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Climate Reference Radiosonde Vaisala RR01
STATUS
Research Prototype
AVAILABILITY
Protypes available for Vaisala's research partners.
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Emerging Technologies
RR01 is a reference grade radiosonde intended for climate change studies and other application requiring enhanced accuracy. The first prototype of the is based on the Vaisala RS92 radiosonde sensors and Vaisala's DRYCAP® Humidity Sensor module RRD100 capable of measuring extremely low humidity levels (frost point range from -30 °C to -90 °C).
CONTACT
Heikki Turtiainen
Vaisala Oyj
PB 26, 00421 Helsinki, Finland
+358 9 89491
heikki.turtiainen@vaisala.com
SPECIFICATIONS
DeveloperVaisala R&D team
Development SectorIndustry
R&D ProgramYes
Years Till Available<3
Investment RequiredN/A
Projected ApplicationClimate studies, upper atmosphere research campaigns
Unit Cost<$1k
Key Risks
Ease of Usesingle operator
PlatformsBalloon
TRLTRL 7
REFERENCES
Turtiainen, H, H. Jauhiainen, J. Lentonen, V. P. Viitanen, P. Survo, and W. F. Dabberdt: Upper atmosphere humidity measurement with the APS sensor—1st progress report on the Vaisala Reference Radiosonde Program. 15th Symposium on Meteorological Observation and Instrumentation, Atlanta, GA, 17–21 January 2010.
UPDATED ON
27 Apr 2010 14:47