Datastream : AERI01SUMMARY

Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer (AERI) 01: summary data

Active Dates
1995.07.22 - 2014.03.12

Measurement Categories
Radiometric

Originating Instrument
Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer (AERI)

Measurements

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Measurement Units Variable
Ambient blackbody temperature - apex K ABBapexTemp ( time )
Ambient blackbody temperature K ABBbottomTemp ( time )
Ambient blackbody temperature - rim top K ABBtopTemp ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during ambient blackbody view averaged over (675_680 cm-1) mW/(m2 sr cm-1) ABBviewStdDevRadiance675_680 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during ambient blackbody view averaged over (700_705 cm-1) mW/(m2 sr cm-1) ABBviewStdDevRadiance700_705 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during ambient blackbody view averaged over (985_990 cm-1) mW/(m2 sr cm-1) ABBviewStdDevRadiance985_990 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during ambient blackbody view averaged over (2282_2287 cm-1) mW/(m2 sr cm-1) ABBviewStdDevRadiance2282_2287 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during ambient blackbody view averaged over (2295_2300 cm-1) mW/(m2 sr cm-1) ABBviewStdDevRadiance2295_2300 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during ambient blackbody view averaged over (2510_2515 cm-1) mW/(m2 sr cm-1) ABBviewStdDevRadiance2510_2515 ( time )
Observation altitude Meters Altitude ( time )
Blackbody controller Unit 1 power supply temperature K BBcontroller1temp ( time )
Blackbody controller Unit 2 power supply temperature K BBcontroller2temp ( time )
Temperature of the AERI blackbody support structure K BBsupportStructureTemp ( time )
AERI LW HBB 2min NESR Estimate #1 derived from variance during HBB view (Ch1) mw/(m2 sr cm-1) HBB2minNENEstimateNo1Ch1 ( time, wnumsum7 )
AERI SW HBB 2min NESR estimate #1 derived from variance during HBB view (ch2) mw/(m2 sr cm-1) HBB2minNENEstimateNo1Ch2 ( time, wnumsum8 )
AERI LW HBB 2min NESR estimate #2 derived from sequential HBB views (ch1) mw/(m2 sr cm-1) HBB2minNENEstimateNo2Ch1 ( time, wnumsum9 )
AERI SW HBB 2min NESR estimate #2 derived from sequential HBB views (ch2) mw/(m2 sr cm-1) HBB2minNENEstimateNo2Ch2 ( time, wnumsum10 )
Hot blackbody temperature - apex K HBBapexTemp ( time )
Hot blackbody temperature - rim bottom K HBBbottomTemp ( time )
Logical flag indicating whether HBB temperature is stable (true) or not stable (false). Determined using HBBtempDrift and HBBtempDriftLimit. unitless HBBstable ( time )
The maximum excursion of hot-blackbody temperature over 5 consecutive scenes, centered on the sky view K HBBtempDrift ( time )
Hot blackbody temperature - rim top K HBBtopTemp ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during hot blackbody view averaged over (675_680 cm-1) mW/(m2 sr cm-1) HBBviewStdDevRadiance675_680 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during hot blackbody view averaged over (700_705 cm-1) mW/(m2 sr cm-1) HBBviewStdDevRadiance700_705 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during hot blackbody view averaged over (985_990 cm-1) mW/(m2 sr cm-1) HBBviewStdDevRadiance985_990 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during hot blackbody view averaged over (2282_2287 cm-1) mW/(m2 sr cm-1) HBBviewStdDevRadiance2282_2287 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during hot blackbody view averaged over (2295_2300 cm-1) mW/(m2 sr cm-1) HBBviewStdDevRadiance2295_2300 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during hot blackbody view averaged over (2510_2515 cm-1) mW/(m2 sr cm-1) HBBviewStdDevRadiance2510_2515 ( time )
Julian Day including day and fraction of day days JulianDay ( time )
Characteristic value representing overall longwave channel responsivity Counts/[mw/(m2 sr cm-1)] LWresponsivity ( time )
The noise equivalent radiance observed in the longwave channel during a sky view at 1000 cm-1 mw/(m2 sr cm-1) LWskyNEN ( time )
Logical flag indicating whether longwave channel noise equivalent radiance is acceptable in sky view (true/false). Determined using LWskyNEN and LWskyNENlimit. unitless LWskyNENacceptable ( time )
Observation latitude degrees Latitude ( time )
Observation longitude Degrees Longitude ( time )
AERI LW responsivity spectral averages (ch1) Counts/[mw/(m2 sr cm-1)] ResponsivitySpectraAveragesCh1 ( time, wnumsum1 )
AERI SW responsivity spectral averages (ch2) Counts/[mw/(m2 sr cm-1)] ResponsivitySpectraAveragesCh2 ( time, wnumsum2 )
Signal conditioning electronics inside air temperature K SCEtemp ( time )
Characteristic value representing overall shortwave channel responsivity Counts/[mw/(m2 sr cm-1)] SWresponsivity ( time )
The noise equivalent radiance observed in the shortwave channel during a sky view at 2500 cm-1 mw/(m2 sr cm-1) SWskyNEN ( time )
Logical flag indicating whether shortwave channel noise equivalent radiance is acceptable in sky view (true/false). Determined using SWskyNEN and SWskyNENlimit. SWskyNENacceptable ( time )
AERI LW scene brightness temp spectral averages (ch1) K SkyBrightnessTempSpectralAveragesCh1 ( time, wnumsum13 )
AERI SW scene brightness temp spectral averages (ch2) K SkyBrightnessTempSpectralAveragesCh2 ( time, wnumsum14 )
AERI LW Scene NESR Spectral Averages (Ch1) mw/(m2 sr cm-1) SkyNENCh1 ( time, wnumsum5 )
AERI SW scene NESR spectral averages (ch2) mw/(m2 sr cm-1) SkyNENCh2 ( time, wnumsum6 )
AERI LW Scene Radiance Spectral Averages (Ch1) mw/(m2 sr cm-1) SkyRadianceSpectraAveragesCh1 ( time, wnumsum11 )
AERI SW Scene Radiance Spectral Averages (Ch2) mw/(m2 sr cm-1) SkyRadianceSpectraAveragesCh2 ( time, wnumsum12 )
AERI LW scene variability spectral averages (ch1) (mw/(m2 sr cm-1))^2 SkyVariabilityAveragesCh1 ( time, wnumsum3 )
AERI SW Scene Variability Spectral Averages (Ch2) (mw/(m2 sr cm-1))^2 SkyVariabilityAveragesCh2 ( time, wnumsum4 )
Time at center of AERI sky observation period UTC Hours Time_UTC_hours ( time )
Ambient air temperature near blackbodies K airNearBBsTemp ( time )
Altitude above mean sea level m alt
Observation atmospheric pressure in AERI electronics mb atmosphericPressure ( time )
Relative humidity measured near Blackbodies. Use with Air Temperature Near BBs only. % RH atmosphericRelativeHumidity ( time )
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
Ambient temperature used in calibration K calibrationAmbientTemp ( time )
Cold blackbody temperature used in calibration K calibrationCBBtemp ( time )
Hot blackbody temperature used in calibration K calibrationHBBtemp ( time )
AERI ingest computer temperature measured at back panel of computer K computerTemp ( time )
Stirling cooler compressor temperature measured at compressor heatsink K coolerCompressorTemp ( time )
Stirling cycle cooler current ampere coolerCurrent ( time )
Stirling cycle cooler expander temperature K coolerExpanderTemp ( time )
Stirling cooler power supply temperature measured at power supply frame K coolerPowerSupplyTemp ( time )
Detector temperature sensed via diode near detector K detectorTemp ( time )
Longwave elevated air brightness temperature from radiance average (700_705 cm-1) K elevatedLayerAirTemp700_705 ( time )
Shortwave elevated air brightness temperature from radiance average (2282_2287 cm-1) K elevatedLayerAirTemp2282_2287 ( time )
Longwave radiance average (700_705 cm-1) Elevated Air mW/(m2 sr cm-1) elevatedLayerRadiance700_705 ( time )
Shortwave radiance average (2282_2287 cm^-1) elevated air mW/(m2 sr cm-1) elevatedLayerRadiance2282_2287 ( time )
Resistive temperature of 2500 Ohm fixed resistor - banana plug mounted K fixed2500ohmResistor ( time )
AERI instrument hatch indicator (open, closed, neither) unitless hatchIndicator ( time )
Hatch status indicator, boolean with negative error conditions: 1:Open 0:Closed -1:Fault -2:Outside Valid Range -3:Neither Open Nor Closed hatchOpen ( time )
AERI interferometer temperature at second port K interferometerSecondPortTemp ( time )
North latitude degree_N lat
East longitude degree_E lon
Longwave window brightness temperature from radiance average (985_990 cm-1) K longwaveWindowAirTemp985_990 ( time )
Longwave window radiance average (985_990 cm-1) mW/(m2 sr cm-1) longwaveWindowRadiance985_990 ( time )
Scene mirror motor case temperature K mirrorMotorTemp ( time )
Logical flag indicating that a data record is missing (true/false) missingDataFlag ( time )
Scene mirror motor driver heat sink temperature K motorDriverTemp ( time )
Ambient air temperature at hatch opening K outsideAirTemp ( time )
Electronics rack ambient temperature measured at inside top of rack K rackAmbientTemp ( time )
Time at end of interferometer data collection hhmmss rawTimeHHMMSS ( time )
Scene mirror position encoder value unitless sceneMirPosEncoder ( time )
Shortwave window brightness temperature from radiance average (2510_2515 cm-1) K shortwaveWindowAirTemp2510_2515 ( time )
Shortwave window radiance average (2510_2515 cm-1) mW/(m2 sr cm-1) shortwaveWindowRadiance2510_2515 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during sky view averaged over (675_680 cm-1) mW/(m2 sr cm-1) skyViewStdDevRadiance675_680 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during sky view averaged over (700_705 cm-1) mW/(m2 sr cm-1) skyViewStdDevRadiance700_705 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during sky view averaged over (985_990 cm-1) mW/(m2 sr cm-1) skyViewStdDevRadiance985_990 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during sky view averaged over (2282_2287 cm-1) mW/(m2 sr cm-1) skyViewStdDevRadiance2282_2287 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during sky view averaged over (2295_2300 cm-1) mW/(m2 sr cm-1) skyViewStdDevRadiance2295_2300 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during sky view averaged over (2510_2515 cm-1) mW/(m2 sr cm-1) skyViewStdDevRadiance2510_2515 ( time )
Longwave surface air brightness temperature from radiance average (675_680 cm-1) K surfaceLayerAirTemp675_680 ( time )
Shortwave surface air brightness temperature from radiance average (2295_2300 cm-1) K surfaceLayerAirTemp2295_2300 ( time )
Longwave radiance average (675-680 cm^-1) surface air mW/(m2 sr cm-1) surfaceLayerRadiance675_680 ( time )
Shortwave radiance average (2295_2300 cm^-1) surface air mW/(m2 sr cm-1) surfaceLayerRadiance2295_2300 ( time )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time at center of AERI sky observation period HHMMSS timeHHMMSS ( time )
Time cell bounds time_bounds ( time, bound )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )
Factor used to convert single-scan noise to two-minute equivalent unitless twoMinuteNoiseEstimateFactor ( time )
Averaged wave number for LW responsivity spectral averages (ch1) cm-1 wnumsum1 ( wnumsum1 )
Wave number in reciprocal centimeters cm-1 wnumsum2 ( wnumsum2 )
Averaged wave number for LW scene variability spectral averages (ch1) cm-1 wnumsum3 ( wnumsum3 )
Averaged wave number for SW scene variability spectral averages (ch2) cm-1 wnumsum4 ( wnumsum4 )
Wave number in reciprocal centimeters cm-1 wnumsum5 ( wnumsum5 )
Averaged wave number for SW scene NESR spectral averages (ch2) cm-1 wnumsum6 ( wnumsum6 )
Averaged wave number for LW HBB 2min NESR estimate number 1 (ch1) cm-1 wnumsum7 ( wnumsum7 )
Averaged wave number for SW HBB 2min NESR estimage number 1 (ch2) cm-1 wnumsum8 ( wnumsum8 )
Wave number in reciprocal centimeters cm-1 wnumsum9 ( wnumsum9 )
Averaged wave number for SW HBB 2min NESR estimate number 2 (ch2) cm-1 wnumsum10 ( wnumsum10 )
Averaged wave number for LW scene radiance spectral averages (ch1) cm-1 wnumsum11 ( wnumsum11 )
Averaged wave number for SW scene radiance spectral averages (ch2) cm-1 wnumsum12 ( wnumsum12 )
Averaged wave number for LW scene brightness temp spectral averages(ch1) cm-1 wnumsum13 ( wnumsum13 )
Averaged wave number for SW scene brightness temp spectral averages (ch2) cm-1 wnumsum14 ( wnumsum14 )

Locations

Southern Great Plains
SGPC1 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Lamont, OK

Contact(s)

Jonathan Gero
608-265-2335
jonathan.gero@ssec.wisc.edu

Brian Ermold
Developer
(509) 375-2277
brian.ermold@pnnl.gov

Krista Gaustad
Developer
(509) 375-5950
krista.gaustad@pnnl.gov

Annette Koontz
Developer
(509) 375-3609
annette.koontz@pnnl.gov

Denny Hackel
associate
(608) 770-1485
dennyh@ssec.wisc.edu

Ray Garcia
associate
(608) 262-8439
ray.garcia@ssec.wisc.edu

Raymond Garcia
software
(608) 262-8439
ray.garcia@ssec.wisc.edu