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Juneau Airport Wind System
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Web
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Web page(s) with real-time update are available for viewing. Daily netCDF files containing winds data from each of the anemometer and profiler sites are also available for download.
Surface In-Situ Networks
Anemometers (7 sites) and wind profilers (3 sites) used to provide wind information for the Juneau International Airport and provide input to a prototype system that generates turbulence hazard warnings for the airport.
CONTACT
Bob Barron
National Center for Atmospheric Research/Research Applications Laboratory
P.O. Box 3000 Boulder, CO 80307
(303) 497-8410
bob@ucar.edu
SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameAK JAWS
Collective
Facility TypeNetwork
PurposeResearch
LocationJuneau, Alaska
Number of Stations10 anemometer (7 sites); 3 wind profilers
Map of Stationshttp://jaws-prototype1.net/JuneauOps/JuneauOps.html (click on Information button)
Categorymeteorology
Parameters (Most)anemometers: wind speed, wind direction (1 minute statistics include mean, min, max, std deviation, and confidence) wind profilers: u,v,w winds, eddy dissipation rate (10 minute consensus - including confidence values)
Paramters (Limited)Temperature available from one of the stations at each of 3 mountaintop anemometer sites.
ArchiveRAL has archive of historical raw data
Period of Record1998 - present
Temporal Resolution1 minute for anemometers; 10 minute for profilers (anemometer raw data is 1 second; profiler spectral data is ~40 seconds)
Data Seasoncontinuously
Data Availabilitywithin 1 day from web; archives performed bi-weekly, archived data available at RAL ~2 weeks after archive
Other PurposesOperational prototype
FixedYes
MobileNo
PortableNo
UPDATED ON
3 Sep 2009 13:47