mfr: Multifilter Radiometer

The multifilter radiometer (MFR) is simply the head from a multifilter rotating shadowband radiometer (MFRSR) mounted on a tower pointing at the surface.

Like the MFRSR, it has six narrowband channels (415, 500, 615, 673, 870, and 940 nm) and one broadband channel. Pointing the head at the surface provides spectral measurements of reflected irradiance. Measurements are taken every 20 seconds, with no averaging performed.

Locations

  • Fixed
  • AMF1
  • AMF2
  • AMF3

Related Publications

2018

PZ, M Alvarado, C Chiu, S DeSzoeke, C Fairall, G Feingold, A Freedman, S Ghan, J Haywood, P Kollias, E Lewis, G McFarquhar, A McComiskey, D Mechem, T Onasch, J Redemann, D Romps, D Turner, H Wang, R Wood, S Yuter, and P Zhu. 2018. Layered Atlantic Smoke Interactions with Clouds (LASIC) Field Campaign Report. Ed. by Robert Stafford, ARM Climate Research Facility. DOE/SC-ARM-18-018.

2016

Williams IN, WJ Riley, LM Kueppers, SC Biraud, and MS Torn. 2016. "Separating the effects of phenology and diffuse radiation on gross primary productivity in winter wheat." Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 121(7), 10.1002/2015jg003317.

2014

Kassianov E, J Barnard, C Flynn, L Riihimaki, J Michalsky, and G Hodges. 2014. "Areal-Averaged Spectral Surface Albedo from Ground-Based Transmission Data Alone: Toward an Operational Retrieval." Atmosphere, 5(3), 10.3390/atmos5030597.
Research Highlight

2013

Kassianov E, J Barnard, M Pekour, L Berg, J Michalsky, K Lantz, and G Hodges. 2013. "Do diurnal aerosol changes affect daily average radiative forcing?" Geophysical Research Letters, 40(12), 10.1002/grl.50567.

Fang L, Y Yu, H Xu, and D Sun. 2013. "New retrieval algorithm for deriving land surface temperature from geostationary orbiting satellite observations." IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 52(2), 10.1109/tgrs.2013.2244213.

Hodges G and J Michalsky. 2013. Spectral Albedo. Presented at 4th Atmospheric System Research (ASR) Science Team Meeting. Potomac, MD.

Michalsky JJ and GB Hodges. 2013. "Field measured spectral albedo-Four years of data from the western U.S. prairie." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 118(2), 10.1002/jgrd.50149.

2012

Oreopoulos L, E Mlawer, J Delamere, T Shippert, J Cole, B Fomin, M Iacono, Z Jin, J Li, J Manners, P Raisanen, F Rose, Y Zhang, MJ Wilson, and WB Rossow. 2012. "The Continual Intercomparison of Radiation Codes: Results from Phase I." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 117(D6), 10.1029/2011jd016821.
Research Highlight

Hodges G, P Disterhoft, and J Michalsky. 2012. MFRSR and MFR Program and Hardware Changes. Presented at 3rd Atmospheric System Research (ASR) Science Team Meeting. Arlington, VA.

Vignola F, J Michalsky, and T Stoffel. 2012. Solar and Infrared Radiation Measurements. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.


View All Related Publications