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Sodar-RASS (NCAR ISS)
STATUS
Operational For Field Campaigns
AVAILABILITY
1 system available for field campaigns.
REQUEST PROCEDURE
See the deployment request section of the NCAR/EOL web site http://www.eol.ucar.edu/
Surface Remote
Sodar for lower boundary layer wind profiling plus RASS for virtual temperature profiling. Uses a Metek DSDAP.90-24 phased array sodar with 915MHz CW radar for RASS.
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
SPECIFICATIONS
Facility TypeDeployable
LocationVaries
VariablesWind and virtual temperature profiles from about 40 or 50 meters, up to 200 to 400 meters.
Archive Data AvailabilityNCAR Mass Store
REFERENCES
Engelbart. D., H. Steinhagen, U. Gorsdorf, J. Neisser, H-J. Kirtzel, and G. Peters : "First Results of Measurements with a Newly Designed Phase-Array SODAR with RASS", Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., 71, p. 61-68, 1999.
REMARKS
Usually deployed with other NCAR/EOL/ISF facilities such as the ISS or ISFS.
UPDATED ON
25 Sep 2009 09:58