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UCSD Large Aperture Scintillometer
STATUS
Available
AVAILABILITY
any time
REQUEST PROCEDURE
email jkleissl@ucsd.edu to discuss funding requirements
Surface In-Situ Instruments
Large Aperture Scintillometer measures sensible heat flux averaged over up to 5 km
CONTACT
Tom Horst or Steve Oncley
NCAR
NCAR Foothills Laboratory 3550 Mitchell Lane Boulder, Colorado, 80301 or PO Box 3000 Boulder Colorado 80307
Horst: 303 497 8838; Oncley 303 497 8757
horst@ucar.edu or oncley@ucar.edu
www.eol.ucar.edu/~horst or www.eol.ucar.edu/~oncley
SPECIFICATIONS
TypeMeteorological
Hydrological
Flux
Instrument TypeRadiation instrument
EnvironmentLand
LocationSan Diego
Archive Data Availability
Variablesstructure Parameter of the refractive index Cn2, crosswind speed U
Time Period2007
Instrument Maturitymature
Waveband880 nm
Dervied Variablessensible heat flux H, fried parameter
Chemical PhaseN/A
Chemical Compounds
Technique
Sampling Rate≥ 10 Hz
Detection Limit
REFERENCES
www.scintec.com Boundary Layer Scintillometer BLS900
REMARKS
consists of Transmitter, Receiver, and Signal Processing Unit
UPDATED ON
3 Sep 2009 13:47