Measurement : Atmospheric pressure

The pressure exerted by the atmosphere as a consequence of gravitational attraction exerted upon the "column" of air lying directly above the point in question.

Categories
Atmospheric State

Instruments

The above measurement is considered scientifically relevant for the following instruments. Refer to the datastream (netcdf) file headers of each instrument for a list of all available measurements, including those recorded for diagnostic or quality assurance purposes.

  • ARM Instruments
    • SONDE : Balloon-Borne Sounding System
    • CO2FLX : Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement Systems
    • ECOR : Eddy Correlation Flux Measurement System
    • ISSSONDE : Integrated Sounding System
    • MWRHF : Microwave Radiometer - High Frequency
    • MWRP : Microwave Radiometer Profiler
    • SOIL : Soil Measurement from the SGP
    • MET : Surface Meteorological Instrumentation
    • SMET : Surface Meteorological Instruments for TWP
    • SMOS : Surface Meteorological Observation System Instruments for SGP
    • METTWR : Surface and Tower Meteorological Instrumentation at NSA
    • THWAPS : Temperature, Humidity, Wind and Pressure Sensors
  • External Instruments
    • SONDE : Balloon-Borne Sounding System
    • ETA : Eta Model Runs
    • ECMWFDIAG : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Diagnostic Analyses
    • ECMWF : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Model Data
    • ISSSONDE : Integrated Sounding System
    • MAPS : Mesoscale Analysis and Prediction System
    • MOLTS : Model Output Location Time Series
    • NOAASURF : NOAA Surface Meteorology Data, collected by NWS and NCDC
    • NCEPGFS : National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System
    • NWSUPA : National Weather Service Upper Air Measurements
    • NGM : Nested Grid Model
    • OKM : Oklahoma Mesonet
    • RUC : Rapid Update Cycle Model Data
    • USDARAD : US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Radiation Monitoring Data
    • WPDN : Wind Profiler Demo Network
  • Field Campaign Instruments
    • 5MM-MWR : 5mm Scanning Radiometer
    • AERIPLUS-UWISC : AERIPLUS-University of Wisconsin
    • CESSNA-404-ARA : Airborne Research Australia Cessna 404
    • ARA-DIMONA : Airborne Research Australia Dimona Aircraft Laser Altimeter and Fluxes
    • AIRCRAFTCABIN : Aircraft Cabin Parameters (e.g. attitude, motion, ambient state)
    • SONDE : Balloon-Borne Sounding System
    • REPLICATOR : Balloon-borne Ice Crystal Replicator
    • CO2FLX : Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement Systems
    • CM-SONDE : Chilled Mirror Sonde
    • VARANAL : Constrained Variational Analysis
    • ECOR : Eddy Correlation Flux Measurement System
    • EC-CONVAIR580-BULK : Environment Canada Convair 580 Bulk Parameters
    • ETA : Eta Model Runs
    • ECMWFDIAG : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Diagnostic Analyses
    • ECMWF : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Model Data
    • FTIR-RAOB : Fourier Transform Infrared Radiometer and Raobs
    • GLIDERSONDE : Glidersonde (Oklahoma University)
    • G-1 : Gulfstream
    • HOP : Helicopter Observation Platform
    • MIRAI : JAMSTEC Research Vessel Mirai
    • MERGED-COMMON : Merged data- common timestamp
    • UAV-MET-OTTER : Meteorology from UAV-Twin Otter
    • MWRP : Microwave Radiometer Profiler
    • DC8-NASA : NASA DC-8
    • SONDE-CLASS : NCAR CLASS Sounding System
    • NOAA-P3 : NOAA P-3 Aircraft
    • RONBROWN : NOAA Research Vessel Ron Brown
    • NOAASURF : NOAA Surface Meteorology Data, collected by NWS and NCDC
    • KITE-NOAA : NOAA Tethered Kite
    • SYNOPTIC-MAPS : National Climatic Data Center Synoptic Maps
    • NRC-CONVAIR580 : National Research Council - Canada CONVAIR 580
    • ISLAND-GUEST-INSTRUMENTS : Nauru Island guest instruments
    • O3SONDE : Ozone Sonde, from Fall 1995 IOP
    • PARSL : PNNL's Atmospheric Remote Sensing Laboratory
    • SOAR : Shipboard Oceanographic and Atmospheric Radiation
    • SOIL : Soil Measurement from the SGP
    • SFCFLUX : Surface Flux
    • MET : Surface Meteorological Instrumentation
    • TETHERSONDE-CM : Tethersonde With Chilled Mirror
    • TWRMR : Tower Water-Vapor Mixing Ratio
    • OTTER : Twin Otter
    • UAV-ALTUS : UAV Altus
    • UAV-ALTUS-MET : UAV Altus Meteorology Package
    • UAV-PROTEUS : UAV Proteus
    • UAV-EGRETT : UAV-Egrett
    • UAV-GNAT : UAV-General Atomics GNAT
    • SFCMETUMIAMI : University of Miami Surface Meteorology
    • CITATION : University of North Dakota Citation Aircraft
    • UW-CONVAIR580 : University of Washington Convair 580 Aircraft
    • WRF-CHEM : Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model Output
    • WPDNGPS : Wind Profiler Demonstration Network GPS

Value-Added Products

  • INTERPSONDE : Interpolated Sonde (Process)
  • ARMBE : ARM Best Estimate Data Products (Process)
    • ARMBEATM : ARMBE: Atmospheric measurements
  • SUOMIGPS : SuomiNet Global Positioning System (Process)
  • GOESWATER : Water Profiles from GOES Satellite Data (Process)
    • G8PROF : GOES-8: water vapor and temperature profiles
    • G12PROF : GOES-12: water vapor and temperature profiles
  • MERGESONDE : Merged Sounding (Process)
    • MERGESONDE1MACE : Merged Sounding profiles derived with first Mace algorithm
    • MERGESONDE2MACE : Merged Sounding profiles derived with second Mace algorithm
  • LSSONDE : Microwave Radiometer-Scaled Sonde Profiles (Process)
    • LSSONDE : BBSS: derived, relative humidity scaled with MWR
  • TWRMR : Tower Water-Vapor Mixing Ratio (Process)
    • 30TWRMR : Sixty meter tower: mixing ratio at surface, 25-m, and 60-m, 30-min avg
    • 1TWRMR : Sixty Meter Tower: mixing ratio at surface, 25-m, and 60-m, 1-min average
  • VISST : Minnis Cloud Products Using Visst Algorithm (Process)
  • RIPBE : Radiatively Important Parameters Best Estimate (Process)
    • RIPBE1MCFARLANE : Radiatively Important Parameters Best Estimate profiles derived with first McFarlane algorithm
  • SONDECALC : Balloon-borne sounding system (BBSS): recalculated wind/pressure/temp/RH (Process)
    • SONDEWNDCALC : Balloon-borne sounding system (BBSS): recalc. winds with ground check

Datastreams

  • MWRHF : Microwave Radiometer - High Frequency Datastreams
    • MWRHF : Microwave Radiometer: High Frequency (MWRHF)
  • WPDN : Wind Profiler Demo Network Datastreams
    • 06FSLWPDNRASS : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): 6-min RASS data
    • 60FSLWPDNRASS : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): RASS data, 60-min
    • 60FSLWPDNMET : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): meteorology data, 60-min
    • 06FSLWPDNMET : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): 6-min meteorological data
    • 60WPDNSURF : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): surface meterology data, 60-min
  • RUC : Rapid Update Cycle Model Data Datastreams
    • ALLRUC60 : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: output, 60 km resolution
    • FSLRUC60 : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: FSL output, 60 km resolution
    • ALLRUC20HYBR : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: hybrid analysis data, 20-km resolution
    • ALLRUC40HYBR : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: hybrid analyisis data, 40 km resolution
    • RUC20HYBR : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: daily hybrid analysis data, 20 km resolution
    • RUC60 : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: output, 60 km grid covering Southern Great Plains
    • RUC20ISOB : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: daily isobaric analysis data, 20 km resolution
    • ALLRUC20ISOB : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: isobaric main analysis data, 20-km resolution
    • ALLRUC40ISOB : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: isobaric main analysis data, 40-km resolution
    • SYNRUC20ISOB : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: isobaric output, 20 km grid, averaged to 40 km
  • MET : Surface Meteorological Instrumentation Datastreams
    • MET : ARM-standard Meteorological Instrumentation at Surface
    • MARINEMET : ARM-standard Meteorological Instrumentation, Marine
  • OKM : Oklahoma Mesonet Datastreams
    • 05OKM : Oklahoma Mesonet (OKM): 5-min averages, meteorological data from 111 stations
  • SONDE : Balloon-Borne Sounding System Datastreams
    • SONDE : Balloon-borne Sounding System (BBSS): meterological data profile
    • ISSSONDE : Integrated Sounding System (ISS): meteorological data vertical profile
    • SONDEWNPR : Balloon-borne sounding system (BBSS): Vaisala winds, research press., temp, &RH
    • SONDEWRPN : Balloon-borne sounding system (BBSS): research winds, Vaisala press., temp, &RH
    • SONDEWRPR : Balloon-borne sounding system (BBSS): research-mode winds, presssure, temp, &RH
    • SONDEWNPN : Balloon-borne sounding system (BBSS): Vaisala-processed winds, press., temp, &RH
  • NCEPGFS : National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System Datastreams
  • ISSSONDE : Integrated Sounding System Datastreams
    • ISSSONDE : Integrated Sounding System (ISS): meteorological data vertical profile
  • NWSUPA : National Weather Service Upper Air Measurements Datastreams
    • 01SNWSUPATOP : NWS profiles at Topeka, KS with 1-second resolution
    • 06SNWSUPAOUN : NWS profiles at Norman, OK with 6-second resolution
    • 06SNWSUPATOP : NWS profiles at Topeka, KS with 6-second resolution
    • 01SNWSUPABRW : NWS profiles at Barrow, Alaska with 1-second resolution
    • 01SNWSUPADDC : NWS profiles at Dodge City, KS with 1-second resolution
    • 06SNWSUPABRW : NWS profiles at Barrow, Alaska with 6-second resolution
    • 06SNWSUPADDC : NWS profiles at Dodge City, KS with 6-second resolution
    • 01SNWSUPAOUN : NWS profiles at Oklahoma City, OK with 1-second resolution
  • NGM : Nested Grid Model Datastreams
    • NGM250 : Nested Grid Model (NGM): 3-D met fields, 50-km resolution from NGM num. weather pred. model
  • SMET : Surface Meteorological Instruments for TWP Datastreams
    • SMET60S : Surface Meteorology (SMET) station: 60-second meterological data
  • ECMWF : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Model Data Datastreams
    • ECMWFSURF : ECMWF: surface measurement, entire coverage
  • USDARAD : US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Radiation Monitoring Data Datastreams
  • AOSMET : Meteorological Measurements associated with the Aerosol Observing System Datastreams
    • AOSMET : AOS: aerosol-based meteorology data
  • METTWR : Surface and Tower Meteorological Instrumentation at NSA Datastreams
    • METTWR2H : Meteorological tower with 2 sampling heights (2 and 5 m)
    • METTIPTWR : Ten Meter Tower: meteorological data, 2 & 6 m, 1-min avg
    • METTWR : Forty Meter Tower: meteorological data, 2, 10, 20, & 40 m, 1-min avg
  • MAPS : Mesoscale Analysis and Prediction System Datastreams
    • MAPS60 : Mesoscale Analy. and Prediction Sys.: 60 km grid covering Southern Great Plains
    • ALLMAPS60 : Mesoscale Analy. and Prediction Sys., 60 km grid covering North Am. continent
  • CO2FLX : Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement Systems Datastreams
    • 30CO2FLX4MMET : Eddy Correlation CO2 Flux Data: 4 m samples, meteorological data, 30-min stats
  • THWAPS : Temperature, Humidity, Wind and Pressure Sensors Datastreams
    • THWAPS : Temperature, humidity, winds and pressure system (THWAPS): meterological data
  • SMOS : Surface Meteorological Observation System Instruments for SGP Datastreams
    • 30SMOS : Surface Meteorological Observation Station (SMOS): 30-min averaged data
    • 1SMOS : Surface Meteorological Observation Station (SMOS): 1-minute averaged data
    • 1440SMOS : Surface Met Observation Station (SMOS): daily minimum/maximum data, with times
  • MOLTS : Model Output Location Time Series Datastreams
    • MOLTSEDASSFCCLASS0 : Model Output Loc. Time Ser. (MOLTS): EDAS meteor. analy., basic surface, params, stations
    • MOLTSEDASSNDCLASS0 : Model Output Loc. Time Ser. (MOLTS): EDAS meteor. analy., basic soundings, params, stations
    • MOLTSEDASSFCCLASS1 : Model Output Loc. Time Ser. (MOLTS): EDAS meteor. analy., enhanced surface, params, stations
    • MOLTSEDASSNDCLASS1 : Model Output Loc. Time Ser. (MOLTS): EDAS meteor. analy., enhances soundings, params, stations
  • MWRP : Microwave Radiometer Profiler Datastreams
    • MWRP : Microwave Radiometer data (MWR Profiles - QME), water vapor, temp, cloud liquid water, precip water retrievals
  • NOAASURF : NOAA Surface Meteorology Data, collected by NWS and NCDC Datastreams
    • 60NWSSURF : National Weather Service (NWS) surface meteorology data: 60-minute averages
  • ECMWFDIAG : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Diagnostic Analyses Datastreams
    • ECMWFSFC1L : ECMWF: surface variables and fluxes, single layer, 1-hr avg
    • ECMWFSFC : ECMWF: surface variables and fluxes, entire coverage, 1-hr avg
    • ECMWFVAR : ECMWF: model met. and cloud variables at altitude, entire coverage, 1-hr avg