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NOAA/ARL/SORD Nevada Test Site Network
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Web, by phone or written request
REQUEST PROCEDURE
E-mail or Regular Mail
Surface In-Situ Networks
A system of automated weather stations on or near the Nevada Test Site (NTS) with various meteorological sensors. These sensors include: Wind Direction and Speed, Temperature, Humidity, Station Pressure and Precipitation.
CONTACT
James B. Sanders
NOAA/Air Resources/ Special Operations and Research Division
232 Energy Way North Las Vegas, NV 89030
702-295-2348
http://www.sord.nv.doe.gov
SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameNV NTS
CollectiveMesoWest/MADIS
Facility TypeNetwork
PurposeOther (explain below)
LocationNevada
Number of Stations33
Map of Stationshttp://www.sord.nv.doe.gov/MEDA_15_24.htm
Categorymeteorology
Parameters (Most)Wind Direction, Wind Speed,Temperature,Wind Chill,Heat Index,Battery Voltage,Sigma Theta,Stability
Paramters (Limited)All of the above plus: Pressure, RH, Dew Point, RH, Precip
Archivehttp://www.sord.nv.doe.gov/arlsord-1.htm
Period of Record2002-present
Temporal Resolution15 minute
Data Season0,15,30,45 after the hour
Data Availability6 minutes
Other PurposesCombination of Research, Emergency Response, and Forecasting
FixedYes
MobileYes
PortableYes
UPDATED ON
3 Sep 2009 13:47