Datastream : SONICWIND2D

Horizontal wind speed and direction from ultrasonic wind sensor (Vaisala WS425), 2m above ground on Barrow MET tower

Active Dates
2003.10.31 - 2008.09.16

Measurement Categories
Atmospheric State

Originating Instrument
ultrasonic wind sensor (SONICWIND)

Measurements

Only measurements considered scientifically relevant are shown below by default.

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Measurement Units Variable
Wind direction vector mean degree SonicWD_DU_WVT ( time )
Wind direction vector mean standard deviation degree SonicWD_SDU_WVT ( time )
Wind speed arithmetic mean m/s SonicWS_S_WVT ( time )
Wind speed vector mean m/s SonicWS_U_WVT ( time )
Altitude above mean sea level m alt
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
North latitude degree_N lat
East longitude degree_E lon
Quality check results on field: Wind direction vector mean unitless qc_SonicWD_DU_WVT ( time )
Quality check results on field: Wind speed arithmetic mean unitless qc_SonicWS_S_WVT ( time )
Quality check results on field: Wind speed vector mean unitless qc_SonicWS_U_WVT ( time )
Quality check results on field: Time offset from midnight unitless qc_time ( time )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )

Locations

North Slope Alaska
NSAC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Barrow AK