciences; Atmospheric turbulence; Horizontal wind; Vertical velocity
OSTI Identifier:
1150265
  1. ARM focuses on obtaining continuous measurements—supplemented by field campaigns—and providing data products that promote the advancement of climate models. ARM data include routine data products, value-added products (VAPs), field campaign data, complementary external data products from collaborating programs, and data contributed by ARM principal investigators for use by the scientific community. Data quality reports, graphical displays of data availability/quality, and data plots are also available from the ARM Data Center. Serving users worldwide, the ARM Data Center collects and archives approximately 20 terabytes of data per month. Datastreams are generally available for download within 48 hours.
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  1. Mini Sound Detection and Ranging (SODAR), spectral data
  2. ABLE: minisodar (mini - sound det. and ranging) wind profiles, 100-200 m, avg
  3. ABLE: minisodar (mini - sound det. and ranging) wind profiles, 100-200 m, raw data
  4. Provide measurements of wind speed and direction up to 400 m AGL (max). The data are stored in 2 forms: ASCII and raw (binary). ASCII files contain averaged data (currently -- 15 min time step and 10 m range gate); raw files could be reprocessedmore » with the sodar software (APRun by Scintec) to produce ASCII files with different time and/or height averaging settings (highest resolution is approx. 90 sec and 10 m). « less
  5. These data provide measurements of wind speed and direction up to 400 m above ground level (AGL) (max). The data are stored in two forms: ASCII and raw (binary). ASCII files contain averaged data (currently: 15 min time step and 10 m range gate). Rawmore » files can be reprocessed with sodar software (APRun by Scintec) to produce ASCII files with different time and/or height averaging settings (highest resolution is approximately 90 sec and 10 m). NOTE: Wind direction is reported with respect to magnetic North. « less