aosmet: Meteorological Measurements associated with the Aerosol Observing System

AOSMET are standard meteorological measurements of the ambient temperature, pressure, relative humidity, and wind speed and direction intended solely for analyzing the data from the AOS instruments.



  • Fixed
  • AMF1
  • AMF2
  • AMF3

Active Instrument Locations

Facility Name Instrument Start Date
Lamont, OK (Extended and Co-located with C1) 2016-11-15
Oliktok Point, Alaska; AMF3 2016-08-05
Graciosa Island, Azores, Portugal 2014-01-01

Related Publications


Pennypacker S and R Wood. 2017. "A Case Study in Low Aerosol Number Concentrations Over the Eastern North Atlantic: Implications for Pristine Conditions in the Remote Marine Boundary Layer." Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 122(22), doi:10.1002/2017JD027493.
Research Highlight


Chen Q, J Fan, S Hagos, W Gustafson, and L Berg. 2015. "Roles of wind shear at different vertical levels, Part I: Cloud system organization and properties." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 120(13), 10.1002/2015jd023253.
Research Highlight


Grobner J, I Reda, S Wacker, S Nyeki, K Behrens, and J Gorman. 2014. "A new absolute reference for atmospheric longwave irradiance measurements with traceability to SI units." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 119(12), 10.1002/2014jd021630.

Zhu Y, D Rosenfeld, X Yu, G Liu, J Dai, and X Xu. 2014. "Satellite retrieval of convective cloud base temperature based on the NPP/VIIRS Imager." Geophysical Research Letters, 41(4), GL058970, 10.1002/2013gl058970.


Reda I, J Grobner, S Wacker, and T Stoffel. 2013. Results of first outdoor comparison between Absolute Cavity Pyrgeometer (ACP) and Infrared Integrating Sphere (IRIS) Radiometer at PMOD. Presented at Annual American Meteorological Society (AMS) Meeting. Potomac, MD.

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