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Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer (AERI): engineering data

Active Dates
1997.10.21 - 2014.04.20

Measurement Categories
Radiometric

Originating Instrument
Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer (AERI)

Measurements

Only measurements considered scientifically relevant are shown below by default.

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Measurement Units Variable
Ambient blackbody temperature - apex K ABBapexTemp ( time )
Decimal representation of percentage weighting of ambient blackbody apex temperature unitless ABBapexTempWeight ( time )
Ambient blackbody temperature K ABBbottomTemp ( time )
Decimal representation of percentage weighting of ambient blackbody bottom temperature /1 ABBbottomTempWeight ( time )
Maximum Temperature Difference Between ABB Thermistors K ABBmaxTempDiff ( time )
Ambient blackbody temperature offset K ABBtempOffset ( time )
Ambient blackbody temperature - rim top K ABBtopTemp ( time )
Decimal representation of percentage weighting of ambient blackbody top temperature /1 ABBtopTempWeight ( time )
ABB view radiance standard deviation (675_680 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) ABBviewStdDevRadiance675_680 ( time )
ABB view radiance standard deviation (700_705 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) ABBviewStdDevRadiance700_705 ( time )
ABB View Radiance Std Deviation (985_990 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) ABBviewStdDevRadiance985_990 ( time )
ABB View Radiance Std Deviation (2282_2287 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) ABBviewStdDevRadiance2282_2287 ( time )
ABB View Radiance Std Deviation (2295_2300 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) ABBviewStdDevRadiance2295_2300 ( time )
ABB view radiance standard deviation (2510_2515 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) ABBviewStdDevRadiance2510_2515 ( time )
AERI instrument unit serial number unitless AERIunitNumber
Observation altitude m Altitude ( time )
Blackbody cavity geometry factor unitless BBcavityFactor ( time )
Blackbody controller #1 temperature K BBcontroller1temp ( time )
Blackbody controller #2 temperature K BBcontroller2temp ( time )
BB Support Structure Temperature K BBsupportStructureTemp ( time )
FFOV half angle radians FFOVhalfAngle ( time )
Hot blackbody temperature - apex K HBBapexTemp ( time )
Decimal representation of percentage weighting of hot blackbody apex temperature unitless HBBapexTempWeight ( time )
Hot backbody temperature - rim bottom K HBBbottomTemp ( time )
Hot Blackbody bottom temperature weight /1 HBBbottomTempWeight ( time )
Maximum Temperature Difference Between HBB Thermistors K HBBmaxTempDiff ( time )
Logical flag indicating whether HBB temperature is stable (true) or not stable (false). Determined using HBBtempDrift and HBBtempDriftLimit. unitless HBBstable ( time )
The maximum excursion of hot-blackbody temperature over 5 consecutive scenes, centered on the sky view K HBBtempDrift ( time )
Limit in Hot-blackbody Temperature Drift K HBBtempDriftLimit ( time )
Hot blackbody temperature offset K HBBtempOffset ( time )
Hot blackbody temperature - rim top K HBBtopTemp ( time )
Hot Blackbody top temperature weight unitless HBBtopTempWeight ( time )
HBB View Radiance Std Deviation (675_680 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) HBBviewStdDevRadiance675_680 ( time )
HBB View Radiance Std Deviation (700_705 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) HBBviewStdDevRadiance700_705 ( time )
HBB view radiance standard deviation (985_990 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) HBBviewStdDevRadiance985_990 ( time )
HBB View Radiance Std Deviation (2282_2287 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) HBBviewStdDevRadiance2282_2287 ( time )
HBB view radiance standard deviation (2295_2300 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) HBBviewStdDevRadiance2295_2300 ( time )
HBB View Radiance Std Deviation (2510_2515 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) HBBviewStdDevRadiance2510_2515 ( time )
Julian Day including day and fraction of day days JulianDay ( time )
Longwave HBB noise-equivalent radiance mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) LW_HBB_NEN ( time )
Characteristic value representing overall longwave channel responsivity counts/[mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1)] LWresponsivity ( time )
The noise equivalent radiance observed in the longwave channel during a sky view at 1000 cm^-1 mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) LWskyNEN ( time )
Logical flag indicating whether longwave channel noise equivalent radiance is acceptable in sky view (true/false). Determined using LWskyNEN and LWskyNENlimit. unitless LWskyNENacceptable ( time )
Longwave sky NEN limit mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) LWskyNENlimit ( time )
Observation latitude degrees Latitude ( time )
Observation longitude degrees Longitude ( time )
Signal conditioning electronics inside air temperature K SCEtemp ( time )
Shortwave HBB Noise-equivalent Radiance mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) SW_HBB_NEN ( time )
Characteristic value representing overall shortwave channel responsivity counts/[mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1)] SWresponsivity ( time )
The noise equivalent radiance observed in the shortwave channel during a sky view at 2500 cm^-1 mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) SWskyNEN ( time )
Logical flag indicating whether shortwave channel noise equivalent radiance is acceptable in sky view (true/false). Determined using SWskyNEN and SWskyNENlimit. unitless SWskyNENacceptable ( time )
Shortwave Sky NEN Limit mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) SWskyNENlimit ( time )
Time at center of AERI sky observation period Time_UTC_hours ( time )
Ambient air temperature near blackbodies K airNearBBsTemp ( time )
Ambient air temperature near the interferometer K airNearInterferometerTemp ( time )
altitude m alt
Observation atmospheric pressure in AERI electronics hPa atmosphericPressure ( time )
Relative humidity measured near blackbodies. Use with air temperature near blackbodies only. % RH atmosphericRelativeHumidity ( time )
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
Calibrated Scene Type Identification Type of scene that has been calibrated (ASCII character as float) 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 )
Coadditions count; number of complete(forward+backward) interferogram scans in a sample average. unitless coadditionsCount ( time )
Ingest computer temperature K computerTemp ( time )
Cooler compressor temperature K coolerCompressorTemp ( time )
Stirling cooler current ampere coolerCurrent ( time )
Cooler Expander Temperature K coolerExpanderTemp ( time )
Cooler power supply temperature K coolerPowerSupplyTemp ( time )
Logical flag indicating whether any data is available at current time unitless dataAvailable ( time )
Observation date YYMMDD dateYYMMDD ( time )
Detector temperature K detectorTemp ( time )
Longwave elevated air brightness temperature from radiance average (700_705 cm^-1) K elevatedLayerAirTemp700_705 ( time )
Shortwave elevated air brightness temperature from radiance average (2282_2287 cm^-1) K elevatedLayerAirTemp2282_2287 ( time )
Longwave radiance average (700_705 cm^-1) Elevated Air mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) elevatedLayerRadiance700_705 ( time )
Shortwave radiance average (2282_2287 cm^-1) elevated air mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) elevatedLayerRadiance2282_2287 ( time )
Expanded spectral buffer size 32-bit words expandedInterferogramSize ( time )
12 KOhm fixed resistor temperature K fixed12KohmResistor ( time )
Resistive temperature of 97 Kohm fixed resistor located in SCE-P4 shell K fixed97KohmResistor ( time )
Resistive temperature of 2500 ohm fixed resistor - banana plug mounted K fixed2500ohmResistor ( time )
Front end fan airflow heated temperature K frontEndFanAirHeatedTemp ( time )
Front End Fan Air Temperature Difference K frontEndFanAirTempDiff ( time )
Front End Fan Airflow Unheated Temperature K frontEndFanAirUnheatedTemp ( time )
Hatch Open Flag Boolean with negative error conditions: 1:Open 0:Closed -1:Fault -2:Outside Valid Range -3:Neither Open Nor Closed hatchOpen ( time )
Character string containing instrument name unitless instrumentUnitNumber ( time )
Interferometer Enclosure Relative Humidity % interferometerEnclosureRelativeHumidity ( time )
Interferometer second port temperature K interferometerSecondPortTemp ( time )
Interferometer Window Temperature K interferometerWindowTemp ( time )
North latitude degree_N lat
east longitude degrees lon
Longwave window brightness temperature from radiance average (985_990 cm^-1) K longwaveWindowAirTemp985_990 ( time )
Longwave window radiance average (985_990 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) longwaveWindowRadiance985_990 ( time )
Maximum standard deviation in thermistor channels 0 through 7 K maxSampleStdDev ( time )
Mirror motor case temperature K mirrorMotorTemp ( time )
Logical flag indicating that a data record is missing unitless missingDataFlag ( time )
Moter Driver Temperature K motorDriverTemp ( time )
Number of terms in FFOV corrections unitless numberOfTerms ( time )
Optics Compartment Relative Humidity % opticsCompartmentRelativeHumidity ( time )
Initial spectral buffer size 32-bit words originalInterferogramSize ( time )
Original laser wavenumber cm^-1 originalLaserWavenumber ( time )
Ouput Laser Wavenumber cm^-1 outputLaserWavenumber ( time )
Ambient air temperature at hatch opening K outsideAirTemp ( time )
Quality check results on field: Time offset from midnight unitless qc_time ( time )
Electronics rack ambient temperature K rackAmbientTemp ( time )
Rain sensor analog output mm/hr rainSensorIntensity ( time )
Scene mirror position count; number of viewers in a sequence unitless sceneMirPosCount ( time )
Scene mirror position encoder value unitless sceneMirPosEncoder ( time )
Scene mirror encoder position drift steps sceneMirPosEncoderDrift ( time )
Scene Mirror Position Encoder Maximum Drift steps sceneMirPosEncoderMaxDrift ( time )
Scene mirror view angle in non-negative degrees, measured clockwise looking into interferometer window degrees sceneMirrorAngle ( time )
Scene Mirror Motor Step Setting motor steps sceneMirrorMotorStep ( time )
Instrument scene mirror position identifier unitless sceneMirrorPosition ( time )
Scene mirror temperature as measured at the center of the back of the mirror K sceneMirrorTemp ( time )
Duration of scene view s sceneViewDuration ( time )
Shortwave window brightness temperature from radiance average (2510_2515 cm^-1) K shortwaveWindowAirTemp2510_2515 ( time )
Shortwave window radiance average (2510_2515 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) shortwaveWindowRadiance2510_2515 ( time )
Sky view imaginary radiance (675_680 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) skyViewImaginaryRadiance675_680 ( time )
Sky View Imaginary Radiance (700_705 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) skyViewImaginaryRadiance700_705 ( time )
Sky View Imaginary Radiance (985_990 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) skyViewImaginaryRadiance985_990 ( time )
Sky view imaginary radiance (2282_2287 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) skyViewImaginaryRadiance2282_2287 ( time )
Sky View Imaginary Radiance (2295_2300 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) skyViewImaginaryRadiance2295_2300 ( time )
Sky view imaginary radiance (2510_2515 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) skyViewImaginaryRadiance2510_2515 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during sky view averaged over (675_680 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) skyViewStdDevRadiance675_680 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during sky view averaged over (700_705 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) skyViewStdDevRadiance700_705 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during sky view averaged over (985_990 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) skyViewStdDevRadiance985_990 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during sky view averaged over (2282_2287 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) skyViewStdDevRadiance2282_2287 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during sky view averaged over (2295_2300 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) skyViewStdDevRadiance2295_2300 ( time )
Radiance standard deviation during sky view averaged over (2510_2515 cm^-1) mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) skyViewStdDevRadiance2510_2515 ( time )
Spare Temperature K spareTemp ( time )
Sun Sensor Intensity W/m^2 sunSensorIntensity ( time )
Longwave surface air brightness temperature from radiance average (675_680 cm^-1) K surfaceLayerAirTemp675_680 ( time )
Shortwave surface air brightness temperature from radiance average (2295_2300 cm^-1) K surfaceLayerAirTemp2295_2300 ( time )
Longwave radiance average (675-680 cm^-1) surface air mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) surfaceLayerRadiance675_680 ( time )
Shortwave radiance average (2295_2300 cm^-1) surface air mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) surfaceLayerRadiance2295_2300 ( time )
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 )
Two-Minute Noise Estimate Factor unitless twoMinuteNoiseEstimateFactor ( time )

Locations

North Slope Alaska
NSAC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Barrow AK
Southern Great Plains
SGPB1Browse DataHillsboro, KS (Boundary)
SGPB4Browse DataVici, OK (Boundary)
SGPB5Browse DataMorris, OK (Boundary)
SGPB6Browse DataPurcell, OK
SGPC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Lamont, OK
Tropical Western Pacific
TWPC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Manus I., PNG
TWPC2Browse DataCentral Facility, Nauru Island
TWPC3Browse DataCentral Facility, Darwin, Australia
ARM Mobile Facility
FKBM1Browse DataBlack Forest, Germany
GRWM1Browse DataGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal
HFEM1Browse DataShouxian, Anhui, China
MAOM1Browse DataManacapuru, Amazonas, Brazil; AMF1
NIMM1Browse DataNiamey, Niger
PGHM1Browse DataARIES Observatory, Nainital, Uttarkhand, India
PVCM1Browse DataHighland Center, Cape Cod MA; AMF 1
PYEM1Browse DataPoint Reyes, CA
TMPM1Browse DataU. of Helsinki Research Station (SMEAR II), Hyytiala, Finland; AMF2

Contact(s)

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

Brian Ermold
Developer
(509) 375-2277
brian.ermold@pnnl.gov

Annette Koontz
Developer
(509) 375-3609
annette.koontz@pnnl.gov

Krista Gaustad
Developer
(509) 375-5950
krista.gaustad@pnnl.gov

Denny Hackel
associate
(608) 770-1485
dennyh@ssec.wisc.edu

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