Datastream : SKYRAD20S

Sky radiation sensor: 20-second downwelling radiation data

Active Dates
1996.10.09 - 2016.02.10

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 degree_E lon
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )

Locations

Eastern North Atlantic
ENAC1 Browse DataGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal
North Slope Alaska
NSAC1 Browse DataCentral Facility, Barrow AK
NSAC2 Browse DataCentral Facility, Atqasuk AK retired
Tropical Western Pacific
TWPC1 Browse DataCentral Facility, Manus I., PNG retired
TWPC2 Browse DataCentral Facility, Nauru Island retired
TWPC3 Browse DataCentral Facility, Darwin, Australia retired
ARM Mobile Facility
AWRM1 Browse DataMcMurdo Station Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica; AMF2
FKBM1 Browse DataBlack Forest, Germany retired
GANM1 Browse DataGan Airport, Gan Island, Maldives; AMF2 retired
GRWM1 Browse DataGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal retired
HFEM1 Browse DataShouxian, Anhui, China retired
MAOM1 Browse DataManacapuru, Amazonas, Brazil; AMF1
NIMM1 Browse DataNiamey, Niger retired
PGHM1 Browse DataARIES Observatory, Nainital, Uttarkhand, India; AMF1 retired
PVCM1 Browse DataHighland Center, Cape Cod MA; AMF1 retired
PYEM1 Browse DataPoint Reyes, CA retired
SBSM1 Browse DataSteamboat Springs CO, Valley Site; AMF2 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

Yu Xie
Brookhaven National Laboratory
associate
631-344-8805
yxie@bnl.gov

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

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

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

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