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Field comparison of in situ meteorological sensors

Field comparison of in situ meteorological sensors

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Atmospheric Sciences Research Laboratory in Research Triangle Park, NC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anemometer -- Testing,
  • Meteorological instruments -- Testing

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ.C. Kaimal ... [et al.]
    ContributionsKaimal, J. C, Atmospheric Sciences Research Laboratory
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14891610M

    Historic weather observation data held by the European National Meteorological and Hydrological Services can significantly improve the backbone of in situ observational data necessary to underpin robust, reliable and accurate climate monitoring, prediction and downstream services delivered through the Copernicus Climate Change Service.   Meteorology is the study of the atmosphere, atmospheric phenomena, and atmospheric effects on our atmosphere is the gaseous layer of the physical environment that surrounds a planet. Earth’s atmosphere is roughly to kilometers ( miles) thick. Gravity keeps the atmosphere from expanding much farther. Meteorology is a subdiscipline of the atmospheric sciences, .

    Finding: Construction of reliable CDRs requires consistent observing practices. Adaptive strategies (wherein the timing and location of radiosonde launches vary according to synoptic weather conditions) may introduce seasonally- and geographically-varying biases and render the data unsuitable for climate because the continuity of the essential climate monitoring network may be disrupted. Snowpack properties like temperature or density are the result of a complex energy and mass balance process in the snowpack that varies temporally and spatially. The Snow Thermal Model (SNTHERM) is a 1-dimensional model, energy and mass balance-driven, that simulates these properties. This article analyzes the simulated snowpack properties using SNTHERM forced with two datasets, namely.

      A dedicated facility for in situ calibration of weather stations has been installed in the Everest Pyramid Laboratory/Observatory at an altitude of m in the Khumbu Valley, on the Nepalese side of Mount Everest. This highest metrology laboratory in the world represents a fruitful collaboration between metrological and environmental sciences. Maturity is a non-destructive approach to testing concrete that allows you to estimate the early-age and compressive strength of in-place concrete in real-time. Adopting the maturity approach in your jobsite eliminates the need for concrete cylinder break tests, allowing you to greatly optimize your schedule.


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Field comparison of in situ meteorological sensors. Boulder, CO: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Environmental Research Laboratories, (OCoLC) Get this from a library. A Field comparison of in situ meteorological sensors. [J C Kaimal; Atmospheric Sciences Research Laboratory.;].

A field comparison of in situ meteorological sensors / By J. Kaimal, United States. Environmental Protection Agency. and Environmental Research Laboratories (U.S.). The little yellow dots and associated text superimposed on the image mark in-situ weather observations from weather stations in southeast Texas (and offshore).

Credit: CIMSS / University of Wisconsin On the other hand, passive remote sensors just wait around and detect the radiation that comes to them naturally from other objects.

Soil moisture sensor comparison chart *Choose a long-life sensor such as TEROS if field conditions are typically warm and wet. CHOOSE THE RIGHT FIELD WATER POTENTIAL SENSOR. Making good water potential measurements is largely a function of choosing the right instrument and using it skillfully.

The technique uses a Hall effect magnetic field sensor, carried on a standard Vaisala RS80 meteorological radiosonde.

The Hall sensor chosen responds rapidly to small magnetic fields, and is sufficiently sensitive to detect the terrestrial magnetic field, which is ∼45 μT parallel to the field lines at 52°N (MacGorman and Rust ).The terrestrial magnetic field is relatively stable, with.

In contrast, the in situ comparisons for the NOAA AVHRR demonstrate that sensors can degrade with age and that continuous monitoring, validation, and intercomparisons are required to ensure that each sensor is in good health.

For AVHRR and other wide-swath sensors it is important that composite SST fields over several days be developed to. The results of the comparison are shown in Fig. 5, where panel (a) represents the binned latitude IWC retrieved from in situ and RALI measurements at the two closest valid radar and/or lidar gates to the aircraft (on average less than m).

IWC is linearly averaged along the aircraft track in bins of ° of latitude where the associated in. However, soil moisture sensor type is variable by network, and therefore in situ soil temperature measurements are not ubiquitous. The NLDAS-2 soil temperature dataset has been exhaustively validated with in situ observations (Xia et al.

) and can provide a high-quality product for soil moisture quality control across the United States. A new portable instrument based on a tin dioxide natural gas leak detector was developed to monitor the atmospheric methane mixing ratio in areas lacking sufficient infrastructure to sustain a conventional measurement system, such as a large power source, carrier.

Land Surface Temperature (LST) is a key variable in the determination of land surface processes from local to global scales. It has been identified as one of the most important environmental data records and is widely used in meteorological, climatological, hydrological, ecological, biophysical, and biochemical studies.

Despite its importance, accurate in-situ measurements of LST are not yet. Other articles where In situ measurement is discussed: atmosphere: Measurement systems: atmosphere are of two types—in situ measurements and remote sensing observations.

In situ measurements require that the instrumentation be located directly at the point of interest and in contact with the subject of interest.

In contrast, remote sensors are located some distance away from the. In cancer/oncology: in situ means that malignant cells are present as a tumor but have not metastasized, or invaded beyond the layer or tissue type where it arose.

This can happen anywhere in the body, such as the skin, breast tissue, or lung. For example, a cancer of epithelial origin with such features is called carcinoma in situ, and is defined as not having invaded beyond the basement. Finally, the Space Environment In Situ Suite (SEISS) is comprised of four sensors that will monitor proton, electron, and heavy ion fluxes at geostationary orbit (35, km altitude).

These four instruments are the Energetic Heavy Ion Sensor (EHIS), the Magnetospheric Particle Sensors-High and Low, and the Solar and Galactic Proton Sensor. This chapter describes in situ tests and the test data that they generate.

In situ tests are tests conducted on or in the soil at the site. The most commonly used in situ tests are the standard penetration test (SPT), the field vane tests, the cone penetration test (CPT), the pressuremeter test, and the dilatometer test (DMT).

A fundamental feature of field-deployed in situ sensors is that they will have a finite reserve of electrical power (unless deployed in close proximity to a suitable exterior power source) and so must be designed to be as energy-efficient as possible whilst still maintaining analytical performance.

The pump is the major consumer of power within a flow system, and consequently is critical to. Reliable, accurate, and cost-effective sensor solutions.

Used by airports, forestry services, meteorological agencies, oil and gas companies, and transportation services, AWI's weather instruments use the latest patented advances to help you stay on top of the ever-changing environment.

The structure is a m (30 ft) tall guyed mast and consists of three parts. Each part of the mast has an equilateral triangular cross section, whose dimensions respectively from bottom to top areand m (see Fig. 1a).Each part of the mast is composed of three main legs together with the horizontal and cross bracing elements, made of aluminium alloy.

in situ chemical sensing [21]. The purpose, here, is to give an overview of, and to describe recent trends in, the sensors and the technologies available – or potentially available – for in situ dissolved CH 4 sensing in different types of environments.

We will evaluate the systems and the technologies described in the following sections. Remote sensing is the art or science of obtaining information about an object, an area or a phenomena, through analyzing of data collected by a given device or sensor that has no direct physical contact with the object, area or phenomena being investigated.

In-Situ Measuring Devices and Small Environmental Monitoring Systems. Because of their ability to gather data under natural conditions, in situ measuring devices, including automated monitoring systems, are useful tools for field observational scientists. They permit the determination of a variety of parameters under a broad range of conditions.The technical aspects of sensors are summarized and the benefits and limitations of each sensor are given.

The use of visible techniques is ubiquitous; however, it gives only the same results as visible monitoring. day/night and foul weather remote sensing. False targets can be as high as 95%. In situ burning is recognized as a viable. The wave energy distributes vastly in water bodies, and it is less affected by the alternate of day and night and weather [, ].

Through harvesting wave energy from surrounding water environment, the sensor could be effectively driven, enabling self-powered, in-situ water quality monitoring in a sustainable and autonomous way.