Instrument : Microwave Radiometer - High Frequency (MWRHF)

Instrument Categories
Radiometric, Cloud Properties, Atmospheric Profiling

Picture of the Microwave Radiometer-High Frequency (MWRHF)
Picture of the Microwave Radiometer-High Frequency (MWRHF)

General Overview

The Microwave Radiometer-High Frequency (MWRHF) provides time-series measurements of brightness temperatures from two channels centered at 90 and 150 GHz. These two channels are sensitive to the presence of liquid water and precipitable water vapor.

A detailed description of the calibration algorithm can be found in the instrument handbook.

Available Retrievals and Uncertainty

Retrievals from this instrument are not yet available.

Output Datastreams

  • mwrhf : Microwave Radiometer: High Frequency (MWRHF)

Primary Measurements

The following measurements are those considered scientifically relevant.

Locations

Southern Great Plains
SGPC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Lamont, OK
ARM Mobile Facility
FKBM1Browse DataBlack Forest, Germany
GRWM1Browse DataGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal
HFEM1Browse DataShouxian, Anhui, China
PGHM1Browse DataARIES Observatory, Nainital, Uttarkhand, India
PVCM1Browse DataHighland Center, Cape Cod MA; AMF 1

Contact(s)

Maria Cadeddu
(630) 252-7408
mcadeddu@anl.gov