Measurement : Atmospheric turbulence

High frequency velocity fluctuations that lead to turbulent transport of momentum, heat, mositure, and passive scalars, and often expressed in terms of variances and covariances.

Categories
Atmospheric State, Surface Properties

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
    • CO2FLX : Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement Systems
    • ECOR : Eddy Correlation Flux Measurement System
    • SODAR : Mini Sound Detection and Ranging
    • RWP : Radar Wind Profiler
    • SMOS : Surface Meteorological Observation System Instruments for SGP
  • External Instruments
    • ACARS : Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting 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
    • MOLTS : Model Output Location Time Series
    • NCEPGFS : National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System
    • RUC : Rapid Update Cycle Model Data
    • WPDN : Wind Profiler Demo Network
  • Field Campaign Instruments
    • AIRCRAFTCABIN : Aircraft Cabin Parameters (e.g. attitude, motion, ambient state)
    • CO2FLX : Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement Systems
    • ECOR : Eddy Correlation Flux Measurement 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
    • G-1 : Gulfstream
    • MIRAI : JAMSTEC Research Vessel Mirai
    • SODAR : Mini Sound Detection and Ranging
    • RONBROWN : NOAA Research Vessel Ron Brown
    • RWP : Radar Wind Profiler
    • SFCFLUX : Surface Flux
    • CITATION : University of North Dakota Citation Aircraft

Datastreams

  • SODAR : Mini Sound Detection and Ranging Datastreams
    • SODAR : Mini Sound Detection and Ranging (SODAR)
  • WPDN : Wind Profiler Demo Network Datastreams
    • 60FSLWPDNMET : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): meteorology data, 60-min
    • 06FSLWPDNMET : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): 6-min meteorological data
  • NCEPGFS : National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System Datastreams
  • CO2FLX : Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement Systems Datastreams
    • 30CO2FLX4M : Eddy Correlation CO2 Flux Data: 4 m samples, 30-min stats
    • 30CO2FLX60M : Eddy Correlation CO2 Flux Data: 60 m samples, 30-min avg
    • 30CO2FLX25M : Eddy Correlation CO2 Flux Data: 25 m samples, 30-min stats
    • 30CO2FLX4MMET : Eddy Correlation CO2 Flux Data: 4 m samples, meteorological data, 30-min stats
  • RUC : Rapid Update Cycle Model Data Datastreams
    • 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
  • ECMWF : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Model Data Datastreams
    • ECMWFSUPP : ECMWF: supplemental data, entire coverage
  • ECOR : Eddy Correlation Flux Measurement System Datastreams
    • 30ECOR : ECOR: surface vertical fluxes of momentum, sensible heat, and latent heat, 30-min avg
  • SMOS : Surface Meteorological Observation System Instruments for SGP Datastreams
    • 30SMOS : Surface Meteorological Observation Station (SMOS): 30-min averaged data
  • MOLTS : Model Output Location Time Series Datastreams
    • MOLTSEDASSNDCLASS1 : Model Output Loc. Time Ser. (MOLTS): EDAS meteor. analy., enhances soundings, params, stations
  • ACARS : Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System Datastreams
    • ACARS : ARINC ACARS: wind and temperature data from commercial aircraft (ARINC Communications, Addressing, and Reporting System)