Home » Surface In-Situ Networks » Oklahoma Mesonet
Oklahoma Mesonet
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Free access to all real-time data available at http://www.mesonet.org. Special data request may require a fee.
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Call the Oklahoma Climatological Survey at 405-325-2541 for more info.
Surface In-Situ Networks
The Oklahoma Mesonet consists of more than 110 surface observing stations across the state. The network, operated by the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University, was established as a multipurpose network to provide research-quality data in real time.
CONTACT
Chris Fiebrich
Oklahoma Climatological Survey
120 David L. Boren Blvd., Suite 2900 Norman, OK 73072-7305
405-325-2541
chris@mesonet.org
N/A
SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameOK OKMeso
CollectiveMADIS
Facility TypeNetwork
PurposeResearch
LocationOklahoma
Number of Stations120
Map of Stationshttp://www.mesonet.org/sites/
Categorymeteorology, soil, radiation
Parameters (Most)air temperature, relative humidity, wind speed, wind direction, wind gust, soil temperatures, soil moisture, solar radiation, rainfall
Paramters (Limited)net radiation, skin temperature
ArchiveFee-based access
Period of Record1994-present
Temporal Resolution5 minute
Data Seasonevery 5 minutes
Data Availabilitywithin 5 minutes
Other PurposesEmergency Response, Climate Monitoring, Education
FixedYes
MobileNo
PortableNo
REFERENCES
McPherson, R. A., and CoAuthors, 2007: Statewide monitoring of the mesoscale environment: A technical update on the Oklahoma Mesonet. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 24, 301-321. Brock, F. V., K. C. Crawford, R. L. Elliott, G. W. Cuperus, S. J. Stadler, H. L. Johnson, and M. D. Eilts, 1995: The Oklahoma Mesonet: a technical overview. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 12, 5-19.
REMARKS
N/A
UPDATED ON
8 Sep 2009 14:57