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ARM MWRP
STATUS
Continuous
AVAILABILITY
Mobile instruments on request
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Formal request through ARM
Surface Remote
12-Channel Microwave Radiometer Facility/Network Instrument: (ARM/NSA, Mobile 1 (NIM), Mobile 2: REY)
CONTACT
Dr. Maria Cadeddu
ANL
9600 S Cass Avenue Argonne, IL 60439
630 252 7408
mcadeddu@anl.gov
N/A
SPECIFICATIONS
Facility TypeMobile
Location
VariablesBrightness Temperature Derived Variables: Temperature Profiles, water vapor profiles, Precipitable Water Vapor; Cloud Liquid Path
Archive Data AvailabilityAll data available through ARM archive: http://www.arm.gov/data/
REFERENCES
http://www.arm.gov/publications/tech_reports/handbooks/mwrp_handbook.pdf J. C. Liljegren, S. A. Boukabara, K. Cady-Pereiria, and S. A. Clough, “The effect of the half-width of the 22-GHz water vapor line on retrievals of temperature and water vapor profiles with a 12-channel microwave radiometer,” IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., vol. 43, no. 5, May 2005.
REMARKS
Vendor/Manufacturer Radiometrics Corporation: http://www.radiometrics.com Specifications: Accuracy-0.5 K; Resolution 0.25 K Frequency: 5 in the 22.235 to 30. GHz; 7 in the range 51-59 Power: 124 Watts maximum Aperture: 6.1 to 2.4 deg. Operational Mode: Discrete angle scanning Measurement Range: Total atmospheric column
UPDATED ON
3 Sep 2009 13:47