smet: Surface Meteorological Instruments for TWP

The TWP Surface Meteorology station (SMET) uses mainly conventional in situ sensors to obtain 1-minute statistics of surface wind speed, wind direction, air temperature, relative humidity, barometric pressure and rainfall amount. The SMET sensors are mounted on a 10-meter mast, except for the rain gauge.


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