Measurement : Shortwave broadband total downwelling irradiance

The total diffuse and direct radiant energy that comes from some continuous range of directions, at wavelengths between 0.4 and 4 {mu}m, that is being emitted downwards.

Categories
Radiometric

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
    • AMC : Ameriflux Measurement Component
    • BSRN : Baseline Solar Radiation Network
    • BRS : Broadband Radiometer Station
    • CO2FLX : Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement Systems
    • PRP : Portable Radiation Package
    • RAD : Radiation Measurements at AMF
    • SKYRAD : Sky Radiometers on Stand for Downwelling Radiation
    • SIRS : Solar and Infrared Radiation Station
    • SPN : Sunshine Pyranometer
    • MET : Surface Meteorological Instrumentation
  • External Instruments
    • ECMWFDIAG : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Diagnostic Analyses
    • ECMWF : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Model Data
    • KSUMESO : Kansas State University Mesonet
    • MOLTS : Model Output Location Time Series
    • NOAARAD : NOAA/ESRL/GMD Radiometers
    • NCEPGFS : National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System
    • OKM : Oklahoma Mesonet
    • TAO : Tropical Atmosphere Ocean from Buoys
  • Field Campaign Instruments
    • RAD-AIR : Airborne Radiometers
    • CESSNA-404-ARA : Airborne Research Australia Cessna 404
    • ARA-DIMONA : Airborne Research Australia Dimona Aircraft Laser Altimeter and Fluxes
    • SMART-RAD : Broadband Radiometers from NASA SMART Trailer
    • CM22-AIR-AND-GND : CM-22 Radiometer - Airborne and Ground Based
    • CO2FLX : Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement Systems
    • VARANAL : Constrained Variational Analysis
    • QCRAD : Data Quality Assessment for ARM Radiation Data
    • PYRAN-DELTA-SPN1 : Delta-T Sunshine Pyranometer- SPN1
    • PSP-EPPLEY : Eppley PSP
    • ECMWFDIAG : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Diagnostic Analyses
    • ECMWF : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Model Data
    • G-1 : Gulfstream
    • IRCC : Infrared Cloud Camera
    • MIRAI : JAMSTEC Research Vessel Mirai
    • MERGED-COMMON : Merged data- common timestamp
    • RONBROWN : NOAA Research Vessel Ron Brown
    • CIRPAS : NPS CIRPAS Twin Otter Aircraft
    • ISLAND-GUEST-INSTRUMENTS : Nauru Island guest instruments
    • PARSL : PNNL's Atmospheric Remote Sensing Laboratory
    • QCSFCRAD : Quality Controlled Surface Radiation Data (Long-Shi Experimental)
    • RAD : Radiation Measurements at AMF
    • RADFLUXANAL : Radiative Flux Analysis
    • RSR : Rotating Shading-arm Radiometer
    • SOAR : Shipboard Oceanographic and Atmospheric Radiation
    • SWFLUXANAL : Shortwave Flux Analysis
    • SOLARIRRADS : Solar and Infrared Radiometers
    • SFCFLUX : Surface Flux
    • MET : Surface Meteorological Instrumentation
    • OTTER : Twin Otter
    • UAV-ALTUS : UAV Altus
    • UAV-PROTEUS : UAV Proteus
    • UAV-EGRETT : UAV-Egrett
    • UAV-GNAT : UAV-General Atomics GNAT
    • UW-CONVAIR580 : University of Washington Convair 580 Aircraft

Value-Added Products

  • ARMBE : ARM Best Estimate Data Products (Process)
  • BEFLUX : Best-Estimate Radiative Flux (Process)
    • BEFLUX1LONG : Radiative Flux: best estimate, after Long
  • SWFLUXANAL : Shortwave Flux Analysis (Process)
    • 1SWFANALBRS1LONG : Short Wave Flux Analysis: 1-min resolution on BRS data, Long algorithm
    • 15SWFANALBRS1LONG : Short Wave Flux Analysis: 15-min resolution on BRS data, Long algorithm
    • 1SWFANALSIRS1LONG : Short Wave Flux Analysis: 1-min resolution on SIRS data, Long algorithm
    • 15SWFANALSIRS1LONG : Short Wave Flux Analysis: 15-min resolution on SIRS data, Long algorithm
    • 1SWFANALSIROS1LONG : Short Wave Flux Analysis: 1-min resolution on SIROS data, Long algorithm
    • 1SWFANALSKYRAD1LONG : Short Wave Flux Analysis: 1-min resolution on SKYAD data, Long algorithm
    • 15SWFANALSIROS1LONG : Short Wave Flux Analysis: 15-min resolution on SIROS data, Long algorithm
    • 15SWFANALSKYRAD1LONG : Short Wave Flux Analysis: 15-min resolution on SKYRAD data, Long algorithm
  • VISST : Minnis Cloud Products Using Visst Algorithm (Process)
  • DIFFCOR : Correction of Diffuse Shortwave Measurements (Process)
    • SIROS1DUTT : Solar and Infrared Radiation Observing Station (SIROS): 1-min data with Dutton correction
    • SIRS1DUTT : SIRS: derived, correction of downwelling shortwave diffuse hemispheric measurements using Dutton and full algorithm
  • BSRNCALC : Baseline Solar Radiation Network (BSRN): calculated solar irradiances (Process)
    • BSRNCALC : Baseline Solar Radiation Network (BSRN): calculated solar irradiances
  • QCRAD : Data Quality Assessment for ARM Radiation Data (Process)
    • QCRADBRS1LONG : Surface Radiation Measurement (BRS input) QC testing, incl. climatologically configurable limits
    • QCRAD1LONG : Surface Radiation Measurement Quality Control testing, including climatologically configurable limits
    • QCRADBEFLUX1LONG : Surface Radiation Measurement (BEFLUX input) QC testing, incl. climatologically configurable limits

Datastreams

  • AMC : Ameriflux Measurement Component Datastreams
    • AMC : Ameriflux Measurement Component
  • RAD : Radiation Measurements at AMF Datastreams
    • RAD : Radiation measurements at AMF/Niamey, Niger/S1
  • PRP : Portable Radiation Package Datastreams
    • PRPRAD : Portable Radiation Package: Broadband Radiometers
    • PRPFRSR : Portable Radiation Package: Fast Rotating Shadowband Radiometer
    • 1SPRPRAD : Portable Radiation Package: Broadband Radiometers, 1 second resolution
    • 6SPRPFRSR : Portable Radiation Package: Fast Rotating Shadowband Radiometer full resolution 6-s sampling
  • IRT : Infrared Thermometer Datastreams
    • SKYRAD60S : Sky radiation sensor: 60-second downwelling irradiances
  • BSRN : Baseline Solar Radiation Network Datastreams
    • BSRN : Baseline Solar Radiation Network (BSRN): solar irradiances
  • OKM : Oklahoma Mesonet Datastreams
    • 05OKM : Oklahoma Mesonet (OKM): 5-min averages, meteorological data from 111 stations
  • SIRS : Solar and Infrared Radiation Station Datastreams
    • SIRS60S : Solar and Infrared Radiation Station (SIRS): 60-sec data
    • SIRS : Solar and Infrared Radiation Station (SIRS): broadband shortwave and longwave radiation
  • NCEPGFS : National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System Datastreams
  • NOAARAD : NOAA/ESRL/GMD Radiometers Datastreams
    • NOAARADBRW : High resolution surface radiation data in netcdf format from Barrow
  • BRS : Broadband Radiometer Station Datastreams
    • BRS : Broadband Radiometer Station (BRS): broadband shortwave and longwave radiation
    • BRS60S : Broadband Radiometer Station (BRS): 60-second broadband shortwave and longwave radiation
  • ECMWF : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Model Data Datastreams
    • ECMWFSUPP : ECMWF: supplemental data, entire coverage
  • SKYRAD : Sky Radiometers on Stand for Downwelling Radiation Datastreams
    • SKYRAD60S : Sky radiation sensor: 60-second downwelling irradiances
    • SKYRAD20S : Sky radiation sensor: 20-second downwelling radiation data
  • TAO : Tropical Atmosphere Ocean from Buoys Datastreams
    • 02TAORAD165E0N : Tropical Atmosphere Ocean Buoys: radiometric data at 165 E, 0 N, 2-min avg
    • 02TAORAD165E2N : Tropical Atmosphere Ocean Buoys: radiometric data at 165 E, 2 N, 2-min avg
    • 02TAORAD165E2S : Tropical Atmosphere Ocean Buoys: radiometric data at 165 E, 2 S, 2-min avg
    • 02TAORAD165E5N : Tropical Atmosphere Ocean Buoys: radiometric data at 165 E, 5 N, 2-min avg
    • 02TAORAD165E5S : Tropical Atmosphere Ocean Buoys: radiometric data at 165 E, 5 S, 2-min avg
    • 02TAORAD165E8N : Tropical Atmosphere Ocean Buoys: radiometric data at 165 E, 8 N, 2-min avg
    • 02TAORAD165E8S : Tropical Atmosphere Ocean Buoys: radiometric data at 165 E, 8 S, 2-min avg
  • KSUMESO : Kansas State University Mesonet Datastreams
    • 60KSUMESO : Kansas Mesonet (High Plains Climate Center): surface met. & radiation data, 60-min
  • CO2FLX : Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement Systems Datastreams
    • 30CO2FLX4MMET : Eddy Correlation CO2 Flux Data: 4 m samples, meteorological data, 30-min stats
  • MOLTS : Model Output Location Time Series Datastreams
    • MOLTSEDASSFCCLASS1 : Model Output Loc. Time Ser. (MOLTS): EDAS meteor. analy., enhanced surface, params, stations
  • ECMWFDIAG : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Diagnostic Analyses Datastreams
    • ECMWFSFCE : ECMWF: near-surface and surface variables (extra), entire coverage, 1-hr avg