Measurement : Surface skin temperature

The radiative surface skin temperature, from an IR thermometer measuring the narrowband radiating temperature of the ground surface in its field of view.

Categories
Surface Properties, Radiometric

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
    • CO2FLX : Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement Systems
    • IRT : Infrared Thermometer
    • MFRIRT : Multifilter Radiometer and Infrared Thermometer
    • MET : Surface Meteorological Instrumentation
  • External Instruments
    • ECMWFDIAG : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Diagnostic Analyses
    • ECMWF : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Model Data
    • MOLTS : Model Output Location Time Series
    • NOAACRN : NOAA Climate Reference Network
  • Field Campaign Instruments
    • ARA-DIMONA : Airborne Research Australia Dimona Aircraft Laser Altimeter and Fluxes
    • CO2FLX : Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement Systems
    • VARANAL : Constrained Variational Analysis
    • ECMWFDIAG : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Diagnostic Analyses
    • ECMWF : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Model Data
    • ISAR : Infrared seasurface skin temperature autonomous radiometer
    • IRT : Infrared Thermometer
    • MIRAI : JAMSTEC Research Vessel Mirai
    • SOAR : Shipboard Oceanographic and Atmospheric Radiation
    • MET : Surface Meteorological Instrumentation

Value-Added Products

  • RIPBE : Radiatively Important Parameters Best Estimate (Process)
    • RIPBE1MCFARLANE : Radiatively Important Parameters Best Estimate profiles derived with first McFarlane algorithm

Datastreams

  • NOAACRN : NOAA Climate Reference Network Datastreams
    • 60NOAACRN : NOAA Climate Reference Network data-precipitation and temperature
  • MOLTS : Model Output Location Time Series Datastreams
    • 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
  • GNDRAD : Ground Radiometers on Stand for Upwelling Radiation Datastreams
    • GNDRAD60S : Ground radiation sensor: 60-second upwelling
  • IRT : Infrared Thermometer Datastreams
    • IRT25M : Infrared Thermometer: Ground surface temperature, averaged 60-second at 25-meter height
    • GNDRAD60S : Ground radiation sensor: 60-second upwelling
    • IRT10M : Infrared Thermometer: Ground surface temperature averaged 60-sec at 10-meter height
  • MFRIRT : Multifilter Radiometer and Infrared Thermometer Datastreams
    • MFRIRT25M : Infrared Thermometer (MFRIRT): upwelling radiance, instantaneous 20-sec at 25-meter height