Measurement : Atmospheric pressure

The pressure exerted by the atmosphere as a consequence of gravitational attraction exerted upon the "column" of air lying directly above the point in question.

Categories
Atmospheric State

Instruments

The above measurement is considered scientifically relevant for the following instruments. Refer to the datastream (netcdf) file headers of each instrument for a list of all available measurements, including those recorded for diagnostic or quality assurance purposes.

  • ARM Instruments
    • GUSTPROBE-AIR : Aircraft Gust Probe
    • MAWS : Automatic Weather Station
    • SONDE : Balloon-Borne Sounding System
    • CO2FLX : Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement Systems
    • ECOR : Eddy Correlation Flux Measurement System
    • ISSSONDE : Integrated Sounding System
    • MET-AIR : Meteorological Instrumentation aboard Aircraft
    • AOSMET : Meteorological Measurements associated with the Aerosol Observing System
    • MWRHF : Microwave Radiometer - High Frequency
    • MWRP : Microwave Radiometer Profiler
    • SOIL : Soil Measurement from the SGP
    • METTWR : Surface and Tower Meteorological Instrumentation at NSA
    • MET : Surface Meteorological Instrumentation
    • SMET : Surface Meteorological Instruments for TWP
    • SMOS : Surface Meteorological Observation System Instruments for SGP
    • THWAPS : Temperature, Humidity, Wind and Pressure Sensors
  • External Instruments
    • SONDE : Balloon-Borne Sounding System
    • ETA : Eta Model Runs
    • ECMWFDIAG : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Diagnostic Analyses
    • ECMWF : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Model Data
    • FLUXNET : FluxNet: Network of Regional CO2 and Energy Flux Tower Networks
    • ISSSONDE : Integrated Sounding System
    • MAPS : Mesoscale Analysis and Prediction System
    • MOLTS : Model Output Location Time Series
    • NCEPGFS : National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System
    • NWSUPA : National Weather Service Upper Air Measurements
    • NGM : Nested Grid Model
    • NOAASURF : NOAA Surface Meteorology Data, collected by NWS and NCDC
    • OKM : Oklahoma Mesonet
    • RUC : Rapid Update Cycle Model Data
    • USDARAD : US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Radiation Monitoring Data
    • WPDN : Wind Profiler Demo Network
  • Field Campaign Instruments
    • 5MM-MWR : 5mm Scanning Radiometer
    • AERIPLUS-UWISC : AERIPLUS-University of Wisconsin
    • AMT : Aerosol Modeling Testbed
    • CESSNA-404-ARA : Airborne Research Australia Cessna 404
    • ARA-DIMONA : Airborne Research Australia Dimona Aircraft Laser Altimeter and Fluxes
    • AIRCRAFTCABIN : Aircraft Cabin Parameters (e.g. attitude, motion, ambient state)
    • GUSTPROBE-AIR : Aircraft Gust Probe
    • REPLICATOR : Balloon-borne Ice Crystal Replicator
    • SONDE : Balloon-Borne Sounding System
    • CO2FLX : Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement Systems
    • CM-SONDE : Chilled Mirror Sonde
    • VARANAL : Constrained Variational Analysis
    • ECOR : Eddy Correlation Flux Measurement System
    • EC-CONVAIR580-BULK : Environment Canada Convair 580 Bulk Parameters
    • ETA : Eta Model Runs
    • ECMWFDIAG : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Diagnostic Analyses
    • ECMWF : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Model Data
    • FTIR-RAOB : Fourier Transform Infrared Radiometer and Raobs
    • GLIDERSONDE : Glidersonde (Oklahoma University)
    • G-1 : Gulfstream
    • HOP : Helicopter Observation Platform
    • MIRAI : JAMSTEC Research Vessel Mirai
    • MERGED-COMMON : Merged data- common timestamp
    • MET-AIR : Meteorological Instrumentation aboard Aircraft
    • AOSMET : Meteorological Measurements associated with the Aerosol Observing System
    • UAV-MET-OTTER : Meteorology from UAV-Twin Otter
    • MWRP : Microwave Radiometer Profiler
    • VISST : Minnis Cloud Products Using Visst Algorithm
    • DC8-NASA : NASA DC-8
    • SYNOPTIC-MAPS : National Climatic Data Center Synoptic Maps
    • NRC-CONVAIR580 : National Research Council - Canada CONVAIR 580
    • ISLAND-GUEST-INSTRUMENTS : Nauru Island guest instruments
    • SONDE-CLASS : NCAR CLASS Sounding System
    • NOAA-P3 : NOAA P-3 Aircraft
    • RONBROWN : NOAA Research Vessel Ron Brown
    • NOAASURF : NOAA Surface Meteorology Data, collected by NWS and NCDC
    • KITE-NOAA : NOAA Tethered Kite
    • O3SONDE : Ozone Sonde, from Fall 1995 IOP
    • PARSL : PNNL's Atmospheric Remote Sensing Laboratory
    • SOAR : Shipboard Oceanographic and Atmospheric Radiation
    • SOIL : Soil Measurement from the SGP
    • SONDEADJUST : Sonde Adjust
    • SFCFLUX : Surface Flux
    • MET : Surface Meteorological Instrumentation
    • TETHERSONDE-CM : Tethersonde With Chilled Mirror
    • TWRMR : Tower Water-Vapor Mixing Ratio
    • OTTER : Twin Otter
    • UAV-ALTUS : UAV Altus
    • UAV-ALTUS-MET : UAV Altus Meteorology Package
    • UAV-EGRETT : UAV-Egrett
    • UAV-GNAT : UAV-General Atomics GNAT
    • UAV-PROTEUS : UAV Proteus
    • SFCMETUMIAMI : University of Miami Surface Meteorology
    • CITATION : University of North Dakota Citation Aircraft
    • UW-CONVAIR580 : University of Washington Convair 580 Aircraft
    • WRF-CHEM : Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model Output
    • WPDNGPS : Wind Profiler Demonstration Network GPS

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Datastreams

  • MET : Surface Meteorological Instrumentation Datastreams
    • MET : ARM-standard Meteorological Instrumentation at Surface
    • MARINEMET : ARM-standard Meteorological Instrumentation, Marine
  • RUC : Rapid Update Cycle Model Data Datastreams
    • RUC20ISOB : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: daily isobaric analysis data, 20 km resolution
    • ALLRUC40HYBR : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: hybrid analyisis data, 40 km resolution
    • FSLRUC60 : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: FSL output, 60 km resolution
    • ALLRUC60 : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: output, 60 km resolution
    • ALLRUC20ISOB : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: isobaric main analysis data, 20-km resolution
    • RUC20HYBR : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: daily hybrid analysis data, 20 km resolution
    • ALLRUC40ISOB : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: isobaric main analysis data, 40-km resolution
    • RUC60 : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: output, 60 km grid covering Southern Great Plains
    • SYNRUC20ISOB : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: isobaric output, 20 km grid, averaged to 40 km
    • ALLRUC20HYBR : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: hybrid analysis data, 20-km resolution
  • USDARAD : US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Radiation Monitoring Data Datastreams
  • METTWR : Surface and Tower Meteorological Instrumentation at NSA Datastreams
    • METTIPTWR : Ten Meter Tower: meteorological data, 2 & 6 m, 1-min avg
    • METTWR : Forty Meter Tower: meteorological data, 2, 10, 20, & 40 m, 1-min avg
  • NCEPGFS : National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System Datastreams
  • MOLTS : Model Output Location Time Series Datastreams
    • MOLTSEDASSNDCLASS1 : Model Output Loc. Time Ser. (MOLTS): EDAS meteor. analy., enhances soundings, params, stations
    • MOLTSEDASSFCCLASS0 : Model Output Loc. Time Ser. (MOLTS): EDAS meteor. analy., basic surface, params, stations
    • MOLTSEDASSFCCLASS1 : Model Output Loc. Time Ser. (MOLTS): EDAS meteor. analy., enhanced surface, params, stations
    • MOLTSEDASSNDCLASS0 : Model Output Loc. Time Ser. (MOLTS): EDAS meteor. analy., basic soundings, params, stations
  • WPDN : Wind Profiler Demo Network Datastreams
    • 60FSLWPDNRASS : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): RASS data, 60-min
    • 60WPDNSURF : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): surface meterology data, 60-min
    • 06FSLWPDNMET : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): 6-min meteorological data
    • 60FSLWPDNMET : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): meteorology data, 60-min
    • 06FSLWPDNRASS : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): 6-min RASS data
  • OKM : Oklahoma Mesonet Datastreams
    • 05OKM : Oklahoma Mesonet (OKM): 5-min averages, meteorological data from 111 stations
  • NGM : Nested Grid Model Datastreams
    • NGM250 : Nested Grid Model (NGM): 3-D met fields, 50-km resolution from NGM num. weather pred. model
  • SMOS : Surface Meteorological Observation System Instruments for SGP Datastreams
    • 1SMOS : Surface Meteorological Observation Station (SMOS): 1-minute averaged data
    • 30SMOS : Surface Meteorological Observation Station (SMOS): 30-min averaged data
  • SONDE : Balloon-Borne Sounding System Datastreams
    • SONDEWRPN : Balloon-borne sounding system (BBSS): research winds, Vaisala press., temp, &RH
    • SONDEWRPR : Balloon-borne sounding system (BBSS): research-mode winds, presssure, temp, &RH
    • SONDEWNPR : Balloon-borne sounding system (BBSS): Vaisala winds, research press., temp, &RH
    • ISSSONDE : Integrated Sounding System (ISS): meteorological data vertical profile
    • SONDE : Balloon-borne Sounding System (BBSS): meterological data profile
    • SONDEWNPN : Balloon-borne sounding system (BBSS): Vaisala-processed winds, press., temp, &RH
  • MWRP : Microwave Radiometer Profiler Datastreams
    • MWRP : Microwave Radiometer data (MWR Profiles - QME), water vapor, temp, cloud liquid water, precip water retrievals
  • SMET : Surface Meteorological Instruments for TWP Datastreams
    • SMET60S : Surface Meteorology (SMET) station: 60-second meterological data
  • MAPS : Mesoscale Analysis and Prediction System Datastreams
    • MAPS60 : Mesoscale Analy. and Prediction Sys.: 60 km grid covering Southern Great Plains
    • ALLMAPS60 : Mesoscale Analy. and Prediction Sys., 60 km grid covering North Am. continent
  • ISSSONDE : Integrated Sounding System Datastreams
    • ISSSONDE : Integrated Sounding System (ISS): meteorological data vertical profile
  • MWRHF : Microwave Radiometer - High Frequency Datastreams
    • MWRHF : Microwave Radiometer: High Frequency (MWRHF)
  • NOAASURF : NOAA Surface Meteorology Data, collected by NWS and NCDC Datastreams
    • 60NWSSURF : National Weather Service (NWS) surface meteorology data: 60-minute averages
  • CO2FLX : Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement Systems Datastreams
    • 30CO2FLX4MMET : Eddy Correlation CO2 Flux Data: 4 m samples, meteorological data, 30-min stats
  • NWSUPA : National Weather Service Upper Air Measurements Datastreams
    • NWSUPA6S : NWS profiles with 6-second resolution
    • NWSUPA1S : NWS profiles with 1-second resolution
  • THWAPS : Temperature, Humidity, Wind and Pressure Sensors Datastreams
    • THWAPS : Temperature, humidity, winds and pressure system (THWAPS): meterological data
  • AOSMET : Meteorological Measurements associated with the Aerosol Observing System Datastreams
    • AOSMET : AOS: aerosol-based meteorology data
  • MET-AIR : Meteorological Instrumentation aboard Aircraft Datastreams
    • AAFMETAIMS : ARM Aerial Facility (AAF) Meteorological data from AIMMS-20 system logged on M300