Instrument : SuomiNet Global Positioning System (SUOMIGPS)

Instrument Categories
Atmospheric Profiling

General Overview

SuomiNet, named to honor meteorological satellite pioneer Verner Suomi, is a network of global positioning system (GPS) receivers to provide real-time atmospheric precipitable water vapor measurements and other geodetic and meteorological information. ARM has built geodetic monuments for SuomiNet GPS receivers across the Southern Great Plains site.

Primary Measurements

The following measurements are those considered scientifically relevant.

Locations

 retired = Originating instrument has been retired at this location
Southern Great Plains
SGPX1 Browse DataExternal Data (satellites and others)

Contact(s)

Lynn Ma
Brookhaven National Laboratory
(631) 344-3813
malynn@bnl.gov

Richard Wagener
Brookhaven National Laboratory
(631) 344-5886
wagener@bnl.gov

Lynn Ma
Brookhaven National Laboratory
associate
(631) 344-3813
malynn@bnl.gov

Laurie Gregory
Brookhaven National Laboratory
associate
(631) 344-2266
laurie.gregory@bnl.gov

Richard Wagener
Brookhaven National Laboratory
associate
(631) 344-5886
wagener@bnl.gov

Teresa Van Hove
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
external
(303) 497-80232
vanhove@ucar.edu