Datastream : AERICH2

Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer (AERI): channel 2 data

Active Dates
1994.01.10 - 2015.08.28

Measurement Categories
Radiometric

Originating Instrument
Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer (AERI)

Measurements

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Measurement Units Variable
AERI instrument unit serial number unitless AERIunitNumber
Observation altitude m Altitude ( time )
Temperature of the AERI blackbody support structure K BBsupportStructureTemp ( time )
Julian day including day and fraction of day days JulianDay ( time )
Observation latitude deg Latitude ( time )
Observation longitude deg Longitude ( time )
Time in decimal format at center of AERI scene observation period Time_UTC_hours ( time )
Radiance from all scene views interpolated to standard wavenumber scale mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) all_mean_rad ( time, wnum )
altitude m alt
Observation atmospheric pressure in AERI electronics hPa atmosphericPressure ( time )
Relative humidity measured near blackbodies. Use with air temperature near BBs only. % atmosphericRelativeHumidity ( time )
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
Calibrated Scene Type Identification unitless calibratedSceneID ( time )
Ambient temperature used in calibration K calibrationAmbientTemp ( time )
Cold blackbody temperature used in calibration K calibrationCBBtemp ( time )
Hot blackbody temperature used in calibration K calibrationHBBtemp ( time )
AERI instrument data channel number unitless channelNumber ( time )
Observation date yymmdd dateYYMMDD ( time )
Hatch open flag unitless hatchOpen ( time )
Character string containing instrument name unitless instrumentUnitNumber
North latitude degree_N lat
east longitude degrees lon
Maximum pitch of vessel during observation period degree maxPitch ( time )
Maximum roll of vessel during observation period degree maxRoll ( time )
Downwelling radiance interpolated to standard wavenumber scale mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) mean_rad ( time, wnum )
Logical flag indicating that a data record is missing (true/false) unitless missingDataFlag ( time )
Ambient air temperature at hatch opening K outsideAirTemp ( time )
Quality check results on field: Time offset from midnight unitless qc_time ( time )
Scene Mirror Position Encoder Maximum Drift steps sceneMirPosEncoderMaxDrift ( time )
Scene mirror view angle in non-negative degrees, measured clockwise looking into interferometer window degree sceneMirrorAngle ( time )
Duration of scene view s sceneViewDuration ( time )
Difference between the radiance from all scene views interpolated to standard wavenumber scale (mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1))^2 standard_dev_all_mean_rad ( time, wnum2 )
Difference between the sky view's radiance variance and the hot black body view's variance (mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1))^2 standard_dev_mean_rad ( time, wnum2 )
Version number of operational software unitless systemReleaseNumber ( time )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time in hhmmss format at center of AERI sky observation period HHMMSS timeHHMMSS ( time )
Time cell bounds time_bounds ( time, bound )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )
Wave number in reciprocal centimeters cm^-1 wnum ( wnum )
Wave number in reciprocal centimeters cm^-1 wnum2 ( wnum2 )

Locations

North Slope Alaska
NSAC1 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Barrow AK
Southern Great Plains
SGPB1 Browse DataHillsboro, KS (Boundary) retired
SGPB4 Browse DataVici, OK (Boundary) retired
SGPB5 Browse DataMorris, OK (Boundary) retired
SGPB6 Browse DataPurcell, OK retired
SGPC1 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Lamont, OK
Tropical Western Pacific
TWPC1 Browse DataCentral Facility, Manus I., PNG
TWPC2 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Nauru Island retired
TWPC3 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Darwin, Australia
ARM Mobile Facility
FKBM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsBlack Forest, Germany retired
GRWM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal retired
HFEM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsShouxian, Anhui, China retired
MAOM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsManacapuru, Amazonas, Brazil; AMF1
NIMM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsNiamey, Niger retired
OLIM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsOliktok Point, Alaska
PGHM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsARIES Observatory, Nainital, Uttarkhand, India retired
PVCM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsHighland Center, Cape Cod MA; AMF 1 retired
PYEM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsPoint Reyes, CA retired
TMPM1 Browse DataU. of Helsinki Research Station (SMEAR II), Hyytiala, Finland; AMF2
 retired = Originating instrument has been retired at this location

Contact(s)

Jonathan Gero
University of Wisconsin
608-265-2335
jonathan.gero@ssec.wisc.edu

Brian Ermold
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Developer
(509) 375-2277
brian.ermold@pnnl.gov

Krista Gaustad
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Developer
(509) 375-5950
krista.gaustad@pnnl.gov

Annette Koontz
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Developer
(509) 375-3609
annette.koontz@pnnl.gov

Denny Hackel
University of Wisconsin
associate
(608) 770-1485
dennyhackel@ssec.wisc.edu

Raymond Garcia
University of Wisconsin
software
(608) 262-8439
ray.garcia@ssec.wisc.edu