Datastream : AERISUMMARY

Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer (AERI): summary data

Active Dates
1994.01.10 - 2014.07.26

Measurement Categories
Radiometric

Originating Instrument
Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer (AERI)

Measurements

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Measurement Units Variable
Maximum Temperature Difference Between ABB Thermistors K ABBmaxTempDiff ( time )
AERI instrument unit serial number unitless AERIunitNumber ( time )
Observation altitude m Altitude ( time )
AERI LW HBB 2min NESR estimate #1 derived from variance during HBB view (ch1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) HBB2minNENestimateNo1Ch1 ( time, wnumsum7 )
AERI SW HBB 2min NESR Estimate #1 derived from variance during HBB view (Ch2) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) HBB2minNENestimateNo1Ch2 ( time, wnumsum8 )
AERI LW HBB 2min NESR Estimate #2 derived from sequential HBB views (Ch1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) HBB2minNENestimateNo2Ch1 ( time, wnumsum9 )
AERI SW HBB 2min NESR Estimate #2 derived from sequential HBB views (Ch2) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) HBB2minNENestimateNo2Ch2 ( time, wnumsum10 )
Maximum Temperature Difference Between HBB Thermistors K HBBmaxTempDiff ( 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 )
Julian Day including day and fraction of day days JulianDay ( time )
Longwave HBB noise-equivalent radiance mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) LW_HBB_NEN ( time )
Characteristic value representing overall longwave channel responsivity counts/[mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1)] LWresponsivity ( time )
The noise equivalent radiance observed in the longwave channel during a sky view at 1000 cm^-1 mW/(m^2 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 deg Latitude ( time )
Observation longitude degrees Longitude ( time )
AERI LW Responsivity Spectral Averages (Ch1) counts/[mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1)] ResponsivitySpectralAveragesCh1 ( time, wnumsum1 )
AERI SW Responsivity Spectral Averages (Ch2) counts/[mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1)] ResponsivitySpectralAveragesCh2 ( time, wnumsum2 )
Shortwave HBB Noise-equivalent Radiance mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) SW_HBB_NEN ( time )
Characteristic value representing overall shortwave channel responsivity counts/[mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1)] SWresponsivity ( time )
The noise equivalent radiance observed in the shortwave channel during a sky view at 2500 cm^-1 mW/(m^2 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. unitless 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/(m^2 sr cm^-1) SkyNENCh1 ( time, wnumsum5 )
AERI SW scene NESR spectral averages (ch2) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) SkyNENCh2 ( time, wnumsum6 )
AERI LW Scene Radiance Spectral Averages (Ch1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) SkyRadianceSpectralAveragesCh1 ( time, wnumsum11 )
AERI SW scene radiance spectral averages (ch2) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) SkyRadianceSpectralAveragesCh2 ( time, wnumsum12 )
AERI LW scene variability spectral averages (ch1) (mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1))^2 SkyUniformityCh1 ( time, wnumsum3 )
AERI SW scene variability spectral averages (ch2) (mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1))^2 SkyUniformityCh2 ( time, wnumsum4 )
Time at center of AERI sky observation period hours Time_UTC_hours ( time )
altitude meters above Mean Sea Level 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 )
Logical flag indicating whether any data is available at current time (true/false) unitless dataAvailable ( time )
Observation date YYMMDD dateYYMMDD ( 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/(m^2 sr cm^-1) elevatedLayerRadiance700_705 ( time )
Shortwave radiance average (2282_2287 cm^-1) Elevated Air mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) elevatedLayerRadiance2282_2287 ( time )
Front end fan air temperature difference K frontEndFanAirTempDiff ( time )
Hatch Open Flag Boolean with negative error conditions: 1:Open 0:Closed -1:Fault -2:Outside Valid Range -3:Neither Open Nor Closed hatchOpen ( time )
Character string containing instrument name unitless instrumentUnitNumber ( time )
North latitude degrees lat
East longitude degrees 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/(m^2 sr cm^-1) longwaveWindowRadiance985_990 ( time )
Maximum standard deviation in thermistor channels 0 through 7 K maxSampleStdDev ( time )
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 )
Rain sensor analog output mm/hr rainSensorIntensity ( time )
Scene mirror encoder position drift steps sceneMirPosEncoderDrift ( 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 )
Shortwave window brightness temperature from radiance average (2510_2515 cm^-1) K shortwaveWindowAirTemp2510_2515 ( time )
Shortwave window radiance average (2510_2515 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) shortwaveWindowRadiance2510_2515 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during sky view averaged over (675_680 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) skyViewStdDevRadiance675_680 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during sky view averaged over (700_705 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) skyViewStdDevRadiance700_705 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during sky view averaged over (985_990 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) skyViewStdDevRadiance985_990 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during sky view averaged over (2282_2287 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) skyViewStdDevRadiance2282_2287 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during sky view averaged over (2295_2300 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) skyViewStdDevRadiance2295_2300 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during sky view averaged over (2510_2515 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) skyViewStdDevRadiance2510_2515 ( time )
Sun Intensity W/m^2 sunSensorIntensity ( 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/(m^2 sr cm^-1) surfaceLayerRadiance675_680 ( time )
Shortwave radiance average (2295_2300 cm^-1) surface air mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) surfaceLayerRadiance2295_2300 ( time )
Version number of operational software unitless systemReleaseNumber
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 )
Averaged wave number for LW responsivity spectral averages cm^-1 wnumsum1 ( wnumsum1 )
Averaged wave number for SW responsivity spectral averages cm^-1 wnumsum2 ( wnumsum2 )
Averaged Wave number in inverse centimeters cm^-1 wnumsum3 ( wnumsum3 )
Averaged wave number for SW scene variability spectral averages (ch2) cm^-1 wnumsum4 ( wnumsum4 )
Averaged Wave number in inverse 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 #1 (ch1) cm^-1 wnumsum7 ( wnumsum7 )
Averaged wave number for SW HBB 2min NESR estimate #1 (ch2) cm^-1 wnumsum8 ( wnumsum8 )
Averaged wave number for LW HBB 2min NESR estimate #2 (ch1) cm^-1 wnumsum9 ( wnumsum9 )
Averaged wave number for SW HBB 2min NESR estimate #2 (ch2) cm^-1 wnumsum10 ( wnumsum10 )
Averaged Wave number for LW scene radiance spectral averages (ch1) cm^-1 wnumsum11 ( wnumsum11 )
Averaged Wave number in inverse centimeters 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

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