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Integrated Sounding Systems (ISS)
STATUS
Operational For Field Campaigns
AVAILABILITY
3 ISS are available for field campaigns.
REQUEST PROCEDURE
See the deployment request section of the NCAR/EOL web site http://www.eol.ucar.edu/
Surface Remote
Integrated package of boundary layer wind profiler, 10m meteorological tower, radiosondes (GAUS), solar radiation sensors, plus options such as RASS, mini-sodar, and other sensors.
CONTACT
William O. J. Brown
NCAR
PO Box 3000 Boulder, CO 80303
303-497-8774
wbrown@ucar.edu
http://www.eol.ucar.edu/Members/wbrown/home-page
SECONDARY CONTACT
Steve Cohn
NCAR
cohn@ucar.edu
http://www.eol.ucar.edu/rtf/facilities/mapr/
SPECIFICATIONS
Facility TypeDeployable
LocationVaries
VariablesSurface meteorology, radiosonde soundings, plus continuous wind mesurements from the surface through the boundary layer; RASS virtual temperature to 600-1000m.
Archive Data AvailabilityNCAR Mass store
REMARKS
Additional options: mobile rapid deployable system (MISS); rapid wind measurement profiler (MAPR); ceilometer; shipborne operations.
UPDATED ON
24 Sep 2009 14:35