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NOAA/ESRL MWR
STATUS
Continuous
AVAILABILITY
Mobile instruments on request
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Formal request to PI
Surface Remote
3-Channel Microwave Radiometer
CONTACT
Duane Hazen
NOAA/ESRL
Duane.Hazen@noaa.gov
SPECIFICATIONS
Facility TypeMobile
Location
VariablesBrightness Temperature Derived Variables: Precipitable Water Vapor, Cloud Liquid Path
Archive Data AvailabilityAll ARM IOP data available through ARM archive: http://www.arm.gov/instruments/instrument_iop.php?id=mwr-etl
REFERENCES
Cimini, D., E.R. Westwater, Y. Han, S.J. Keihm.“ Accuracy of ground-based microwave radiometer and balloon-borne measurements during the WVIOP2000 field experiment.” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 41(11):2605-2615, November 2003.
REMARKS
Vendor/Manufacturer Built in house at NOAA Specifications: Accuracy-0.5 K; Resolution 0.25 K Frequency: 2: 23.87, 31.65, 90 GHz Aperture: 2.5 or 5 deg. Operational Mode: Zenith viewing Measurement Range: Total atmospheric column
UPDATED ON
3 Sep 2009 13:47