Datastream : AERICH2

Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer (AERI): channel 2 data

Active Dates
1994.01.10 - 2014.04.20

Measurement Categories
Radiometric

Originating Instrument
Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer (AERI)

Measurements

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Measurement Units Variable
AERI instrument unit serial number unitless AERIunitNumber
Observation altitude m Altitude ( time )
Temperature of the AERI blackbody support structure K BBsupportStructureTemp ( time )
Julian day including day and fraction of day days JulianDay ( time )
Observation latitude deg Latitude ( time )
Observation longitude deg Longitude ( time )
Time at center of AERI sky observation period Time_UTC_hours ( time )
altitude m alt
Observation atmospheric pressure in AERI electronics hPa 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
Calibrated scene type identification unitless calibratedSceneID ( 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 instrument data channel number unitless channelNumber ( time )
Observation date yymmdd dateYYMMDD ( time )
Hatch open flag unitless hatchOpen ( time )
Character string containing instrument name unitless instrumentUnitNumber
North latitude degrees lat
east longitude degree_E lon
Downwelling radiance interpolated to standard wavenumber scale mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) mean_rad ( time, wnum )
Logical flag indicating that a data record is missing (true/false) unitless missingDataFlag ( time )
Ambient air temperature at hatch opening K outsideAirTemp ( time )
Quality check results on field: Time offset from midnight unitless qc_time ( time )
Scene Mirror Position Encoder Maximum Drift steps sceneMirPosEncoderMaxDrift ( time )
Scene mirror view angle in non-negative degrees, measured clockwise looking into interferometer window deg sceneMirrorAngle ( time )
Duration of scene view s sceneViewDuration ( time )
Difference between the sky view's radiance variance and the hot black body view's variance (mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1))^2 standard_dev_mean_rad ( time, wnum2 )
Version number of Operational Software unitless systemReleaseNumber ( time )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time in hhmmss format 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 )
Wave number in reciprocal centimeters cm^-1 wnum ( wnum )
Wave number in reciprocal centimeters cm^-1 wnum2 ( wnum2 )

Locations

North Slope Alaska
NSAC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Barrow AK
Southern Great Plains
SGPB1Browse DataHillsboro, KS (Boundary)
SGPB4Browse DataVici, OK (Boundary)
SGPB5Browse DataMorris, OK (Boundary)
SGPB6Browse DataPurcell, OK
SGPC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Lamont, OK
Tropical Western Pacific
TWPC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Manus I., PNG
TWPC2Browse DataCentral Facility, Nauru Island
TWPC3Browse DataCentral Facility, Darwin, Australia
ARM Mobile Facility
FKBM1Browse DataBlack Forest, Germany
GRWM1Browse DataGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal
HFEM1Browse DataShouxian, Anhui, China
MAOM1Browse DataManacapuru, Amazonas, Brazil; AMF1
NIMM1Browse DataNiamey, Niger
PGHM1Browse DataARIES Observatory, Nainital, Uttarkhand, India
PVCM1Browse DataHighland Center, Cape Cod MA; AMF 1
PYEM1Browse DataPoint Reyes, CA
TMPM1Browse DataU. of Helsinki Research Station (SMEAR II), Hyytiala, Finland; AMF2

Contact(s)

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

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

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

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

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

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