Datastream : SKYRAD20S

Sky radiation sensor: 20-second downwelling radiation data

Active Dates
1996.10.09 - 2015.05.21

Measurement Categories
Radiometric

Originating Instrument
Sky Radiometers on Stand for Downwelling Radiation (SKYRAD)

Measurements

Only measurements considered scientifically relevant are shown below by default.

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Measurement Units Variable
altitude m alt
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
Instantaneous Uncorrected Downwelling Shortwave Diffuse, Pyranometer Thermopile Voltage mV inst_diffuse ( time )
Instantaneous Direct Normal Shortwave Irradiance, Pyrheliometer Thermopile Voltage mV inst_direct_normal ( time )
Instantaneous Downwelling Pyrgeometer Case Thermistor Resistance, Pyrgeometer1 Kohms inst_down_long_hemisp1_case_resist ( time )
Instantaneous Downwelling Pyrgeometer Dome Thermistor Resistance, Pyrgeometer1 Kohms inst_down_long_hemisp1_dome_resist ( time )
Instantaneous Downwelling Pyrgeometer Thermopile, Pyrgeometer1 mV inst_down_long_hemisp1_tp ( time )
Instantaneous Downwelling Pyrgeometer Case Thermistor Resistance, Pyrgeometer2 Kohms inst_down_long_hemisp2_case_resist ( time )
Instantaneous Downwelling Pyrgeometer Dome Thermistor Resistance, Pyrgeometer2 Kohms inst_down_long_hemisp2_dome_resist ( time )
Instantaneous Downwelling Pyrgeometer Thermopile, Pyrgeometer2 mV inst_down_long_hemisp2_tp ( time )
Instantaneous Downwelling Hemispheric Shortwave, Pyranometer Thermopile Voltage mV inst_global ( time )
Instantaneous Sky/Cloud Infrared V inst_sky_ir_signal ( time )
North latitude degree_N lat
east longitude degrees lon
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )

Locations

Eastern North Atlantic
ENAC1 Browse Data Browse PlotsGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal
North Slope Alaska
NSAC1 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Barrow AK
NSAC2 Browse DataCentral Facility, Atqasuk AK retired
Tropical Western Pacific
TWPC1 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral 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
GANM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsGan Airport, Gan Island, Maldives retired
GRWM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal retired
HFEM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsShouxian, Anhui, China retired
MAOM1 Browse DataManacapuru, Amazonas, Brazil; AMF1
NIMM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsNiamey, Niger retired
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
SBSM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsSteamboat Springs CO, Valley Site retired
 retired = Originating instrument has been retired at this location

Contact(s)

Manajit Sengupta
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
303-275-3706
Manajit.Sengupta@nrel.gov

Victor Morris
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
associate
(509) 372-6144
victor.morris@pnnl.gov

Mary Anderberg
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
associate
303-275-4680
mary.anderberg@nrel.gov

Ibrahim Reda
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
associate
(303) 384-6385
ibrahim.reda@nrel.gov

Afshin Andreas
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
associate
(303) 384-6383
afshin.andreas@nrel.gov

Mark Kutchenreiter
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
associate
303-384-7900
mark.kutchenreiter@nrel.gov

Aron Habte
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
associate
(303) 384-6389
Aron.Habte@nrel.gov

Mike Dooraghi
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
associate
(303) 384-6329
mike.dooraghi@nrel.gov