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5-millimeter Ground-based Scanning Radiometer
STATUS
Continuous
AVAILABILITY
On demand
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Surface Remote
Single-Channel Microwave Radiometer
CONTACT
Dr. Vladimir Leuski
CET/ECE/University of Colorado
Vladimir.leuski@colorado.edu
SPECIFICATIONS
Facility TypeDeployable
Location
VariablesBrightness Temperature Derived Variables: Temperature profiles, air-sea temperature difference
Archive Data AvailabilityContact PIs. Also, for ship-based Arctic data, contact Dr. Ola Persson: opersson@cires.colorado.edu
REFERENCES
E. R. Westwater, Y. Han, V. G. Irisov, V. Leuskiy, E. N. Kadygrov, and S. A. Viazankin (1999): “Remote Sensing of Boundary-Layer Temperature Profiles by a Scanning 5-mm Microwave Radiometer and RASS: Comparison Experiment.” J. Atmospheric Oceanic Technology, 16(7), 805-818. M. Tjernstrom, C. Leck, P. O. G. Persson, M. L. Jensen, S. P. Oncley, A. Targino, „”Meteorological Measurements during the ARCTIC Ocean Experiment 2001”. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, (Sept. 2004), 1305-1321. M. Tjernstrom, “The summer Arctic boundary Layer during the Arctic Ocean Experiment 2001 ( AOE-2001)”, Boundary Layer Meteorology (2005), 117, 5-36.
REMARKS
Specifications: Accuracy-0.3 K; Resolution 0.1 K Frequency: Single broad bandwidth (4 GHz) channels: at 61 GHz Aperture: 6.5 deg. Operational Mode: Continuous angle scanning Measurement Range: 500 m
UPDATED ON
3 Sep 2009 13:47