ARM Program data is available in daily diagnostic plots that can be easily grouped into daily, weekly, monthly, and even yearly increments. By visualizing ARM data in thumbnail-sized data plots, users experience highly-browsable subsets of data available at the Data Archive including complimentary data products derived from data processed by ARM. These thumbnails will help you to quickly scan for a particular type of condition, like a clear day or a day with persistent cirrus. From a diagnostics perspective, you may use the data plots to look for missing data, for data exceeding a particular range, or for loading multiple variables (e.g., shortwave fluxes and precipitation), and to determine whether a certain science or data quality condition is associated with some other parameter (e.g., high wind or rain). For a complete listing of ARM data streams, please see the Data Archive's Catalog.
The following types of data plots are available: