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Instruments (1208)

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Title Abbreviation Operator Abstract Licence DOI
120-degree x-wire anemometer in wind tunnel   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
AATSR   AATSR unknown AATSR on ENVISAT
Aberystwyth: frost point hygrometer (Snow White)   snow_white unknown Frost point hygrometer (Snow White) developed by Meteorlabor, Switzerland. This device offers the possibility of water vapour measurements above the tropopause. It can be flown together with an ozo...
Aberystwyth: SAOZ   aber_saoz unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Aberystwyth: Tunable Laser Diode (TDL) Spectrometer for water vapour   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
ACE   None The NASA Advanced Composition Explorer (ACE) satellite enables SWPC to give advance warning of geomagnetic storms. Geomagnetic storms are a natural hazard, like hurricanes and tsunamis, which the N...
Active Cavity Radiometer Irradiance Monitor I (ACRIM I)   acrim_1 unknown The Active Cavity Radiometer Irradiance Monitor (ACRIM) I was launched in 1980 on the Solar Maximum Mission (SMM) spacecraft and produced total irradiance data until 1989.
Active Cavity Radiometer Irradiance Monitor II (ACRIM II)   acrim_2 unknown ACRIM II was launched on the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) in September 1991.
ADEOS Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS)   adeos_toms unknown The ADEOS TOMS instrument was launched on 17th Aug 1996 from Tanegashima Space Center in Japan. ADEOS is the Advanced Earth Observing Satellite, developed by NASDA (the National Space Development A...
Admiralty meteorological observations   None unknown The images of historical weather observations are from various sources held by the National Meteorological Archives of the UK Met Office, being mainly from 'Climatological Returns', 'Weather diarie...
ADS40 from Leica Geosystems   None The ADS40 utilises a pushbroom technique, i.e. a set of sensors scanning below as the aeroplane flies to capture Color InfraRed (CIR) imagery.
Adsorption Desorption Sytem (ADS) / GC-MSAdsorption Desorption Sytem (ADS) / Gas Chromtography Mass Spectrosocpy (GC-MS)   None unknown Adsorption Desorption Sytem (ADS) / Gas Chromtography Mass Spectrosocpy (GC-MS)
Advanced Along-Track Scanning Radiometer (AATSR)   aatsr unknown The Advanced Along-Track Scanning Radiometer (AATSR) measures global Sea Surface Temperature (SST) from space to the highest possible levels of accuracy and stability, as required for climate resea...
Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit-B (AMSU-B)   None The Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit-B AMSU-B measures five microwave channels: One channel in the 89 GHz ‘window’ channel, one at 150 GHz and remaining three around the 183 GHz water vapor line (s...
Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer 2 (AVHRR/2)   avhrr2 unknown The AVHRR is a radiation-detection imager that can be used for remotely determining cloud cover and the surface temperature. Note that the term surface can mean the surface of the Earth, the upper ...
Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer 3 (AVHRR/3)   avhrr3 unknown The AVHRR is a radiation-detection imager that can be used for remotely determining cloud cover and the surface temperature. Note that the term surface can mean the surface of the Earth, the upper ...
Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR)   avhrr The AVHRR is a radiation-detection imager that can be used for remotely determining cloud cover and the surface temperature. Note that the term surface can mean the surface of the Earth, the upper ...
Advanced Visible and Near InfraRed Radiometer type 2 (AVNIR 2)   None The Advanced Visible and Near InfraRed 4-band Radiometer type-2 (AVNIR-2) is a visible and near infrared 4-band radiometer offering 10m spatial resolution optical imagery that is often used for lan...
Aerodyne Quadrupole Aerosol Chemical Speciation Monitor (ACSM)   None David Green The instrument is similar in function to the related Aerosol Mass Spectrometer, but is optimised for long-term monitoring, with a lower specification of mass spectrometer and no sizing capability. ...
Aerodyne Research NOx   ari-no-no2 unknown, Scott Herndon NO, NO2 and NOx (NO +NO2) samplers operated by Aerodyne Research, Inc., 45 Manning Rd., Billerica, MA 01821 for Clearflo IOP winter campaign (London 2012). Instruments are Thermo Scientific 42i (N...
Aerolaser CO   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Aerolaser HCHO   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Aerosol Mass Spectrometer   AMS unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Aethalometer   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
AGAGE GC-FID   agage_gc_fid unknown Advanced Global Atmospheric Gases Experiment (AGAGE) Gas Chromatography (GC)/Flame Ionization Detector (FID)
AGAGE GC/RGA3   agage_rga3 unknown Advanced Global Atmospheric Gases Experiment (AGAGE) Mercury Oxide detector.
Aginova Sentinel Micro Temperature sensor   None Small WiFi battery based Temperature sensor used in the HiTemp project
AIMMS-20 (Airborne Integrated Meteorological Measurement System)   metoffice-aimms Phil Brown The AIMMS-20 (Airborne Integrated Meteorological Measurement System) is a canister-mounting probe flown on the FAAM BAe-146 aircraft. Its primary purpose is to provide high-frequency measurements o...
AIMMS20 instrument on the AWI-polar5 aircraft   awi-aimms20 AIMMS20 Instrument onboard the AWI-polar5 aircraft operated by Alfred Wegener Institute. Used in EUFAR flights.
Airborne Droplet Analyser   ADA unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Airborne Prism Experiment (APEX)   apex APEX Consortium The Airborne Prism Experiment (APEX) instrument is a hyperspectral remote sensing imaging spectrometer developed by a Swiss-Belgian consortium on behalf of ESA. It is being operated jointly by VIT...
Air Quality Design NOx, noncore FAAM measurements of NO and NO2   faam-aqd-nox-instrument unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Air quality instruments for the Environmental Baseline Project   None Collection of instruments including Thermo-o3, FIDAS 200 particle counter and NO/NO2/NOX Analyser University of York NO/NO2/NOX Analyser: In the photolytic process the sample gas passes throug...
air-sea-flux   None Air-Sea fluxes using either measurements from the BAe-146 flights or calculated values from those measurements The data are a long list of 2-minute straight low-level runs from a number of BAe-1...
A JAVAD AT4 4-antenna GPS system   None British Antarctic Survey (BAS) A JAVAD AT4 4-antenna GPS system records heading, pitch and roll at 20Hz and velocites at 10 Hz. Antennas are permanently fitted to each wingtip and fore and aft of the fuselage.
AL5002 Carbon Monoxide instrument   AL5002 CO unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Along Track Scanning Radiometer 2 (ATSR-2)   atsr2 unknown An enhanced version of ATSR (Along Track Scanning Radiometer), ATSR-2, was successfully launched on board the European Space Agency (ESA) ERS-2 (European Remote Sensing - 2) spacecraft on 21st Apri...
Along Track Scanning Radiometer (ATSR-1)   atsr1 unknown An infra-red radiometer capable of measuring sea surface temperature to better than 0.3K. Launched onboard ERS-1 on 21st July 1991.
Althens ALPHASAT 20 Ghz beacon receiver   None Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Althens ALPHASAT 20 Ghz beacon receiver
AltiKa   None Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES) The Ka-band Altimeter (AltiKa) is flown on the SARAL satellite
Amazonica: FID (Flame Ionization Detector) chromatography   None Manuel Gloor Methane measurements were collected for the Amazonica project using a FID (Flame Ionization Detector) chromatography (HP 6890 Plus) with a 198 cm, 3/16″ O.D. precolumn of length (Silica Gel 80/100m...
AMI-SCAT   None AMI-SCAT (Active Microwave Instrument - Scatterometer) is a C-band (5.3 GHz) scatterometer flying on the ERS-1 and ERS-2 satellites. It measures the sea surface wind vector and large-scale soil mo...
AMSR-2   None Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer -2, flying on the Global Change Observation Mission (GCOM) series of satellites flown by JAXA
AMSR-E   None Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer for EOS
Anemometer   None Met Office An anemometer is an instrument used to measure wind speed and direction. Munro Anemometers and Dines Pressure Tube Anemometers are used by observation stations worldwide before data is used by the ...
Anemometer   None An anemometer or wind meter is a device used for measuring wind speed, and is a common weather station instrument.
Anhui Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics: Broadband Cavity enhanced Spectrophotmeters   None Anhui Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics Anhui Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (AIOFM) Broadband Cavity enhanced Spectrophotmeters sensitive technique for direct measurement of atmospheric trace gases.
Aragats -atmospheric electric potential gradient   aragats-pg A Boltek EFM-100 Electric Field Monitor measures the static electric field generated by thunderclouds electric field in Volts per meter (measurement accuracy 5%). Lightning is detected as a sudden ...
Aragats Space Environmental Center Boltek EFM 100   None Khanikyants Yeghia Aragats Space Environmental Center Boltek EFM 100. Boltek EFM-100 Electric Field Monitor measures the static electric field generated in Volts per meter (measurement accuracy 5%). Lightning is dete...
Armagh Automatic Weather Station (AWS)   armagh-aws Armagh Observatory Automatic weather station operating at the Armagh Observatory in Northern Ireland since 1868. The automatic weather station erected by the Board of Trade in 1868, which was demolished in the early ...
ARSF Airborne Thematic Mapper (ATM) Azimuth systems 16 (AZ-16)   ATM AZ-16 unknown NERC ARSF ATM AZ-16 Airborne Thematic Mapper operated from 1996 to present
ARSF Airborne Thematic Mapper (ATM) Daedalus-1268   ATM DAED-1268 Airborne Research and Survey Facility (ARSF) NERC ARSF Airborne Thematic Mapper Daedalus 1268 instrument. The Daedalus (now ArgonST) 1268 ATM is a passive multispectral scanner providing 11 fixed wavelength position bands in the visible, near...
ARSF APPLANIX   Applanix unknown The ApplanixPOS AV is a hardware and software system specifically designed for direct georeferencing of airborne sensor data. Supported by Applanix' industry expertise and technological innovation,...
ARSF AsiaFENIX hyperspectral imager   arsf-fenix, arf-fenix The AisaFENIX dual sensor delivers high-quality hyperspectral data available in visible and SWIR wavelengths (380 - 2500nm) in a single continuous image. AisaFENIX eliminates past challenges in 'fu...
ARSF Compact Airbone Spectrographic Imager 1 (CASI-1)   CASI1 Airborne Research and Survey Facility (ARSF) NERC ARSF Compact Airborne Spectrographic Imager 1
ARSF Compact Airbone Spectrographic Imager 2 (CASI-2)   CASI2 Airborne Research and Survey Facility (ARSF) NERC ARSF Compact Airborne Spectrographic Imager 2 in operation since January 2000. The ItresCompact Airborne Spectrographic Imager (CASI-2) contains a two-dimensional CCD array-based pushbroom...
ARSF Navigation   None Airborne Research and Survey Facility (ARSF) Navigation data includes longitude, latitude, altitude, air temperature, relative humidity, pressure, SO2 and mass concentration measurements.
ARSF Optech Airborne Laser Terrain Mapper 3033 LIDAR   arsf-lidar unknown The NERC Airborne Research & Survey Facility (ARSF) provides the UK environmental science community with LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) data from an Optech ALTM 3033 instrument. The sensor is ...
ARSF Rollei Digital Camera   arsf-aerial-photography, ROLLEI unknown The ARSF ROLLEI digital camera is used to obtain imagery at the same time as the other instruments. This camera replaces the previous film format Wild RC series cameras(?)
ARSF Specim AISA Eagle   arsf-eagle, NEODC_ARSF_SPECIM_EAGLE Airborne Research and Survey Facility (ARSF) The AISA Eagle is a 12 bit, pushbroom, hyperspectral sensor with a 1000 pixel swath width, covering the visible and near infra-red spectrum 400 - 970nm. The maximum spectral resolution of the senso...
ARSF Specim AISA Hawk   arsf-hawk, AISA Hawk Airborne Research and Survey Facility (ARSF) The AISA Hawk is a 14 bit sensor able to capture short wave infrared wavelengths, 970 - 2450nm. This makes the Hawk an ideal tool for data acquisition on spectral signatures characteristic to chemi...
ARSF WILD-RC10 Analogue Photographic camera   NEODC_ARSF_RC10 unknown Airborne analogue photographic camera used by the NERC ARSF 199? - 2006. Negatives of frames obtained using this instrument have now been scanned and are available online in JPEG2000 format.
ARSF WILD-RC8 Analogue Photographic camera   NEODC_ARSF_RC8 Airborne Research and Survey Facility (ARSF) The Wild (now Leica) RC-10 Aviphot Aerial Camera System is designed for taking near-vertical serial exposures from the air. The standard negative format is 230x230mm. The lens cones may be intercha...
ASCAT   None ASCAT (Advanced Scatterometer) is a C Band (2.55 GHz) Scatterometer flown on the Metop series of satellites. It measures the sea surface wind vecotr and large-scale soil moisture.
At-Bristol Science -atmospheric electric potential gradient   bristol-science-pg Potential gradient is measured using a JCI Chilworth 131F fast response adverse conditions field meter, with operational health monitoring. It is mounted on a 2 m pole attached to the edge of the ...
Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) LI-COR LI-7500 Gas Analyser   cfarr-licor Judith Agnew A LI-COR LI-7500 open path gas analyser has been deployed at the Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research site in Chilbolton, Hampshire. The instrument operates at infra-red wavelengt...
ATSR2   ATSR2-instrument unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Auchencorth Moss Atmospheric Observatory Met Instruments   None Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH) The meteorological measurements were initially made to assist with interpretation of the fluxes and as such weren't installed with the intention of providing WMO standard measurements but since 201...
Automatic Soil Water Station (ASWS)   asws unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Automatic Weather Station (AWS)   AWS unknown An automatic weather station (AWS) is an automated version of the traditional weather station, either to save human labour or to enable measurements from remote areas. The system may report in near...
Aveiro ALPHASAT 40 Ghz beacon receiver   None Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) AveiroALPHASAT 40 Ghz beacon receiver
AVHRR-3   AVHRR-3 unknown The AVHRR/3, on board the EPS MetOp satellite series, scans the Earth surface in six spectral bands in the range of 0.58 - 12.5 microns. It provides day and night imaging of land, water and clouds,...
AVHRR series   AVHRR unknown The Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) sensor is a broad-band, 4- or 5- channel scanning radiometer, sensing in the visible, near-infrared, and thermal infrared. Its objective is to p...
AWI - BRUKER IFS 120M FTIR spectrometer   AWI_FTIR unknown A Fourier Transform InfraRed spectrometer operated by the Alfred Wegener Institute.
AWI: Ozone DIAL   awi_lidar unknown DIfferential Absorption (DIAL) LIDAR operated by the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI).
Backscatter Sonde   backscatter_sonde unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Barometer   None Met Office A barometer is an instrument used to measure pressure. Climate Data Loggers (CDL), Automatic Weather Stations (AWS) and Enhanced Synoptic Automatic Weather Station (ESAWS) have barometric pressure ...
BAS: Brunauer-Emmett-Teller (BET) - Isotherm Analysis   bas-bet-isotherm unknown BET theory aims to explain the physical adsorption of gas molecules on a solid surface and serves as the basis for an important analysis technique for the measurement of the specific surface ar...
BAS-CIP25 Cloud Imaging Probe   bas-cip25 The CIP25 is part of a suite of Droplet Measurement Technologies (DMT) 2-Dimensional Optical Array Probes. It is flown on the BAS MASIN Twin-Otter aircraft and operated by BAS. Shadow images of ...
BAS Masin Twin-Otter Core instruments   core-masin British Antarctic Survey (BAS) A set of core instruments on board the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) MASIN twin-otter aircraft. The instrument suite includes standard temperature and water vapour sensors as well as a turbulenc...
BAS: Picarro (G2301) gas analyser   bas-picarro British Antarctic Survey (BAS) British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Picarro (G2301) gas analyser is a fast CO2, CH4, H2O analyser used for Eddy Covariance studies and long-term atmospheric monitoring. The heart of the Picarro is a sop...
Berne: Millimeter Wave Radiometer   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Bilbao ALPHASAT 20 Ghz beacon receiver   None Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Bilbao ALPHASAT 20 Ghz beacon receiver
Birmingham: Air Filter - various analytical techniques   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Birmingham: Ammonia gas analyser   None Rob Tilling Analysis for ammonium from PTFE membrane filters collected by MOUDI - at 5m on tower
Birmingham: CO analyser   None Rob Kinnersley, Alan Turnbull CO analyser
Birmingham: CO, NO2, NO, O3, PM10, SO, SO2, PM2.5, gas analysers   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Birmingham: Continuous Condensation Particle Counter   None Ji Ping Shi, Aftab Khan A condensation particle counter or CPC is a particle counter that detects and counts aerosol particles by first enlarging them by using the particles as nucleation centers to create droplets in a s...
Birmingham: Continuous gas phase resonance fluorescence technique   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Birmingham: Dichotomous sampler   None Jianxin Yin Carbon data collected from dichotomous sampler at 5m on tower
Birmingham: Dionex IC 2100 Ion Chromatography (IC)   None Van Tuan Vu Dionex IC 2100 Ion chromatography is a chromatography process that separates ions and polar molecules based on their affinity to the ion exchanger. It works on almost any kind of charged molecule—i...
Birmingham: DRI Model 2015 Multiwavelength Thermal/Optical Carbon Analyzer   None Van Tuan Vu The DRI Model 2015 Multiwavelength Thermal/Optical Carbon Analyzer enhances the widely used for quantifying organic carbon (OC), elemental carbon (EC, also termed Black Carbon [BC]), and temperatur...
Birmingham: Epiphaniometer   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Birmingham: Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)   None Van Tuan Vu Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry or ICP-MS is an analytical technique used for elemental determinations. We extract the metals from filters using HCl/HNO3, then the extract was diluted ...
Birmingham: MOUDI 88 stage impactor   bham-stage-impactor Rob Tilling Analysis for ammonium from PTFE membrane filters collected by MOUDI - at 5m on tower
Birmingham: NOx gas analyser   None Alan Turnbull Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Birmingham: Ozone analyser   None Alan Turnbull Ozone gas analyser from 10m tower through manifold
Birmingham: Particle Size Magnifier   None James Brean The Airmodus Particle Size Magnifier (PSM) grows particles as small as 1 nm in diameter into sizes detectable with a CPC, bringing the aerosol measurements down to molecular scales.
Birmingham: Partisol sampler   None Jianxin Yin Inorganic Anions Collected by Partisol Sampler at 5m on tower
Birmingham: PM10 gas analyser   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Birmingham: PM2.5 gas analyser   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Birmingham: portable automatic weather station (AWS)   None Andrew Allen, Rob Kinnersley, Lee Grenfell Weather station For ACSOE campaign, measurements from this instrument are recorded in files with naming convention of ccyymmdd.mt8 where cc is the platform (e.g. mh is Mace Head), yy is the two ...
Birmingham: Scanning Mobility Particle Sizer Spectrometer   None James Brean, Van Tuan Vu A scanning mobility particle sizer (SMPS) is an analytical instrument that measures the size and number concentration of aerosol particles with diameters from 2.5 nm to 1000 nm. They employ a conti...
Birmingham: Scintrex LMA-3   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED The instrument had a modified inlet during ACSOE campaign.
Birmingham: Sodium Carbonate Coated Glass Denuders   None Rob Tilling Sodium Carbonate Coated Glass Denuders from tower at 5m
Birmingham: Sulphur Dioxide gas analyser   None Alan Turnbull Sulphur dioxide gas analyser at 10m through manifold
Birmingham: Tapered Element Oscillating Microbalance (TEOM) instrument   bham_teom Alan Turnbull Tapered element oscillating microbalance (TEOM) is a technique used to measure concentrations of air particles. It consists of an instrument fitted with a size-selective inlet to sample one of t...
Birmingham: TSI3800 Aerosol Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer   bham-aerosol-tof-ms unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Birmingham: TSI CN Counter 3022   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Birmingham: TSI CN Counter 3025   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Birmingham: X-ray fluorescence (XRF)   None Van Tuan Vu WD-XRF instrument (Tiger Bruker S8). Principal:The basis of X-ray fluorescence spectrometry is the interaction of X-ray photons from a separate excitation source with atoms of the elements of inter...
Bluesky high-resolution digital camera   None Bluesky Bluesky used a digital camera capable of capturing imagery at a resolution of 10-25cm to derive a 5m resolution Digital Terrain Model (DTM) for England and Wales. The camera was mounted on survey a...
Boltek EFM-100 Electric Field Monitor Nor-Amberd   None Khanikyants Yeghia Boltek EFM-100 Electric Field Monitor measures the static electric field generated by thunderclouds electric field in Volts per meter (measurement accuracy 5%). Lightning is detected as a sudden ch...
Bonn: Rayleigh LIDAR   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Boundary Layer Differential Optical Absorption Spectrometer (DOAS)   doas unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Bremen: SUMAS/SMS   bremen_sumas unknown Sub-millimeter wave atmospheric sounder / sub millimeter sensor operated by the University of Bremen, Germany.
Bristol: ADS-GC-ECD-ECD   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Bristol: ADS/GC/MS   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Bristol Gas Chromatography Reduction Gas Analser (GC-RGA)   bristol-gcrga RGA, Trace Analytical Inc. Peak Performer 1 measures CO and H2 every 10 minutes
Bristol: Gas Chromotography Flame Ionisation detector   bristol-gcfid unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Bristol: GC-MS hydrocarbons   bristol-gcms unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Bristol: GC-MS-NICI   None Kim Cooke Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Bristol: GLC/ECD/FID   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Bristol: HP6890   bristol-hp6890 unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Bristol LVS -atmospheric electric potential gradient   bristol-vet-pg Potential gradient is measured using a JCI Chilworth 131F adverse conditions field meter. It is mounted on a 2 m pole buried in the ground within the Langford Apiary. The field mill is ~ 5 m fr...
Bristol MADS-GCMS   None University of Bristol Gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC/MS) is an instrumental technique, comprising a gas chromatograph (GC) coupled to a mass spectrometer (MS), by which complex mixtures of chemicals may be sep...
Bristol Medusa Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometer (Medusa GC-MS)   bristol-medusa Medusa GC-MS, Agilent 7890B GC 5977 MS measures trace gas species every hour
Bristol: TEI Ozone Instrument   bristol-o3 unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Bristol Uni -atmospheric electric potential gradient   bristo-uni-pg Potential gradient is measured using a JCI Chilworth 131 adverse conditions field meter. It is mounted on a 1.5 m metal frame on the roof of the medical teaching labs. The field mill is positi...
British Antarctic Survey: 2b Ozone   bas-2b-o3 unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
British Antarctic Survey: Aerolaser CO   bas-aerolaser-co unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
British Antarctic Survey: Aerolaser HCHO   bas-aerolaser-hcho unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
British Antarctic Survey: Aethalometer   bas-aethalometer unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
British Antarctic Survey: CASLAB Laboratory internal temperature   bas-caslab-temperature unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
British Antarctic Survey: CH4 Canisters   bas-ch4-canisters unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
British Antarctic Survey: Condensation Particle Counter (CPC)   bas-cpc unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
British Antarctic Survey: Denuder HNO3   bas-denuder-hno3 unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
British Antarctic Survey: Derived parameter- Pollution filter for data filtering   bas-pollution-filter unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
British Antarctic Survey: Filters - Ion Chromatograph analysis   bas-filters unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
British Antarctic Survey: Metsensor (CASLAB)   bas-caslab-metsensor unknown Metsensors on a 4 meter mast at the Halley CASLab site (Antarctica), including instruments to measure RH, temperature, wind direction and wind speed.
British Antarctic Survey: Metsensor (SIMPSON)   bas-simpson-metsensor unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
British Antarctic Survey: NOx chemiluminescence analyser   bas-noxy unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
British Antarctic Survey: PRT   bas-prt unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
British Antarctic Survey: Radiation sensors   bas-radiation unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
British Antarctic Survey: Snow samples - Ion Chromatograph analysis   bas-snowsamples unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
British Antarctic Survey: Sonic anemometer   bas-sonic unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
British Antarctic Survey: Spectral Radiometer   bas-specrad unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
British Antartic Survey: Cavity Ring-Down Spectrometer Greenhouse Gas Analyser   bas-crd British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Picarro (G2301) gas analyser is a CO2, CH4, H2O analyser used for long-term atmospheric monitoring. The heart of the Picarro is a sophisticated time-based measurement...
Broad Band (pyranometers and pyrgeometers) Radiometers   BBR unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
BT gases   ceh-bt-gases BT gases - Picarro G2301-f fast methane analyser, Aerolaser fast carbon monoxide analyser model AL5002, Eco physics CLD780TR NO and NO2 analysers, Thermoelectron 49i O3 analyser.
Cambell Scientific CS110 electric-field mill   None Cambell Scientific CS110 electric-field mill
Camborne: Met Office Windprofiler 915MHz   ukmo-radar-915mhz-1 unknown The Camborne Radian LAP3000 Profiler is permanently located at Camborne Met Office. This was the first profiler of it's type to be installed in the UK. This system is an integral part of the UK Ope...
Cambridge-BAS: UVISTAR   uvistar unknown Star Pointing UV-Vis Spectrometer from the Arctic.
Cambridge: Broadband cavity ringdown spectrometer   cam-bcr-spectrometer unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Cambridge: microDirac - Brighouse and Rastrick   cam-diracbar unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Cambridge: microDirac - Fodens Motor Works   cam-diracfmw unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Cambridge: Surface Acoustic Wave Hygrometer for umist(cambridge)-camp   cam-saw unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Cambridge/UFAM: AL5002 Carbon Monoxide instrument   cam-co unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Cambridge/UFAM/BAE Systems: RDR4B Navigation Weather Radar   cam-doppler-radar unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Cambridge/UFAM: Cruciform (NERC)   cam-javad-gps unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Cambridge/UFAM: Lidar - O3, water vapour and particulates   cam-lidar unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Cambridge/UFAM: Near Infra-red Tunable Diode Laser   cam-nir-tdlas unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Cambridge/UFAM: Turbulence Probe   cam-turbulence unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Campbell-Stokes recorder   None unknown The Campbell-Stokes recorder is a sunshine recording instrument.
Cape Verde Atmospheric Observatory: Chemiluminescence NO, NO2, NOy detector   cv-noxy unknown This Air Quality Design NOxy instrument is a single channel, chemiluminescence NO detector with a photolytic NO2 converter (diode based blue light converter (BLC) Droplet Measurement Technologies)...
Cape Verde Atmospheric Observatory: Dual channel gas chromatograph with dual flame ionisation detection   cv-dc-gc-fid unknown This dual channel GC-FID instrument measures C2-C8 Non-methane hydrocarbons and also C2-C4 oxygenated VOC. It works by trapping the VOC out of the air onto a carbon adsorbent trap at -20 deg C wit...
Cape Verde Atmospheric Observatory: Gas chromatograph with mass spectrometric detection   cv-gc-ms unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Cape Verde Atmospheric Observatory: Meteorological instruments   cv-met-webdaq unknown Instrumentation for meteorological measurements including wind direction, wind speed, temperature and relative humidity sensors at two heights, and also measurements of atmospheric pressure and rad...
Cape Verde Atmospheric Observatory: Meteorological instruments on tower   cv-met-tower unknown Cape Verde meteorological instruments positioned on a tower.
Cape Verde Atmospheric Observatory: PICARRO Carbon Monoxide Cavity Ring-Down Spectrometer   cv-picarro The Picarro instrument uses Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy (CRDS) to measure CO, CO2, CH4 and H2O, down to ppbV levels. The measurements of these climate gases will be fed into a global network to h...
Cape Verde Atmospheric Observatory: Thermo model 202 UV absorption instrument   cv-2b-o3 unknown Ozone at 10m from a Thermo Model 202 UV Absorption manufactured by 2B Technologies. This instrument has an accuracy of +/- 1 ppbV.
Cape Verde Atmospheric Observatory: Total Gaseous Mercury   cv-tgm The Total Gaseous Mercury (TGM) instrument is a spectrometer detecting elemental, reactive, and particulate mercury. The instrument traps mercury onto gold cartridges and the mercury is then therm...
Cape Verde Observatory: Long-path Differential Optical Absorption Spectrometer   cv-lp-doas unknown This LP-DOAS measures scattered sun light to determine the amount of various trace gases along the 6km light path through the atmosphere. The basic quantity observed by the instrument is the integ...
Cape Verde Observatory: Meteorological instruments - Campbell   cv-met-campbell unknown Instrumentation for meteorological measuremnts including wind direction, wind speed, temperature and relative humidity sensors at two heights, and also measurements of atmospheric pressure and radi...
Cape Verde Observatory: Model 49C photometric ozone analyser   cv-tei-o3 unknown Ozone at 3 metres is measured using a Model 49C Photometric Analyser, a UV absorption technique with an accuracy of +/-1 ppbV.
Cape Verde Observatory: Multi-axis Differential Optical Absorption Spectrometer   cv-max-doas unknown The MAX-DOAS measures scattered sun light to determine the amount of various trace gases along different lines of sight through the atmosphere, at different elevation angles. Measureements are of I...
Cape Verde Observatory: Vacuum UV fluorescence CO analyser   cv-aerolaser-co unknown A vacuum ultraviolet fluorescence CO analyser (Aerolaser 5001) is used to measure CO. It is designed for fast response measurements and has a detection limit of less than 1 ppbv.
Cardington: Belfort model 6230A visibility sensor   cardington_visibility unknown Visibility at the Cardington site is measured using a Belfort model 6230A visibility sensor.
Cardington: Delta-T ThetaProbe Soil Moisture Sensor   cardington_thetaprobe unknown Volumetric soil moisture content measurements are made using Delta-T ThetaProbes, located at depths of 10cm, 22cm, 57cm and 1.6m below the surface, at both the west and south sites of the Cardingt...
Cardington: Druck 1830 series pressure transducer   None unknown Water table depth below the surface is measured at the west and south Cardington sites. This is obtained using Druck 1830 series pressure transducers, located inside boreholes in the ground.
Cardington: Gill Solent HS-50 ultrasonic anemometer   cardington_gill_solent unknown Three Gill Solent HS-50 ultrasonic anemometers are deployed at the cardington Met Office Research Unit site and they are used for making fast response wind measurements.
Cardington: Heitronics KT15D Infrared radiation pyrometer   cardington_ir_pyrometer unknown Surface radiative temperature at the Cardington site is measured using a Heitronics KT15D Infrared radiation pyrometer pointed at the ground.
Cardington: Kipp and Zonen CG4 pyrgeometer   cardington_pyrgeometer unknown Two Kipp & Zonen CG4 pyrgeometers are used at the Cardington site, for measuring the incoming and outgoing longwave irradiances (with a spectral range of 4.5 to about 40 mm.
Cardington: Kipp and Zonen CM21/CM22 pyranometers   cardington_pyranometers unknown Three Kipp & Zonen CM21/CM22 pyranometers , are used to measure global incoming, diffuse, and relected solar irradiances at the Cardington site. The diffuse measurement involves shading the senso...
Cardington: Michell series 3000 dewpoint hygrometer   cardington_michell_hygrometer unknown A Michell Series 3000 dewpoint hygrometer is situated at a height of 1.2m above ground level at the Cardington site. This is mounted inside the 1.2m temperature screen.
Cardington: MRI integrating nephelometer (model 1550B)   cardington_nephelometer unknown An MRI integrating nephelometer (model 1550B) measures the atmospheric scattering coefficient of dry aerosols at the Cardington site.
Cardington: Setra Model 270 transducer   cardington_barometer unknown Barometric pressure is measured to 0.1hPa using a Setra Model 270 transducer (located at a height of 1.5m above ground level at the Cardington site.)
Cardington: Vaisala Humicaps   cardington_humicaps unknown Three Vaisala humicaps are employed for measurement of relative humidity at the cardington site.
CEH Aerolaser fast carbon monoxide analyser model AL5002   None Carole Helfter Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Aerolaser fast carbon monoxide analyser model AL5002 located on BT Tower for the ClearFlow project.
CEH: Automatic Weather Station   ceh-aws Gordon McFadyen Temperature, winds, radiation measurements.
CEH: Camera75m   ceh-mamera75m unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CEH: Continously wetted rotating annular denuder   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CEH: CRANOX   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CEH: Detector of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC)   None unknown A Proton-Transfer-Reaction Mass Spectrometer (PTR-MS), which employs fast mass spectrometry to detect Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC). Owing its low detection limits for many compounds and its hi...
CEH Ecophysics CLD780TR NO and NO2 analysers   None Carole Helfter Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Ecophysics CLD780TR NO and NO2 analysers located on BT Tower for the CLearFlow project
CEH Edinburgh: Tedlar bag gas sample   ceh-tedlarbags unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CEH: Fixed Ion Strength   None John Neil Cape The Fixed Ion Strength method forms a part of the cloud water chemistry analysis method by the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology. The pH is measured with a micro-pH electrode at a fixed (high) ionic...
CEH: Flux station   ceh-flux unknown The CEH flux stations measure micrometeorological variables. Direct eddy correlation measurements of sensible heat, momentum, and by inference - evapotranspiration. The stations consist of two mass...
CEH: Gas Electrode   None John Neil Cape The gas electrode forms a part of the online cloud water chemistry analysis operated by the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology. The method involves mixing sample stream with dilute alkali (NaOH) whic...
CEH: Graegor   ceh-graegor unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CEH Land Cover Reconnaissance Survey   None unknown A reconnaissance survey for CEH Land Cover using a recording tablet device to acquire ground data for sample points in a defined area.
CEH: Met Sensor   ceh-metsensor unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CEH: Ozone eddy   ceh-o3-eddy unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CEH: Packed column Gas Chromatograph-Electron Capture Detector (GC-ECD)   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CEH PAN Gas Chromatograph   ceh-pan-gc Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH), John Neil Cape This instrument was built at AEA Harwell and given to ITE Edinburgh in early 1990s. Peroxyacetyl nitrate (PAN) concentrations in air were measured using gas chromatography with electron capture det...
CEH: Passive Diffusion Tubes   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CEH:Path Analyser Licor 7000   ceh-licor unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CEH: Picarro CRDS G1301   picarro-vaisala Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Picarro CRDS G1301 fast methane analyser located onboard the Finlandia Seaways ferry for the Greenhouse gAs UK and Global Emissions (GAUGE) project.
CEH Picarro G2301-f fast methane analyser   None Carole Helfter Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Picarro G2301-f fast methane analyser located on the BT Tower for the ClearFlo project.
CEH RR Mechatronics Airrmonia membrane sampler   None Christine Braban Centre for Ecology and Hydrology RR Mechatronics Airrmonia membrane sampler on BT tower for the ClearFlo project. This instrument collects NH3 measurements.
CEH: Scintrex LMA-3 NO2 analyser   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CEH: Sonic anemometer   ceh-sonic unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CEH: Stopped Flow Injection Analysis   None John Neil Cape The Stopped Flow Injection Analysis is a batch cloud water chemistry analysis method used by the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology. The method involved manually operating CEH: Fixed Ion Strength, CE...
CEH: Stopped Flow Injection Colorimeter   None John Neil Cape The Stopped Flow Injection Colorimeter forms a part of the online cloud water chemistry analysis method by the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology. The instrument took cloud water from the UMIST passi...
CEH:Temperature gradient   ceh-temp-gradient unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CEH:Thermo Environmental Instruments 42C NO-NO2-NOx level analyser: NOx gradient   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CEH:Thermo Environmental Instruments 42C NO-NO2-NOx level Analyser: O3 gradient   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CEH: Vaisala WXT510 weather station   None The Vaisala Weather Transmitter WXT510 is a single unit which measures a variety of surface meteorological parameters.
CEH: Wetness, PAR, solar   ceh-par unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CESSNA: ASASP-X   cessna_asapx unknown Aerosol spectrum - accumulation mode; instrument onboard the cessna aircraft.
CESSNA Core instruments   cessna_core unknown Set of core instruments onboard the CESSNA research aircraft, run by the University of Manchester.
CESSNA: CPC   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CESSNA: GFAS OSG-2   cessna_gfas unknown Instrument onboard the Cessna aircraft to measure ozone flux.
CESSNA: Heimann KT19.D IR sensor   cessna_heimann unknown Instrument onboard the Cessna aircraft to measure surface temperature.
CESSNA: LICOR gas analyser   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CESSNA: Scintrex LMA-4   cessna_lma4 unknown Instrument onboard the Cessna aircraft to make measurements of NO2/NOx.
CESSNA: TSI 3010   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Chemical Ionisation Mass Spectrometer   None Tom Bannan Chemical Ionisation Mass spectrometer
Chemiluminesence analyser   None James D. Lee Chemiluminesence analyser measures NO and NO2
Chilbolton ALPHASAT 20 Ghz beacon receiver   None Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Chilbolton ALPHASAT 20 Ghz beacon receiver
Chilbolton ALPHASAT 40 Ghz beacon receiver   None Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Chilbolton ALPHASAT 40 Ghz beacon receiver
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) 355 nm Ultra Violet Raman Lidar   cfarr-lidar-uv Judith Agnew The Raman water vapour lidar is a high power Raman lidar system designed to make simultaneous high resolution measurements of attenuated lidar backscatter coefficient and humidity mixing ratio as a...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) 35 GHz Copernicus Doppler Cloud Radar   cfarr-radar-copernicus Chris J. Walden Copernicus is a 35 GHz (9 mm wavelength) cloud radar at the STFC (Science and Technology Facilities Council) Chilbolton Observatory. The radar is a fully coherent, Ka band, dual-polarisation, pulse...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) 905 nm Vaisala CT75K Lidar Ceilometer   cfarr-lidar-ct75k Judith Agnew The Vaisala CT75K is a lidar ceilometer system that makes elastic scattering measurements of clouds and aerosols. It operates at 905 nm and comprises four transmitter/receiver units that operate si...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) 94 GHz Galileo Cloud Radar   cfarr-radar-galileo Chris J. Walden Galileo, the 94 GHz (3.2 mm wavelength) cloud radar has been operated at the Chilbolton Observatory since 1994. The radar is a fully coherent, W band, single polarisation Doppler radar. The radar i...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) ACROBAT (Advanced Clear-air Radar for Observing the Boundary layer And Troposphere) 1275 MHz L-Band Radar   cfarr-radar-acrobat Chris J. Walden The ACROBAT radar system can detect the backscatter from small variations in atmospheric refractive index, enabling the investigation of structures such as the boundary layer, convective plumes, an...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) AXIS2100 Cloud Camera   cfarr-camera-axis2100 Darcy Ladd A second camera has been installed at Chilbolton pointing horizontally. The Axis 2100 camera is used to collect sky images. Images are stored every 5 minutes. Daily weather movies are made from the...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Campbell Scientific PWS100 present weather sensor   cfarr-campbell-pws100_chilbolton Judith Agnew The Campbell Scientific PWS100 present weather sensor deployed at the Chilbolton Observatory, Hampshire, detects and classifies precipitation by observing the scattering of a laser beam 20 degrees ...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Chilbolton Advanced Meteorological Radar (CAMRa) 3 GHz S-Band Radar   cfarr-radar-camra Chris J. Walden With a diameter of 25 metres, the 3 GHz CAMRa is the largest steerable meteorological radar in the world. It is able to remotely determine the shape and orientation of cloud and precipitation parti...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Cloud Camera   cfarr-cloud-camera Darcy Ladd The JVC KYF55-BE digital camera is used to collect sky images. Twelve images are stored every hour, three taken every 15 minutes. Images from the cloud camera are a useful tool to assist researcher...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Cloud Camera 2   None Darcy Ladd This cloud camera is used to collect sky images, and replace the earlier camera on the Chilbolton site following it's failure in 2014. It is operated with a fish-eye lens to give full-sky images. T...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Direct Visible radiometer   cfarr-radiometer-vis-direct Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), Judith Agnew The Kipp & Zonen CHP1 pyrheliometer uses a thermopile to measure the solar irradiance received from the direction of the sun. It is mounted on a Kipp & Zonen Solys 2 solar tracker to ensure constan...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Disdrometer   cfarr-disdrometer Chris J. Walden Disdrometers measure the drop size distribution of rain. Two Distromet Joss Waldvogel Impact Disdrometer RD-69 are installed at Chilbolton and Sparsholt and work by converting the vertical momentum...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Drop-counting raingauge   cfarr-raingauge Judith Agnew Rapid response drop-counting raingauges have been developed at the Chilbolton Observatory to give measurements of every drop rather than every tip of a bucket at high time resolution: 10 seconds.
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR): Gas analyser Sonic anemometer   cfarr-gas-analyser-sonic-anemometer Judith Agnew A sonic anemometer and a gas analyser measuring water vapour and carbon dioxide are co-located within a compound dedicated to measuring fluxes using the eddy covariance method at Chilbolton Observa...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) GRIMM Particle Counter   cfarr-grimm Judith Agnew The Chilbolton Facility for Atmopsheric and Radio Research's aerosol particle concentration measurements are provided by a 164DM environmental dust monitor manufactured by Grimm Aerosol Technik. A ...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) HALO Doppler Lidar   lidar-doppler-halo Judith Agnew A HALO Photonics Doppler lidar has operated at Chilbolton Observatory since 2006. It produces measurements of the elastic backscattering coefficient of aerosols within the atmosphere. These include...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Infra-red radiometer   cfarr-radiometer-ir Judith Agnew The CG4 pyrgeometer is designed for high accuracy infrared (IR) meteorological measurement research, for both sky and surface emitted infrared radiation, from 4.5 to 42 µm. It provides a voltage ou...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR): Kipp & Zonen CNR4 net flux radiometer   cfarr-net-flux-radiometer Judith Agnew Continuous measurements are made using a Kipp & Zonen CNR4 net flux radiometer. It measures both downwelling and upwelling radiation in 2 wavelength bands which are common to many similar instrumen...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR): Metek USA-1 sonic anemometer   cfarr-sonic-anemometer Judith Agnew The Metek USA-1 sonic anemometer measures the 3 orthogonal components of the wind velocity by measuring the changes in the time of flight of sonic pulses between 3 transmitter/receiver pairs as a r...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Meteorological Particle Sensor   cfarr-mps Judith Agnew The meteorological particle sensor works by imaging individual particulates, including rain, snow and hail, and measuring their size. The meteorological particle sensor was manufactured by Droplet ...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Meteorological Sensors   cfarr-met-sensors Judith Agnew Standard meteorological measurements are made at Chilbolton in support of all experiments at the Observatory. The measurements provided in this dataset are temperature, dew point, pressure, wind sp...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Microwave radiometers   cfarr-radiometers-microwave unknown A number of microwave radiometers have been constructed by RCRU engineers and installed at Chilbolton. The radiometers measure zenith sky brightness temperature at a number of frequencies, 22.2, 28...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Multiple Raingauges   cfarr-multiple-raingauges Judith Agnew Data are provided from 2 types of raingauge, drop-counting and tipping-bucket. Until September 2004 the 2nd standard drop-counter was on the roof of a portakabin at the site. Since then it has been...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Radiometrics Radiometer   cfarr-radiometer-radiometrics Judith Agnew A Radiometrics MP1516A Water Vapor Profiler operates continuously and provides measurements of the zenith sky brightness temperature at 21 frequencies in the range 22 to 30 GHz; this region of the ...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) South Wonston to Sparsholt 5 km 38 GHz Radio Link   cfarr-south-wonston-38ghz unknown Monitoring is taking place of the signal levels of several links at frequencies of 38, 54 and 56 Ghz which run from the South Wonston water tower on the A34 to Sparsholt College. The links are with...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) South Wonston to Sparsholt 5 km 54 GHz Radio Link   cfarr-south-wonston-54ghz unknown Monitoring is taking place of the signal levels of several links at frequencies of 38, 54 and 56 Ghz which run from the South Wonston water tower on the A34 to Sparsholt College. The links are with...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) South Wonston to Sparsholt 5 km 56 GHz Radio Link   cfarr-south-wonston-56ghz unknown Monitoring is taking place of the signal levels of several links at frequencies of 38, 54 and 56 Ghz which run from the South Wonston water tower on the A34 to Sparsholt College. The links are with...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Vaisala PWD21 Present Weather Detector   cfarr-pwd21 Judith Agnew The Vaisala PWD21 present weather detector measures the current weather conditions at its location. The instrument detects the attenuation and scattering of a light beam to determine most reported ...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Visible radiometer   cfarr-radiometer-vis Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), Judith Agnew The CM21 pyranometer is intended for high accuracy total global, or diffuse sky, solar radiation measurement research on a plane/level surface, for extreme temperature environments. CM21 Features ...
Chilbolton Observatory Leosphere EZ Polarization Lidar   cfarr-lidar-lesosphere Judith Agnew LEOSPHERE EZ Lidar is a ground-based optical remote sensing instrument designed to determine the vertical and horizontal properties of the atmosphere as cloud and aerosol structures.
Chilbolton: Solarimeter   cfarr-solarimeter Judith Agnew Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Chilton ALPHASAT 20 Ghz beacon receiver   None RAL Space Chilton ALPHASAT 20 Ghz beacon receiver
Chilton ALPHASAT 40 Ghz beacon receiver   None RAL Space Chilton ALPHASAT 40 Ghz beacon receiver
Cimel CE318-2™ sun photometer   cimel_sun_photometer unknown The Cimel sunphotometer is a multi-channel, automatic sun-and-sky scanning radiometer that measures the direct solar irradiance and sky radiance at the Earth's surface. Measurements are taken at pr...
Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observation (CALIPSO) Cloud-Aerosol Lidar with Orthogonal Polarization (CALIOP)   CALIOP National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) The Cloud-Aerosol Lidar with Orthogonal Polarization (CALIOP) is a two-wavelength polarisation-sensitive lidar which creates high-resolution vertical profiles of cloud and aerosol. The lidar uses 1...
Cloud Condensation Nuclei   CCN unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Cloud Image probe 15 micron resolution (CIP-15)   None Chris Reed The Cloud Image Probe (CIP-15) is fabricated by Droplet Measurement Technologies (DMT). The CIP-15 is an optical shadow array imaging probe that images cloud particles at 15 micron resolution in 62...
Cloud Physics Console   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Cloud Recorder   None Met Office Cloud recorders can be used to measure cloud amount, cloud type, and cloud base. A cloud base recorder and station observers are used by observation stations worldwide before data is used by the Me...
Cloud retrieval algorithm   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CNR/IMAA (Tito Scalo, Italy): Ceilometer   cnr-imaa-ceilometer unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CNR/IMAA (Tito Scalo, Italy): Lidar   cnr-imaa-lidar unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CNR/IMAA (Tito Scalo, Italy): Microwave radiometer   cnr-imaa-mw-radiometer unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CNR/IMAA (Tito Scalo, Italy): Radiosonde   cnr-imaa-radiosonde unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CNR/IMAA (Tito Scalo, Italy): Water vapour lidar   cnr-imaa-wvlidar unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CNRS: ELSA DIAL LIDAR   Elsa_dial_lidar unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CNRS: LEANDRE   cnrs_leandre unknown LEANDRE 2 is a water vapor differential absorption lidar (DIAL) developed at Service d'Aeronomie (Paris) in cooperation with the Technical Division of the Institut National des Sciences de l'Univer...
CNRS: Rayleigh LIDAR   cnrs-rayleigh-lidar Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CNRS: SAOZ UV-Vis Spectrometer   cnrs_saoz unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CNRS - UV LIDAR   cnrs_lidar unknown Lidar flown on the Mystère
CO2 LICOR Analyzer unknown specification   None Manuel Gloor CO2 LICOR Analyzer 7000 used to measure CO2 in the Amazonica project. CO2 is a strong absorber in the near infrared wavelength domain of electromagnetic radiation. The instrument measures the in...
CO: Ecotech EC9830 Carbon Monoxide Analyzer   None The EC9830 analyzer uses gas filter correlation to compare the detailed IR absorption spectrum between the measured gas and other gases present in the sample being analyzed.
Cold Electrodynamic Balance   None Markus Kalberer Cold Electrodynamic Balance (CEDB) system is an instrument used to study the evaporation kinetics and freezing properties of supercooled water droplets. The temperature of the CEDB chamber at the l...
Commercial Aircraft Monitoring Package   CAMP unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Complejo Astronómico El Leoncito: Boltek field meter   None Jean-Pierre Raulin Potential gradient is measured using a Boltek field meter. It is mounted on a 130 cm aluminium tripod. The sensor is ~15 meters away housing, and is surrounded by scrub and low bushes. Correctio...
Condensation particle counter   None Mingxi Yang TSI 3025A. This instrument measures the total number of aerosols in the atmosphere.
Condensation Particle Counter   CPC unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
core-dornier-data   core-dornier-data unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Core instruments on the DLR Falcon20 aircraft   dlr-falcon20-core, df-core Core instruments onboard the DLR Falcon20 aircraft operated by DLR (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V.). May include: Non dew/frost point hygrometer (lyman Alpha), Inertial Reference/N...
Core instruments on the NCAR C130 aircraft   ncar-c130-core Core instruments onboard the NCAR C130 aircraft operated by NCAR. Used in EUFAR flights.
Cosmic-ray Neutron Sensor   None Rafael Rosolem The cosmic ray neutron sensor is a device that monitors soil water content in a non-invasive, non-hazardous, and continuous way. This Cosmic-ray Neutron Sensor manufactured by Hydroinnova LLC (Albu...
Cow Lane - Height Barn Microwave Link   CowL-HeB-link unknown Microwave link set up between the Cow Lane site and the Height Barn site. This method of estimating rainfall, the dual-frequency microwave link, provides continuous-time measurements of path-averag...
Cryogenic Limb Array Etalon Spectrometer (CLAES)   CLAES-instrument unknown The Cryogenic Limb Array Etalon Spectrometer (CLAES) is an instrument on board the UARS satellite launched in 1991 which measured global temperature, pressure, O3, H2O, CH4, N2O, NO, NO2, N2O5, HNO...
CSIRO ADS/GC-MS   csiro ads_gcms unknown CSIRO Absorption Desorption System / Gas Chromatography Mss Spectroscopy
CSIRO Fluorometric   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CSIRO HPLC (High Performance liquid chromatography)   csiro hplc unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CSIRO Ozone monitors   csiro o3_monitors unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Davis met station   None James D. Lee Davis met station
Davis Wireless Vantage Pro2 Plus Weather Station   None Hripsime Mkrtchyan Davis Wireless Vantage Pro2 Plus Weather Station was installed (including UV and Solar Radiation Sensors) at the Aragats Research Station. This Weather Station has the following integrated Sensors...
D-CALM: Aircraft GPS position device   dcalm-gps-position unknown GPS device onboard NERC-DO228-D-CALM aircraft.
D-CALM: Canister Sampler   dcalm-canister-sampler unknown Canister sampler onboard the NERC Do228 D-CALM aircraft.
Delta-T Devices BF3 sunshine sensor   None Delta-T Devices BF3 sunshine sensor
Delta-T Devices Ltd BF2 sunshine sensor   BF2_sunshine_sensor unknown The BF2 can measure three things:-Total incident PAR solar radiation, Diffuse PAR radiation and Sunshine status. It measures Sunshine indirectly, with reasonable accuracy, using a simple equation b...
Delta-T SunScan canopy gap fraction measurement device   delta_t_sunscan unknown A Delta-T SunScan canopy gap fraction measurement device. SunScan measures incident and transmitted PAR (Photosynthetically Active Radiation) in canopies and provides a direct display of Leaf Area ...
Demokritus University of Thrace Campbell CS110 Electric Field Mill   None Kostas Kourtidis Demokritus University of Thrace Campbell CS110 Electric Field Mill. Potential gradient is measured using an Electric field mill (CS110 Campbell Scientific). It is mounted on a 3m metal pole. A si...
Denuder HNO3   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
DIFA-UNIBAS, CNR-IMAA, Tito Scalo Italy: BOMEM Fourier Transform Spectrometer   unibas-ftir unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
DIFA-UNIBAS, CNR-IMAA, Tito Scalo Italy: REFIR BB Spectrometer   unibas-bb-spec unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
DIFA-UNIBAS, Potenza, Italy: Raman Lidar   unibas-lidar-raman unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Disdrometer   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
DJI Phantom 3/DJI Phantom 4   None Martin Schaefer Phantom 3: DJI quad-copter with 1/2.3" CMOS sensor camera (12M effective pixels) Phantom 4: DJI quad-copter with 1/2.3" CMOS sensor camera (12.4M effective pixels)
DLR: Frost-point Hygrometer   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
DLR: OLEX Lidar   dlr_olex unknown The upward pointing aerosol-ozone-lidar (OLEX) is operated by DLR, Germany.
DLR: ozone monitor   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
DMI: SAOZ-7   dmi_saoz unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
DMSP SSMT/2 - Atmospheric Water Vapor Profiler   None The SSM/T-2 sensor is a five channel, total power microwave radiometer with three channels situated symmetrically about the 183.31 GHz water vapor resonance line and two window channels. This instr...
Dobson and Brewer spectrophotometers   dobson_brewer_spectro unknown spectrometer instruments used to monitor ozone at stations worldwide.
Dobson Photo Spectrometer   dob_photo_spectro unknown This ground-based instrument measures column ozone by the technique of differential absorption of ultraviolet (UV) light with the sun (or moon) as a light source.
Doppler radars   None A Doppler radar is a specialized radar that uses the Doppler effect to produce velocity data about objects at a distance. It does this by bouncing a microwave signal off a desired target and analyz...
Dornier 128 core instruments   dornier-128-core unknown Core instruments on board the Dornier 128 aircraft operated by the Institute of Flight Guidance and Control at the University of Braunschwieg. The instruments give: Static, dynamic and differentia...
Dornier-D-Calm core instruments   None unknown Instruments on board the Dornier D-CALM 288 aircraft
Drilling Rigs   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Drop-counting raingauge   drop_count_raingauge unknown Drop-counting raingauge are capable of measuring high intensity rainfall at a very high temporal resolution.
Dropsonde   None Dropsonde
Dunkeswell: Met Office Windprofiler 1290MHz 1   ukmo-radar-1290mhz-1 unknown The Dunkeswell Radian LAP3000 is permanently located at an existing SAMOS site within Dunkeswell Airfield. The Dunkeswell profiler was one of two Radian 1290MHz profilers installed in the UK in Fe...
Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE)   ERBE unknown The ERBE instrument aboard ERBS, launched from the Space Shuttle Challenger in October 1984 (STS-41G), had the main aim to provide accurate measurements of incoming solar energy and shortwave and l...
EASOE Balloon instruments   easoe_balloon unknown Balloon flights were launched during the EASOE campaign with onboard various instruments. Those include: CNRS SAOZ-BAL UV-Vis spectrometer, CNRS Ozonometer, Denver CAESR (Cold Atmospheric Emission ...
Ecko 290 Radar Altimeter   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
EFM-100 Atmospheric Electric Field Monitor   None Anirban Guha Potential gradient (Vertical Electric Field) is measured using an EFM-100 Atmospheric Electric Field Monitor. The sensor is mounted on a tripod stand on the roof of the building of Dept. of Physics...
Egrett aircraft core instruments   None unknown Instruments onboard the ARA Egrett aircraft
Electric Field Monitor Panska Ves observatory   None Jaroslav Chum Potential gradient is measured using an EFM-100 Electric Field Mill from Boltek. It is mounted in inverse position about 0.9 m above ground using Boltek 3 feet tripod inverting mounting kit. The E...
Elementar Pyrocube analyser   None Samples were analysed by continuous-flow-isotope-ratio mass spectrometry using an Isoprime 100 mass spectrometer linked to an Elementar Pyrocube analyser at the University of Lancaster, Lancaster E...
EMPA: Automatic Weather Station   None Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA) AWS deployed in Jungfraujoch, Switzerland.
EMPA: CRANOX   None Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA) CRANOX deployed at Jungfraujoch, Switzerland during FREETEX
EMPA: GC-ECD   None Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA) Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
EMPA: Horiba Arma-360 (ND-IR technique)   None Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA) Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
EMPA: TEI 409C UV absorption   None Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA) Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Engine-intake thermometer   ship_thermometer unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+)   None National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) The Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) instrument is a fixed 'whisk-broom', eight-band, multispectral scanning radiometer capable of providing high-resolution imaging information of the Earth's s...
Environment Agency CASI-3   EA CASI-3 unknown The Environment Agency uses a Compact Airborne Spectrographic Imager (CASI) to help in its duty, under the Environment Act 1995, to form an opinion on the general state of the pollution of the envi...
Environment Agency Digital Camera   EA Camera unknown Rollei AIC modular LS (H25) digital camera operated by the Environment Agency
Environment Agency LIDAR   Environment Agency LI unknown Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) Optech ALTM 3100 instrument operated by the Environment Agency
ENVISAT AATSR   AATSR-instrument European Space Agency (ESA) The ENVISAT AATSR continues the ATSR-1 and ATSR-2 mission data sets of precise sea surface temperature (SST), thereby ensuring the production of a 10 year near-continuous data set from the ERS-1 an...
ENVISAT ASAR   ASAR European Space Agency (ESA) The Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar (ASAR) on-board ENVISAT is an active C-band radar that provides land cover data regardless of cloud cover and time of day/night. ASAR was designed for continui...
ENVISAT GOMOS   GOMOS unknown GOMOS measures atmospheric constituents by spectral analysis of the spectral bands between 250 nm to 675 nm, 756 nm to 773 nm, and 926 nm to 952 nm. Additionally, two photometers operate in two spe...
Envisat - MERIS   meris-instrument unknown The Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) is one of the ten instruments onboard the Envisat satellite launched on the 28th of February 2002 from Kourou (French Guyana) and operated by the ...
Envisat - MIPAS (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding (MIPAS) Instrument   mipas-instrument European Space Agency (ESA) The Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding (MIPAS) is one of the ten instruments onboard the Envisat satellite launched from Kourou (French Guyana) on the 28th February 2002 and ...
ENVISAT RA-2   envisat-RA unknown Radar Altimeter 2 (RA-2) is an instrument onboard the ENVISAT satellite for determining the two-way delay of the radar echo from the Earth's surface to a very high precision: less than a nanosecond...
Envisat - SCIAMACHY   sciamachy-instrument European Space Agency (ESA) The Scanning Imaging Absorption Spectrometer for Atmospheric Chartography (SCIAMACHY) is one of the ten instruments onboard the Envisat satellite launched from Kourou (French Guyana) on the 28th of...
EP Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS)   ep_toms unknown The EP/TOMS was the only instrument aboard an Earth Probe Satellite launched on July 2, 1996. It achieved its initial orbit about 12 days later, and began taking measurements on July 15th. The EP/T...
ERA SkyArrow IBIMET core instruments   skyarrow, skyarrow-instruments Instruments onboard the ERA SkyArrow IBIMET aircraft operated by IBIMET (CNR-Institute of Biometeorology). May include: Incident flow vector probe, CO2 and H20 by InfraRed absorption, Visible/Near...
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ERS1 ATSR1   ATSR1 unknown ATSR-1 was launched as part of the payload of ESA's ERS-1 satellite on 17th July 1991, and was the test-bed for the along track scanning concept.
ERS2 ATSR2   ATSR2 unknown The second Along-track Scanning Radiometer, ATSR-2, is part of the payload of ERS-2, launched on 20/04/1995. It consists of two instruments, an Infra-Red Radiometer (IRR) and a Microwave Sounder (M...
EUFAR Core Instruments   None Holding record for EUFAR aircraft instrument records - details to follow
EUFAR instrument: AWI-AERIAL-PHOTOGRAPHY   None EUFAR instrument: AWI-AERIAL-PHOTOGRAPHY - more details needed
EUFAR instrument: AWI-AERIAL-PHOTOGRAPHY   None EUFAR instrument: AWI-AERIAL-PHOTOGRAPHY - more details needed
EUFAR instrument: AWI-AERIAL-PHOTOGRAPHY   None EUFAR instrument: AWI-AERIAL-PHOTOGRAPHY - more details needed
EUFAR instrument: AWI-AERIAL-PHOTOGRAPHY   None EUFAR instrument: AWI-AERIAL-PHOTOGRAPHY - more details needed
EUFAR instrument: AWI-AERIAL-PHOTOGRAPHY   None EUFAR instrument: AWI-AERIAL-PHOTOGRAPHY - more details needed
EUFAR instrument: AWI-AERIAL-PHOTOGRAPHY   None EUFAR instrument: AWI-AERIAL-PHOTOGRAPHY - more details needed
EUFAR instrument: AWI-AERIAL-PHOTOGRAPHY   None EUFAR instrument: AWI-AERIAL-PHOTOGRAPHY - more details needed
European Remote Sensing Satellites 1 & 2 (ERS-1, ERS-2) Active Microwave Instrument-Synthetic Aperture Radar (AMI-SAR)   SAR European Space Agency (ESA) A Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) was launched onboard European Remote Sensing Satellite 1 (ERS-1) in July 1991 and ERS-2 in April 1995 as part of the Active Microwave Instrument (AMI).
FAAM: AQD NOX   faam-aqd-nox unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
FAAM/BAE (Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements/British AErospace) systems: Set of FAAM core instruments   core Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM) Core instruments are provided and can be operated by FAAM. Data will be made available routinely at BADC. Some core instruments may not be operated on all flights. The standard core instrument data...
FAAM/BAE systems: Aerolaser AL5002 Carbon Monoxide instrument on Core Chemistry rack (CO)   faam-aerolaser-co unknown FAAM Core instrument measuring Carbon monoxide (CO). Aerolaser AL5002 Used pre May 2011 AL 5002 VUV Fast Fluorescence CO Analyser The AL5002 (s/n 127) is a commercial gas analyser produced by A...
FAAM/BAE systems: Aerosol size spectrum optical probe (PCASP)   faam-pcasp unknown FAAM Core instrument measuring Aerosol partcle concentration, mean volume radius and size spectrum (0.1 - 3 micrometres).
FAAM/BAE systems: Broad band (pyranometers and pyrgeometers) Radiometers (BBR)   faam-bbr unknown FAAM Core instrument measuring 0.3 - 3 micrometres, 0.7 - 3 micrometres and 4 - 50 micrometres hemispheric irradiance.
FAAM/BAE systems: Core Consoles   faam_core_console unknown Data recording and communication systems. Inertial Navigation Unit.
FAAM/BAE systems: De-iced (Rosemount 102BL) and non de-iced (Rosemount 102AL) temperature sensors   faam-rosemount Hannah Price, Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM) FAAM core instruments measuring true air temperature (in K) by using platinum resistance thermometers (currently, possibility of changing to thermistors in future) in de-iced and non-deiced housing...
FAAM/BAE systems: Downward facing radiometer (Heimann)   faam-heimann unknown FAAM Core instrument measuring brightness temperature (8-14 micrometres)
FAAM/BAE systems: Faam flight constants   faam-cst Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM) Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
FAAM/BAE systems: Fast Forward Scattering Spectrometer Probe (FFSSP)   faam-ffssp unknown FAAM Core instrument measuring 1-second averaged values of: droplet number concentration, liquid water content, mean volume radius, effective radius and droplet size spectrum (1 - 47 micrometres).
FAAM/BAE systems: Filter sampling system   None Hannah Price, Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM) FAAM instrument used to collect particulate samples onto filters for post-flight laboratory analysis. The filters system is used to collect particulate samples via the two filters inlets when th...
FAAM/BAE systems: Hallett CloudScope   faam-cloudscope Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM) Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
FAAM/BAE systems: Honeywell H423 laser Inertial Navigation Unit (INU)   faam-inu unknown FAAM Core instrument measuring aircraft velocity components, Attitude, Attitude Rates, Ground Speed and Drift angle. Position and Acceleration.
FAAM/BAE systems: Hygrometer (Buck CR2)   faam-cr2-hygro Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM), Hannah Price FAAM non-core instrument measuring dew point or frost point by a chilled mirror hygrometer. The Buck CR2 is a chilled mirror hygrometer for use in cloud-free air - it optically monitors the temp...
FAAM/BAE systems: Hygrometer (General Eastern)   faam-general-eastern Hannah Price, Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM) FAAM Core instrument measuring dew point or frost point by using a chilled mirror hygrometer. The General Eastern 1011B is a chilled mirror hygrometer for use in cloud-free air - it optically m...
FAAM/BAE systems: Lidar   faam_lidar Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM) FAAM Core LIDAR measuring profiles of ozone, water-vapour and particulates.
FAAM/BAE systems: Liquid and total water content probe (Nevzorov)   faam-nevzorov Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM) The Nevzorov probe, manufactured by Sky Physics Technology Inc., is a multi-element hot-wire probe for the simultaneous measurement of condensed liquid water content (LWC) and total condensed water...
FAAM/BAE systems: Liquid Water Content Probe (Johnson-Williams)   faam-johnson-williams unknown FAAM Core instrument measuring concentration of liquid water in clouds using a heated wire resistance bridge.
FAAM/BAE systems: Met Office WVSS-II   None Alan Vance, Met Office Met Office instrument measuring water vapour by using a tunable diode laser absorption technique, reported as a volume mixing ratio (ppmv). The WVSS-II measures atmospheric water vapour using a...
FAAM/BAE systems or other aircraft: Dropsonde   faam-dropsonde unknown The Vaisala Dropsonde RD93 is a general-purpose dropsonde for high-altitude deployment from a variety of aircraft. Slowed in its descent through the atmosphere by a special parachute, the RD93 meas...
FAAM/BAE systems or other aircraft: Flight log   flight-log unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
FAAM/BAE systems or other aircraft: Flight summary   flight-sum unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
FAAM/BAE systems or other aircraft: Flight track   flight-track Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM) A KML Google Earth, or text-based NASA-Ames file showing the approximate geographic flight path for a particular flight. This is created by sampling the position coordinates taken from the core dat...
FAAM/BAE systems: Particle Soot Absorption Photometer (PSAP aka SOOTY)   faam-psap unknown FAAM Core instrument measuring black carbon.
FAAM/BAE systems: Patch (ex MRF) - GPS   faam-gps unknown FAAM Core instrument measuring aircraft position, velocity and time standard.
FAAM/BAE systems: Radar Altimeter   faam-radalt unknown FAAM Core instrument measuring altitude.
FAAM/BAE systems: Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum system (used on turbulence probe)   faam-rvsm unknown FAAM core instrument measuring static and pitot-static pressures, pressure altitude and Indicated Air Speed.
FAAM/BAE systems: Rosemount pair inlet nephelometer   faam-nephelometer unknown FAAM Core instrument measuring total scattering and hemispheric backscattering`coefficient at three visible wavelengths (450, 550 and 700nm).
FAAM/BAE systems: Set of FAAM non-core instruments   non-core unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
FAAM/BAE systems: Set of several core and/or non-core instruments   merged-data unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
FAAM/BAE systems: Subset of FAAM core instruments measuring cloud physics data   core-cloud-phy unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
FAAM/BAE systems: TECO 42 chemiluminescence instrument   faam-nox unknown FAAM Core instrument to measure NO, NO2 and NOx on core chemistry rack.
FAAM/BAE systems: TECO 49 UV photometric ozone instrument   faam-o3 unknown FAAM Core instrument measuring ozone on core chemistry rack.
FAAM/BAE systems: Total Water Content (TWC) probe   faam-twc unknown FAAM core instrument measuring total water content.
FAAM/BAE systems: TSI 3025A Condensation Particle Counter (CPC) - formerly known as CNC.   faam-cnc unknown FAAM Core instrument measuring condensation particles.
FAAM/BAE systems: Two dimension cloud particle imaging probe (2-DC)   faam-2d-c unknown FAAM Core instrument measuring Particle number concentration, condensed water content, mean volume radius, precipitation rate and size spectrum (25 - 800 micrometres).
FAAM/BAE systems: Two dimension precipitation particle imaging probe (2-DP)   faam-2d-p unknown FAAM Core instrument measuring Particle number concentration, condensed water content, mean volume radius, precipitation rate and size spectrum (200 - 6400 microns).
FAAM/BAE systems: Upward, Downward, Forward and Rear view cameras   faam-video Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM) FAAM core instruments producing video recordings.
FAAM-CIP100 Cloud Imaging Probe   faam-cip100 The CIP100 is part of a suite of Droplet Measurement Technologies (DMT) 2-Dimensional Optical Array Probes. It is flown on platform: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE and ...
FAAM-CIP15 Cloud Imaging Probe   faam-cip15 The CIP15 is part of a suite of Droplet Measurement Technologies (DMT) 2-Dimensional Optical Array Probes. It is flown on platform: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE and o...
FAAM: DMT Dual Column Cloud Condensation Nuclei (CCN)   faam-ccnrack unknown The CCN (Cloud Condensation Nuclei) counter measures the number of cloud condensation nuclei in a sample for a given set point supersaturation. The column operates on the principle that the diffusi...
FAAM Fast Greenhouse Gas analyser   faam-fgga unknown FAAM Fast Greenhouse Gas analyser. FAAM non-core instrument first used in BORTAS project.
FAAM WCM-2000 Multi Element Water content System   faam-wcm2000 The WCM-2000 Multi Element Water content System, manufactured by Science Engineering Associates, Connecticut USA, is a four-element hot wire probe for the simultaneous measurement of liquid water c...
Fast aerosol size distribution instrument   None Mingxi Yang This instrument provides a size distribution of aerosols between the radius range of 0.1-10 micron.
Fast CO2 and CH4 analyser   None Mingxi Yang Los Gatos Research Fast Greenhouse Gas Analyser (enhanced performance model). It is a cavity-based absorption spectrometer that measures CO2 and CH4 concentrations in the atmosphere.
Fast Forward Scattering Spectrometer Probe (PMS canister instrument)   FFSSP unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Fennec automatic weather station   leeds-aws-f131, leeds-aws-f133, leeds-aws-f134, leeds-aws-f135, leeds-aws-f136-1, leeds-aws-f136-2, leeds-aws-f138, leeds-aws-f140, leeds-aws-f141 Alexander Roberts Automatic weather stations (AWSs) were deployed at 8 stations in the Sahara in 2011 (until 2013 for some stations) as part of the Fennec field campaign. Designed and built at the University of ...
Filter pack UNH   unh-fp Alexander Pszenny 3-stage 47 mm diameter filter pack University of New Hampshire, USA
Finish Meteorological Institute: Vaisala CT-31 ceilometer   None Finish Meteorological Institute The Finish Meteorogical Institute Vaisala CT-31 ceilometer. It uses a near-infrared laser to derive the atmospheric backscatter and specifically to derive information on the cloud base height and v...
Finnish Meteorological Institute Vaisala FD12P Present Weather Sensor   fmi-vaisala-fd12p Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) Vaisala FD12P Present Weather Sensor.
Firn-air analysers   firn_air unknown A Firn-air analyser is a spectrometer analysing the air trapped in a firn sample.
FISBAT-CNR: GASCOD   fisbat-gascod unknown Gas Absorption Spectrometer Correlating Optical Differences (GASCOD) spectrometer operated by FISBAT-CNR, Italy.
FLIR SC 6000 HS thermal camera   None The FLIR SC6000 High-Speed thermal camera has a spectral range of 1.5-5.0µm with a thermal range of -20 to 350°C and accuracy of ±2°C. It was used to produce thermal imagery by The Geoinformation G...
Forschungszentrum Jülich: 2pi SR Filter Radiometer   None Forschungszentrum Jülich Meteorologie Consult GmbH 2pi SR Filter Radiometer operated by the Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ)
Forschungszentrum Jülich: Vacuum Ultraviolet Resonance Fluorescence Instrument (VURF)   None Forschungszentrum Jülich Vacuum ultraviolet resonance fluorescence instrument (VURF) operated by the Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ)
FSF ASD FieldSpec Pro   ASD_fieldspec_pro unknown The Field Spectroscopy Facility has three Analytical Spectral Devices (ASD) FieldSpec Pro spectroradiometers available for loan. ASD's flagship model, the FieldSpec Pro is the industry standard for...
FSF Erbium doped Spectralon panel and Mylar and McCrone Filters   FSF_erbium_mylar_McCrone unknown The calibration of the spectroradiometer's wavelength scale is often over looked by the users. However it is relatively easy to verify and does not always require expensive equipment. The Field Spe...
Full tide bubbler gauge   full_tide_bubbler unknown A type of gauge to measure sea levels.
Galway/Macehead: Magae Scientific AE-9 Aethalometer   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Galway/Macehead: Measurements from in-situ Mace Head instruments (O3, CO, CH4, H2)   macehead-core unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Galway/Macehead: MeteoConsult GmbH Capillary column GC-ECD   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Galway/Macehead: UV Monitor Labs 8810   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Gas chromatographs   None Gas chromatography (GC) is a common type of chromatography used in analytical chemistry for separating and analyzing compounds that can be vaporized without decomposition. Typical uses of GC includ...
gas chromatograph with a flame ionization detector   chromatog_flame_ion unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Gas chromatography HP 6890 series   None INPE (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Especiais) Sao Jose dos Campos Hewlett Packard HP 6800 Gas chromatography measures dry air CH4 mixing ratio. Basic principle: sample air is added to a carrier gas stream which enters a material (called a column) for which passag...
GBS (Global Broadcast Service) satellite receivers   cfarr-gbs Sarah A. Callaghan A satellite receiver used to collect signals from the GBS (Global Broadcast Service) satellite and perform studies of atmospheric effects. Operated at 20.7 GHz.
GC-ECD   gc_ecd unknown Gas Chrmoatography (GC) - Electrolytic Conductivity Detection (ECD)
GC-MS (Ambient air)   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Geiger counter   geiger_counter unknown A Geiger counter, also called a Geiger-Muller counter, is a type of particle detector that measures ionizing radiation.
General Eastern 1011B Thermoelectric Hygrometer   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
General Eastern 1011B Thermoelectric Hygrometer   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Geodetic GNSS receiver   None An off-the shelf geodetic GNSS receiver with geodetic GNSS antenna. Examples of GNSS receivers (IGS equipment identifiers): TRIMBLE 4000SSE TRIMBLE 5700 TRIMBLE NETRS TRIMBLE NETR5 ASHTECH Z-XII3 L...
Geophysics Institute of Peru: Boltek field meter   None Jean-Pierre Raulin Potential gradient is measured using a Boltek field meter. It is mounted on the roof of one building of the university. There are many buildings. PG values are not correct by height factor.
Geostationary Earth Radiation Budget Experiment 1 (GERB-1)   GERB-1 EUMETSAT GERB-1 onboard Meteosat Second Generation 2, was launched on 21st December 2005 and sent its first image on 1st February 2006. The GERB instrument (Geostationary Earth Radiation Budget), can make a...
Geostationary Earth Radiation Budget Experiment 2 (GERB-2)   GERB-2 EUMETSAT GERB-2 onboard Meteosat Second Generation 1, was launched on 28th August 2002 and started transmitting data on 12th December 2002. The GERB instrument (Geostationary Earth Radiation Budget), can ma...
GER1500 spectroradiometer   GER1500_spectroradiometer unknown The GER 1500 from the Geophysical and Environmental Research Corporation (GER) is a light-weight, high performance single-beam field spectroradiometer measuring over the visible to near infrared wa...
GER3700 Spectroradiometer   GER3700_spectroradiometer unknown The GER 3700 from the Geophysical and Environmental Research Corporation (GER) is a high performance single-beam field spectroradiometer measuring over the visible to short-wave infrared wavelength...
Gill Metpak Pro   None Mingxi Yang Gill Metpak Pro; This is a met sensor that measurements standard meteorological parameters.
Global Ozone Monitoring by Occultation of Stars (GOMOS)   gomos unknown The Global Ozone Monitoring by Occultation of Stars (GOMOS) instrument is one of the ten instruments onboard the Envisat satellite launched from Kourou (French Guyana) on the 28th of February 2002 ...
Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment (GOME)   gome unknown Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment, a nadir-scanning ultraviolet and visible spectrometer for global monitoring of atmospheric Ozone, was launched on-board ERS-2 in April 1995. GOME delivers global...
Global Positioning Systems   GPS unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
GOES Imager   goes_imager unknown The GOES Imager is a multi-channel instrument designed to sense radiant and solar-reflected energy from sampled areas of the Earth. The multi-element spectral channels simultaneously sweep east-wes...
GOES sounder   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
GOME-2   None unknown Data from the GOME-2 instrument on board the Eumetsat EPS MetOp satellite. GOME-2 is a spectrometer that measures both the radiance component of the light reflected by the Sun-illuminated Earth's a...
Goodrich Rosemount Probes   None Goodrich Rosemount Probes mounted on the nose. A non de-iced model 102E4AL and a de-iced model 102AU1AG logged at 0.7Hz to measure temperature.
GOSAT   None Greenhouse Gas Observing Satellite (GOSAT) observes infrared light reflected and emitted from the earth's surface and the atmosphere. Column abundances of CO2 and CH4 are calculated from the observ...
Graduated probe   None Snow depths were measured by pushing a graduated probe
Hallett CloudScope   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Halogen Occultation Experiment (HALOE)   HALOE-instrument unknown The Halogen Occultation Experiment (HALOE) was launched on the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) spacecraft September 12, 1991, and after a period of outgassing, it began science observati...
Hameldon Hill - Clarkes Hill Microwave Link   HamH-CH-link unknown Microwave link set up between the Hameldon Hill radar site and the Clarkes Hill site. This method of estimating rainfall, the dual-frequency microwave link, provides continuous-time measurements of...
Harvard Impactor   None The principle of the method is that air is drawn by a pump through a size selective inlet (Harvard impactor) and next a filter on which airborne particles are collected quantitatively. The impact...
Heather Hall - Clarkes Hill Microwave Link   HeH-CH-link unknown Microwave link set up between the Heather Hall site and the Clarkes Hill site. This method of estimating rainfall, the dual-frequency microwave link, provides continuous-time measurements of path-a...
Heidelberg: Low Resolution DOAS spectrometer   heidelberg_doas unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Hemispherical Camera Nikon Coolpix 995   hemispherical_camera unknown Hemispherical camera Nikon Coolpix 995. resolution: 2048 x 1536.
Hermon - atmospheric electric potential gradient   hermon-pg Potential gradient is measured using a CS110 electric-field mill. Frequency of measurment is 1Hz. It is mounted on a 3m metal tripod, fixed to a solid rocky surface (mostly basaltic). It is situat...
High Resolution Dynamics Limb Sounder (HIRDLS)   hirdls-instrument unknown HIRDLS is an infrared limb-scanning radiometer designed to sound the upper troposphere, stratosphere, and mesosphere to determine temperature; the concentrations of O3, H2O, CH4, N2O, NO2, HNO3,N2O...
High Resolution Visible Imaging Instrument (HRV)   None The HRV instrument is a multispectral radiometer designed for SPOT (Earth observing satellites) spacecraft. The HRV instrument provides high-resolution imaging in the visible and near-infrared port...
HOBO U23-001 dataloggers (University of Portsmouth)   ports-hobo Nicholas Pepin HOBO Pro v2 Temperature/Relative Humidity data logger is a weatherproof data logger with built-in temperature and relative humidity sensors. The Relative Humidity sensor provides superior durabilit...
Honeywell H423 laser inertial navigation unit   H423 unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Honeywell HPA sensors   None British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Static and Dynamic pressure from the aircraft static ports and heated pitot tube, logged using Honeywell HPA sensors at 5Hz.
Honeywell YG9000D1 Radar Altimeter   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
HONO   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Humidity Sensor   None Met Office A humidity sensor is an instrument used to measure relative humidity and dew point. Air temperature measured by thermometers can be used to make the humidity calculations, as well as dry and wet bu...
Hungarian Academy of Sciences Boltek EFM 100   None Jozsef Bor Hungarian Academy of Sciences Boltek EFM 100. Potential gradient (PG) is measured using a BOLTEK EFM 100 Atmospheric Electric Field Monitor. It is mounted on a 3m metal pole surrounded by trees at...
HyCRISTAL KAMPALA AWS   None Automatic weather stations include: • Adcon BP1 barometric pressure sensor, at 1.4 metres above ground level • Hukseflux LP02 pyranometer • Adcon Raingauge RG Pro 02, at 1.0 metres above ground ...
HyCRISTAL KAMPALA Rain Gauge   None Rain gauges are: • Adcon Raingauge RG Pro 02 o Lugoba Reservoir, at 10.5 metres above ground level o Kanyanya Reservoir, at 10.5 metres above ground level o Freka Enterprises, Tula Road, at 1.0...
Hydrocarbon canister measurements of Cape Grim surface air, GC-FID CSIRO   None Hydrocarbon canister measurements of Cape Grim surface air, GC-FID CSIRO
IASI   None unknown Data from the IASI instruments on board the Eumetsat EPS MetOp satellite series. The Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer (IASI) is designed to measure the infrared spectrum emitted by the ...
ice-core analysers   ice_core unknown An ice-core analyser is a spectrometer analysing the air trapped in an ice sample.
Ice Radar on the AWI-polar5 aircraft   awi-ice-radar Ice Radar (AWi Radio-Echo Sounding system) onboard the AWI-polar5 aircraft operated by Alfred Wegener Institute. Used in EUFAR flights.
IDC Campbell CS110 Electric Field Mill   None Yoav Yair Interdisciplinary Centre (IDC) Herzliya Campbell CS110 Electric Field Mill. Potential gradient is measured using a CS110 electric-field mill. It is mounted on a 3m metal tripod, fixed to a solid r...
IKONOS CAMERA   Ikonos Camera unknown IKONOS is reputedly the world's first commercial, high-resolution imaging satellite, which, taking its name from the Greek word for "image", stands to revolutionize the commercial remote sensing in...
Imperial: Bendix Chemiluminescent Ozone monitor   None Paul Lightman Bendix Chemiluminescent Ozone monitor operated by Imperial College London.
Imperial: Formaldehyde Tunable Diode Laser Absorption Spectrometer (TDLAS)   imperial_tdlas unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Imperial: HONO   imp-hono unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Imperial: Jetstream GPS   None Paul Lightman GPS on-board Cranfield Jetstream Research Aircraft, operated by Imperial College, London.
Imperial: J(NO2) Filtered Solarimeter   None Paul Lightman J(NO2) Filtered Solarimeter operated by Imperial College London
Imperial: Monitor Labs 8840 NOx Monitor   None Paul Lightman Monitor Labs 8840 NOx Monitor operated by Imperial College London.
Imperial: NCAR NOy Monitor   None Paul Lightman NCAR NOy Monitor operated by Imperial College London.
Imperial: PEroxy Radical Chemical Amplification (PERCA) technique   imp-perca unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Imperial: Rosemount Outside Air Temperature Sensor   None Paul Lightman Air temperature sensor owned by Imperial College London.
Imperial: Scintrex LMA-3 NO2 analyser   None Paul Lightman Scintrex LMA-3 NO2 analyser operated by Imperial College London.
Imperial: Single channel mid infra-red tunable diode laser   imp-1c-tdlas unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Imperial: Tropospheric Airborne Fourier transform Spectrometer (TAFTS)   imp-tafts unknown The goal of the TAFTS instrument is to improve our understanding of the role of water vapour and cirrus clouds in the regulation of the Earth's climate. It can do this by taking direct measurements...
Improved Stratospheric and Mesospheric Sounder (ISAMS)   ISAMS-instrument unknown ISAMS is an infra-red radiometer, which observes thermal emission from the Earth's limb. The technique of pressure modulator radiometry is used to derive vertical profiles of temperature, mixing ra...
Infoterra MERIS MTCI Level 3 processor   MTCI L3 Processor unknown Global and regional composite (Level 3) products of MERIS Level 2 geophysical data are generated by the UK Multi-Mission Product Archive Facility (UK-MM-PAF). The MERIS Terrestrial Chlorophyll Inde...
Infrared gas analyzer   None An infrared gas analyzer measures trace gases by determining the absorption of an emitted infrared light source through a certain air sample. Trace gases found in the Earth's atmosphere get excited...
InfraRed-Nucleation by Immersed Particles Instrument (IR-NIPI)   None Alexander D. Harrison InfraRed-Nucleation by Immersed Particles Instrument (IR-NIPI) is a cold plate immersion freezing instrument which measures freezing events using IR thermometery. Briefly, droplets of 50 uL volume ...
Infrared Sea surface temperature Autonomous Radiometer (ISAR)   ISAR unknown Infrared Sea surface temperature Autonomous Radiometer (ISAR) is an instrument developed by the University of Southampton since 1999 to provide accurate and reliable in situ skin sea surface temper...
INRA - LAI-2000 plant canopy analyser   inra_lai2000 unknown Li-Cor LAI-2000 plant canopy analyser (Ref. N4431), belonging to INRA, France. LAI stands for Leaf Area Index.
Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ICCAS) Custom built wet-chemical (ICCAS)   None Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ICCAS) Custom built wet-chemical instrument used to measure HONO.
Institut fuer Meteorologie und Klimaforschung: 2 um Infra-red Lidar   imk-lidar unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Institut fuer Meteorologie und Klimaforschung: Radiosonde   imk-radiosonde unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Institut fuer Meteorologie und Klimaforschung: SODAR 1   imk-sodar1 unknown Scintec FAS64 acoustic sodar to provide winds and backscatter data from about 50 m to around 700 m above ground level depending on conditions, at 10 minute frequency.
Instrument.title: DETAILS NEEDED   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Insulated sea-temperature bucket   insulated_sst_bucket unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
INTA Airborne Hyperspectral Scanner   inta-ahs Argonst Airborne Hyperspectral Scanner measures Radiance Spectra. Operated on the INTA-CASA-RS aircraft. Used in EUFAR flights.
INTA-CASA-AR core instruments   INTA-CASA-AR-core Core meteorology and chemistry instruments on the INTA-CASA- airborne research aircraft.
INTA Compact Airborne Spectrographic Imager 1500i   inta-casi INTA Compact Airborne Spectrographic Imager 1500i is an Imaging Spectrometer operated on board the INTA-CASA-RS aircraft. Used in EUFAR flights.
INTA: UV-Vis spectrometer   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Intergraph Z/I Imaging Digital Mapping Camera (DMC)   ornance_survey_dmc unknown The DMC�� is an innovative turnkey large format digital frame camera system. Intergraph's digital cameras support aerial surveys for a wide range of mapping, geographic information systems (GIS), a...
International Met Station Observer   observer_synop unknown Observer reporting hourly specific weather parameters which cannot be measured by an instrument e.g. cloud type, cloud amount, present and past weather and state of ground. Observations are made fo...
IROE: LIDAR   iroe_lidar unknown Lidar operated by the Instituto Riceca Sulle Onde Elettromagnetiche (IROE), Firenze, Italy.
Isle of Man: Met Office Wind profiler 915MHz (Previously Capel Dewi and South Uist)   ukmo-radar-915mhz-2 Met Office The Met Office took an interest in wind-profile data from the NERC MST Radar since the early years of the Facility. They purchased 4 of their own boundary-layer wind-profilers (2 operating at 915 M...
ITALSAT 20GHz beacon receiver   ITALSAT 20GHz beacon receiver Sarah A. Callaghan Receiver for monitoring 18.7 GHz beacon signal
ITALSAT 40GHz beacon receiver   ITALSAT 40GHz beacon receiver Sarah A. Callaghan Receiver for monitoring 39.6 GHz beacon signal
ITALSAT 50GHz receiver   ITALSAT 50GHz beacon receiver Sarah A. Callaghan Receiver for monitoring 49.5 GHz beacon signal
ITE: AIR AS-4A PTU free flight sonde   None Gordon McFadyen The Atmospheric Instrumentation Research (AIR) AS-4A PTU (Pressure, Temperature and Humidity) free flight sonde owned by Institute of Terrestrial Ecology (now Centre for Ecology and Hydrology).
Javad Eurocard receiver system   None JAVAD GNSS Inc. GPS receiver used by Landmap for the collection of Kinematic GPS (KGPS) data; which is a geodetic, dual-frequency receiver capable of recording GPS code pseudorange and carrier-phase measurements.
JCI Chilworth 131 Electric Field Mill   None Keri A Nicoll Potential gradient is measured using a JCI Chilworth 131 adverse conditions field meter. It is mounted on a 3m metal pole on the University of Reading atmospheric observatory, which has a number o...
Jena Spaceborne Scanner JSS 56   None The Jena Spaceborne Scanner JSS 56 is a pushbroom sensor carried on each RapidEye satellite. Each sensor is capable of collecting image data in five distinct bands of the electromagnetic spectrum; ...
Karlsruhe: BONEM-DAZ   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Karlsruhe: MIPAS-FT   mipas_ft unknown MIPAS-FT is an airborne Fourier-transform infrared emission sounder.
Karlsruhe: MIPAS-LM   karlsruhe_mipaslm unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
KCL: ACSM Aerodyne Quadrupole Aerosol Chemical Speciation Monitor (ACSM)   kcl-acsm The Aerodyne Quadrupole Aerosol Chemical Speciation Monitor (ACSM) instrument operated by King's College London for the Clearflo project is similar in function to the related Aerosol Mass Spectrom...
Keck-Carbon Cycle Accelerator mass spectrometer (AMS)   None Keck-Carbon Cycle AMS facility, University of California, Irvine. A compact AMS particle accelerator from National Electrostatics Corporation (NEC 0.5MV 1.5SDH-2 AMS system) for measuring radiocarbon
Kipp & Zonen CGR3 pyrgeometer   None Kipp & Zonen CGR3 pyrgeometer
KIT Enduro core instruments   kit-enduro-core, ke-core Instruments onboard the KIT Enduro aircraft operated by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. May include: Incident flow vector probe, Optical Particle Counter (OPC), Nephelometer, Broad Band Radiome...
Lancaster: Cofer Sampler   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Lancaster: Four-stage filter pack aerosol sampler   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Lancaster: GC-FPD   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Lancaster:Proton Transfer Reaction mass spectrometer   lanc-ptr-ms unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Lancaster: Pulsed Fluorescence Analyser   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
LANDSAT4 MSS   MSS-instrument unknown The Multi-spectral Scanner (MSS) sensors are line-scanning devices observing the earth perpendicular to the orbital track.
LANDSAT5 Thematic Mapper (TM)   landsat5_TM unknown Thematic Mapper instrument onboard LandSat 5.
LANDSAT7 ETMPLUS   ETM+ unknown The ETM+ (extended thematic mapper) sensor is an eight band nadir-viewing, multi-spectral scanning radiometer providing high-resolution images of the earth, detecting visible, near-infrared, short ...
Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager (OLI) and Thermal InfraRed Sensor (TIRS)   None National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), United States Geological Survey (USGS) The Operational Land Imager (OLI) and Thermal InfraRed Sensor (TIRS) are instruments on board the Landsat 8 platform provides multispectral images of the Earth's surface in the visible, near infrar...
LandSat Instruments   unspecified_landsat_inst unknown The LandSat satellite series carried the Return Beam Vidicon (RBV) camera, the Multi-Spectral Scanner (MSS), the Thematic Mapper (TM) and the Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus (ETM+).
Landsat MSS (MultiSpectral Scanner)   None National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) The Multispectral Scanner is one of the Earth observing sensors introduced in the Landsat program. A Multispectral Scanner (MSS) was placed aboard each of the first five Landsat satellites. The MSS...
Landsat Thematic Mapper (TM)   None National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) The Thematic Mapper (TM) is one of the Earth observing sensors introduced in the Landsat program. TMs were placed aboard the Landsat 4 and 5 satellites. The wavelength range for the Thematic Mapper...
Laquila:No2 LIF   laquila-lif-no2 Laquila Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Laquila:Noy LIF   laquila-lif-noy Laquila Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
La Sapienza Uni: LIDAR   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Lavrion ALPHASAT 20 Ghz beacon receiver   None Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Lavrion ALPHASAT 40 Ghz beacon receiver
Leeds: API gas analyser (models 200A, 300, 400)   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leeds: Automated Injection GC-FID   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leeds: Automatic Weather Station   leeds-aws-02, leeds-aws-08, leeds-aws-09, leeds-aws-10, leeds-aws-11, leeds-aws-12, leeds-aws-14, leeds-aws-16, leeds-aws-20, leeds-aws-22, leeds-aws-23, leeds-aws-26, leeds-aws-27, leeds-aws-28, l... James B. McQuaid, Michael J. Pilling, Alastair C. Lewis 16 of these were deployed for CSIP. They are coded as leeds-aws-nn in filenames within the CEDA archive (nn is a number designating the particular instrument) For ACSOE campaign, measurements fr...
Leeds: Fluorecence Assay by Gas Expansion instrument (FAGE)   leeds-fage Lisa Whalley This is a ground-based laser-induced fluorescence instrument for detection of OH, HO2, and RO2 radicals. OH reactivity measurements using a laser flash-photolysis technique can be provided alongsid...
Leeds: Forward Scattering Spectroscopy Probe (FSSP)   leeds_fssp unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leeds: HPLC   leeds-peroxide unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leeds: HPLC with post column derivatisation   leeds-hplc-pcd unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leeds: IR spectrometer   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leeds: J(O1D) filter radiometer   leeds-fr-jo1d Lisa Whalley The j(O1D) filter radiometer (Metcon GmbH) provides a measurement of solar actinic radiation integrated over selected wavelength ranges by means of a filtered photomultiplier. The instrument consis...
Leeds: Laser induced fluorescence   None James D. Lee OH measurements by laser induced fluoresence
Leeds: Laser Induced Fluorescence instrument for Iodine Monoxide   leeds-fage-io unknown A Laser Induced Fluorescence (LIF) instrument has been developed to detect iodine monoxide (IO) radicals in the atmosphere.
Leeds Long-Path Differential Optical Absorption Spectroscopy (LP-DOAS)   leeds-lpdoas unknown Long-path differential optical absorption spectroscopy (LP-DOAS) instrument run by the University of Leeds, School of Chemistry.
Leeds: Merged data   None unknown Merged OP3 ground data (OP3-1), using the observations as reported on the BADC from the various (Leeds) instruments involved in the campaign. The timebases for the merged files are given in the fil...
Leeds: OH lifetime instrument   leeds-oh-lifetime Eloise Slater OH is measured by photolysing ozone at 266 nm to produce OH, decay of OH with ambient air is measured with LIF (laser induced fluorescence) at 308 nm
Leeds: Organics by Real-time Airborne Chromatograph (ORAC-GC)   leeds-orac unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leeds: PAN gas chromatograph   leeds-pan-gc unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leeds: Passive Cavity Aerosol Spectrometer Probe   leeds-pcasp unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leeds: SODAR 3   leeds-sodar3 unknown Scintec FAS64 acoustic sodar to provide winds and backscatter data from about 50 m to around 700 m above ground level depending on conditions, at 10 minute frequency.
Leeds: TEI 42 trace level chemiluminescence NOx analyser   leeds-nox Lisa Whalley The Thermo 42i NOx Analyser measures the amount of nitrogen oxides in the air from sub-ppb levels up to 1000 ppb using chemiluminescence. The Model 42i is a single chamber, single photomultiplier t...
Leeds: TEI 49 UV absorption O3 analyser   leeds-o3 Lisa Whalley Thermo Environmental Instruments 49C UV absorption O3 analyser under AMF and currently operated by the University of Leeds. This is a ground-based laser-induced fluorescence instrument for detectio...
Leeds: Tethersonde   leeds-tsonde unknown Universities' Facility for Atmospheric Measurement (UFAM) instrumnet "Balloon Borne Instruments", consisting of a Gill Technology Ltd turbulence sensor suspended from a tethered balloon cable. Sere...
Leeds/UFAM: Differential Optical Absorption Spectrometer (DOAS)   leeds-doas unknown Differential Optical Absorption Spectrometer (DOAS) first located at UEA then moved to Leeds University (~2008).
Leeds: UV spectrometer   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leeds: Volatile Aerosol Concentration and Composition sensor (airborne) - VAAC   leeds-vacc unknown An instrument (consisting of a DMA-CPC, direct CNC, Volatility-PCASP-X and tube sampler for particulates) originally designed at the University of Sunderland to measure aerosol (3 nm < d < 3mm) che...
Leeds: Volatile Aerosol Concentration and Composition sensor (ground-based)   leeds-vol unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leeds: Wind anemometer, RH and temperature sensors on top of FAGE container   leeds-metsensor unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leica C10 terrestrial laser scanner   None Leica C10 terrestrial laser scanner
Leica choke-ring antenna   None Leica Geosystems Antenna capable of greatly reducing the number of erroneous GPS signals that may have been reflected off nearby structures. Used by Landmap for the collection of kinematic GPS (KGPS) data.
Leica Geosystems System 500 and MC1000 units   None Leica Geosystems GPS receivers used by Landmap for the collection of Kinematic GPS (KGPS) data, which are geodetic, dual-frequency receivers capable of recording GPS code pseudorange and carrier-phase measurements.
Leica GS10 GNSS receivers (ncl-leica-gnss)   None Newcastle University, Nigel T Penna Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) receiver that logs dual frequency US GPS and Russian GLONASS data for subsequent data processing to enable millimetre level positioning and estimation of ...
Leicester: Broad Band Photolysis {J(O1D) and J(NO2)} Radiometers   leic-bbr University of Leicester Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leicester-CIMS   leic-cims Roberto Sommariva Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer. Built by THS Instruments (Atlanta, Georgia, USA). Negative ion mode using iodide (I-) ion as reagent gas. Optimized for measurement of inorganic halogen species.
Leicester: filter radiometer j(NO2)   leic-fr-jno2 University of Leicester Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leicester: filter radiometer j(O1D)-a   leic-fr-jo1d-a unknown Homemade Filter Radiometer
Leicester: filter radiometer j(O1D) -b   leic-fr-jo1d-b unknown Filtered radiometer from Meteorologie Consult Gmbh operated by the University of Leicester.
Leicester: PEroxy Radical Chemical Amplification (PERCA) technique   leic-perca University of Leicester Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leicester: Spectral Radiometer CH3CHO   leic-sr-ch3cho unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leicester: Spectral Radiometer CH3COCH3   leic-sr-ch3coch3 unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leicester: Spectral Radiometer - flux   leic-sr-flux unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leicester: Spectral Radiometer j(CH3COOH)   leic-sr-jch3cooh unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leicester: Spectral Radiometer j(H2O2)   leic-sr-jh2o2 unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leicester: Spectral Radiometer j(HCHO-NR)   leic-sr-jhcho-nr unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leicester: Spectral Radiometer j(HCHO-R)   leic-sr-jhcho-r unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leicester: Spectral Radiometer j(HNO3)   leic-sr-jhno3 unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leicester: Spectral Radiometer j(HONO)   leic-sr-jhono unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leicester: Spectral Radiometer j(NO2)   leic-sr-jno2 University of Leicester Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leicester: Spectral Radiometer j(O1D)   leic-sr-jo1d University of Leicester Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leicester: Spectral Radiometer j(PAN)   leic-sr-jpan unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leicester: teco-o3-analyser   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Leicester: Temperature sensor Rotronic MP103A   leic-temperature unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
LEOSPHERE EZ Aerosol Lidar   None LEOSPHERE EZ Lidar is a ground-based optical remote sensing instrument designed to determine the vertical and horizontal properties of the atmosphere as cloud and aerosol structures.
Li-6252 CO2 analyser   None Atmospheric CO2 mole fraction is measured using a commercially available 'Li‐6252' analyser (Li‐Cor Inc.), which uses non‐dispersive infrared (NDIR) technology. The Li‐6252 is operated in different...
LICOR LI-7000   None British Antarctic Survey (BAS) A LICOR LI-7000 closed path infra-red gas analyser is fitted. Sampling is from a Rosemount inlet and readings are triggered at 50 Hz, to measure closed path water vapour and CO2.
Liege uni: FTIR spectrometer   liege_ftir unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Limb Infrared Monitor of the Stratosphere (LIMS)   LIMS-instrument unknown The objective of the Limb Infrared Monitor of the Stratosphere (LIMS) experiment onboard Nimbus 7, was to map the vertical profiles of temperature and the concentration of ozone, water vapor, nitro...
Litton LTN-211Omega Navigation System   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Malvern temperature sensor   malvern_temp unknown Air temperature recording instrument at the Met Office Malvern station in Hereford and Worcester, UK.
Manchester: ACSM Aerodyne Quadrupole Aerosol Chemical Speciation Monitor (ACSM)   man-ascm The Aerodyne Quadrupole Aerosol Chemical Speciation Monitor (ACSM) instrument operated by King's College London for the Clearflo project is similar in function to the related Aerosol Mass Spectrom...
Manchester: Aerodynamic Particle Sizer   man-aps unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Manchester: Cloud condensation counter   man-ccn unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Manchester: Cloud Droplet Probe - formerly umist-cdp   man-cdp unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Manchester: Differential Pressure 5-hole turbulence probe   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Manchester: Diode Laser System - formerly umist-qctdl   man-qctdl unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Manchester: Forward Scattering Spectroscopy Probe (FSSP) - formerly umist-fssp   man-fssp unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Manchester: Hydrogen Peroxyde Detector   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Manchester: Online Passive Cloud Collector   None Carl Bradbury The data from the instrument for the ACSOE campaign are stored in files with cpo, cw1 extensions.
Manchester: OPC - Active Scattering Aerosol Spectrometer Probe   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Manchester: Particulate Volume Measurer (PVM)   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Manchester Pollution Flags   man-poll-flag Flags to indicate pollution episodes during the BUNIAACIC deployment at LBA-TT34, Amazonia, Brazil. A full description of the flags and how they were derived is given by Whitehead et al. (2016)...
Manchester: Single Particle Soot Photometer (SP2)   man-sp2 Paul I. Williams The Single Particle Soot Photometer (SP2) is manufactured by Droplet Measurement Technologies (DMT). It measures the soot (also known as black carbon) content of individual airborne particles, know...
Manchester: TEI 42 trace level chemiluminescence NOx analyser - formerly umist-nox   man-nox unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Manchester: TEI 49 UV absorption O3 analyser - formerly umist-o3   man-o3 unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Manchester: TEI CO - formerly umist-co   man-co unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Manchester: Tunable Diode Laser System(NO2) - formerly umist-tdls   man-tdls unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Manchester/UFAM: Airborne Droplet Analyser - formerly umist-ada   man-ada unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Manchester/UFAM: Differential Mobility Particle Sizer - formerly umist-dmps   man-dmps unknown A Differential Mobility Particle Sizer (DMPS) operated by the University of Manchesetr which measures aerosol size distribution. The DMPS classifies particles according to electrical mobility in a...
Manchester/UFAM: Hygroscopicity Tandem Differential Mobility Analyser - formerly umist-htdma   man-htdma unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Manchester/UFAM: Sonic anemometer 2- formerly umist-sonic-2   man-sonic-2 unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Manchester/UFAM: Sonic anemometer 3- formerly umist-sonic-3   man-sonic-3 unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Manchester/UFAM: Sonic anemometer 4- formerly umist-sonic-4   man-sonic-4 unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Manchester: UV monitor Labs 8810 Ozone detector   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Manchester: Webcam   man-webcam unknown Web camera deployed to record weather and clouds.
man-wibs3m   man-wibs3m Manchester UV-LIF spectrometer data processed with MUTANT data processing toolkit. Measures fluorine and chlorine aerosol number concentration and particle size distribution
Measurements of Ozone and Water Vapor by Airbus In-Service Aircraft (MOZAIC) instruments   mozaic_instruments unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS)   None unknown The Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) is one of the ten instruments onboard the Envisat satellite launched on the 28th of February 2002 from Kourou (French Guyana) and operated by the ...
Medusa Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GCMS)   None The Medusa Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GCMS) instrument provides analysis of a range of trace gas species (including halocarbons and light hydrocarbons) via pre-concentration of an air sa...
Met Éireann: Vaisala CL31 Ceilometer   met-eireann-vaisala-cl31-ceilometer Met Éireann The Met Éireann own a number of Vaisala CL31 ceilometers used for detecting cloud base heights and also for obtaining backscatter profiles to aid ash cloud detection. The CL31 employs a pulsed dio...
Met Éireann: Vaisala CT25K Ceilometer   met-eireann-vaisala-ct25k-ceilometer Met Éireann The Met Éireann own a number of Vaisala CT25K ceilometers used for detecting cloud base heights and also for obtaining backscatter profiles to aid ash cloud detection. The CT25K unique single-le...
Meteor-3 Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS)   meteor3_toms unknown The TOMS experiment on board the Meteor-3 satellite provided daily global coverage of the Earth's total ozone by measuring the backscattered Earth radiance in the six 1-nm bands. Meteor-3 TOMS was ...
Meteorological instruments for the Environmental Baseline Project   ebl-met Accurate and reliable measurement of Wind Speed and Direction plus Temperature, Humidity, Atmospheric Pressure operated by York University for the Environmental Baseline project at Kirby Misperton....
Meteorological Instruments Group Armagh   None unknown The Automatic Weather station logs various parameters of weather data and displays the results in almost real time. The sensors measure Air temperature, Rainfall, Barometric Pressure, Sunshine, Win...
Meteorologiska Institutionen Stockholms Universitet (MISU): Rotronic T/RH sensor   misu-rotonic-met Meteorologiska Institutionen Stockholms Universitet (MISU) The Meteorologiska Institutionen Stockholms Universitet (MISU): Rotronic T/RH sensor measures air temperature and relative humidity at 1 Hz frequency
Meteorologiska Institutionen Stockholms Universitet (MISU): surface met sensor   misu-surface-met Joseph A Sedlar The Meteorologiska Institutionen Stockholms Universitet (MISU): weather station measures a range of surface meteorology at 1 Hz frequency, including: air temperature, relative humidity, downwelling...
Meteosat imager   None unknown Visible, thermal and water vapour infra-red channels were recorded every 30 minutes from the satellites geostationary orbit above 0deg longitude, 0deg Latitude.
METEOSAT Visible and IR Imager (MVIRI)   mviri unknown Objectives/applications: Earth and atmospheric monitoring, operational meteorology, climatology. Basic climatological data sets and precipitation index are derived daily. Measurements: day/night cl...
Method to calculate sea ice thickness from ENVISAT RA-2 measurements   None Katharine A. Giles Method developped by Giles et al., 2008
Met Office: Airborne Research Interferometer Evaluation System (ARIES)   metoffice-aries Met Office ARIES is a Fourier transform spectrometer based on the Bomem MB100 interferometer, modified by ABB Bomem (Canada) for airborne use, with Met Office designed pointing optics, external black bodies a...
Met Office Cardington: LI-COR LI-7500 Gas Analyser   cardington_li-cor James McGregor Fast response humidity measurements are made using a LI-COR LI-7500 open path CO2/H20 gas analyser, located at the top of the 10m tower at the Cardington site. In addition to measuring water vapou...
Met Office C-band radar   ukmo-rain-radar unknown UK C Band radar run by the Met Office and the Environment Agency.
Met Office Climate Data Loggers (CDL)   ukmo_cdl unknown Climate Data Loggers (CDL) of a number of different designs have been installed at a number of sites during the 1990s; most record the main synoptic and climate parameters and there is a facility f...
Met Office: Cloud Condensation Nuclei   metoffice-ccn unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Met Office Counter flow Virtual Impactor (CVI)   metoffice-cvi unknown The Counter flow Virtual Impactor (CVI) is an inlet designed to initially separate cloud particles from the ambient atmosphere. Once captured, cloud particles are evaporated in a clean, dry airstr...
Met Office - Dines pressure tube anemometers   meto_dines_anemometer unknown The Dines pressure tube anemometer is an instrument used by the Met Office network to measure wind speed and direction.
Met Office: DMT Cloud and Precipitation Imagers   CIP25/100 unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Met Office/DSTL (Defence Science and Technology Laboratory): Imaging Infrared Radiometer   metoffice-iir unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Met Office: Dual-frequency Extension to In-flight Microwave Observing System (DEIMOS)   metoffice-deimos unknown Deimos is an along-track scanning radiometer with dual polarised channels at 23.8 and 50.1 GHz. Deimos is constrained to view in five directions either upward or downward depending on how it is fit...
Met Office - Electrical resistance thermometers (ERT or PRT)   Metoffice_ert unknown The instrument measures the resistance of platinum which depends on temperature according to a quadratic relationship.
Met Office ESAWS   ukmo_esaws unknown Met Office Enhanced Synoptic Automatic Weather Station (ESAWS). An automatic weather station (AWS) is an automated version of the traditional weather station, either to save human labour or to enab...
Met Office: Fluorescence Water Vapour Sensor   metoffice-fwvs unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Met Office/ Hertfordshire: Small Ice Detector 1 (SID1)   herts-metoffice-sid-1 unknown Small Ice Detector (University of Hertfordshire) Spherical Equivalent size spectrum (1��m < d < 50��m)
Met Office/ Hertfordshire: Small Ice Detector 2 (SID2)   herts-metoffice-sid-2 unknown Small Ice Detector axial scattering probe. University of Hertfordshire replacement for SID1
Met Office: High Volume Precipitation Spectrometer   metoffice-hvps unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Met Office - Humidity Sensor   meto_humidity unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Met Office: Ice Nucleus Counter   metoffice-inc unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Met Office: Jenoptick CHM15k Nimbus Ceilometer   metoffice-jenoptick-chm15k-nimbus-ceilometer Met Office The Met Office own a number of the CHM 15k ceilometer used for measuring vertical profiles of backscatter signal from aerosol particles and hydrometeors. From the backscatter profiles cloud base he...
Met Office - Laser Cloud Base Recorder (LCBR)   None unknown A Laser Cloud Base Recorder is an instrument used on the Met Office network to measure cloud amount and height at different layers up to 25000ft.
Met Office: Leosphere ALS450 Lidar   metoffice-lidar-als450 Debbie O'Sullivan The mini lidar (light detection and ranging) system operated on board the FAAM BAe-146 aircraft is an ALS450 manufactured by Leosphere. It has an emitted wavelength of 354.7 nm and a receiver bandw...
Met Office Lightning detection   None Met Office Lightning detection
Met Office - Liquid-in-glass thermometers   meto_liquidinglass_thermometer unknown A liquid-in-glass thermometer, having a surrounding glass sheath, has been the normal means of measuring temperature since the earliest days of observing.
Met Office - Lyman-Alpha Hygrometer   metoffice_lyman_alpha unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Met Office: Met Office Radiometrics MP3000 profling radiometer   metoffice-radiom-mp3000 unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Met Office: Microwave Airborne Radiometer Scanning System (MARSS)   metoffice-marss unknown MARSS (Microwave Airborne Radiometer Scanning System) is an along-track scanning, total power microwave radiometer which measures in five channels, two window channels at 89 and 157 GHz and three c...
Met Office Microwave radiometer (MP series)   met_office_mw_radiometer unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Met Office - Munro anemometer   meto_munro unknown The Munro anemometer is an intrument used on the Met Office network to measure wind speed and direction.
Met Office - Ordinary raingauge   metoffice_ordinary_raingauge unknown A so-called ordinary raingague is a funnel-type raingauge that has been in use for all manual measurements on the Met Office networks since the earliest days of observing.
Met Office Pyranometer   ukmo_pyranometer unknown A pyranometer is an instrument used to measure broadband solar irradiance on a planar surface. In other words: a pyranometer is a sensor that is designed to measure the solar radiation flux densit...
Met Office Pyrgeometers   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Met Office Radiosondes   None Met Office The Met Office have operated a range of radiosonde systems over the years as part of their operational upper air monitoring system. A radiosonde is a lightweight, balloon-borne instrument that meas...
Met Office: Raymetrics LR111-D300 Raman lidar   metoffice-raymetrics-lr111-d300-ceilometer Met Office The Met Office operate a network of 10 Raymetrics LR111-D300 Raman lidars as part of their aerosol remote sensing capability. The network consists of nine fixed locations evenly distributed across ...
Met Office Semi-Automatic Met Observing System (SAMOS)   ukmo_samos unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Met Office: Short Wave Spectrometer (SWS)   metoffice-sws unknown The Met Office Short Wave Spectrometer (SWS) is a visible/near infrared radiance spectrometer. In its concept it is a combination of Monolithic Miniature Spectrometer (MMS) modules from Carl Zeiss ...
Met Office SIESAWS   ukmo_siesaws unknown Met Office Severe Icing Environment Synoptic Automatic Weather Station (SIESAWS) is an ESAWS version designed to operate in severe icing environments and has been installed at a few high level loca...
Met Office: Spectral Hemispheric Irradiance Measurements (SHIM)   metoffice-shim unknown The SHIMS (Spectral Hemispheric Irradiance Measurements) instrument collects over a hemispherical field of view – it is an irradiance instrument. The two modules in SHIMS cover the same spectral ra...
Met Office station observer - NCM message   ukmo_observer_ncm unknown Observer reporting daily and hourly specific weather parameters which cannot be measured by an instrument e.g. cloud type, cloud amount, present and past weather and state of ground.
Met Office station temperature sensor   ukmo_temp unknown Temperature sensor installed and used to monitor air temperature at stations on the Met Office network.
Met Office: TECO 43C trace gas analyser to measure SO2   metoffice-so2 unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Met Office - Telemetered tipping bucket raingauges   ukmo_tipping_bucket unknown The tipping bucket raingauge is particularly suitable for the automation of rainfall measurement
Met Office - Tilting siphon raingauge   metoffice_tilting_siphon_raing unknown The tilting siphon raingauge, used on the Met Office networks, produces an autographic record of rainfall accumulation from a pen attached to a float in the rainfall chamber of the instrument.
Met Office: Vaisala CL31 Ceilometer   metoffice-vaisala-cl31-ceilometer Met Office The Met Office own a number of Vaisala CL31 ceilometers used for detecting cloud base heights and also for obtaining backscatter profiles to aid ash cloud detection. The CL31 employs a pulsed diod...
Met Office: Vaisala CT25k Ceilometer   metoffice-vaisala-ct25k-ceilometer Met Office The Met Office operate a number of Vaisala CT25K ceilometers within their LIDARNET Laser Cloud Base Recorders (LCBR's) network. This instrument has a unique single-lens design which ensures excelle...
Met Office: Vaisala LD-40 Ceilometer   metoffice-ceilom-ld40 unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Met Office Wet Nephelometer   metoffice-wetneph unknown The Met Office Wet Nephelometer is a system for measuring the dependence of aerosol scattering on relative humidity.
Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding (MIPAS) on ENVISAT   None unknown The Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding (MIPAS) is one of the ten instruments onboard the Envisat satellite launched from Kourou (French Guyana) on the 28th February 2002 and ...
Microlitre Nucleation by Immersed Particle Instrument (uL-NIPI)   None Kate Winfield Microlitre Nucleation by Immersed Particle Instrument (uL-NIPI) is based around a Stirling cryocooler which cools a hydrophobic surface that supports microlitre volume droplets. The freezing of the...
Microtops II sunphotometer   microtops_2_sunphotometer unknown MICROTOPS II is a 5 channel hand-held sunphotometer for measuring aerosol optical thickness easily, accurately and dependably. Direct solar radiation at 5 discrete wavelengths is measured and store...
Microwave Humidity Sounder (MHS)   None The Microwave Humidity Sounder (MHS) is a self-calibrating, cross-track scanning, five-channel microwave, full-power radiometer, operating in the 89 to 190 GHz region. MHS channels H1 at 89.0 GH...
Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) on UARS   uars_MLS unknown NASA's Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) with JPL's Microwave Limb Sounder MLS as one of its 10 instruments was launched 12 September 1991. The major objective of UARS MLS was, in response...
Mid-tide bubbler gauge   mid_tide_bubbler unknown Type of tide gauge to measure sea levels.
Millipore membrane filters   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
MIPAS Level 1b data processing   mipas-l1b-proc unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
MIPAS Level 2 data processing   mipas-l2-proc unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
MIRAS   None MIRAS (Microwave Imaging Radiometer using Aperture Synthesis) is an European Space Agency instrument flown on the SMOS (Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity) Satellite. It measures Ocean Salinity and ...
Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS)   modis National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) provides high radiometric sensitivity in 36 spectral bands ranging from 0.4 to 14.4 micrometres. Two bands are imaged at a nominal resoluti...
Monochromator   monochromator unknown A sub-class of spectrometer, manually tuned, presenting one wavelength or bandpass at a time from its exit slit.
MPI: CIMS technique   mpi_cims unknown Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometry by MPI (Max-Planck Institute, Germany).
MPI: DOAS UV spectrometer   mpi_doas unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
MPIM - Microwave radiometer   mpim_mw_radiometer unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
MPIM - Ocean-Atmosphere Sensing Interferometer System (OASIS)   mpim_oasis unknown OASIS (Ocean-Atmosphere Sensing Interferometer System) is built around a commercially available double-pendulum interferometer system for ground based atmospheric and ocean surface remote sensing. ...
MPIM - Ozone Differential Absorption LIDAR (DIAL)   mpim_ozone_dial unknown Ozone DIAL operated by the Max-Planck institute of Meteorology.
MPIM - Water vapour Differential Absorption LIDAR (DIAL)   mpim_water_dial unknown In the Differential Absorption LIDAR (DIAL) method for the measurement of water-vapour profiles laser pulses of two different frequencies are used. One frequency is chosen in a region of high absor...
MRF: Balometric radiometer   None Met Office Balometric radiometer used on Met Office Meteorological Research Flight (MRF) C-130
MRF - C-130 - 1011B Thermoelectric Hygrometer (General Eastern)   mrf_hygrometer unknown MRF instrument oboard the C-130 aircraft.
MRF - C-130 - 2D-C instrument   mrf_2dc unknown The 2D-C is part of a suite of Particle Measuring Systems (PMS) 2-Dimensional Optical Array Probes. It is flown on the C-130 Hercules aircraft.
MRF - C-130 - Aethalometer - Particle Soot AbsorptionPhotometer (PSAP)   mrf_psap unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
MRF - C-130 - Airborne Vertical Atmospheric Profiler System (AVAPS)   mrf_avaps unknown MRF instrument onboard the C-130 aircraft.
MRF - C-130 aircraft in-situ Instrumentation   c130_instruments unknown The C-130 aircraft carried various of instrumentation for research purposes. The large capacity and long endurance of this platform made it ideal for atmospheric research in the areas of cloud phys...
MRF - C-130 - Carbon Monoxide monitor (CO) instrument   mrf_co unknown Instrument onboard the MRF C-130 aircraft.
MRF - C-130 - Clear and red Dome Broadband Radiometers (BBR)   mrf_bbr unknown MRF instrument onboard the C-130 aircraft.
MRF - C-130 - Core consoles   mrf_core_consoles unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
MRF - C-130 - De-iced (Rosemount 102BL) and non de-iced (Rosemount 102AL) temperature sensors   mrf_deiced_temperature unknown MRF instrument onboard the C-130 aircraft.
MRF- C-130 - Fast Forward Scattering Spectrometer Probe (FFSSP)   mrf_ffssp unknown Instrument onboard the C-130 aircraft.
MRF - C-130 - Honeywell H423 laser Inertial Navigation Unit (INU)   mrf_inu unknown MRF instrument onboard the C-130 aircraft.
MRF - C-130 - PAN gas chromatograph   mrf_pan unknown PAN gas chromatographer built-in by MRF.
MRF - C-130 - Passive Cavity Aerosol Spectrometer Probe (PCASP)   mrf_pcasp unknown A Passive Cavity Aerosol Spectrometer Probe (PMS model PCASP-100X) was used to count number concentrations (number per cm3) of particles in 15 channels spaced pseudo-logarithmically over the diamet...
MRF - C-130 - Radar altimeter   None unknown MRF instrument onboard the C-130 aircraft.
MRF - C-130 - UV Absorption instrument   mrf_uv_absorption unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
MRF: Cloud Physics   None Met Office Cloud Physics measurement taken onboard the Met Office Met. Research Flight C-130
MRF: Condensation Nucleus Counter Model 3025A   mrf_nucleus_counter Met Office Ultrafine condensation particle counter (TSI INC Model 3025A) onboard the Met Office Meteorolgical Research Flight (MRF) C-130 aircraft.
MRF: Entech-GC-MS   None Met Office MRF: Entech-GC-MS
MRF: Fluorescence water vapour sensor   mrf_vuv_fluorescence Met Office Fluorescence water vapour sensor onboard the Met Office Meteorological Research Flight (MRF) C-130
MRF: In Cloud Temperature probe   mrf_2dp_cloud_probe Met Office The instrument commonly known as the 2D-P is part of a suite of instruments measuring particles sizes and is flown on the Met Office C-130 Hercules aircraft.
MRF: INU level offsets   None Met Office INU level offsets used on the Meteorogical Resarch Flight (MRF)
MRF: JNO2 radiometers   None Met Office MRF: JNO2 radiometers
MRF: Johnson-Williams Liquid Water Content Meter   MRF_jw_lwc Met Office Johnson-Williams Liquid Water Content Meter onboard the Met Office Meteorological Research Flight (MRF)) C-130. Operating principle: Hot wire instrument. Liquid contacts sample wire. Liquid ev...
MRF: NowStar XR5 GPS   mrf_gps Met Office NowStar XR5 GPS instrument onboard the Met Office Meteorological Research Flight (MRF) C-130
MRF: Omega Navigation System   None Met Office Omega Navigation System Litton LTN-211 used on the Meteorological Research Flight (MRF)
MRF: Penny and Giles E23001   None Met Office Penny and Giles E23001
MRF: PTV-GC-FID   None Met Office MRF: PTV-GC-FID
MRF: Radar altimeter   None Met Office Radar altimeter used on the Met Office Meteorological Research Flight C-130.
MRF: ROSEMOUNT 1201F   None Met Office MRF: ROSEMOUNT 1201F
MRF: TECO 49 UV photometric ozone instrument   MRF_TECO_49 Met Office TECO 49 UV photometric ozone instrument onboard the Met Office Meteorological Research Flight (MRF) C-130
MRF: Total Water Content (TWC) probe   mrf_twc Met Office Total Water Content (TWC) probe onboard the Met Office Meteorological Research Flight (MRF) C-130
MSF: 5 cm Cell   5 cm Molecular Spectroscopy Facility (Science and Technology Facilities Council) The 5 cm cell is a fixed pathlength sample cell for gaseous samples.
MSF: CCD spectrometers   msf_ccd unknown At the CCLRC Molecular Spectroscopy Facility (MSF), three high-sensitivity fibre-optic miniature spectrometers allow measurement of low intensity signals at near-infrared to ultraviolet wavelength...
MSF: Diode Array Spectrometer   msf_diode_array_spectro unknown At the CCLRC Molecular Spetcroscopy Facility, three high-sensitivity fibre-optic miniature spectrometers allow measurement of low intensity signals at near-infrared to ultraviolet wavelengths, full...
MSF: Fourier Transform spectrometers   msf_ft_spectrometers Molecular Spectroscopy Facility (Science and Technology Facilities Council) The Molecular Spectroscopic Facility operates three Fourier transform spectrometers: Bruker IFS125HR, Bruker IFS120/5HR and Bruker IFS 66V/S.
MSF: Long Path-length Absorption Cell (LPAC)   lpac Molecular Spectroscopy Facility (Science and Technology Facilities Council) The long path-length absorption cell (LPAC) at RAL is a 9-metre long stainless-steel vessel containing multi-pass reflective optics for broadband high-resolution spectroscopy at long optical path-l...
MSF: Short Pathlength Absorption Cell (SPAC)   SPAC Molecular Spectroscopy Facility (Science and Technology Facilities Council) The short path-length absorption cell (SPAC) operated by the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) Molecular Spectroscopy Facility (MSF) is a stainless-steel vessel containing multi-pass reflective ...
Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR)   None National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) The Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) was launced on board the National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) Terra platform in December 1999. It makes simulataneous measurements of...
Multispectral Imaging Radiometer (MIR)   mir unknown The Multispectral Imaging Radiometer (MIR) on METEOSAT-2, -3, -4, and -5 collects data over the Earth in three spectral regions, one in the visible and two in the infrared. The satellite scans the ...
Munro float gauge   munro_gauge unknown Type of tide gauge to measure sea levels.
Nagycenk - atmospheric electric potential gradient   None Potential gradient (PG) is measured using a BOLTEK EFM 100 Atmospheric Electric Field Monitor. It is mounted on a 3m metal pole surrounded by trees in a distance of ~ 15-30 m. Resolution of meas...
Naphtalene sublimation in wind tunnel street canyon model   None Naphtalene sublimation in wind tunnel street canyon model
NASA ER-2 Airborne Tunable Laser Absorption Spectrometer (ATLAS)   er2_ATLAS unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 Aircraft Laser Infrared Absorption Spectrometer (ALIAS)   er2_alias unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 Ames Particle Sampler Impactor Experiment (APS)   er2_aps unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 Ames UV ozone photometer   er2_ames_o3 unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 Carbon Monoxide (CO) experiment   er2_co unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 Composition and Photodissociative Flux Measurement (CPFM)   er2_cpfm unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 Condensation Nucleus Counters (CNCs) and Electrical Aerosol Sampler (EAS)   er2_cnc unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 Dual-Beam UV-Absorption Ozone Photometer   er2_uv_o3_photometer unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 Fast Response CFC-11 and CFC-13 Airborne Chromatograph for Atmospheric Trace Species (ACATS)   er2_acats unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 Forward Scattering Spectrometer Probe (FSSP) Model 300 Aerosol Spectrometer   er2_fssp300 unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 Four-Channel Airborne Chromatograph for Atmospheric Trace Species (ACATS IV)   er2_acats4 unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 High Altitude OH experiment (HOH)   er2_hoh unknown HOH is an instrument onboard the NASA ER2 aircraft and is used to measure OH concentration.
NASA ER-2 High Resolution Interferometer Sounder (HIS)   er2_his unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 High-Sensitivity Fast-response CO2 Analyzer   er2_co2_analyser unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 Infra Red Narrow Field Of View (NFOV) radiometer   er2_nfov unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 Lyman-Alpha Hygrometer   er2_lyman_alpha unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 Meteorological Measurement System (MMS)   ER2_mms unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 Microwave Temperature Profiler (MTP)   er2_mtp unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 Multi-Filter Sampler (MFS)   er2_mfs unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 Multiple-Angle Aerosol Spectrometer Probe (MASP)   er2_masp unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 Multiple Axis Resonance Fluorescence Chemical Conversion Detector for ClO and BrO   ER2_MARFCCDD unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 Multi-Sample Aerosol Collection System (MACS)   er2_macs unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 NO/NOy experiment   er2_nonoy unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 Particle Measuring Systems (PMS)   er2_pms unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 Radon experiment   er2_radon unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
NASA ER-2 Reactive Nitrogen   er2_reactive_nitrogen unknown Instrument onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft during various NASA campaigns.
Navstar XR5 GPS   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
NCAS AMF Boundary Layer Aerosol\Ozone Lidar   man-o3lidar, aber-o3lidar Hugo Ricketts The aerosol backscatter coefficient is measured in m-1.sr-1 and is a measure of how much light is reflected off particles and droplets in the atmosphere. This value is related to particle size and ...
NCAS AMF: Halo Doppler Lidar unit 1   ncas-lidar-dop-1 Barbara Brooks NCAS AMF: Halo Doppler Lidar unit 1
NCAS AMF HOBOs n (1-26)   None Victoria Smith Onset HOBO Pro v2 Temperature/Relative Humidity data logger is a weatherproof data logger with built-in temperature and relative humidity sensors. The Relative Humidity sensor provides superior dur...
NCAS AMF HOBOs n (27-52)   None Victoria Smith Onset HOBO Pro v2 Temperature/Relative Humidity data logger is a weatherproof data logger with built-in temperature and relative humidity sensors. The Relative Humidity sensor provides superior dur...
NCAS AMF HOBOs n (53-79)   None Victoria Smith Onset HOBO Pro v2 Temperature/Relative Humidity data logger is a weatherproof data logger with built-in temperature and relative humidity sensors. The Relative Humidity sensor provides superior dur...
NCAS AMF Micro Rain Radar   ncas-mrr Victoria Smith The METEK MRR2 Micro Rain Radar is a compact 24 GHz FM-CW-radar for the measurement of profiles of drop size distributions and – derived from this – rain rates, liquid water content and characteris...
NCAS AMF: Vaisala Radiosonde Unit 1   man-radiosonde, ncas-radiosonde-1 Geraint Vaughan, Hugo Ricketts The National Centre for Atmospheric Science's Atmospheric Measurement Facility (NCAS AMF) operate two radiosonde sounding systems: unit one (this one) is situated at the University of Manchester an...
NCAS AMF: Vaisala Radiosonde Unit 2   leeds-radiosonde, ncas-radiosonde-2 National Centre for Atmospheric Sciences (NCAS), Barbara Brooks The National Centre for Atmospheric Science's Atmospheric Measurement Facility (NCAS AMF) operate two radiosonde sounding systems: unit one is situated at the University of Manchester and unit two ...
NCAS Atmospheric Measurement Facility's (AMF) mobile X-band radar   ncas-mobile-xband-radar Lindsay Bennett The National Centre for Atmospheric Science Atmospheric Measurement Facility's (NCAS AMF) mobile X-band radar operates in the X-band (frequency = 9.375 GHz, wavelength = 3 cm). It has Doppler and d...
NCAS Scanning Radiometer- HATPRO   ncas-scanning-radiometer NCAS Humidity And Temperature PROfiler (HATPRO) Scanning Microwave Radiometer unit 1, by Radiometer Physics GmbH. is used to derive vertical profiles of atmospheric temperature and humidity. The i...
NCAS Thies Laser Precipitation Monitor (LPM) number 1   ncas-disdrometer-1 Ben S Pickering The UK's National Centre for Atmospheric Sciences (NCAS) operate a suite of disdrometers, each given the designation 'ncas-disdromer' followed by a number. This record links to datasets produced us...
NCAS Thies Laser Precipitation Monitor (LPM) number 10   ncas-disdrometer-10 Ben S Pickering The UK's National Centre for Atmospheric Sciences (NCAS) operate a suite of disdrometers, each given the designation 'ncas-disdromer' followed by a number. This record links to datasets produced us...
NCAS Thies Laser Precipitation Monitor (LPM) number 11   ncas-disdrometer-11 Ben S Pickering The UK's National Centre for Atmospheric Sciences (NCAS) operate a suite of disdrometers, each given the designation 'ncas-disdromer' followed by a number. This record links to datasets produced us...
NCAS Thies Laser Precipitation Monitor (LPM) number 12   ncas-disdrometer-12 Ben S Pickering The UK's National Centre for Atmospheric Sciences (NCAS) operate a suite of disdrometers, each given the designation 'ncas-disdromer' followed by a number. This record links to datasets produced us...
NCAS Thies Laser Precipitation Monitor (LPM) number 13   ncas-disdrometer-13 Ben S Pickering The UK's National Centre for Atmospheric Sciences (NCAS) operate a suite of disdrometers, each given the designation 'ncas-disdromer' followed by a number. This record links to datasets produced us...
NCAS Thies Laser Precipitation Monitor (LPM) number 14   ncas-disdrometer-14 Ben S Pickering The UK's National Centre for Atmospheric Sciences (NCAS) operate a suite of disdrometers, each given the designation 'ncas-disdromer' followed by a number. This record links to datasets produced us...
NCAS Thies Laser Precipitation Monitor (LPM) number 2   ncas-disdrometer-2 Ben S Pickering The UK's National Centre for Atmospheric Sciences (NCAS) operate a suite of disdrometers, each given the designation 'ncas-disdromer' followed by a number. This record links to datasets produced us...
NCAS Thies Laser Precipitation Monitor (LPM) number 3   ncas-disdrometer-3 Ben S Pickering The UK's National Centre for Atmospheric Sciences (NCAS) operate a suite of disdrometers, each given the designation 'ncas-disdromer' followed by a number. This record links to datasets produced us...
NCAS Thies Laser Precipitation Monitor (LPM) number 4   ncas-disdrometer-4 Ben S Pickering The UK's National Centre for Atmospheric Sciences (NCAS) operate a suite of disdrometers, each given the designation 'ncas-disdromer' followed by a number. This record links to datasets produced us...
NCAS Thies Laser Precipitation Monitor (LPM) number 5   ncas-disdrometer-5 Ben S Pickering The UK's National Centre for Atmospheric Sciences (NCAS) operate a suite of disdrometers, each given the designation 'ncas-disdromer' followed by a number. This record links to datasets produced us...
NCAS Thies Laser Precipitation Monitor (LPM) number 6   ncas-disdrometer-6 Ben S Pickering The UK's National Centre for Atmospheric Sciences (NCAS) operate a suite of disdrometers, each given the designation 'ncas-disdromer' followed by a number. This record links to datasets produced us...
NCAS Thies Laser Precipitation Monitor (LPM) number 7   ncas-disdrometer-7 Ben S Pickering The UK's National Centre for Atmospheric Sciences (NCAS) operate a suite of disdrometers, each given the designation 'ncas-disdromer' followed by a number. This record links to datasets produced us...
NCAS Thies Laser Precipitation Monitor (LPM) number 8   ncas-disdrometer-8 Ben S Pickering The UK's National Centre for Atmospheric Sciences (NCAS) operate a suite of disdrometers, each given the designation 'ncas-disdromer' followed by a number. This record links to datasets produced us...
NCAS Thies Laser Precipitation Monitor (LPM) number 9   ncas-disdrometer-9 Ben S Pickering The UK's National Centre for Atmospheric Sciences (NCAS) operate a suite of disdrometers, each given the designation 'ncas-disdromer' followed by a number. This record links to datasets produced us...
NCAVEO Land Cover Map 2000   NCAVEO LCM2000 unknown Landcovermap 2000 data is distributed as part of the NEODC NCAVEO datasets.
NCL Paroscientific 745 Pressure Standard   ncl-paro-745 Nigel T Penna, Newcastle University, ETLG Ltd Paroscientific Digiquartz® Model 745 High Accuracy Pressure Standard. Meteorological sensor that logs pressure data. The measurement frequency of this instrument is 1Hz, with a data frequency o...
NDACC - Fourier Transform IR (FTIR)   ndacc_ftir unknown Fourier Transform Infra-Red (FTIR) spectrometers measuring abundances of a broad range of species including Ozonem HCL, NO, No2, CLONO2 and HNO3.
NDACC Lidar   ndacc_lidar unknown Lidar instruments used at the NDACC station sited are: Raman lidar measuring water vapor, Differential Absorption Lidar (DIAL) measuring O3, Backscatter lidars measuring aerosol, and Raman and Rayl...
NDACC Microwave radiometers   ndacc_microwave_radiometer unknown Microwave radiometers used at NDACC stations used to measure ozone, water vapor, and ClO profiles.
NDACC UV Spectroradiometers   ndacc_uv_spectrorad unknown NDACC spectroradiometers used to measure UV radiation at the ground.
NDACC UV-Visible spectrometers   ndaac_uvvis_spectro unknown Spectrometers used to measure the column abundance of ozone, NO2, and, at some latitudes, OCLO and BrO.
Near Infra-Red Tunable Diode Laser   NIR-TDLAS unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
NERC: Airborne Thematic Mapper   nerc-atm unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
NERC-ARF Leica ALS50-II LiDAR   None Gary Llewellyn The Leica ALS50-II LiDAR is a Light Detection and Ranging instrument flown on the NERC-ARF aircraft capable of producing both discrete point clouds and full-waveform returns. With a laser of wavele...
NERC-ARF Leica RCD105   None Gary Llewellyn The Leica RCD105 medium format digital camera produces 16 bit TIFF digital images at 7216x5412 resolution (39 Mega-pixels).
NERC-ARF Specim AISA Fenix   None Gary Llewellyn The Specim AISA Fenix is a hyperspectral imager on board the NERC-ARF aircraft measuring the Visible and Near InfraRed (VNIR) and Short Wave InfraRed (SWIR) wavelengths, giving a total spectral ran...
NERC-ARF Specim AISA Owl   arf-owl Gary Llewellyn The Specim AISAOwl is a hyperspectral imager on board the NERC-ARF aircraft measuring the Long Wave InfraRed (LWIR) wavelengths, specifically 7.5–12.5 um with 102 bands. It is a passive pushbroom s...
NERC: Compact Airborne Spectrographic Imager   nerc-casi unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
NERC: Incident Light Sensor   nerc-ils unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
NERC: Mesosphere-Stratosphere-Troposphere (MST) Radar   nerc-mstrf-radar-mst David A. Hooper The NERC MST (Mesosphere-Stratosphere-Troposphere) Radar is a 46.5 MHz pulsed Doppler radar located at Capel Dewi, near Aberystwyth in west Wales. It is the UK's most powerful and versatile wind-pr...
NERC MST Radar Facility Noctilucent Cloud camera   None David A. Hooper The camera is operated between dusk and dawn (typically at 5 minute intervals) during the mid-summer months (principally June and July) with the aim of observing Noctilucent Cloiuds for scientific ...
NERC MST Radar Facility Vaisala LD40 Laser Ceilometer   lidar-ld40 David A. Hooper The Facility has been operating a Vaisala LD40 laser ceilometer at the MST radar site near Aberystwyth since 8th August 2005. The LD40 transmits 75 ns duration pulses at a repetition frequency...
NERC MST site: Met Office GPS water vapour receiver   ukmo-gps-iwv Met Office In the "GPS Water Vapour Project" radio signals from the Global Positioning System (a satellite navigation and positioning system) are processed to derive estimates of the total column Integrated W...
NERC MST site : NERC Campbell Scientific Climate data logger   mst_cdl unknown Meteorological surface observations are recorded at the MST site near Aberystwyth with a (Met Office approved) CR10 "Climate Data Logger" from Campbell Scientific.
NERC MST site: NERC Campbell Scientific surface wind sensors   mst_wind_sensors unknown Wind speed and direction are recorded at the MST site near Aberystwyth using A100R anemometer and W200P wind vane (both Vector Instruments).
NERC MST site: Sky-Camera   mst_sky_cam unknown Images of the sky conditions in the vicinity of the MST Radar site are recorded with a sky-pointing camera.
NERC MST site: WXT510 Vaisala weather transmitter   nerc-mstrf-met-sensors David A. Hooper The Vaisala Weather Transmitter WXT510 is a single unit which measures a variety of surface meteorological parameters in three independent measurement cycles. Pressure, temperature and relative hum...
Nevzorov Liquid and Total Water Content Probe   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Newcastle University ASD Field spectra N4406   NU_ASD_field_spectra unknown Analytical Spectral Device (ASD) Field Spectra N4406 from the University of Newcastle, UK.
New Instrument: faam-3786cpc   faam-3786cpc New instrument created, more details to follow for instrument faam-3786cpc
New Instrument: faam-co   faam-co New instrument created, more details to follow for instrument faam-co
New Instrument: faam-CO   faam-CO New instrument created, more details to follow for instrument faam-CO
New Instrument: faam-dryneph   faam-dryneph New instrument created, more details to follow for instrument faam-dryneph
New Instrument: faam-grimm   faam-grimm New instrument created, more details to follow for instrument faam-grimm
New Instrument: fgam-gcms   fgam-gcms New instrument created, more details to follow for instrument fgam-gcms
New Instrument: geos-chem   geos-chem New instrument created, more details to follow for instrument geos-chem
New Instrument: leic-fr-jo1d   leic-fr-jo1d New instrument created, more details to follow for instrument leic-fr-jo1d
New Instrument: man   man New instrument created, more details to follow for instrument man
New Instrument: man-ams-so4   man-ams-so4 New instrument created, more details to follow for instrument man-ams-so4
New Instrument: man-cas   man-cas New instrument created, more details to follow for instrument man-cas
New Instrument: man-cims   man-cims New instrument created, more details to follow for instrument man-cims
New Instrument: man-qcl   man-qcl New instrument created, more details to follow for instrument man-qcl
New Instrument: metoffice-aimms   metoffice-aimms_old New instrument created, more details to follow for instrument metoffice-aimms
New Instrument: metoffice-lsh   metoffice-lsh New instrument created, more details to follow for instrument metoffice-lsh
New Instrument: metoffice-neph1   metoffice-neph1 New instrument created, more details to follow for instrument metoffice-neph1
New Instrument: metoffice-pcasp   metoffice-pcasp New instrument created, more details to follow for instrument metoffice-pcasp
New Instrument: metoffice-ush   metoffice-ush New instrument created, more details to follow for instrument metoffice-ush
New Instrument: non-core-cloud-phy   non-core-cloud-phy New instrument created, more details to follow for instrument non-core-cloud-phy
New Instrument: york-gc-fid-field1   york-gc-fid-field1 New instrument created, more details to follow for instrument york-gc-fid-field1
New Instrument: york-gc-fid-field2   york-gc-fid-field2 New instrument created, more details to follow for instrument york-gc-fid-field2
New-York State Uni: SIS millimeter-wave receiver   NY_SIS unknown Solar Isotope Spectrometer operated by the New York State University.
NEXTMap IFSAR   IFSAR unknown The British Geological Survey (BGS) has recently acquired for NERC the NEXTMap Britain dataset, produced by Intermap. This digital terrain model was derived from airborne Interferometric Synthetic ...
NIAR: SAOZ UV-Vis Spectrometer   niar_saoz unknown Solar Occulatation UV-Visible spectrometer operated by the Norwegian Institute for Air Research.
Nikon Coolpix 4300 digital camera   None Upward-looking hemispherical photographs were taken at every radiometer position using a Nikon Coolpix 4300 digital camera with a Nikon FC-E8 fisheye lens. The camera was mounted on a small tripo...
NILU: GC-FID   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
NILU: SAOZ spectrometer   nilu-saoz unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
NIMBUS 5 Selective Chopper Radiometer (SCR)   SCR unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
NIMBUS-6 ERB   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
NIMBUS-6 Pressure Modulator Radiometer (PMR)   PMR unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
NIMBUS-7 Coastal Zone Color Scanner (CZCS)   None unknown The Coastal Zone Color Scanner (CZCS) instrument flew aboard the Nimbus-7 satellite from October 1978 through June 1986.
NIMBUS-7 Earth Radiation Budget (ERB)   erb_nimbus7 unknown The Nimbus-7 Earth Radiation Budget (ERB) instrument began recording data on November 16, 1978 and continued through June 20, 1980. The principal products are nine years of global albedo, outgoing ...
NIMBUS-7 Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS)   nimbus7_TOMS unknown TOMS was one of eight instruments designed to provide continuous, long-term monitoring of atmospheric, oceanic and surface parameters on a global basis throughout most of the 1980s. The Nimbus-7 TO...
NIMROD system   None Met Office NIMROD is a very short range forecasting system which integrates nowcasting techniques with Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) model products to provide forecasts over the UK and surrounding waters...
NOAA: Portable Cloud Observatory (NPCO)   None National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Clouds have profound effects on climate and climate change through their ability to alter radiant energy and convert water between vapor, liquid, and ice phases. As such, an improved knowledge of c...
Non-dispersive IR gas analyser with a water vapor freeze trap   ir_gas_analyser_freeze_trap unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
NOx: TEI 42 trace level chemiluminescence NOx Analyzer   None Measure the amount of nitrogen oxides in the air from sub-ppb levels up to 1000 ppb using chemiluminescence.
NPL: Balloon-borne Near IR laser spectrometer   npl-spectrometer unknown National Physics Laboratory (NPL) Balloon-borne Near IR laser spectrometer
NPL: BRUKER IFS 120M FTIR spectrometer   npl_ftir unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
O3: Ecotech EC9810 Ozone Analyzer   None The EC9810A Ozone Analyser combines microprocessor control with ultraviolet (UV) photometry to provide accurate measurements in the range of 0-50 ppb and 0-20 ppm with a detection limit of 0.5 ppb.
Ocean Optics spectrometer on the AWI-polar5 aircraft   awi-ocean-optics-spectrometer Ocean Optics spectrometer onboard the AWI-polar5 aircraft operated by Alfred Wegener Institute. Used in EUFAR flights.
ODIN/SMR   None The Odin satellite was launched in February 2001 and was designed to combine two scientific disciplines on a single spacecraft for studying of star formation and the early solar system (astronomy) ...
OP3: Mergred-data-faam   None unknown Merged OP3 aircraft data, using the observations as reported on the BADC from the various instruments involved in the campaign. The timebases for the merged files are given in the file names.
Optech Orion M200 LiDAR   None Southern Mapping GeoSpatial, David Milan Optech Orion M200 LiDAR; Rollei AIC with 60 megapixel P65+ Phase One Digital CCD.
OSIRIS   None Canada's Optical Spectrograph and InfraRed Imaging System (OSIRIS) is the optical payload on Sweden's Odin satellite. It works in synergy with Sweden's advanced radiometer and measures atmospheric ...
Oxzilla II O2 analyser   None Atmospheric O2 mole fraction is measured using a commercially available 'Oxzilla II' analyser (Sable Systems International Inc.), which employs two 'MAX‐250' lead fuel cell O2 sensors (Maxtec Inc.)...
Ozone-Aerosol-LIDAR   None Ozone-Aerosol-LIDAR
Ozone analyser   None Mingxi Yang 2B Technologies, Inc. Model 205 Ozone Monitor based on the technique of UV absorption.
Ozone Monitoring instrument (OMI)   omi unknown The Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) flies on NASA's Aura satellite, (launched on 15 July 2004). The Aura satellite is focussed on observing atmospheric chemistry, in order to contribute largely i...
Ozonesondes   None unknown The ozonesonde is a lightweight, balloon-borne instrument that measures profiles of ozone, pressure, temperature and humidity from the ground to approximately 40km.
Paroscientific Met 4   None Nigel T Penna, Newcastle University Meteorological sensor that records pressure and temperature. The measurement frequency of this sensor is 1Hz, and the data held at CEDA has a frequency of 5 minutes. For the purposes of the Sno...
Particle Number Size Distribution measured using a SMPS and an APS   None Particle Number Size Distribution measured using a SMPS and an APS
Particle Soot Absorption Photometer (Rosemount pair inlet instrument)   PSAP unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Passive Cavity Aerosol Spectrometer Probe (PCASP)   None Graeme Nott The Passive Cavity Aerosol Spectrometer Probe (PCASP) is fabricated by Droplet Measurement Technologies (DMT) and has the SPP200 electronics. The PCASP measures both aerosol number and size in the ...
Passive samplers for atmospheric measurements of NH3   None Passive sampler method (Adapted Low-cost Passive High Absoprtion, ALPHA) using coated citric acid filters. Chemical analysis carried out offline by an AMmonia Flow Injection Analysis (AMFIA) system...
Passive samplers for atmospheric measurements of NO2   None GRADKO diffusion tubes coated is 20% TEA in water. Chemical analysis carried out by UV05 Camspec M550. Methods described in ED48673043 Issue-1A Feb 2008 - AEA Energy and Environment. Reported value...
Paul Scherrer Institut -Rotating Drum Impactor   psi-rdi unknown Three Rotating Drum Impactors (RDI) are operated for the CLEARFLO monitoring project at Marylebone Road, North Kensington and Detling project sites in London. These particle samplers measure the el...
PCASP   PCASP unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Penny and Giles E23001 Potentiometric Wind Vane   E23001 unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
PERCA (Peroxyl Radical Chemical Amplifier)   perca unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Phased Array type-L band Synthetic Aperture Radar (PALSAR)   None European Space Agency (ESA) The Phased Array type-L band Synthetic Aperture Radar (PALSAR) is an active microwave sensor using L-band frequency and produces various products of different resolutions and performance. PALSAR is...
Phillips LTC 0600 Video Cameras   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Photochemical box model   photochem-box-model unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Photoelectric detectors   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Photometer   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Picarro greenhouse gas analyser   None Rebecca Fisher Methane and carbon dioxide mole fractions are measured using a Picarro G1301 cavity ringdown spectroscopy analyser. The instrument is located in the greenhouse gas laboratory at Royal Holloway Univ...
Picarro Model G1301   None Picarro Model G1301
Plant Harvesting Equipment from the University of Sheffield for the ABACUS Campaign   sheffield-plant-harvesting-equipment Ben Fletcher Plants were harvested by staff from the University of Sheffield
PM2.5: Met One BAM 1020   None The BAM-1020 automatically measures and records airborne particulate concentration levels (in milligrams or micrograms per cubic meter) using the industry-proven principle of beta ray attenuation.
Present (and Past) Weather Sensor   None Met Office There are two instruments used widely in the synoptic surface network for the measurement of present weather; one is essentially a forward scattering visibility sensor and the other a sensor for de...
Pressure transducer   pressure_transducer unknown Type of tide gauge to measure sea levels.
PROBA Compact High Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (CHRIS)   CHRIS unknown Proba's main payload is a hyperspectral instrument weighing just 14 kg called CHRIS standing for Compact High Resolution Imaging Spectrometer. Despite this small size and a power requirement of jus...
Programmable Ion Mobility Spectrometer (PIMS)   pims unknown PIMS measures bipolar ion concentrations.
Pyranometer   None Met Office A pyranometer is an instrument used to measure broadband solar irradiance on a planar surface. In other words: a pyranometer is a sensor that is designed to measure the solar radiation flux density...
Pyrheliometer   pyrheliometer unknown An instrument that measures the amount of solar radiation by converting the heat of the sunlight into a voltage using a device called a thermopile, and a recording voltmeter.
Qinetic: Doppler Lidar   qinetic-lidar-dop-1 unknown 10.6 um Doppler Lidar system for atmospheric measurments from a minimum range of 500-700 m upto a maximum of 9 km.
Radar Altimeter   RadAlt unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Radar Altimeter 2 (RA-2)   None Radar Altimeter 2 (RA-2) is an instrument for determining the two-way delay of the radar echo from the Earth's surface to a very high precision: less than a nanosecond. It also measures the power a...
Radio Acoustic Sounding Systems   None Met Office Radio Acoustic Sounding Systems (RASS) are remote-sensing systems for the measurement of the temperature profile in the (lower) atmosphere.
Radiosonde   None unknown The radiosonde is a lightweight, balloon-borne instrument that measures profiles of pressure, temperature and humidity from the ground to approximately 40km.The radiosonde is equipped with a radio ...
Radiosonde1   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Radio Telescope   radio_telescope unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Raingauge   None Met Office A raingauge is an instrument used to measure rainfall. Tilting siphon raingauges, Telemetered tipping bucket raingauges, Ordinary raingauges and Climate Data Loggers (CDL) are used by observation s...
RAL 78GHz cloud radar   ral-cloud-radar STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory 1998-2004 the cloud radar was located at Chilbolton Facility for the CLOUDMAP project. A frequency-modulated continuous-wave (FMCW) 78 GHz cloud radar, designed by the Millimetre-Wave Technology...
Ramon - atmospheric electric potential gradient   ramon-pg Potential gradient is measured using a CS110 electric-field mill. It is mounted on a 3m metal tripod, fixed to the ground. The surface is mostly sedimentary rocks and some loose dust. It is situat...
RDR-4B Navigation Weather X-band Radar   RDR-4B unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Reading -atmospheric electric potential gradient   reading-pg Potential gradient is measured using a JCI Chilworth 131 adverse conditions field meter. It is mounted on a 3m metal pole on the atmospheric observatory, which has a number of metal structures (in...
Reading University Observatory: 3-cup anemometer and wind vane   reading_anemometer unknown Wind measurements are made on the southern of the field site at 3m above the surface using a wind vane and a three-cup anemometer.Both devices were manufactured by Vector Instruments.
Reading University Observatory: Ground heat flux plate   reading_ground_heat_plate unknown Ground heat flux is determined using a ground heat flux plate.
Reading University Observatory: Kipp solarimeters   reading_solarimeter unknown The solar radiation is measured using two Kipp solarimeters, one of which measures the global solar radiation (Sg) and the other measures the diffuse solar component (Sd) by using a shade ring.
Reading University Observatory: Middleton net radiometer   reading_middleton_radiometer unknown The Net radiation is found using a Middleton net radiometer.
Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum system   RVSM unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Reduction Gas Analyser at Weybourne Atmospheric Observatory   wao-rga3 Grant Forster The Reduction Gas Analyser (RGA3, Trace Analytical)) at Weybourne Atmospheric Observatory is used to make quasi-continuous measurements of molecular hydrogen (H2) and carbon monoxide (CO) in atmosp...
Relative ionospheric opacity meter (riometer)   None The riometer is situated inside a controlled environment at the station of interest. The high-frequency antenna is situated outside the building, and it is exposed to the environment. As a result...
RHUL-continuous-flow gas chromatography/isotope-ratio mass spectrometry (CF-GC/IRMS) system   rhul-cf-gc-irms Rebecca Fisher The instrument is a mass spectrometer, modified for use to determine isotopic ratios of carbon12/carbon13 in either carbon dioxide (CO2) or methane (CH4). For methane, the CO2 and carbon monoxi...
Ringway temperature sensor   ringway_temp unknown Air temperature recording instrument at the Met Office Ringway station in Greater Manchester, UK.
River Gauging Station   river_gauge unknown A station which allows for measurements of river flows.
Rothamsted temperature sensor   Rothamsted_temp unknown Air temperature recording instrument at the Met Office Rothamsted station in Hertfordshire, UK.
SAFIRE ATR42 Core Instrument suite   as-core, safire-atr42-core SAFIRE (Service des Avions Francais Instrumentés pour la Recherche en Environnement) operated core instruments on board the SAFIRE-ATR42 aircraft. Includes Inertial Reference/Navigation System, Non...
SAFIRE Falcon20 Core Instrument suite   fs-core, safire-fa20-core SAFIRE (Service des Avions Francais Instrumentés pour la Recherche en Environnement) operated core instruments on board the SAFIRE-Falcon20 aircraft. Includes Inertial Reference/Navigation System, ...
SAFIRE Piper-Aztec Core Instrument suite   pas-core-1Hz, safire-piper-aztec-core SAFIRE (Service des Avions Francais Instrumentés pour la Recherche en Environnement) operated core instruments on board the SAFIRE-Piper-Aztec aircraft. Includes Incident flow vector probe, Non Dew...
Salford: Automatic Weather Station   salford-aws-1 University of Salford Automatic Weather Station (AWS) consisting of a Campbell Scientific 2 m tripod with a CR10X datalogger. Weather station sensors included a MP100A temperature and relative humidity probe, a A100L2 ...
Salford: Digital camera weather pictures   salford-photograph unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Salford: Radiometer   salford-radiometer-1 Victoria Smith The HATPRO Radiometer is a system which is passive with two frequency reception bands: 22-31 GHz (7 channel filter bank humidity profiler and LWP radiometer) and 51-58 GHz (7 channel filter bank te...
Salford: Sonic anemometer 1   salford-sonic-1 unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Salford: Sonic anemometer 2   salford-sonic-2 unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Salford/UFAM: Doppler Lidar   salford-lidar-dop-1 Victoria Smith This is a 10.6 um Doppler Lidar system for atmospheric measurements from a minimum range of 500 m-700 m up to a maximum of 9 km. This is a UFAM instrument operated by the University of Salford, UK....
SAR backscatter intensity image-maps production process   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
SATCOM_C   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
SATCOM_H   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
SATEMS producing satellite instruments   satems_instruments unknown Satellite Temperature Soundings (SATEMS) as measured by various satellite instruments.
S-band Doppler dual polarisation radar   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Scanning Infrared Sea surface Temperature Radiometer (SISTeR)   SISTeR Tim Nightingale The Scanning Infrared Sea surface Temperature Radiometer (SISTeR), developed at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, is a self-calibrating filter radiometer for the in situ measurement of skin SST to va...
Scanning monochromator   scan_monochromator unknown A motorised monochromator to sequentially scan a range of wavelengths.
Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (SMMR)   smmr unknown The Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer operated on NASA's Nimbus-7 satellite for more than eight years, from 26 October 1978 to 20 August 1987, transmitting data every other day. Intended t...
Semi-automatic filling of boro-silicate flasks   None Air was sampled by semi-automatic filling of boro-silicate flasks stored inside purpose-built suitcases (called ‘programmable flask packages’), which contain an array of 17 0.7-litre flasks at SAN ...
Sentinel 1 Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)   None European Space Agency (ESA) The C-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) flown on the Sentinel 1 series of satellites is an instrument providing high resolution all-weather day and night radar coverage of the Earth's surface. ...
Sentinel 2 Multispectral Instrument (MSI)   None European Space Agency (ESA) Data from the Multispectral Instrument (MSI) on the Sentinel 2 series. Sentinel 2A was launched on 23rd June 2015 and Sentinel 2B was launch in March 2017. The instrument provides high-resolution o...
Sentinel 3 Ocean and Land Colour Instrument (OLCI)   None Ocean and Land Colour Instrument (OLCI) on board the Sentinel 3 satellite.
Sentinel 3 Sea and Land Surface Temperature Radiometer (SLSTR)   None Sea and Land Surface Temperature Radiometer (SLSTR) on board the Sentinel 3 satellite.
Sentinel 3 Synthetic Aperture Radar Altimeter (SRAL)   None Synthetic Aperture Radar Altimeter (SRAL) instrument on board the Sentinel 3 satellite.
sferics   sferics unknown SFERICS instruments are used to detect radio wave signals from lightening events known as 'atmospherics'.
SHAC2000 E-Synthetic Aperture Radar   ESAR unknown The SHAC2000 E-SAR is a multi-frequency Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) instrument. The special features of the E-SAR instrument are its very high resolution, flexible operating bands and polarisati...
SHAC2000 Hyperspectral Mapper   HYMAP unknown The Hyper-spectral Mapper operated by HyVista and built by Integrated Spectronics of Australia, differed from other sensors used in the UK by having 126 narrow, contiguous channels of data across t...
sky irradiance scanner   sky_irradiance_scanner unknown This instrument has been designed by Andrew McGonigle (University of Sheffield). It is based on a temperature-stabilised miniature spectroradiometer interfaced to a telescope that can be programmed...
SME Ozone spectrometer   SME_spectro unknown Ozone spectrometer onboard the Stratospheric Mesosphere Explorer satellite.
Snow Depth Sensor   None unknown A snow depth sensor is an electrically-powered active device with on-board data-processing that measures the distance between the sensor and the ground surface beneath it.
SO2: Ecotech EC9850 Sulfur Dioxide Analyzer   None The EC9850 Sulfur Dioxide Analyser combines microprocessor control with pulsed UV fluorescence detection to measure SO2 in the ranges of 0-50 ppb and 0-20 ppm with a detection limit of 0.5 ppb.
Solar Backscatter UltraViolet (SBUV) Instrument   SBUV unknown The SBUV onboard NIMBUS-7 is an remote sensor designed to map total ozone concentrations and the vertical distribution of ozone in the earth's atmosphere on a global scale. The purpose of the SBUV ...
Sondrestrom Brewer   None Sondrestrom Brewer
South Uist: Met Office Windprofiler 64MHz   ukmo-radar-64mhz-1 unknown The profiler was installed at South Uist, Hebrides in May 2003. This system is an integral part of the UK operational upper air network. The LAP's operating frequency is centered at 64 MHz and it i...
South Uist: Met Office Windprofiler 915MHz   southuist_915_radar unknown The South Uist Radian LAP3000 Profiler was installed in 2002 and subsequently relocated to the Isle of Man. The instrument operates at a frequency of 915 Mhz and provides high-resolution wind infor...
Soviet Union M-83 Ozonometer   ozonometer unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
SPAD-502 chlorophyll meter   chlorophyll_meter unknown The Chlorophyll Meter SPAD-502 is a compact, easy-to-use meter for measuring the chlorophyll content of plant leaves without damaging the plant. Chlorophyll content is an indication of the plant co...
Special Sensor Microwave Imager / Sounder (SSMI/S)   None unknown Beginning with the launch of the DMSP F-16 satellite on 18 October 2003, the SSMIS marks the commencement of a new series of passive microwave conically scanning imagers and sounders planned for la...
Special Sensor Microwave / Imager (SSM/I)   ssm_I unknown The SSM/I is a seven-channel, four frequency, linearly-polarized, passive microwave radiometric system which measures atmospheric, ocean and terrain microwave brightness temperatures at 19.35, 22.2...
Spinning Enhanced Visible and InfraRed Imager - SEVIRI-1   seviri-1 unknown The Spinning Enhanced Visible and InfraRed Imager (SEVIRI) instrument measures in 12 spectral channels (compared to only 3 on the previous Meteosat) and records data in a 15 minute cycle (30 minute...
Spinning Enhanced Visible and InfraRed Imager - SEVIRI- 2   seviri-2 unknown The Spinning Enhanced Visible and InfraRed Imager (SEVIRI) instrument measures in 12 spectral channels (compared to only 3 on the previous Meteosat) and records data in a 15 minute cycle (30 minute...
SPRS: Icebreaker Oden Ship Navigation eqiupment   sprs-oden-shipnav Swedish Polar Research Secretariat (SPRS) The Swedish Polar Research Secretariat's (SPRS) operate the Icebreaker Oden which has a comprehensive suite of navigational equipment including : - Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (G...
Squires Gate Temperature sensor   Squires_Gate_temp unknown Air temperature recording instrument at the Met Office Squires Gate station in Lancashire, UK.
Station Observer   None Met Office A station observer is an observer reporting daily and hourly specific weather parameters which cannot be measured by an instrument e.g. cloud type, cloud amount, present and past weather and state ...
Stockholm University: Rotronic T/RH sensor   None Stockholm University The Stockholm University Rotronic T/RH sensor measures air temperature and humidity, measuring at 1Hz frequency.
Stockholm University: weather station   None Stockholm University The Stockholm University weather station was mounted on the 7th deck of the Icebreaker Oden during the ASCE expedition, 2014. It consisted of a series of instruments with a common data logger sampl...
Stonyhurst temperature sensor   stonyhurst_temp unknown Air temperature recording instrument at the Met Office Stonyhurst station in Lancashire, UK.
Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment III (SAGE III)   sage3-instrument unknown The SAGE III mission on the Russian Meteor 3M-1 spacecraft seeks to enhance our understanding of natural and human-derived atmospheric processes by providing high latitude long-term measurements of...
Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment II (SAGE II)   sage2 unknown SAGE II is an instrument on board the ERBS satellite which used the solar occultation technique to measure global profiles of aerosol extinction, temperature, ozone, nitrogen dioxide and water vapo...
Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment I (SAGE-I)   sage1 unknown The Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment I (SAGE) was carried aboard the Applications Explorer Mission-2 (AEM-2) spacecraft. SAGE I data collection began February 21, 1979. Four months af...
Stratospheric Aerosol Measurement II (SAM II)   SAM II unknown Instrument on board the NIMBUS 7 satellite which measured profiles of aerosol extinction (km^-1) and extinction ratio.
Stratospheric and Mesospheric Sounder (SAMS)   sams unknown SAM instrument
STratospheric OZone LIdar Trailer Experiment (STROZ-LITE)   stroz_lite unknown STROZ-LITE is a mobile lidar instrument housed in a forty-five foot trailer.
Stratton Park Engineering Company (SPEC) Cloud Particle Imager   CPI unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
streamflow gauge   streamflow_gauge unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Studenec - atmospheric electric potential gradient   studenec-pg Potential gradient is measured using an EFM-100 Electric Field Mill from Boltek. It is mounted in inverse position about 0.9 m above ground using Boltek 3 feet tripod inverting mounting kit. C...
Sulfur dioxide analyser   None Mingxi Yang Thermo Scientific model 43i Trace Level-Enhanced Pulsed Fluorescence SO2 analyzer; it measures SO2 concentration in the atmosphere
Sunderland: SMPS, ASASP, FSSP   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Sunshine Recorder   None Met Office A sunshine recorder is an instrument used to measure sunshine duration. The Campbell-Stokes recorder is used by observation stations worldwide before data is used by the Met Office and later accumu...
Surrey Linear Imager Multispectral 6 channels - 22-metre (SLIM-6-22) sensor   None The SLIM-6 imager is a dual bank linear Charge Coupled Device (CCD) push broom imager utilising the orbital motion of the Disaster Monitoring Constellation (DMC) platform to capture radiation refle...
Surrey Linear Imager Multispectral 6 channels (SLIM-6) sensor   None The SLIM-6 imager is a dual bank linear Charge Coupled Device (CCD) push broom imager utilising the orbital motion of the Disaster Monitoring Constellation (DMC) platform to capture radiation refle...
Swider - atmospheric electric potential gradient   swider-pg Potential gradient is measured using a by rotating-dipole field mill . Frequency bandwidth: 0-10 Hz. Sensitivity: 2 V/m. Range: +-1500 V/m. Output voltage: 3.5 V . Requires 12 V buffer power...
Tandem mist chambers UVA   uva-mc Bill Keene University of Virginia Tandem mist chambers located at Cape Verde measuring HCl, Cl* (HOCl+Cl2), HNO3, HCOOH, CH3COOH and HONO.
TANSO-CAI   None Cloud and Aerosol Imager (TANSO-CAI)
TEI NO   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
TEI ozone   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Telemetered Tipping bucket raingauge   tele_tip_bucket_raingauge unknown The tipping bucket raingauge is particularly suitable for the automation of rainfall measurement.
TH16A meteorological station   None TH16A meteorological station measuring wind speed and direction, air temperature, relative humidity and barometric pressure.
Thematic Mapper (LS4)   NEODC_LANDSAT4_TM unknown The Thematic Mapper is a nadir-viewing, seven-band multi-spectral scanning radiometer instrument, capable of providing low to medium-resolution imaging information of the Earth's surface. The first...
Thematic Mapper (LS5)   NEODC_LANDSAT5_TM unknown The Landsat5 Thematic Mapper is a a nadir-viewing, seven-band multi-spectral scanning radiometer instrument, almost identical to the LS4 TM. It was launched in 1984 and was in operation until at le...
Thermal Emission Spectrometer (TES)   TES National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) This instrument studied the atmosphere and mapped the mineral composition of the surface by analysing infra-red radiation, which scanned for heat emitted from the surface of Mars. The TES instrumen...
Thermometer   None Met Office A thermometer is an instrument used to measure temperature and can be applied to calculate humidity. Electrical Resistance Thermometers (ERT or PRT), liquid-in-glass thermometers, wet bulb thermome...
The SAR Interferometer Radar Altimeter (SIRAL)   None European Space Agency (ESA) The SAR Interferometer Radar Altimeter (SIRAL) is flown on the CryoSat-2, measuring at a single frequency (13.56 GHz) with capability to make SAR measuments along-track, or across-track for SAR i...
TIROS Operational Vertical Sounder (TOVS)   TOVS unknown The TIROS Operational Vertical Sounder (TOVS) system consists of three separate sub-instruments: the High Resolution Infrared Radiation Sounder (HIRS), the Microwave Sounding Unit (MSU) and the Str...
TMI   None TMI (TRMM Microwave Imager) is a multi-purpose microwave imager flying on the TRMM (Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission).
tovs   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
TOVS - High-Resolution Infrared Sounder (HRIS)   tovs_hris unknown The High-Resolution Infrared Sounder (HRIS) is one of 3 sub-instruments of the TIROS Operational Vertical Sounder (TOVS) system flown on successive spacecraft in the TIROS-N/NOAA series of Polar Or...
TOVS - Microwave Sounding Unit (MSU)   tovs_msu unknown The Microwave Sounding Unit (MSU) is one of 3 sub-instruments of the TIROS Operational Vertical Sounder (TOVS) system flown on successive spacecraft in the TIROS-N/NOAA series of Polar Orbiting Env...
TOVS - Stratospheric Sounder Unit (SSU)   tovs_ssu unknown The Stratospheric Sounding Unit (SSU) is one of 3 sub-instruments of the TIROS Operational Vertical Sounder (TOVS) system flown on successive spacecraft in the TIROS-N/NOAA series of Polar Orbiting...
Trace Gas/Isoprime GC-IRMS   None Rebecca Fisher The Trace Gas/Isoprime instrument analyses the 13C/12C stable isotope ratio in methane using continuous flow gas chromatography-isotope ratio mass spectrometry. The instrument is located in the gre...
Transportable vertically pointing X- band radar   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Transportable Weather Station (TWS)   tws unknown A weather station which can be transported.
TRIMBLE 4000SSE Geodtic GNSS receiver   None The TRIBMLE 4000SSE GNSS receiver is an off-the-shelf GNSS receiver unit produced by TRIMBLE.
TRIMBLE 4000SSI Geodtic GNSS receiver   None The TRIMBLE 4000SSI GNSS receiver is an off-the-shelf GNSS receiver produced by TRIMBLE.
TRIMBLE 5700 Geodtic GNSS receiver   None The TRIBMLE 5700 GNSS receiver is an off-the-shelf GNSS receiver unit produced by TRIMBLE.
TRIMBLE TRM14532.00 antenna   None The TRM14532.00 antenna, produced by TRIMBLE, is an off-the-shelf GNSS aerial designed for use with TRIMBLE GNSS receiver units.
TRIMBLE TRM22020.00+GP antenna   None The TRM22020.00+GP antenna, produced by TRIMBLE, is an off-the-shelf GNSS aerial designed for use with TRIMBLE GNSS receiver units.
TRIMBLE TRM29659.00 antenna   None The TRM29659.00 antenna, produced by TRIMBLE, is an off-the-shelf GNSS aerial designed for use with TRIMBLE GNSS receiver units.
TRIMBLE TRM41249.00 antenna   None The TRM41249.00 antenna, produced by TRIMBLE, is an off-the-shelf GNSS aerial designed for use with TRIMBLE GNSS receiver units.
Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer (TES)   tes TES (Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer) is a Fourier Transfer Infrared Spectrometer (FTIR) that measures the infrared-light energy (radiance) emitted by Earth’s surface and by gases and particles ...
TROPOspheric Monitoring Instrument (TROPOMI)   None The TROPOspheric Monitoring Instrument (TROPOMI) uses 4 different grating spectrometers covering 8 spectral bands in the range 270-2385 nm. The main aim for this instrument is observing atmospheric...
TSI 3786 CPC   None Jamie Trembath The 3786 CPC, with an output of 10Hz, measures particles as small as 2.5 nm and operates on the principle of enlarging small particles using a condensation technique until they are large enough to ...
TSI Incorporated Aerodynamic Particle Sizer Spectrometer (APS), Model 3321   None Dominique Young TSI Incorporated Aerodynamic Particle Sizer Spectrometer (APS), Model 3321
Turbulence probe   None British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Two Dimension Cloud particle imaging probe (PMS canister instrument)   2D-C unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Two Dimension Precipitation particle imaging probe (PMS canister instrument) 0.2 Hz averages   2D-P unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
UC high-volume particulate sampler   uc-hivol-sampler unknown, Peter Zotter The high-volume sampler is an instrument that monitors particulates in ambient air. It is owned by the University of Colorado, Boulder and operated by Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI), Switzerland as...
UCL RIEGL VZ-400 Terrestrial Laser Scaner   None Instrument Serial: S9999808 The RIEGL VZ-400 V-Line® 3D Terrestrial Laser Scanner provides high speed, non-contact data acquisition using a narrow infrared laser beam and a fast ...
uDIRAC GC   None uDIRAC GC
UEA: Aerolaser CO   uea-aerolaser-co unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
UEA: Autospec GC Analysis of Bottle Samples   None UEA: Autospec GC Analysis of Bottle Samples from MRF C-130
UEA: condensation nuclei counter   uea-cn unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
UEA: CRANOX NOx, O3, NOy   uea-cranox unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
UEA: Cryo-PAN   uea-cryo-pan unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
UEA: Differential Optical Absorption Spectrometer (DOAS)   uea-doas unknown In atmospheric chemistry, differential optical absorption spectroscopy (DOAS) is used to measure concentrations of trace gases. When combined with basic optical spectrometers such as prisms or diff...
UEA: Formaldehyde (HCHO) instrument or Fluorometric   uea-hcho unknown An instrument from the Penkett group at UEA which is flown on research aircrafts to provide 1Hz flourescence measurements of formaldehyde concentration.
UEA: Gas Chromatograph with mass spectrometer FIRN   uea-gcms-firn unknown University of East Anglia Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer (GC MS) -firn
UEA: Gas Chromatograph with Mass Spectrometer (GC MS)   uea-gc-ms unknown University of East Anglia Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer (GC MS)
UEA: Gas Chromotography Negative Ion Chemical Ioisation Mass Spectrometry   uea-gc-nici-ms unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
UEA: GC   uea_Gc unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
UEA: GC-ECD   uea-pan Graham Mills Gas Chromatography – Electron Capture Detector or GC-ECD is a technique used to analyse halogenated compounds and is primarily used in the environmental, forensic and pharmaceutical markets.
UEA: ICP-AES   None Inductively Coupled Plasma - Atomic Emission Spectroscopy (ICP-AES) detects metals through emission spectroscopy . ICP is used to produce excited atoms and ions, and the intensity of their emission...
UEA: Ion Chromatography   None The files containing the data from this instrument may end with .cw3 suffix.
UEA: J(NO2) Photoelectric Radiometer   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
UEA: Major Ions Rain Concentration   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
UEA: Met Sensor   None Brian Bandy met Sensors collects wind speed, wind direction, humidity, atmospheric pressure, solar irradiance and net irradiance, SoDAR wind profiler data and sonic anemometer data.
UEA: NAME dispersion model footprints   None University of East Anglia (UEA) These footprints are created by model runs in which thousands of particles are released from the location and are tracked backwards in time.
UEA: NI - GCMS   uea-nigcms unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
UEA: NOxy 4 channel NO, NO2, NOy, NOy* chemiluminescence analyser   uea-noxy unknown An instrument from the Penkett group at UEA. The instrument measures nitrogen compounds using chemiluminescence.
UEA: Packed column GC-ECD   uea_packed_gcecd unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
UEA: Peroxides instrument   uea-peroxides unknown An instrument from the Penkett group at UEA flown on research aircrafts to provide continuous measurements of gas phase speciated organic peroxides using fluorescence.
UEA: PEroxy Radical Chemical Amplification (PERCA) technique   uea_perca unknown PEROXY RADICAL CHEMICAL AMPLIFIER (PERCA) measures atmospheric peroxy radicals using chemical amplification.
UEA: Proton Transfer Reaction Mass Spectrometer (PTR-MS)   uea-ptrms David Oram The PTR-MS (Proton Transfer Reaction Mass Spectrometer) is an aircraft-certified instrument for the real time measurement of a selected range of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in the atmosphere ...
UEA: RGA3 GC   None Graham Mills Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
UEA: Sonic anemometer   None University of East Anglia (UEA) This instrument collects data on Wind Velocity, Wind Direction, Temperature, Heat Flux and Momentum Flux.
UEA: Stable Isotope Mass Spectrometry   None Nicola McArdle, Adrian Thompson The files containing the data from this instrument may end with .cw3 suffix.
UEA: TEI 42 trace level chemiluminescence NOx analyser   uea-nox unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
UEA: TEI 49 UV absorption O3 analyser   uea-o3 unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
UEA: Tethered Balloonsonde   None Claire E. Reeves Radiosonde measuring PTU and wind vector mounted on a balloon operated by the University of East Anglia
UEA: Thermo Scientific Model 43i Sulphur Dioxide Analyzer   None University of East Anglia Thermo Scientific Model 43i Sulphur Dioxide Analyzer
UEA: Trace Metals Rain Concentration   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
UEA: Volatile Organic Compounds Gas Chromatograph (VOC GC)   None University of East Anglia Volatile Organic Compounds Gas Chromatograph (VOC GC)
UGAMP ECMWF profiles   ugamp-ecprof unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
UGAMP trajectories   ugamp-traj unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
UK-DMC optical imaging payload   uk-dmc_payload unknown UK-DMC is a satellite of the standard Disaster Monitoring Constellation (DMC) design, with added research and development payloads. Like all of the standard DMC satellites, it carries an optical im...
Ultraportable Greenhouse Gas Analyser (UGGA)   None Joseph Pitt The Ultraportable Greenhouse Gas Analyser (UGGA) is manufactured by Los Gatos Research Inc. (USA). It measures the dry mole fraction of methane and carbon dioxide in ambient air, using laser absorp...
Umkehr instrument   umkehr unknown The Umkehr method is ground based optical remote sensing.
UNDEFINED instrument associated with platform: BAS Masin Twin-Otter aircraft   None This instrument is associated with the platform: BAS Masin Twin-Otter aircraft
UNDEFINED instrument associated with platform: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE   None This instrument is associated with the platform: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
UNDEFINED instrument associated with platform: Halley Clean Air Sector Laboratory (CASLab)   None This instrument is associated with the platform: Halley Clean Air Sector Laboratory (CASLab)
UNDEFINED instrument associated with platform: Kuujjuarapik, Hudson Bay, Canada   None This instrument is associated with the platform: Kuujjuarapik, Hudson Bay, Canada
UNDEFINED instrument associated with platform: Landsat1   None This instrument is associated with the platform: Landsat1
UNDEFINED instrument associated with platform: Landsat2   None This instrument is associated with the platform: Landsat2
UNDEFINED instrument associated with platform: Landsat3   None This instrument is associated with the platform: Landsat3
UNDEFINED instrument associated with platform: Mace Head Research Facility, Ireland   None This instrument is associated with the platform: Mace Head Research Facility, Ireland
UNDEFINED instrument associated with platform: Met Office C-130 Hercules Aircraft   None This instrument is associated with the platform: Met Office C-130 Hercules Aircraft
UNDEFINED instrument associated with platform: Met Office Meteorologial Research Unit, Cardington   None This instrument is associated with the platform: Met Office Meteorologial Research Unit, Cardington
UNDEFINED instrument associated with platform: MLS   None This instrument is associated with the platform: MLS
UNDEFINED instrument associated with platform: SAM II   None This instrument is associated with the platform: SAM II
UNDEFINED instrument associated with platform: Tactical Operational Satellite (TOPSAT)   None This instrument is associated with the platform: Tactical Operational Satellite (TOPSAT)
UNDEFINED instrument associated with platform: The Geoinformation Group (TGG) Survey Aircraft   None This instrument is associated with the platform: The Geoinformation Group (TGG) Survey Aircraft
University of Aberdeen Thermo TRACE GC Ultra   None Yit Arn Teh The instrument is a gas chromatograph which is equipped with two FIDs (flame ionization detector) for carbon dioxide and methane. It also inclues an ECD (electron capture detector) for nitrous oxid...
University of Bath: Ascension Island Skiymet Meteor Radar   None Nicholas Mitchell The University of Bath's Ascension Island meteor radar (7.9 S, 14.4 W) is an all-sky VHF meteor radar commercially produced Skiymet system. The system was operational from October 2001 to June 2011...
University of Bath: Bear Lake Observatory Skiymet Meteor Radar   None Nicholas Mitchell The University of Bath's Bear Lake Observatory (BLO) meteor radar (42 N, 114 W), Utah, is an all-sky VHF meteor radar commercially produced Skiymet system. The system has been operational from Mar...
University of Bath: Esrange Skiymet Meteor Radar   None Nicholas Mitchell The University of Bath's meteor radar located at the Esrange Space Centre in Northern Sweden (67.88 N, 21.07E) , is an all-sky VHF meteor radar commercially produced Skiymet system. It was operated...
University of Bath: King Edward Point Skiymet Meteor Radar   None Nicholas Mitchell The University of Bath's meteor radar located at the King Edward Point Magnetic Observatory (KEP, 54.2820 S, 36.4930 W) on South Georgia island in the South Atlantic , is an all-sky VHF meteor rada...
University of Bath: Rothera Skiymet Meteor Radar   None Nicholas Mitchell The University of Bath's meteor radar located at the British Antarctic Survey's Rothera base on Rothera Point, Adelaide Island, Antartica (67.57 S, 68.13 W), is an all-sky VHF meteor radar commerci...
University of Bern Uni: Operational Ground-based Ozone Sensor (OGOS)   berne_ogos University of Bern Operational Ground-based Ozone Sensor (OGOS) - millimeter-wave ozone radiometer operated by the University of Berne.
University of Birmingham: Long Path Absorption Photometer (LOPAP)   None Louisa Kramer, Leigh Crilley The instrument is a commercial long-path absorption photometer (LOPAP) that measures atmospheric gaseous nitrous acid (HONO) via wet chemical sampling and photometric detection.
University of Bristol: Cavity Ring Down Spectrometer (CRDS)   bristol-crds Aoife Grant Cavity ring-down spectroscopy (CRDS) is a highly sensitive optical spectroscopic technique that enables measurement of absolute optical extinction by samples that scatter and absorb light. It has b...
University of Bristol: Gas Chromatography-micro Electron Capture Detector (GC-ECD)   bristol-gc-ecd Aoife Grant Gas Chromatography-micro Electron Capture Detector (GC-ECD) is a technique used to analyse halogenated compounds and is primarily used in the environmental, forensic and pharmaceutical markets. ...
University of Cambridge (CAMB) Broadband Cavity enhanced Spectrophotmeters   None University of Cambridge University of Cambridge Broadband Cavity enhanced Spectrophotmeters sensitive technique for direct measurement of atmospheric trace gases.
University of Cambridge DIRAC gas chromatograph   None Andrew Robinson University of Cambridge DIRAC gas chromatograph onboard the Egrett aircraft
University of East Anglia: Cryotap GC-FID   uea_cryotap_gcfid Rachel A. Burgess Cryotap Gas Chromatograph-Flame Ionisation Detector operated by the University of East Anglia
University of East Anglia: Gas Chromatograph measuring CH4   wao-ghg-gc-fid Grant Forster The Flame Ionisation Detector (FID) on the Greenhouse Gas GC (Perkin Elmer, Clarus 500 Greenhouse GC) at Weybourne Atmospheric Observatory (WAO) is used to make quasi-continuous measurements of met...
University of East Anglia Gas Chromatograph measuring CO and H2   None The Reduction Gas Analyser (RGA3, Trace Analytical)) at Weybourne Atmospheric Observatory is used to make quasi-continuous measurements of molecular hydrogen (H2) and carbon monoxide (CO) in atmosp...
University of East Anglia: GC/FID   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
University of East Anglia: High Volume aerosol sampler   None Alex Baker Size segregated aerosol chemical composition. Aerosol particles are separated into up to 7 size fractions within the range <0.3 - >8.0 um during sample collection (number of size fractions depends ...
University of East Anglia (UEA): Weybourne Atmospheric Observatory chemistry instruments (O3, CO, NO, NO2)   uea-wao-chem unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
University of East Anglia (UEA): Weybourne Atmospheric Observatory Condensation Particle Counter   None Brian Bandy The Model 3022A is a general-purpose Condensation Particle Counter (CPC) that detects airborne particles greater than or equal to 7 nanometres in diameter. CPCs take advantage of the principle tha...
University of Ireland, Galway and the University of Bristol's Gas Chromotography Flame Ionisation detector (GC-FID) and Adsorption-desorption system   galway-gc-fid-ads Clare Noone Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
University of Lancashire/GIG: Proton Transfer Reaction-Time of Flight- Mass Spectrometer (PTR-ToF-MS)   None Joe Acton University of Lancashire Proton Transfer Reaction-Time of Flight- Mass Spectrometer (PTR-ToF-MS) provides online measurements of volatile organic compounds in air with a high time resolution and lo...
University of Leeds: ADC 7000 Water Vapour Instrument   None Dwayne E. Heard, David J. Creasey, James D. Lee, Michael J. Pilling Analytical Development Company (ADC) Ltd., model ADC 7000. The nondispersive IR absorption spectrometer produces a voltage proportional to the absolute amount of water vapour which is converted to ...
University of Leeds: Datawell DWR-G4 Waverider Buoy   None Ian Brooks The University of Leeds Datawell DWR-G4 Waverider uses doppler shift of GPS carrier signal to measure velocity in 3D, from which 3D displacement is calculated. Directional wave spectra are then der...
University of Leeds: Dew Point Hygrometer   leeds-dph Lisa Whalley The Optica Hygrometer offers precision dew point measurement. Precisely controlled by GE's chilled mirror sensing technology - providing NIST traceable humidity,temperature and pressure measurement...
University of Leeds: Formaldehyde   leeds-hcho Lisa Whalley Laser induced fluorescence instrument for off-resonance HCHO detection at 353 nm. Uses a tunable fibre laser (Novawave, TFL3000). HCHO instrument is calibrated using a commercial permatube containi...
University of Leeds Gas Chromotograph Formaldehyde (HCHO) instrument or fluorometric   leeds-gc-hcho unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
University of Leeds: GC-FID   leeds-gc-fid Ally Lewis, Katie A. Read Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
University of Leeds: Heitronics KT15 IR temperature sensor 1   leeds-kt15-ir-1 Ian Brooks The University of Leeds Heitronics KT15 IR temperature sensor (number 1) is a digital, compact, programmable and universally applicable radiation pyrometer series with comprehensive and flexible fu...
University of Leeds: Heitronics KT15 IR temperature sensor 2   leeds-kt15-ir-2 Ian Brooks The University of Leeds Heitronics KT15 IR temperature sensor (number 2) is a digital, compact, programmable and universally applicable radiation pyrometer series with comprehensive and flexible fu...
University of Leeds: LI-COR LI-7500 Gas Analyser   None Ian Brooks The University of Leeds operates a LI-COR LI-7500 open path gas analyser. The instrument operates at infra-red wavelengths measuring the absorption due to carbon dioxide and water vapour at specifi...
University of Leeds: Licor Li-7500 gas analyzer   leeds-licor-7500 Ian Brooks The University of Leeds' LI-COR LI-7500 open path gas analyser operates at infra-red wavelengths measuring the absorption due to carbon dioxide and water vapour concentrations at specific wavelengt...
University of Leeds: Metek USA-100 sonic anemometer   leeds-metek-sonic-anemometer Ian Brooks The University of Leeds Metek USA-100 sonic anemometer measures turbulent winds and sonic temperature at 20Hz. 20Hz raw data are available from which average fluxes (e.g. 20 minute average fluxes) ...
University of Leeds: Mobotix MX-M24M IP camera - number 1   leeds-mobotix-camera-1 Ian Brooks This is one of three Mobotix MX-M24M IP cameras operated by the University of Leeds, supplying digital imagery as jpeg images. The M24M can be configured for high-resolution, distortion-free pa...
University of Leeds: Mobotix MX-M24M IP camera number 2   leeds-mobotix-camera-2 Ian Brooks This is one of three Mobotix MX-M24M IP cameras operated by the University of Leeds, supplying digital imagery as jpeg images. The M24M can be configured for high-resolution, distortion-free ...
University of Leeds: Mobotix MX-M24M IP camera number 3   leeds-mobotix-camera-3 Ian Brooks This is one of three Mobotix MX-M24M IP cameras operated by the University of Leeds, supplying digital imagery as jpeg images. The M24M can be configured for high-resolution, distortion-free ...
University of Leeds: PTV-GC-FID   None James R. Hopkins Hydrocarbon measurements by PTV-GC-FID
University of Leeds: SODAR no. 1   leeds-sodar1 Barbara Brooks, Lindsay Bennett Scintec FAS64 acoustic sodar to provide winds and backscatter data from about 50 m to around 700 m above ground level depending on conditions, at 10 minute frequency.
University of Leeds: SODAR no. 2   leeds-sodar2 Lindsay Bennett Scintec FAS64 acoustic sodar to provide winds and backscatter data from about 50 m to around 700 m above ground level depending on conditions, at 10 minute frequency.
University of Leeds: Spectral Radiometer   leeds-specrad Lisa Whalley The spectral radiometer provides a direct measurement of solar actinic UV flux and determination of photolysis frequencies. The actinic flux is measured between 280 - 650 nm (<1 nm resolution) usin...
University of Leeds: TECO 49 UV photometric ozone instrument   None James B. McQuaid, Alastair C. Lewis, Michael J. Pilling TECO 49 UV photometric ozone instrument owned by the University of Leeds
University of Leeds: XSens Attitude and Heading Reference System   leeds-xsens-mti-g-700 Ian Brooks The University of Leeds' XSens MTi-G-700 measures 3-axis accelerations, rotation rates, and magnetic field components alongside GPS position. The internal algorithm calculates 3-axis velocity, tilt...
University of Leicester: Metcon 2-pi Spectral Radiometer   leic-sr1 University of Leicester University of Leicester Metcon 2-pi Spectral Radiometer provides a direct measurement of solar actinic UV flux and determination of photolysis frequencies.
University of Leicester: Relative Humidity Probe   leic-relativehumidity Andrew R. Rickard ROTRONIC RH probe
University of Leicester: TEI 49 UV absorption O3 analyser   leic-o3 Ruth Mary Purvis, Alastair C. Lewis, James B. McQuaid Thermo Environmental Instruments 49C UV absorption O3 analyser operated by the University of Leicester. This is a ground-based laser-induced fluorescence instrument for detection of OH, HO2, and RO...
University of Manchester: 2-Dimensional Stereo (2DS) particle imaging probe (SPEC Inc.) on board the British Antarctic Survey Twin Otter aircraft   None Microphysics of Antarctic Clouds (MAC): cloud particle concentration measurements from the University of Manchester 2-Dimensional Stereo (2DS) particle imaging probe (SPEC Inc.) on board the Britis...
University of Manchester Aerosol Chamber   None unknown The Manchester aerosol chamber is run as a batch reactor where the composition of the gaseous precursors, pre-existing seed, oxidising environment, relative humidity and temperature is controlled. ...
University of Manchester: Automatic Weather Station   None Carl Bradbury The automatic weather station measures humidity, temperature, wind direction and speed every minute.
University of Manchester Degreane 1290mhz Mobile Wind Profiler Radar - formerly aber-radar-1290mhz   man-radar-1290mhz, aber-radar-1290mhz Emily G. Norton The University of Manchester Mobile Wind Profiler was designed and manufactured by Degreane Horizon. It is a clear-air UHF Doppler radar system operating at 1290 MHz to measure signal intensity and...
University of Manchester: Droplet Measurement Technologies, Inc, Two dimenionsal stereo probe, (2DS)   man-2ds Hazel Jones, Sebastion O'Shea University of Manchester: SPEC Inc., Two dimensional stereo probe (2DS). The 2DS captures 2D binary images of particles passing through its sample volume. Particles are detected using two orthogona...
University of Manchester: Electrochemical Cell (ECC) ozonesonde   man-o3sonde Grant Allen The University of Manchester Electrochemical Cell (ECC) ozonesonde allows ozone profiles to be measured when attached to a radiosonde such as the University of Manchester Vaisala RS92KE radiosonde.
University of Manchester: High volume precipitation spectrometer (HVPS)   man-hvps Sebastion O'Shea University of Manchester: SPEC Inc., High volume precipitation spectrometer (HVPS). The HVPS captures 2D binary images of particles passing through its sample volume. Particles are detected using a...
University of Manchester Knudsend Effusion Mass Spectrometer (KEMS)   man-kems Murray Booth Knudsen Effusion Mass Spectrometry (KEMS) is an established vapour pressure measurement technique capable of measuring vapour pressures from 101-10-8 Pa (e.g. for ceramic solutions and metal alloys...
University of Manchester Multi-Angle Absorption Photometer (MAAP)   man-maap-bc unknown The University of Manchester MAAP (Multi-Angle Absorption Photometer) instrument was specifically developed to reduce the uncertainties in black carbon measurements caused by aerosol scattering.
University of Manchester: Ozone DIAL LIDAR   aber-lidar Geraint Vaughan The University of Manchester operate a Ozone DIAL lidar at the MST Radar Facility site at Capel Dewi, near Aberystwyth, Mid-Wales. The instrument produces profiles of ozone number density with a he...
University of Manchester: Retrievals from Met Office: Airborne Research Interferometer Evaluation System (ARIES)   man-aries Retrieved temperature, water vapour, ozone, methane, and carbon monoxide from data collected by the Met Office: Airborne Research Interferometer Evaluation System (ARIES) on board the FAAM BAe-146 ...
University of Manchester's 3-View Cloud Particle Imager (3V-CPI)   man-3v-cpi James Dorsey The CPI can image and count particles in the size range of 15-2500um, with the images having a nominal 2.3um resolution. Image analysis and data processing software provided with the probe takes pa...
University of Manchester's Cloud-Aerosol & Precipitation Spectrometer with Depolarisation (CAPS)   man-caps James Dorsey The Cloud, Aerosol, and Precipitation Spectrometer (CAPS) is designed to measure size distributions of airborne particles. It contains the Cloud Imaging Probe (CIP) that measures the sizes of large...
University of Manchester: TECO 49 UV photometric ozone instrument   None TECO 49 UV photometric ozone instrument owned by the University of Manchester
University of Manchester: ToF-CIMS   None Michael Priestley The University of Manchester Chemical Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer (ToF-CIMS) measures trace gases including isocyanate, amide, nitrate, nitro compounds at 1Hz using the iodide chemi...
University of Manchester: TSI 3025 Condensation Particle Counter   None Jim Whiteway The instrument is one of the twelve CPCs manufactured by TSI Inc. that University of Manchester owns. The instrument is a continuous-flow particle counter that can detect and count particles by las...
University of Manchester/UFAM: Aerosol Mass Spectrometer (AMS) - formerly umist-ams   man-ams, umist-ams Paul I. Williams The Aerodyne aerosol mass spectrometer (AMS) is the only currently available instrument capable of providing quantitative size and chemical mass loading information in real-time for non-refractory ...
University of Manchester/UFAM: Sonic anemometer 1   man-sonic-1, umist-sonic-1 University of Manchester Sonic anemometers provide fast and accurate measurements of three dimensional wind speed and are widely used by the Centre for Atmospheric Science (CAS) at the University of Manchester to make both...
University of Manchester/UFAM (Universities' Facilities for Atmospheric Measurements): Cloud Particle Imager (CPI) - formerly umist-cpi   man-cpi James Dorsey The CPI can image and count particles in the size range of 15-2500um, with the images having a nominal 2.3um resolution. Image analysis and data processing software provided with the probe takes pa...
University of Manchester/UFAM (Universities' Facility for Atmospheric Measurement) : Condensation Particle Counter - formerly umist-cpc   man-cpc, umist-cpc James Whitehead To count smaller particles, Condensation Particle Counters (CPC) are used, and can count all particles down to 2nm (depending on specific model). In these counters, particles are detected and count...
University of Manchester/UFAM (Universities' Facility for Atmospheric Measurement): Grimm Optical Particle Counter - formerly umist-grimm   man-grimm Paul I. Williams GRIMM 1.108 dust monitor run by the University of Manchester measures the size resolved number concentration per cubic centimetre of particles in the size range of 0.3 to 20 microns (optical). By s...
University of Manchester/UFAM (Universities' Facility for Atmospheric Measurement): Scanning Mobility Particle Sizer - (formerly umist-smps)   man-smps Paul I. Williams The Scanning Mobility Particle Sizer is based on the principal of the mobility of a charged particle in an electric field. Particles entering the system are neutralized (using a radioactive source)...
University of Manchester: Ultrafine Condensation Particle Counter (UCPC)   man-ucpc University of Manchester: Ultrafine Condensation Particle Counter (UCPC)
University of Manchester: Vaisala Probe   None Carl Bradbury The Vaisala Probe measures temperature, humidity and pressure.
University of Reading: Vaisala radiosonde   reading-radiosonde unknown Vaisala radiosonde system that is not mobile. The radiosonde is a lightweight, balloon-borne instrument that measures profiles of pressure, temperature and humidity from the ground to approximately...
University of St Andrews: Thermo TRACE Gas Chromatograph Ultra   st-andrews-gc-fid Angus Calder The instrument is a gas chromatograph which is equipped with two FIDs (flame ionization detector) for carbon dioxide and methane. It also inclues an ECD (electron capture detector) for nitrous oxid...
University of Sunderland: CMAS Met Station   None Michael H. Smith, Ian E. Consterdine University of Sunderland: Centre for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CMAS) Met Station
University of Wales, Aberystwyth mobile backscatter 532 nm lidar   None Jim Whiteway, Geraint Vaughan This instrument measured backscatter and depolarisation at 532 nm, with vertical resolution 30 m and raw time resolution 10 s. This small backscatter lidar was operated during the EMERALD campaigns...
University of Wales, Aberystwyth: Rayleigh LIDAR   None Geraint Vaughan Nd:YAG Laser, emitting wavelength 532 nm, single wavelength detection. Parallel and perpendicular components monitored simultaneously
University of York: Aerodyne Tunable IR Laser Direct Absorption Spectrometer (TILDAS) model QC-TILDAS-CS   None Joseph Pitt Aerodyne Tunable IR Laser Direct Absorption Spectrometer (TILDAS) model QC-TILDAS-CS is a laser spectrometer producing measurements of Ethane dry mole fraction at 1 Hz. The QC-TILDAS-CS is manu...
University of York Dionex ICS-1100 Ion Chromatography System   None The Thermo Scientific Dionex ICS-1100 Ion Chromatography System (Dionex ICS-1100) performs ion analyses using suppressed or non-suppressed conductivity detection. An ion chromatography system typic...
University of York High Volume Sampler (Ecotech 3000, Australia)   None The HiVol 3000 particulate sampler performs remote unattended sampling of PM2.5, PM10 or TSP along with basic meteorological parameters.
University of York: home built array of Alphasense sensors   None James D. Lee CO data taken home built array of Alphasense sensors. CO instrument calibrated using a 1ppm CO in air cylinder (BOC - certified to NOAA GAW standard)
University of York: NOxy   york-noxy James D. Lee measured species : NO, No2, NOz
University of York's 2B Technologies Dual Channel Ozone Monitor   york-ozone7 Katie A. Read University of York's 2B Technologies Dual Channel Ozone Monitor is a UV photometric gas analyser (254nm) which has the capability to measure the amount of ozone in the air from 2 ppb concentrations...
University of York's 2B Technologies Single Channel Ozone Monitor   york-ozone6 Katie A. Read University of York's 2B Technologies Single Channel Ozone Monitor is a UV photometric gas analyser (254nm) which has the capability to measure the amount of ozone in the air from 3 ppb concentratio...
University of York's TEI 49 UV absorption O3 analyser   york-ozone3 Katie A. Read The Thermo 49 is a powerful, easy-to-use, UV photometric based ozone analyzer which offers increased specificity via its balanced optical system. User programmable software capabilities allows sele...
University of York: TEI 42i TL NO analyser   None James D. Lee NO data taken using a TEI 42i TL NO analyser. NO instrument calibrated using 100ppb NO in nitrogen cylinder (BOC - certified to NPL standard)
University of York: TEI 43i TL SO2   None James D. Lee SO2 data taken using TEI 43i TL SO2 analyser. SO2 data taken using 1000ppb SO2 in nitrogen cylinder (BOC)
University of York: Teledyne T500~U CAPS analyser   None James D. Lee NO2 data taken using Teledyne T500~U CAPS analyser. NO2 instrument calibrated using 100ppb NO2 in nitrogen cylinder (BOC)
Unknown aircraft mounted in-situ instruments.   None unknown Unknown aircraft mounted in-situ instruments.
Unknown Instruments Suite   unknown_instruments unknown Suite of instruments used onboard ships of opportunity for the CAVASSOO project.
UNOR-2 semi-automatic non-dispersive IR gas analyser   unor-2 unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
unspecified camera onboard CULM aircraft   None CULM, University of Cambridge Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
USP-ACSM Aerosol Chemical Speciation Monitor   usp-acsm Aerodyne Aerosol Chemical Speciation Monitor operated by Instituto de Fisica, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
UV Absorption   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
UV Differential Optical Absorption Spectrometer (DOAS)   uv_doas unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
UV Raman LiDAR   uvlidar unknown The ground-based Raman lidar system transmits a high power Nd:YAG pulse laser beam vertically into the atmosphere at 355 nm wavelength. The LiDAR measures both elastic backscattering and water vapo...
UV Spectrometer   uv_spectrometer unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Vaisala RS41-SG radiosondes   None Andrew G. Turner University of Reading Vaisala RS41-SG radiosondes measuring in-situ temperature, humidity, pressure and GPS location at 1Hz with the following parameters temperature, humidity, pressure, longitude,...
Vaisala RS92SGP Radiosonde   None Vaisala RS92SGP Radiosonde
Vaisala WXT520 weather transmitters   None Air temperature, relative humidity, wind speed, wind direction and atmospheric pressure were measured with Vaisala WXT520 weather transmitters
Valeport current meter   Valeport_current_meter unknown Valeport uni-directional electro-magnetic current meter (Valeport Ltd.).
Velocity maps production process   velocity-map-process unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
vertically facing thermophile radiometer   thermophile_radiometer unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Very High Resolution Radiometer (VHRR) on INSAT-1 series   vhrr_insat1 unknown INSAT 1-class satellites carry a Very High Resolution Radiometer (VHRR) working in the visible (0.55-0.75, microns) and IR (10.5-12.5 microns) bands with resolutions of 2.75 km and 11 km, respectiv...
Vexel UltraCam   None The Vexcel ultracam is frame based, taking images of the Earth Surface in the usual manner of a digital camera - each frame as a separate image; to capture Color InfraRed (CIR) imagery.
Vigo ALPHASAT 20 Ghz beacon receiver   None Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Vigo ALPHASAT 20 Ghz beacon receiver
Vigo ALPHASAT 40 Ghz beacon receiver   None Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Vigo ALPHASAT 40 Ghz beacon receiver
Vigo Young Mod. 52203 Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge   None Vigo Young Mod. 52203 Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge Manufacturer and Model: Young Mod. 52203 Type: Tipping bucket Specifications: resolutions, dynamic range: 0.1 mm/tip Integration time and samp...
Visible and Infrared Spin-Scan Radiometer (VISSR)   vissr unknown Visible and Infrared Spin-Scan Radiometer (VISSR) flown on the SMS-1 and -2 and the GOES-1, -2 and -3. The VISSR provides data to produce photographic displays for the National Weather Service (NWS...
visible Differential Optical Absorption Spectrometer (DOAS)   vis_doas unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
visiometer   visiometer unknown A visiometer is an instrument to aid the estimation of visibility at a meteorological station.
Visiometer   None Met Office A visiometer is an instrument to aid the estimation of visibility at a meteorological station. Visiometers are used by observation stations worldwide before data is used by the Met Office and later...
VISSR Atmospheric Sounder (VAS)   vas unknown GOES-4, -5, -6, and -7 carry an advanced Visible and Infrared Spin-Scan Radiometer (VISSR) Atmospheric Sounder (VAS), which can obtain atmospheric soundings as well as VISSR images.
WAS canisters   None Calibrations have been performed using a certified NPL 30 component mixture purchased in 2009.
Water vapour Lidar   None Water vapour Lidar
Wattisham: Met Office Windprofiler 1290MHz 2   ukmo-radar-1290mhz-2 unknown The Wattisham Radian LAP3000 is permanently located at an existing Met Office at RAF Wattisham. This system is an integral part of the UK operational upper air network. Wattisham, like the other UK...
Weather Station   None Weather Station
Wellhead float gauge   wellhead_float_gauge unknown Type of tide gauge to measure sea levels.
Weybourne Atmospheric Observatory: Electron Capture Detector on the Clarus 500 Greenhouse Gas Chromatograph   None Grant Forster The Electron Capture Detector (ECD) on the Clarus 500 Greenhouse Gas Chromatograph (GC) at Weybourne Atmospheric Observatory is used to make quasi-continuous measurements of nitrous oxide (N2O) and...
Weybourne Atmospheric Observatory: Siemens Ultramet 6E & Sable Systems Oxzilla II   None NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre (NCAS BADC), Brian Bandy A single gas handling system is used to measure CO2 and O2 concurrently in a single contiguous system including both analysers. Air is sampled from an aspirated inlet on the 10 m tower at Weybourne...
Wind Profiler   None Met Office Wind-profiler radars are instruments which provide wind measurements and turbulence information as a function of altitude in most weather conditions. Doppler radars probe the atmosphere and derive ...
WindSat   None WindSat is a passive microwave radiometer flown on the Coriolis Satellite by the US Department of Defence since 2003.
Windsonic 2d sonic anemometer   None James D. Lee Windsonic 2d sonic anemometer
Wind vane   None unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Wuppertal HONO gas phase instrument.   wuppertal-hono Sebastian Laufs This is a LOPAP instrument that measures gas phase atmospheric HONO operated by University of Wuppertal (Germany) in London for ClearFLo
WUR RIEGL VZ-400 Terrestrial Laser Scaner   None Instrument Serial: TBC The RIEGL VZ-400 V-Line® 3D Terrestrial Laser Scanner provides high speed, non-contact data acquisition using a narrow infrared laser beam and a fast scann...
Xanthi - atmospheric electric potential gradient   xanthi-pg Potential gradient is measured using an Electric field mill (CS110 Campbell Scientific). It is mounted on a 3m metal pole. Csite determined utilizing a set of typical fair weather days and consid...
York: 2 Dimensional GC-fid   york-gcxgc-fid unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
York: Aerolaser CO analyser   york-aerolaser-co unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
York: Automated adsorption tube sampler to collect VOC samples and analyse by GC/MS   york-ats-gc-tof unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
York: Dual Column Gas Chromatograph-Flame Ionization Detector (DC-GC-FID)   york-dc-gc-fid1 James R. Hopkins The Dual Channel Gas Chromatograph with Flame Ionisation Detectors is capable of reporting mixing ratios of a wide range of volatile organic compounds in the atmosphere. The output includes mix...
York: FAAM-based Gas Chromatograph - Mass Spectrometer   york-in-situ-gcms James R. Hopkins The York portable Thermal Desorption-Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer (GCMS) fitted on board the FAAM BAe-146 aircraft is an Agilent 6850 GC- 5975 MS with a Markes International TT24-7 thermal d...
York-Gas-AQI   None James D. Lee Commercial gas analysers measures O3, NO, NO2, total NOy, SO2 and CO every 10 seconds.
York: Gas Chromatography MS (GCMS)   york-gcms James R. Hopkins The York Thermal Desorption-Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer (GCMS) is an Agilent 7890GC-5977MS with a Markes International TT24-7 thermal desorption unit. The output includes mixing ratios of ...
York: Gas Chromotography Flame Ionisation detector 2   york-gc-fid2 unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
York: Gas Chromotography Flame Ionisation detector 3   york-gc-fid3 unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
York gc-tof-ms   None Isoprene and monoterpenes samples collected on adsorption tubes and analysed by GC-TOF-MS for the AMMA project
York Hivol Particle Sampler   york-hivol-sampler unknown, Jacqueline F. Hamilton, Emanuela Finessi OC-EC measurements made on PM2.5 filters collected by the York hivol sampler at the North Kensington site (London) during the ClearfLo winter IOP 2012
York: Met sensor   york-metsensor unknown Instrument.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
YORK-O3-CO   None James D. Lee YORK-O3-CO
york-o3-nox   york-o3-nox James D. Lee TEI 49i ozone analyser measuring ozone (O3) and Ecophysics 780TR NO analyser with BLC NO2 converter measuring NOx - operated by University of York, Department of Chemistry. Data produced are annual...
York:Ozone   york-o3 unknown Measured species : O3 Ozone measurements made from 5m (top of Leicester container) using a 2B Technologies single cell UV Analyser
York:Ozone (O3)   york-o3-instrument unknown Ozone measurements made from 5m (top of FAGE container) using a Thermo Electron Instrument (TEI) Model 49i UV Analyser.
York: PAN GC (PeroxyAcetyl Nitrate Gas Chromatograph)   york-pan-gc James R. Hopkins The PAN GC is a custom-built gas chromatograph with electron capture detection (Ai Qualitek, Cambridge, UK). The This instrument is regularly used on the FAAM BAe 146 research aircraft. The out...
York: Proton Transfer Reaction Mass Spectrometer (PTr-MS)   york-ptrms unknown An instrument which provides in-situ analysis of volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
York/UEA/UFAM: Whole Air Sample bottles (WAS)   WAS unknown Seven cases holding a total of 64 stainless steel sample bottles can be stored in the aft cargo hold. The bottles are filled with air taken in flight from the air sample pipe and stored for post-fl...
Zenith Sky Differential Optical Absorption Spectroscopy (DOAS)   None Hugh Coe In atmospheric chemistry, differential optical absorption spectroscopy (DOAS) is used to measure concentrations of trace gases. When combined with basic optical spectrometers such as prisms or diff...