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Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Solar and Infrared Radiation Station Network
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Web
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Visit ARM Data Archive - http://www.arm.gov
Surface In-Situ Networks
Measured shortwave and longwave broadband irradiances for monitoring downwelling and upwelling fluxes at the surface.
CONTACT
Tom Stoffel
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
1617 Cole Blvd Golden, CO 80401-3393
(303) 384-6395
thomas_stoffel@nrel.gov
http://www.nrel.gov/srrl
SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameREG ARM SIRS
CollectiveN/A
Facility TypeNetwork
PurposeResearch
LocationOklahoma, Kansas
Number of Stations24
Map of Stationshttp://www.arm.gov/sites/
Categoryradiation
Parameters (Most)Downwelling solar irradiance (direct normal, diffuse horizontal, and global horizontal), Downwelling infrared irradiance, Reflected solar irradiance, and Upwelling infrared irradiance.
Paramters (Limited)N/A
ArchiveRegistration required: http://www.archive.arm.gov/
Period of Record1995 to present
Temporal Resolution1 minute
Data Season3-hourly
Data AvailabilityGenerally within 24 hours
Other PurposesN/A
FixedYes
MobileNo
PortableNo
REFERENCES
Ackerman, TP, and G Stokes. 2003. "The Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program." Physics Today 56: 38-45.
REMARKS
See also ARM SKYRAD and ARM GNDRAD instruments available at the same URL for stations in the tropical western pacific and north slope of Alaska.
UPDATED ON
3 Sep 2009 15:13