The infrared thermometer (IRT) is a ground-based radiation pyrometer that measures the equivalent blackbody brightness temperature of the scene in its field of view. The downwelling version has a narrow field of view for measuring sky temperature and detecting clouds. The upwelling version has a wide field of view for measuring the narrowband radiating temperature of the ground surface.
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Primary Derived Measurements
|Facility Name||Start Date|
|Marshall, OK (Extended)||2011-10-26|
|Gunnison, CO; AMF2 (main site for SAIL)||2021-07-12|
|Graciosa Island, Azores, Portugal||2013-10-01|
|Pawhuska, OK (Extended)||2009-02-12|
|Central Facility, Lamont, OK||1996-04-16|
|Medford, OK (Extended)||2011-10-12|
|Lamont, OK (Extended and Co-located with C1)||2006-01-11|
|Ashton, KS (Extended)||2005-11-30|
|Houston, TX; AMF1 (main site for TRACER)||2021-04-14|
|Ringwood, OK (Extended)||2005-05-26|
|Newkirk, OK (Extended)||2011-10-03|
|Byron, OK (Extended)||2005-12-01|
|Anthony, KS (Extended)||2011-10-13|
|Morrison, OK (Extended)||2015-10-06|
|Maple City, KS (Extended)||1999-12-31|
|Tryon, OK (Extended)||2011-10-05|
|Waukomis, OK (Extended)||2011-11-02|
|Pawnee, OK (Extended)||2015-11-20|
|Peckham, OK (Extended)||2016-04-26|
|Central Facility, Barrow AK||1999-12-31|
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