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Platforms (742)

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Title Abbreviation Operator Abstract Licence DOI
10m tower at the Met Office Meteorologial Research Unit, Cardington   None Met Office The Met Office Meteorologial Research Unit, Cardington, maintain a 10m tower on which they deploy a range of instruments for near-surface observations.
25m tower at the Met Office Meteorologial Research Unit, Cardington   None Met Office The Met Office Meteorologial Research Unit, Cardington, maintain a 25m tower on which they deploy various instruments for near-surface observations.
50m tower at the Met Office Meteorologial Research Unit, Cardington   None Met Office The Met Office Meteorologial Research Unit, Cardington, use a 50m tower to mount a number of instruments.
AASEII Radiosonde stations   aase2_radios unknown Radiosonde stations located in the AASE2 region of experiment.
AASE Radiosonde stations   aase_radios unknown Radiosonde stations located in the AASE region of experiment.
AASE sonde stations   None unknown ozonesonde soundings from 3 stations (Angmagssalik and Scoresbysund, Greenland and Lerwick, UK)
Aasiaat   None Aasiaat, Greenland
Abaco Lighthouse   None Abaco Lighthouse located in the Bahamas
ABACUS Field sites   abacus_sites unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Aberystwyth, UK   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Abisco, Sweden   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Abisko   None Abisko
Achern, Germany   achern unknown Land station used in the Convective and Orographically-induced Precipitation Study (COPS).
Adelaide Island   northadelaideisland unknown North Adelaide Island was the site of a British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Automatic Weather Station (AWS) during the NERC OFCAP (Orographic Flows and the Climate of the Antarctic Peninsula) project. ...
Advanced Earth Observing Satellite (ADEOS)   adeos-1 unknown Advanced Earth Observing Satellite (ADEOS) was the first international space platform dedicated to Earth environmental research developed and managed by the National Space Development Agency of Jap...
Advanced Land Observing Satellite (ALOS)   None The Advanced Land Observing Satellite (ALOS) hosts the Advanced Visible and Near-Infrared Radiometer type 2 (AVNIR-2), the Panchromatic Remote sensing Instrument for Stereo Mapping (PRISM) and the ...
Aghios Kyrillos (AKYR) GPS station   None Located in the Aegean peninsula this site was used as part of a network for continuous GPS monitoring of tectonic movement. Continuously operating GPS site with antenna mounted on a concrete pillar...
Agoufou   agoufou unknown Station used by AMMA project in Mali, Africa.
Albemarle, UK   albemarle Met Office Met office observation station (WMO ID: 03238), in Albemarle, Northumberland, UK. The site hosts surface meteorological equipment and supports radiosonde launches.
Aldergrove Airport, UK   aldergrove Met Office Aldergrove Airport (WMO id 03917) is a joint Helicopter Command Flying Station. The station is located 69m above mean sea level in Northern Ireland. Meteorological observations are recorded on a 2...
Alentejo Evora   None Evora station is located about 12 km south-west of the town of Evora in the Alentejo region, Portugal
Alert, Canada   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Alice Holt, UK   aliceholt Alice Holt was site 28 for the CSIP project. It's U.K. Ordnance Survey number is SU7980440050 and is located 75.3m above sea level.
Alkama, Africa   None unknown Used in AMMA project
Alliance Ship   None Alliance is a research ship. The 93 meters, 3,180 t NATO ship NRV ALLIANCE was designed in the mid 80’s as a quiet acoustic research platform. It is capable of operating in all oceans strategicall...
Amazonica private rented aircraft   None The Amazonica aircraft is a private aircraft used for taking air samples above ground sites during the Amazonica project. Air is sucked via an inlet outside the aircraft into unit filled with flask...
AMDARs (Aircraft Meteorological Data Relay) Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the AMDARs station network transmit their observations in the form of an AMDAR message, which prior to March 1992, was known as ASDAR (Aircraft to Satellite Data Relay)....
Andoya Rocket Range, Norway   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Angmagssalik, Greenland   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Anopoli (ANOP) GPS station   None Located in the Aegean peninsula this site was used as part of a network for continuous GPS monitoring of tectonic movement. Continuously operating GPS site with antenna mounted on a concrete pillar...
Ano Tiros (ATRS) GPS station   None Located in the Aegean peninsula this site was used as part of a network for continuous GPS monitoring of tectonic movement. Continuously operating GPS site with antenna mounted on a concrete pillar...
Antarctic stations   None unknown Antarctic stations: Halley Bay, McMurdo, Palmer Station, and the South Pole.
Applications Explorer Mission 2 (AEM-2)   aem2 unknown The Applications Explorer Mission 2 (AEM-2) was launched on 18th February 1979 and provided data for 2 years and 9 months. Its paylod included SAGE I.
Aqua Satellite, part of the Earth Observation System Afternoon Constellation (EOS-PM)   Aqua-platform, eos_aqua National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Aqua, launched on 4th April 2002, is a polar-orbiting satellite within the Afternoon Constellation (A-Train) that have equator crossings around 13:30 and 01:30 under NASA's Earth Obseration System ...
ARA Beech B200T Super King Air aircraft   king_air unknown Aircraft operated by Airbourne Research Australia.
Aragats Research Station   None Aragats Cosmic Ray Research Station is a high-altitude cosmic ray station at an elevation of 3.199m (10,495ft) above the sea level, located on the slopes of Mount Aragats, in the province of Aragat...
Aragats Space Environmental Center   aragats The Aragats Research Station used in the GloCAEM project is used by the Yerevan Physics Institute for the GloCAEM project. Aragats Research Station is located on Mt. Aragats, Armenia, a dorman...
ARA Grob G520T Egrett aircraft   egrett unknown Aircraft operated by Airbourne Research Australia.
ARIES   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Arkitsa (ARK2) GPS station   None Located in the Aegean peninsula this site was used as part of a network for continuous GPS monitoring of tectonic movement. Continuously operating GPS site with antenna mounted on a concrete pillar...
Arkitsa (ARKI) GPS station   None Located in the Greece this site was used as part of a network for continuous GPS monitoring of tectonic movement. Continuously operating GPS site with antenna mounted on a concrete pillar. The inst...
Armagh Observatory, Northern Ireland, UK   armagh-platform unknown The Armagh Observatory is a modern astronomical research institute with a rich heritage. Founded in 1790 by Archbishop Richard Robinson, the Observatory is one of the UK and Ireland's leading scien...
Arrival Heights, Antarctica   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Ascension Island   ascension_isld unknown Situated in the south Atlantic Ascension Island is a British Overseas Territory. It has been used as a site for various observations including the University of Bath's Skiymet Meteor VHF radar (43....
Ashmansworth, UK   ashmansworth unknown Convective Storm Initiation Project Pilot Field Campaign, 2004, field site in Hampshire, southern England.
ASHOE-MAESA Radiosonde stations   ashoe_rad-stations unknown Selected radiosonde stations in the ASHOE/MAESA region of experiment (southern hemisphere).
ASK16 - FUB aircraft   ASK16-FUB unknown Small tropospheric aicraft operated by Freie Universitat Berlin (FUB). The aircraft is of welded tube, wood and fabric construction and has a low-set high-aspect-ratio wing. Seating is side-by-sid...
At-Bristol Science Centre (AtB)   None The At-Bristol Science Centre (AtB) roof top site is used in the GloCAEM project by the University of Bristol. The AtB Site is an urban site rooftop site on the @Bristol Science Centre building ...
Athens   None Athens, Greece
Atmospheric Composition Explorer (ACE)   None Atmospheric Composition Explorer (ACE) is a NASA Explorers program Solar and space exploration mission to study matter comprising energetic particles from the solar wind, the interplanetary medium,...
ATR42 - SAFIRE aircraft   SAFIRE-ATR42 SAFIRE Service des Avions Francais Instrumentés pour la Recherche en Environnement ATR42-SAFIRE is a large tropospheric research aircraft operated by Service des Avions Francais Instrumentés pour la Recherche en Environnement (SAFIRE), France. The ATR 42 is a twin-turboprop, sho...
Auckland road, Birmimgham, UK   None Kim Cooke Auckland road, Birmimgham, UK
AUN site: Birmingham Centre   None Automatic Urban Network Automatic Urban Network site
AUN site: Birmingham East   None Automatic Urban Network Automatic Urban Network site
AUN site: Coventry   None Automatic Urban Network Automatic Urban Network site
AUN site: Walsall Alumwell, West Midlands   None Automatic Urban Network Automatic Urban Network site
AUN site: West Bromwich, West Midlands   None Automatic Urban Network Automatic Urban Network site
AUN site: Willenhall, West Midlands   None Automatic Urban Network Automatic Urban Network site
AUN site: Wolverhampton   None Automatic Urban Network Automatic Urban Network site
Avery Plateau   averyplateau unknown Avery Plateau was the site of a British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Automatic Weather Station (AWS) during the NERC OFCAP (Orographic Flows and the Climate of the Antarctic Peninsula) project. The site ...
AWSDLY (Automatic Weather Station Daily values) Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the AWSDLY (Automatic Weather Station Daily values) Station Network transmit their observations in the form of an AWSDLY message. Commercial and Met Office designs of Cl...
AWSHRLY (Automatic Weather Station Hourly values) Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the AWSHRLY (Automatic Weather Station Hourly values) Station Network transmit their observations in the form of an AWSHRLY message. Commercial and Met Office designs of...
Balboa   balboa unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Bamba   None unknown Bamba, Africa. USed in AMMA project.
Banizoumbou, Africa   None unknown Used in AMMA project
Barongartenhuette, Germany   None unknown Location of instrumented site in the Black Forest, southern Germany, used for the COPS campaign
BAS Masin Twin-Otter aircraft   masin British Antarctic Survey (BAS) The British Antarctic Survey has a Twin Otter aircraft with a certified fit of airborne atmospheric instrumentation suitable for atmospheric, boundary layer and cloud/aerosol studies. The Twin O...
Bear Island   None Bearisla
Bear Lake Observatory (BLO)   bear-lake-observatory Center for Atmospheric and Space Sciences (CASS) The Bear Lake Observatory (BLO) is a mid-latitude upper atmospheric-ionospheric observatory that also supports satellite and other ground-based measurement campaigns. The observatory is operated by...
Belbroughton, West Midlands   None Della Lansley University of Leeds measurements of Temperature, wind, O3, NO, NO2, NOX and CO.
Belifoungou   belifoungou unknown Belifoungou, Africa. Used in AMMA project.
Ben Nevis   None Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in the British Isles. Between 1883 and 1904, detailed meteorological observations were taken at the summit of Ben Nevis (56.80N, 5.00W, 1345m elevation)
Berkner Island, Antarctica   berkner_isld unknown Berkner Island station is located in Antarctica (79S,45W) at an altitude of 900m.
Big Croft field, near Chilbolton   big_croft_field unknown Big Croft field is located near the Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and radio research. At the time of the NCAVEO field experiment in June 2006, it was an oil seed rape field.
Bilsdale Tower, North Yorkshire   None Aoife Grant Bilsdale (BSD) tall tower is in a remote area of the North York Moors National Park and is the first monitoring site in the northeast region of England. The closest large conurbations are York and ...
Bira, Africa   bira unknown Benin, Africa, used in AMMA project.
Birmingham Children's Hospital   None Kim Cooke Birmingham Children's Hospital, Birmingham
Birmingham Urban Climate Laboratory (BUCL) network of sites for HiTemp   None The HiTemp project (High Density Measurements within the Urban Environment), operated networks of meteorological sensors installed within the Birmingham conurbaton: Approximately 250 low-cost, batt...
Bluesky survey aircraft   None Bluesky Bluesky survey aircraft were used to provide the stereo aerial photography used in the 5m Digital Terrain Model (DTM) for England and Wales and the imagery for the Colour InfraRed (CIR) dataset for...
Bolton Catchment, UK   bolton_catchment unknown The Bolton catchment is an area of the UK often chosen for hydrological studies.
Boscombe Down, UK   boscombe_down Met Office Boscombe Down (WMO id 03746) is located 126m above mean sea level in Wiltshire, South-West of England, UK. Since 1930 Meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking the sta...
Brazil, Pará, Caxiuanã National Forest on 26/10/2014   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 20m grid Waveform: Y Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y ...
Brazil, Pará, Caxiuanã National Forest on 29/10/2014   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 20m grid Waveform: Y Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y ...
Brest, France   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Bridge Farm station, UK   bridge_farm unknown weather station located in Somerset, South-West England, UK.
British Antarctic Survey's Halley station   halley The British Antarctic Survey have had a research base located at Halley in the Antarctic since 1956, with the latest station, the Halley VI Research Station, commisioned in 2006 and put into operat...
British Antarctic Survey's Rothera Station   rothera The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Research station at Rothera is the principal BAS logistics centre for support of Antarctic field science. It is located at Rothera Point, Adelaide Island Latitude...
British Antarctic Survey Twin Otter VP-FAZ aircraft   BAS-twin-otter British Antarctic Survey (BAS) The British Antarctic Survey has a Twin Otter VP-FAZ aircraft, operated by NERC-ARF. It is a high-wing, twin-engine, turbo-prop aircraft designed to operate in remote environments and is easily mod...
Brockley field near Chilbolton   brockley_field unknown Brockley field is located near the Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and radio research. This site was used during the NCAVEO field experiment in June 2006.
Brownhills Farm, UK   None North West Water Raingauge National Grid reference 3761 4104
Brue at Lovington station, UK   brue_lovington unknown The River Brue is gauged at the catchment outlet at Lovington (UK Surface Water Archive no. 52010)
Brue Catchment, UK   brue_uk unknown The River Brue catchment in Somerset, south-west England, drains an area of 132 sq. km to its river gauging station at Lovington.
BT Tower, Central London, UK   bt-tower-t35 British Telecommunications (BT) The BT Tower is a communications tower located 60 Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia, London, United Kingdom owned by BT Group, constructed from 1961 to 1964. It has been previously known as the Post Offi...
Buena Vista (Forested Vegetation)   buena-vista An area of publicly owned land (Peru) used during field campaigns for the NERC project: Amazonian peatlands - A potentially important but poorly characterised source of atmospheric methane and nitr...
Bukit Atur   bukit-atur unknown The Bukit Atur GAW station
Bukit_Atur   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Buoys on the WMO's Global Telecommunication System (GTS) network   buoy_wmo_gts unknown The GTS consists of an integrated network interconnecting meteorological telecommunication centres of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHS) worldwide. It comprises point-to-point...
Bury Bridge, UK   None Environment Agency Raingauge National Grid reference 3797 4109
Bury, UK   None Environment Agency Raingauge National Grid reference 3804 4078
C 182J - UM SEAES aircraft   C182J-UM SEAES unknown C 182J UM SEAES is a small tropospheric research aircraft (Cessna 182J type) operated by the University of Manchester, UK. The Cessna 182 is an American single-engine, light airplane, built by Cess...
C 207 - FUB aircraft   c207-FUB unknown C 207 FUB is a small tropospheric Cessna T207A type aircraft operated by Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany. The CESSNA T207A is a single engine aircraft equipped with fixed landing gear.
Cairngorm Raingauge and Snow Scale meteorological site   cairngorm This Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) operated meteorological site is located slightly higher than the Cairngorm Mountain Ski Resort. Instrumentation on the site allows studying of the...
Camborne   None Met Office Met office observation station, Camborne, Cornwall, UK. Location of Windprofiler and radiosonde launches.
Campbell Island, New Zealand   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (CISTI)   cisti unknown CISTI, the Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information, is a science library and a world leader in document delivery for all areas of science, technology, engineering and medicine.
Canopy Nursery, East Malaysia   canopy-nursery unknown The forest in-canopy site located at the FACE nursery in the Danum Valley forest, Sabah, East Malaysia.
Cape Grim Baseline Air Pollution Station (BAPS), Tasmania   cape-grim unknown Cape Grim Baseline Air Pollution Station (BAPS) is located in Tasmania (-40.68, 144.69, 94m high).
Cape Matatula, American Samoa   us_samoa unknown The Samoa Observatory is located on the northeastern tip of Tutuila island, American Samoa, on a ridge overlooking the South Pacific Ocean. Established in 1974 on a 26.7 acre site, the observatory ...
Cape Verde Atmospheric Observatory   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Capofiume   None Capofiume
Cap San Lorenzo Ship Container   None The Cap San Lorenzo is a container ship based out of Portugal.
CASA 212 AR - INTA aircraft   intacasa-ar, INTA-CASA-212-AR INTA Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aeroespacial, Spain CASA 212 AR - INTA is a medium tropospheric aircraft operated by Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aeroespacial, Spain. This is a twin-engine turboprop-powered STOL medium transport aircraft designed a...
CASA 212 RS - INTA aircraft   intacasa-rs, INTA-CASA-212-RS INTA Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aeroespacial, Spain CASA 212 RS - INTA is a medium tropospheric aircraft operated by Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aeroespacial, Spain. This is a twin-engine turboprop-powered STOL medium transport aircraft designed a...
Castor Bay Meteorological Station, UK   None Met Office The Met Office have operated the Castor Bay meteorological station (WMO ID: 03918) located near Lurgan, Northern Island, since 2002. The site has a C-band rain radar as part of the UK rain radar ne...
Cay Lobos Lighthouse   None Cay Lobos Lighthouse located in the Bahamas
Cay Sol/Cay Sal lighthouse   None Cay Sol located in the Bahamas
CCLRC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Molecular Spectroscopy Facility (MSF)   msf unknown The Molecular Spectroscopy Facility (MSF) is available to UK and international customers for a wide range of scientific research and development applications. The Facility offers world-class scient...
CEH Bush Estate   ceh-bush-estate Christine Braban Centre for Ecology & Hydrology Estate 55.862N 3.206W
Centenary Square   None Kim Cooke Centenary Square, Birmingham
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH) Auchencorth Moss field site   ceh-auchencorth-moss Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH), Christine Braban The Auchencorth Moss site, located in an elevated rural environment, 1.5 kilometres north west of the A701 at Leadburn and 18 kilometres south of Edinburgh city centre, Scotland, near Penicuik. It ...
Cessna 206 Aircraft   None Southern Mapping GeoSpatial Cessna 206 Aircraft single-engined, general aviation aircraft with fixed landing gear, used in commercial air service and also for personal use.
Charo (Mixed Palm Swamp)   charo An area of publicly owned land (Peru) used during field campaigns for the NERC project: Amazonian peatlands - A potentially important but poorly characterised source of atmospheric methane and nitr...
CHECK Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the CHECK (Automatic Weather Station Daily values) Station Network transmit their observations in the form of Check NCM message. At manned or part-manned stations where...
Chenies Radar Station, UK   chenies unknown Station in the UK rain radar network, located at Flauden near Amersham, UK.
Chilbolton Cow Common   chilbolton_cow_common unknown Cow Common is an area of semi-natural wet grassland on the floodplain of the River Test near the Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and radio research. This site was used during the NCAVEO field e...
Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR), UK   chilbolton Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) is one of the worlds most advanced meteorological radar experimental facilities, and is home to the worlds largest fully steerable met...
Chilton   None RAL Space Chilton site in Hampshire
Chilworth   None Chilworth Science Park, Southampton was site 23 for the CSIP project. It's U.K. Ordnance Survey number is SU4030518435 and is located 67.2m above sea level.
Chloride Lorival, UK   None North West Water Raingauge National Grid reference 3758 4075
Chrysoskalitissa (XRSO) GPS station   None Located in the Aegean peninsula this site was used as part of a network for continuous GPS monitoring of tectonic movement. Continuously operating GPS site with antenna mounted on a concrete pillar...
Churchill, Canada   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
CITATION - NLR aircraft   citation nlr unknown The CITATION NLR aircraft is a laboratory jet operated by Nationaal Lucht- en Ruimtevaartlaboratorium, Netherlands. The Cessna Citation is a marketing name used by Cessna for its line of business ...
Clarkes Hill, UK   None North West Water, Met Office Raingauge and Automatic Weather Station National Grid reference 3788 4056
Clee Hill Radar Station, UK   clee_hill unknown Station in the UK rain radar network, located in Shropshire, UK.
CLIMAT (monthly climatological data report) Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the CLIMAT (Monthly Climatological Report) Station Network transmit their observations in the form of a CLIMAT message. Surface CLIMAT messages are produced each month ...
CLIMAT (monthly climatological data report) Upper Air Normal Station Network   None unknown Network of global observation stations transmitting data within CLM (CLIMAT) upper air normal messages.
Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observation (CALIPSO) Satellite   CALIPSO-platform National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) CALIPSO is a Franco-American satellite launched in 2006, with a specific purpose of advanced measurement of cloud and aerosols. The satellite is a part of the Afternoon Constellation (A-Train) unde...
Cobbacombe Cross Radar Station, UK   cobbacombe unknown Station in the UK rain radar network, located at Huntsham, near Tiverton in Devon (South-West UK)
Cole Peninsula   colepeninsula unknown Cole Peninsula was the site of a British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Automatic Weather Station (AWS) during the NERC OFCAP (Orographic Flows and the Climate of the Antarctic Peninsula) project. The site...
Complejo Astronómico El Leoncito, San Juan, Argentina   None Complejo Astronómico El Leoncito Complejo Astronómico El Leoncito (CASLEO) is an observatory located in a mountainous region and away from industrial areas, ~ 77 km of San Juan city (population 115, 000). The site is on a flat pi...
Coney Green, UK   None North West Water Raingauge National Grid reference 3787 4075
Constitution Hill   None Kim Cooke Constitution Hill, Birmingham
Coriolis   None The Coriolis satellite is flown by NASA and the US Department of Defence, with a primary mission to provide observations of the sea-surface wind. It carries two instruments: WindSat and SMEI (Sol...
Coverhead Estate   coverhead Coverhead Estate with Water@Leeds collaboration. Land type: NW slope of SW-NE valley, agricultural fields. Nearby objects: mounted on a small outhouse facing S. Telegraph pole 10 m NW and trees E-SW.
Cowdown Farm, Hampshire, UK   Cowdown Farm unknown Cowdown Farm was a site used during the NCAVEO field experiment in June 2006 to produce a sky conditions animation from photos taken at the site.
Cow Lane, UK   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Cranfield Jetstream Research Aircraft   jetstream unknown Research aircraft operated by the University of Cranfield, UK.
Cranfield University FAAM Building   cranfield-uni Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM) Home of the Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM) this 2-floor building hosts a rooftop observatory within a cluster of buildings at a university airport. Nearby objects affecting s...
Crug-y-Gorllwyn Radar Station, UK   None Met Office Radar station, which is part of the Meteorological Office's radar network involved with measuring precipitation and rainfall. The station is at Crug-y-Gorllwyn near Capel Iwan, Carmarthen. Radar...
Cruise ships of opportunity network   ship_network unknown The ships of opportunity network for the CArbon VAriability Studies by Ships Of Opportunity (CAVASSOO) includes 4 routes: The Nuka-Arctica line, The Germany-North America line, The UK-Caribbean lin...
CryoSat-2   None European Space Agency (ESA) The CryoSat-2 satellite is an ESA mission primarily aimed at studying polar ice topography.
CSIP Bath radiosonde launch site   bath Radiosonde launch site used during the Convective Storm Initiation Project (CSIP).
Culdrose Airfield, UK   culdrose Met Office Culdrose Airfield (WMO id 03809) is located 76m above mean sea level in Cornwall, south-west UK. Since 1952 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking the station to th...
Dale End / Queens Way   None Kim Cooke Dale End / Queens Way, Birmingham
Danmarkshavn   None Danmarkshavn, Greenland
Darwin, Australia   None unknown Darwin, Australia. Used in ACTIVE project
Davidstow Airfield and Cornwall at War Museum, Cornwall   davidstow Davidstow Airfield and Cornwall at War Museum The Davidstow Airfield and Cornwall at War Museum site is located to the north-west of the Davidstow airfield (see the Davidstow Airfield Platform record for further details of that site). It acted...
Davidstow Airfield, Cornwall   davidstow-airfield Davidstow Flying Club The Davidstow airfield, previously known as RAF Davidstow Moor, is owned by the Lords of the Manor of Penpont and Treglasta, under the management of Kivells. The airfield is the home of the Davidst...
Deane High, UK   None North West Water Raingauge National Grid reference 3686 4079
Dean Hill Radar Station, UK   dean-hill unknown Station in the UK rain radar network at Whiteparish, Wiltshire in Southern England.
Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) Satellites   DMSP_sat unknown DMSP satellites are used for strategic and tactical weather prediction to aid the U.S. military in planning operations at sea, on land and in the air. Equipped with a sophisticated sensor suite tha...
Defense Meteorological Satellite Program - F11   None 11th flight unit of the DMSP Block 5D series, 6th of the Block 5D-2 series. Main missions: cloud imagery and MW imaging and temperature/humidity sounding. Substantial contribution to Space weather.
Defense Meteorological Satellite Program - F12   None 12th flight unit of the DMSP Block 5D series, 6th of the Block 5D-2 series. Main missions: cloud imagery and MW imaging and temperature/humidity sounding. Substantial contribution to Space weather.
Defense Meteorological Satellite Program - F14   None 14th flight unit of the DMSP Block 5D series, 6th of the Block 5D-2 series. Main missions: cloud imagery and MW imaging and temperature/humidity sounding. Substantial contribution to Space weather.
Defense Meteorological Satellite Program - F15   None 15th flight unit of the DMSP Block 5D series, 6th of the Block 5D-2 series. Main missions: cloud imagery and MW imaging and temperature/humidity sounding. Substantial contribution to Space weather.
Demokritus University of Thrace (DUTH) Xanthi   None The DUTH Xanthi observing site used in the GloCAEM project is operated by the Demokritus University of Thrace Campus, 67100 Kimeria-Xanthi, Greece, for the GloCAEM project. This is a rural site ...
Detling London   None Detling London
Devon Island Ice cap station, Canada   devon_isld_station unknown Devon Island is located in the Territory of Nunavut in Canada (75N, 82W) at an altitude of 1800m.
Dikson, Russia   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Dionyssos (DION) GPS station   None Located in the Aegean peninsula this site was used as part of a network for continuous GPS monitoring of tectonic movement. Continuously operating GPS site with antenna mounted on a concrete pillar...
Dionyssos (DIOP) GPS station   None Located in the Greece this site was used as part of a network for continuous GPS monitoring of tectonic movement. Continuously operating GPS site with antenna mounted on a concrete pillar. The inst...
Discovery   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Djougou, Africa   djougou unknown Benin, West Africa, used in AMMA project.
DLR Aircraft 1 (SHAC Hymap)   DLR Aircraft1 unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
DLR Aircraft 2 (SHAC ESAR)   DLR Aircraft2 unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
DLR Falcon 20 E-5 aircraft   DLR-FA20, dlr-fa20 DLR German Institute for Atmospheric Physics Among its fleet of highly modified aircraft the twin engine jet Falcon 20 E covers the largest flight envelope and is one of the few aircraft in Europe which is able to reach the stratosphere well ...
DLY3208 (Daily observations from Metform 3208) Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the DLY3208 (Daily observations from Metform 3208) Station Network transmit their observations in the form of a daily Metform3208 message. The DLY3208 messages are prod...
DO228 -101 - DLR Aircraft   DO228-101DLR unknown This DO228-101 (D-CODE) is a medium tropospheric research aircraft operated by Deutsches Zentrum fur Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V., Germany. The Dornier 228 is a small twin turbo-prop powered, non-pres...
DO228-212 /D-CFFU - DLR aircraft   DLR-DO228-212, dlr-dornier DLR German Institute for Atmospheric Physics Medium tropospheric aircraft operated by Deutsches Zentrum fur Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V., Germany. The Dornier 228 is a twin-turboprop STOL (short take-off and landing) utility aircraft, manufact...
Dobson and Brewer Ozone network   dobson_brewer_network unknown Network of worldwide stations where ozone is measured using Dobson or Brewer spectrometers.
Dodford, West Midlands   None Della Lansley University of Leeds measurements of Temperature, wind, O3, NO, NO2, NOX and CO.
Dome Concordia, Antarctica   dome_c_station unknown Dome Concordia station, also referred to Dome C, is located in Antarctica (75S, 124E) at an altitude of 3240m.
Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (DRAO), Penticton, Canada   drao unknown The Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory operates the seven-antenna Synthesis Telescope (ST), the 26-meter Telescope, and the 10-cm Solar Flux Monitor. It is a member of the Canadian Galactic P...
Dornier 128   imk-dornier128 unknown The Dornieer 128 is a German research aircraft operated by the Institute of Flight Guidance and Control at the University of Braunschweig and run jointly by Karlsruhe University and Forschungszentr...
DRADR35 (Daily Radiation Form 35) Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the DRADR35 (Daily Radiation from Form 35) Station Network transmit their observations in the form of a DRADR35 message. The DRADR35 message transmits elements from the...
Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica   dml_station unknown Dronning Maud Land station is located in Antarctica (77N, 10W) at an altitude of 2300m.
Dudou, Africa   None unknown Used in AMMA project
Dudwick Radar Station, UK   None unknown Station in the UK rain radar network, located in Norwich, UK.
Dundee site   None Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Site used for GBS receiver in Dundee, Scotland
Dunkeswell Aerodrome, UK   dunkeswell Met Office The Met Office have operated a meteorological station at the Dunkeswell Airfield (WMO ID: 03840) near Honiton in East Devon and is mainly used for light aircraft. It is home to the Dunkeswell Radi...
Earth-Probe (EP)   EP unknown Earth-Probe TOMS was launched on 2nd July 1996 and started to produce data on 25th July. On Saturday, december 2, 2006, contact with Earth Probe was lost and it was put in SAFE mode.
Earth Radiation Budget Satellite (ERBS)   ERBS unknown One of the longest-running spacecraft missions to date, ERBS was launched on October 5, 1984 on the Space Shuttle Challenger and retired on October 14, 2005. The spacecraft was expected to have a t...
EASOE ozonesonde stations   easoe_o3_stations unknown 28 ozonesonde stations in Europe, Russia and Canada, which were used for the EASOE campaign.
Edmonton   None Edmonton
Egedesminde, Greenland   None Egedesminde meteorological site, Greenland (WMO ID: 04220)
El Bailadero, Tenerife   None unknown The site is located on a building in El Bailadero, Tenerife (28.550194, -16.204556). The site is divided into Elbailaderowindo, located just outside the ballroom window against the wall, and ElBail...
ENDURO - KIT aircraft   KIT-Enduro, kit-enduro KIT Karlsruhe Institute of Technology The ENDURO model (Schmidtler, Munich, Germany) is a double-seated, flexible-wing, open-cockpit ultralight aircraft, maximum total weight at take off 400 kg, trike type. This ultralight aircraft is ...
Environment Agency Cessna 404 Aircraft   EA Aircraft unknown The Environment Agency operates a suite of remote sensing instruments on board its survey Cessna 404 aircraft.
Envisat   envisat European Space Agency (ESA) In March 2002, the European Space Agency launched Envisat, an advanced polar-orbiting Earth observation satellite which provides measurements of the atmosphere, ocean, land, and ice. The Envisat sa...
EOS-AURA   eos_aura National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Aura (Latin for breeze) was launched July 15, 2004. The design life is five years with an operational goal of six years. Aura flies in formation about 15 minutes behind Aqua. Aura is part of the Ea...
ERA SkyArrow-IBIMET aircraft   ERA SkyArrow-IBIMET, IBIMET-skyarrow Institute of Biometeorology (CNR-IBIMET) The Environmental Aircraft (ERA) SkyArrow-IBIMET is a small tropospheric aircraft operated by the Institute of Biometeorology, Italy. The Sky Arrow features a strong, lightweight all carbon-fiber...
ERS-1   ESA ERS-1 unknown European Remote Sensing satellite 1
ESA ENVISAT Processing Ground Station   esa-grnd-stn unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
ESA Project for On-Board Autonomy (Proba)   ESA_Proba unknown The Project for On-Board Autonomy (Proba) is a technology demonstration mission of the European Space Agency, funded within the frame of ESA���s General Support Technology Programme. Proba was succ...
ESAWRADT (Enhanced Synoptic Automatic Weather station RADiaTion) Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the ESAWRADT (Enhanced Synoptic Automatic Weather station RADiaTion) Station Network transmit their observations in the form of an ESAWRADT message. The ESAWRADT messag...
ESAWSOIL (Enhanced Synoptic Automatic Weather station hourly SOIL temperatures) Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the ESAWSOIL (Enhanced Synoptic Automatic Weather Station hourly SOIL temperature) Station Network transmit their observations in the form of an ESAWSOIL message. The E...
ESAWWIND (Enhanced Synoptic Automatic Weather station WIND) Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the ESAWWIND (Enhanced Synoptic Automatic Weather Station WIND) Station Network transmit their observations in the form of an ESAWWIND message. The ESAWWIND message tra...
Eskdalemuir Observatory   eskdalemuir Met Office Eskdalemuir observatory (WMO id 03162) is located 236m above mean sea level in Dumfiesshire, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. Since 1908 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr b...
Esrange Space Centre, Kiruna station, Sweden   esrange Swedish Space Corporation The Esrange Space Center is located 200 km within the Arctic Circle of northern Sweden, around 40 km east of Kiruna. The site is used for a range of upper atmosphere research with a suite of facili...
European Radar Station   None unknown Network of radar stations in northern Europe, which measure rainfall and precipitation.
European Remote Sensing satellite 2 - ERS-2   ESA ERS-2 European Space Agency (ESA) ESA's two European Remote Sensing (ERS) satellites, ERS-1 and –2, were launched into the same orbit in 1991 and 1995 respectively. Their payloads included a synthetic aperture imaging radar, radar ...
European Remote Sensing satellite (ERS-1)   esa_ers1 European Space Agency (ESA) European Remote Sensing satellite, ERS-1, launched in 1991, was ESA's first Earth Observation satellite (polar orbiting); it carried a comprehensive payload including an imaging Synthetic Aperture ...
European Synoptic Network   euro_synop_ntwk unknown Set of synoptic AWS stations across Europe.
Exeter Observatory   exeter Met Office Exeter observatory is a is located 35m above mean sea level in the Met Office in Exeter, south-west UK. Since 2012 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking the statio...
FA20 - SAFIRE aircraft   SAFIRE-FA20, safire-fa20 SAFIRE Service des Avions Francais Instrumentés pour la Recherche en Environnement FA20 - SAFIRE is a large tropospheric research aircraft (ATR42-320 type) operated by the Service des Avions Francais Instrumentés pour la Recherche en Environnement (SAFIRE), France. This aircraft ...
FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE   faam Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), Met Office FAAM is the result of a collaboration between the Met Office(TM) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and has been established as part of the National Centre for Atmospheric Science ...
Faccombe, UK   None Faccombe was site 29 for the CSIP project. It's U.K. Ordnance Survey number is SU3868359288 and is located 258.1m above sea level.
Fairpiece field, near Chilbolton   Fairpiece_field unknown Fairpiece field is located near the Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and radio research. At the time of the NCAVEO field experiment in June 2006, it was a winter oats field.
Fennec automatic weather station (AWS) network   None Alexander Roberts The Fennec automatic weather station (AWS) network consists of eight stations installed across the Sahara, with four in remote locations in the central desert, where no previous meteorological obse...
Finlandia Seaways   finlandia-seaways Commercial freight ferry Finlandia Seaways on route between Rosyth (Scotland, UK: 56°1'21.611''N 3°26'21.558'' W) and Zeebrugge (Belgium : 51°21'16.96''N 3°10'34.645''E) 2015-2017
FM-75-CLIMAT TEMP Station Network   None unknown FM-75-CLIMAT TEMP is a monthly report of upper air CLIMAT values.
Fokker 27 ARAT aircraft   fokker unknown ARAT (Avion de Recherche Atmospherique et de Teledetection) is owned and operated by IGN (Institut Geopgraphique National) and managed by INSU, an institute of CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche...
Fort William   None Fort William is a town in the western Scottish Highlands. Between 1883 and 1904, detailed meteorological observations were taken in the town of Fort William (56.81N, 5.12W, 13m elevation).
Fradley Park, West Midlands   None Glenn McGregor University of Birmingham measurements of temperature, wind and relative humidity
Frankley reservoir, West Midlands   None Glenn McGregor University of Birmingham measurements of temperature, wind and relative humidity
French Guiana Cayenne Nourague Nautre Reserve 10/11/2015   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 10m grid Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y (1...
Frolesworth, West Midlands   None Della Lansley University of Leeds measurements of Temperature, wind, O3, NO, NO2, NOX and CO.
Frongoch farm site, UK   frongoch unknown Frongoch farm is located in Wales, UK at 52.42N, 4.05W; British National Grid Reference SN 604 826). It is situated 3 km to the west of the MST radar site.
G550 HALO - DLR Aircraft   G550 HALO - DLR unknown The G550 HALO, High Altitude and LOng Range Research Aircraft is based on a production G550 business jet from Gulfstream Aerospace Cooperation. This jet is operated by the Deutschen Zentrums für Lu...
Gabon Estuairel'Arboretum Raponda Walker 07/07/2013   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 10m grid Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y (D...
Gabon Estuairel'Arboretum Raponda Walker 12/08/2013   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 20m grid Waveform: Y Resolution: 0.06 RGB : Y (D...
Gabon Estuairel'Arboretum Raponda Walker 16/08/2013   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 20m grid Waveform: Y Resolution: 0.06 RGB : Y (D...
Gabon Estuaire l'Arboretum Raponda Walker 29/06/2013   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 10m grid Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y (D...
Gabon Ogooué-Ivindo Lopé National Park 04/08/2016   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 10m grid Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y (1...
Gabon Ogooué-Ivindo Lopé National Park 10/08/2016   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 10m grid Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y (1...
Gabon Ogooué-Ivindo Lopé National Park 20/07/2016   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 10m grid Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y (1...
Gabon Ogooué-Ivindo Lopé National Park 23/08/2013   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 20m grid Waveform: Y Resolution: 0.06 RGB : Y (D...
Gabon Ogooué-Ivindo Lopé National Park 28/07/2016   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 10m grid Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y (1...
Gap, France   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Gardermo   None Gardermo
Gavdos (GVDS) GPS station   None Located in the Aegean peninsula this site was used as part of a network for continuous GPS monitoring of tectonic movement. Continuously operating GPS site with antenna mounted on a concrete pillar...
GCOM-W (Global Change Observation Mission for Water)   None The Global Change Observation Mission for Water (GCOM-W) is a series of three satellites flown by the Japanese Space Agency (JAXA), addressing multi-purpose MW imagery for ocean, land and precipita...
Geophysica EEIG aircraft   None Geophysica EEIG research aircraft
George Tomlinson, UK   None North West Water Raingauge National Grid reference 3747 4043
Geostationary Meteorological Satellite 1 (GMS-1)   gms1 unknown Japanese Geostationary Meteorological Satellite, also known as its nickname, "Himawari" (meaning a "sunflower") which carried out weather observation from space being part of the World Weather Watc...
Geostationary Meteorological Satellite 2 (GMS-2)   gms2 unknown Japanese Geostationary Meteorological Satellite, also known as its nickname, "Himawari" (meaning a "sunflower") which carried out weather observation from space being part of the World Weather Watc...
Geostationary Meteorological Satellite 3 (GMS-3)   gms3 unknown Japanese Geostationary Meteorological Satellite, also known as its nickname, "Himawari" (meaning a "sunflower") which carried out weather observation from space being part of the World Weather Watc...
Geostationary Meteorological Satellite 4 (GMS-4)   gms4 unknown Japanese Geostationary Meteorological Satellite, also known as its nickname, "Himawari" (meaning a "sunflower") which carried out weather observation from space being part of the World Weather Watc...
Geostationary Meteorological Satellite (GMS-5)   gms5 unknown Japanese Geostationary Meteorological Satellite, also known as its nickname, "Himawari" (meaning a "sunflower") which carried out weather observation from space being part of the World Weather Watc...
Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - GOES-10   goes_10 unknown NASA geostationary weather satellite which was launched on April 25, 1997 and is still operational to this date.
Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - GOES-12   goes_12 unknown NASA geostationary weather satellite which was launched on July 23, 2001 and is still operational to this date.
Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - GOES-5   goes_5 unknown NASA geostationary weather satellite which operated for the period May 22, 1981 to July 18, 1990.
Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - GOES-6   goes_6 unknown NASA geostationary weather satellite which operated for the period April 28, 1983 to 1989.
Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - GOES-7   goes_7 unknown NASA geostationary weather satellite which operated for the period February 26, 1987 to 1996.
Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - GOES-8   goes_8 unknown NASA geostationary weather satellite which was launched on April 13, 1994 and is still operational to this date.
Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - GOES-9 or GOES-J   goes_9 unknown NASA geostationary weather satellite which was launched on May 23, 1995 and was deactivated in August, 1998, due to failing bearings in the momentuum wheels.
Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) series - GOES-1 to 7   goes_1-7series unknown The GOES program grew out of the successful use of geostationary weather satellites with the experimental SMS -1 & -2. Like many weather satellites, GOES was developed and launched by NASA, but onc...
Ghana Western Region Anakasa Conservation Area 12/03/2016   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 10m grid Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y (1...
Gibraltar North Point station   gibraltar Met Office Gibraltar North Front weather station (WMO ID: 08495) contains a high-resolution radiosonde station and ceilometer instrument. The station is located 3 m above mean sea level in Gibraltar, a UK ter...
Global ozonesondes network   global_ozone unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Global Ozone stations   global_o3_stations unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Global Radiosonde Network   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Global streamflow gauge network   glbl_stream_gauge_ntwk unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Global Weather Stations   Global Weather Stations unknown global weather stations as used by MIDAS.
GloCAEM Network of stations   None Network of observation sites used in the GloCAEM project
GLOSS station network   gloss_station unknown The main component of GLOSS is the 'Global Core Network' (GCN) of 290 sea level stations around the world for long term climate change and oceanographic sea level monitoring.
Goosebay   None Goosebay
Goose Bay, Canada   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Gourou Goussa, Africa   None unknown Used in AMMA project
Graciosa Azores   None The Eastern North Atlantic (ENA) atmospheric observatory is the newest measurement site established by the ARM Climate Research Facility. This observatory is located on Graciosa Island in the Azore...
Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite   None Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite
Greensforge, West Midlands   None Della Lansley University of Leeds measurements of Temperature, wind, O3, NO, NO2, NOX and CO.
HadAT radiosonde network   hadat radiosondes unknown Set of global radiosonde stations used to compile the HadAT dataset.
HadRT Radiosonde network   hadrt_radios unknown Set of 200 worldwide radiosonde stations used to compile the HadRT dataset.
Halfpenny Green Airport, West Midlands   None Alan Turnbull, Della Lansley, Glenn McGregor University of Leeds and Birmingham measurements of Temperature, wind, O3, NO, NO2, NOX and CO.
Halley Bay, Antarctica   halley-bay unknown Halley is the UK's most isolated station (75.35S, 26.39W) and is afloat on an ice shelf on the mainland of Antarctica. In winter there is darkness for 105 days - darkness relieved by magnificent au...
Halley Clean Air Sector Laboratory (CASLab)   caslab British Antarctic Survey (BAS) The Clean Air Sector Laboratory (CASLab) is located 1km from the Halley station in Antarctica and is dedicated to studies of atmospheric chemistry, air/snow exchange and boundary layer meteorology.
Hameldon Hill Radar Station, UK   hameldon-hill Met Office Site for Met Office radar and also a link transmitter owned by CCUK. The site is located at Dunnockshaw, Lancashire, UK.
Hampshire Golf Club, UK   hampshire_golf_club unknown Site used during the NCAVEO Field experiment in June 2006.
Harewood Forest, UK   harewood_forest unknown Harewood Forest, near the Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and radio research, covers 670 hectares of mainly ancient semi-natural woodland and was recorded as a Countryside Heritage Area in June...
Harwood Forest, UK   Harwood_forest unknown Harewood Forest, near the Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and radio research, covers 670 hectares of mainly ancient semi-natural woodland and was recorded as a Countryside Heritage Area in June...
Haute-Provence   None Haute-Provence, France
HCM (Hourly Climate Messages) Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the HCM (Hourly Climate Message) station network transmit their observations in the form of a HCM message. Hourly Climate Messages (HCM), produced from automated systems...
Heather Hall, UK   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Heathfield Tower, East Sussex   None Aoife Grant Heathfield (HFD) tall tower is in rural East Sussex, 20 km from the coast. The closest large conurbation (Royal Tunbridge Wells) is located 17 km NNE from the tower. The area surrounding the tower ...
Heaton Park, UK   None Environment Agency Raingauge National Grid reference 3827 4043
Hedgerit   hedgerit unknown Hedgerit, Africa. Used in AMMA project.
Height Barn, UK   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Heiss island station, Russia   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Highgate Park   None Kim Cooke Highgate Park, Birmingham
Highwood Farm, UK   None Highwood Farm was site 8 for the CSIP project. It's U.K. Ordnance Survey number is SU3897662480 and is located 170m above sea level.
HMS Dorothea   None HMS Dorothea, 1818 (North Pole expedition under David Buchan, in company with HMS Trent)
HMS Fury   None HMS Fury, 1824-5 (North-West passage expedition under William Parry)
HMS Hecla   None -HMS Hecla, 1819-20 (North-West passage expedition under William Parry, in company with HMS Griper) -HMS Hecla, 1821-3 (North-West passage expedition under William Parry, in company with HMS Fury)...
HMS Isabella   None HMS Isabella, 1818 (North-West passage expedition under John Ross, in company with HMS Alexander)
Hohenpeißenberg   None Hohenpeißenberg
Holden Wood, UK   None Environment Agency Raingauge National Grid reference 3767 4224
Holehead Radar Station, UK   None Met Office Station in the UK rain radar network, located near Fintry, Stirling, Scotland.
Holme Moss meteorological site   holme-moss The Holme Moss meteorological site (WMO site id 03342), West Yorkshire, has been operational since 1976. It is located within moorland close to the Holme Moss radio transmitter. Nearby objects incl...
Hong Kong - Cape d'Aguilar   None Rebecca Fisher The Swire Institute for Marine Science (University of Hong Kong) is located at a coastal site at Cape d'Aguilar in SE Hong Kong. Air samples are collected from the roof of the institute and sent to...
Hornisgrinde, Germany   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Howard Street   None Kim Cooke Howard Street, Birmingham
HSUN3445 (Hourly values of SUNshine duration from Metform 3445) Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the HSUN3445 (Hourly values of SUNshine duration from Metform 3445) Station Network transmit their observations in the form of a Met Form 3445 message. Many stations wi...
HWND6910 (Hourly WIND from Metform 6910) Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the HWND6910 (Hourly WIND from Metform 6910) Station Network transmit their observations in the form of a Met Form 6910 message. Many stations with autographic or other...
HWNDAUTO (Hourly WiND from AUTOmatic recording devices) Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the HWNDAUTO (Hourly WiND from AUTOmatic recording devices) Station Network transmit their observations in the form of a HWNDAUTO message. The HWNDAUTO message transmit...
HyCRISTAL Freka Enterprises   None The location names, grid references and altitude (to the nearest 10 m, based on NASA SRTM30 dataset)are: - Freka Enterprises, Tula Road: latitude 0.362oN, longitude 32.573oE, altitude 1170 ma...
HyCRISTALKAMPALA   None Fixed Sites
HyCRISTAL Kanyanya Reservoir   None The location names, grid references and altitude (to the nearest 10 m, based on NASA SRTM30 dataset)are: - Kanyanya Reservoir, Uganda National Water and Sewerage Company: latitude 0.375oN, long...
HyCRISTAL Lugibi Water Treatment Works   None The location names, grid references and altitude (to the nearest 10 m, based on NASA SRTM30 dataset)are: - Lubigi Water Treatment Works, Uganda National Water and Sewerage Company: latitude 0.3...
HyCRISTAL Lugoba Reservoir   None The location names, grid references and altitude (to the nearest 10 m, based on NASA SRTM30 dataset)are: - Lugoba Reservoir, Uganda National Water and Sewerage Company: latitude 0.371oN, longit...
HyCRISTAL Naguru Reservoir   None The location names, grid references and altitude (to the nearest 10 m, based on NASA SRTM30 dataset)are: - Naguru Reservoir, Uganda National Water and Sewerage Company: latitude 0.349oN, longit...
Inagua lighthouse   None Inagua lighthouse located in the Bahamas
Ingham Radar Station, UK   None Met Office Station in the UK rain radar network, located near Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England.
INSAT-1 series (INSAT-1A to INSAT-1D)   insat1_series unknown The INSAT-1 satellite program incorporated a series of multipurpose geostationary satellites providing communications and weather forecasting service for India with a host of ground stations throug...
Institute of Atmospheric Physics land station, Beijing   None The Institute of Atmospheric Physics in Bejing is a ground measurement site for the Atmospheric Pollution & Human Health in a Chinese Megacity programme (APHH-Beijing) intensive field campaigns.
Institute of Technology (IIT) airstrip, Kanpur, India   None Andrew G. Turner University of Reading, Department of Meteorology portable radiosonde receiving station, located at IIT Kanpur, Kanpur, India, during July 2016 in the INCOMPASS field campaign. Vaisala Digicora M...
Intermap Aircraft   IntermapAircraft unknown Chartered Aircraft used by Intermap to use as a platform to operate the IFSAR instrument used to generate the NEXTMap Britain dataset
Iqaluit, Canada   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Isle of Man, Met Office site   None Met Office The Met Office site on the Isle of Man is located at Meary Veg near Ronaldsway Airport.
Isle of Portland, UK   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Ittoqqortoormiit   None Ittoqqortoormiit, Scoresbysund Greenland
Jakobshavn Glacier, Greenland   jakobshavn unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Jan Mayen station   None Jan Mayen station, Norway
Jersey radar station, Channel Islands   jersey_radar unknown Station in the UK rain radar network, located at La Moye, Jersey, Channel Islands.
JET2K radiosonde stations in Africa   radios_jet2k unknown Set of radiosonde stations in Africa used for the JET2000 campaign.
JET2K synoptic stations in Africa   jet2k_synop unknown Set of synoptic weather stations in Africa for the JET2000 campaign.
Jülich, Germany   None Norwegian Institute for Air Research (NILU) Jülich, Germany
Jungfraujoch Research Station   None unknown The high altitude research station Jungfraujoch (7° 59' E, 46° 32' N, 3580 m a.s.l.) is situated on a mountain saddle in the central Swiss Alps between the Jungfrau (4158 m a.s.l.) in the West and ...
Keflavik   None Keflavik
Kelema   kelema unknown Kelema, Africa. Used in AMMA project.
Kerya (KERY) GPS station   None Located in the Aegean peninsula this site was used as part of a network for continuous GPS monitoring of tectonic movement. Continuously operating GPS site with antenna mounted on a concrete pillar...
Kidderminster, West Midlands   None Glenn McGregor University of Birmingham measurements of temperature, wind and relative humidity
King Edward Point Magnetic Observatory (KEP)   None British Antarctic Survey (BAS), British Geological Survey (BGS) The King Edward Point (KEP) magnetic observatory became operational in February 2011. This new observatory occupies the same site as an observatory run by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) between...
Kirby Misperton   kirby-misperton Kirby Misperton is an air quality measurement site in the Vale of Pickering, in Yorkshire, UK used in the Environmental Baseline Project hosted by the University of York. The platform is situate...
Kithira (KITH) GPS station   None Located in the Aegean peninsula this site was used as part of a network for continuous GPS monitoring of tectonic movement. Continuously operating GPS site with antenna mounted on a concrete pillar...
Knutshaw Bridge, UK   None North West Water Raingauge National Grid reference 3681 4076
Kryoneri (KRYO) GPS station   None Located in the Aegean peninsula this site was used as part of a network for continuous GPS monitoring of tectonic movement. Continuously operating GPS site with antenna mounted on a concrete pillar...
Kuujjuarapik, Hudson Bay, Canada   kuujjuarapik unknown Kuujjuarapik, Hudson Bay, Canada (55.30N, 77.73W)
Lancaster Environment Centre   None University of Lancaster is one of the world’s largest centres for environmental research, our academic expertise spans the natural and social sciences, offering balanced perspectives on what are co...
Landsat1   Landsat1 unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Landsat2   Landsat2 unknown Landsat2 was a polar orbiting platform onboard which is mounted the Multispectral Scanner (MSS) Instrument.
Landsat3   Landsat3 unknown Landsat3 is a polar orbiting platform onboard which the Multispectral Scanner (MSS) Instrument.
Landsat 4   None National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) As part of the Landsat programme Landsat 4 was launched in July 1982 and was operational until July 1987. It carried Thematic Mapper (TM) and MultiSpectral Scanner (MSS) instruments. Launch date...
Landsat5   landsat5 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Landsat5 is a polar orbiting platform onboard which is mounted a Thematic Mapper (TM) and Multispectral Scanner (MSS) Instruments. Launch date 3/1/1984 Status / projected mission lifetime proje...
Landsat 5   None National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) A nearly identical satellite to Landsat 4, Landsat 5 was launched as part of the Landsat programme in March 1984 and was operational until June 2013. As Landsat 4, it carried Thematic Mapper (TM) a...
Landsat7   Landsat7 unknown Landsat7 is the satellite on which the ETM+ instrument is mounted. Landsat7 is placed in a 16 day repeat polar orbit and was launched in 1999.
Landsat 7   None National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Landsat 7 was launched as a continuation of the Landsat programme on 15th April 1999 and is still operational as of July 2014. A three-axis attitude control subsystem stabilizes the satellite and k...
Landsat 8   None National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), United States Geological Survey (USGS) The Landsat 8 satellite was launched on 11th February 2013. It is a joint collaboration between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the United States Geological Survey (USG...
LandSat series   landsat_series unknown The Landsat Program is a series of Earth-observing satellite missions (LandSat 1 to LandSat 5 today) jointly managed by NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey. Since 1972, Landsat satellites have coll...
Land surface stations on the WMO's Global Telecommunications System (GTS) network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Land surface stations on the WMO's Global Telecommunications System (GTS) network
Land SYNOP (surface synoptic observations) Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the Land SYNOP station network transmit their observations, made on land, in the form of a SYNOP message. The international SYNOP message format has been used for the re...
Langford School of Veterinary Sciences (bristol-langford)   None The Langford School of Veterinary Sciences site is used in the GloCAEM project by the University of Bristol. The Langford School of Veterinary Sciences is a rural site in North Somerset, UK, 17...
Larkhill, UK   larkhill Met Office Larkhill observatory (WMO id 03917) contains a radiosonde station and a CSIP station 11. The station is located 132m above mean sea level in Wiltshire, south UK . Since 1920 meteorological observa...
Larsen Ice Shelf Camp   larsen unknown The British Antarctic Camp on the Larsen Ice shelf is located at 67.01S, 61.48W and 40m above sea level. Radiosondes were launched from here for the OFCAP (Orographic Flows and the Climate of the A...
Las Encinas Station   None Las Encinas Station is located in Temuco, Chile.
Lauder, New Zealand   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Law Dome, Antarctica   Law_dome_station unknown Law Dome is a large (1395 m) ice-mound on which Australia has conducted ice-drilling operations over recent years. It is located in Antarctica, 66S,112E.
LD oil palm   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Learjet - Enviscope aircraft   learjet-enviscope unknown The Learjet 35A is a measurement aircraft for deployment in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere, operated by Enviscope GmbH, Germany. The Learjet 35A is a twin-engined jet aircraft that w...
Leeming, UK   leeming Met Office Leeming Observatory (WMO id 03257) is located 33m above mean sea level in Northern Yorkshire, north England. Since 1944 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking the s...
Lever Edge Lane, UK   None North West Water, Met Office Raingauge and Automatic Weather Station National Grid reference 3713 4070
Linkenholt, UK   linkenholt unknown Site near to Chilbolton, Hampshire, used in Convective Storm Initiation Project field campaign, summer 2005.
Little Plumpton   little-plumpton Grant Allen Little Plumpton - Plumpton Hall Farm is an air quality measurement site in the Fylde, Lancashire, UK used in the Environmental Baseline Project hosted by the University of Manchester. Site visits o...
Local Authority site: Birmingham West   None Local Authority Local Authority site
Local Authority site: Fir Tree drive, West Midlands   None Local Authority Local Authority site
Local Authority site: Fox Hollies Road, West Midlands   None Local Authority Local Authority site
Local Authority site: Hodge Hill, West Midlands   None Local Authority Local Authority site
Local Authority site: Rowley Regis, West Midlands   None Local Authority Local Authority site
Local Authority site: Springfield, West Midlands   None Local Authority Local Authority site
Lochranza, Scotland   None Lochranza
Lossiemouth, UK   lossiemouth Met Office Lossiemouth observatory (WMO id 03068) is located 7m above mean sea level in Moray, East Scotland. Since 1941 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking the station to ...
Loughton, West Midlands   None Della Lansley University of Leeds measurements of Temperature, wind, O3, NO, NO2, NOX and CO.
Loveclough, UK   None Environment Agency Raingauge National Grid reference 3824 4281
Lower Rivington, UK   None Environment Agency Raingauge National Grid reference 3632 4121
Lyburn Farm, UK   None Lyburn Farm was site 22 for the CSIP project. It's U.K. Ordnance Survey number is SU2377618332 and is located 52m above sea level.
Mace Head Atmospheric Research Facility, Ireland   macehead, mh National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI Galway) The Mace Head Atmospheric Research Facility is located in Carna, County Galway, Ireland and is managed by the Department of Experimental Physics, Atmospheric Science Group, National University of I...
Macquarie Island, New Zealand   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Malaysia Sabah Danum Valley Conservation Area 28/03/2017   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 10m grid Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y (1...
Malaysia Sabah Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve 02/03/2017   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 10m grid Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y (1...
Malaysia Sabah Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve 14/03/2017   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 10m grid Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y (1...
Malaysia Sabah Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve 20/03/2017   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 10m grid Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y (1...
Malden Island lighthouse   None Malden Island lighthouse
Manus Island, Papua New Guinea   None Manus Island, Papua New Guinea
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) satellite   mgs National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Mars Global Surveyor was the first successful U.S. mission launched to Mars since the Viking mission in 1976. After a 20-year absence at the planet, Mars Global Surveyor ushered in a new era of Mar...
Marylebone Road   None Marylebone Road is an important thoroughfare in central London, within the City of Westminster. It runs east-west from the Euston Road at Regent's Park to the A40 Westway at Paddington.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)   mit unknown The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century.
Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii   Mauna_loa_hawaii unknown Mauna Loa Observatory (MLO) is an atmospheric baseline station. Since the mid 1950's MLO has been continuously monitoring and collecting data relating to atmospheric change . The observatory is un...
Meon Hill, West Midlands   None Della Lansley University of Leeds, Birmingham, Leciester measurements of Temperature, wind, O3, NO, NO2, CO, OH, HO2, SO2, NOX and CO.
METAR (MEteorological Terminal Aviation Routine Weather Report) Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the METAR (Meteorological Terminal Aviation Routine Weather Report) Station Network transmit their observations in the form of a daily METAR message. The METAR messages...
Met Éireann Casement Aerodrome meteorological station   casement Met Éireann Casement Aerodrome (WMO id 03967) is a military airfield to the south-west of Dublin, Ireland. The station is located 94m above mean sea level and approximately 16 km south of Dublin city centre, e...
Met Éireann Cork Airport meteorological station   cork Met Éireann Cork Airport (WMO id 03955) is one of the three principal international airports of Ireland. The station is located 154m above mean sea level and 6km south of Cork city, south-west Ireland, in an ...
Met Éireann Dublin Airport meteorological station   dublin Met Éireann Dublin Airport (WMO id 03969) is one of the three principal international airports of Ireland. The station is located 71m above mean sea level and approximately 10 km north of Dublin city centre, ...
Met Éireann Knock Airport meteorological station   knock Met Éireann Ireland West Airport Knock (IATA: NOC, ICAO: EIKN) (Irish: Aerfort Iarthar Éireann Chnoc Mhuire) is an airport 5.6 km (3.5 miles) south-west of Charlestown, County Mayo, north-west Ireland. The vil...
Met Éireann Shannon Airport meteorological station   shannon Met Éireann Shannon Airport (WMO id 03962) is one of the three principal international airports of Ireland. The station is located 6m above mean sea level and 25 km from Limerick and Ennis.y, south-west Irela...
Met Éireann Valentia Observatory   None Met Éireann Met Éireann operate the Valentia Observatory in County Kerry, south-west Ireland. It reports a variety of message types including SYNOP and TEMP radiosonde messages. It's MIDAS source ID is 17090 a...
Meteor -3M satellite   meteor_3m unknown Meteor-3M is a joint Russian-US environment/atmosphere monitoring meteorological satellite launched on December 10th, 2001.
Meteor-3 satellite   meteor_3 unknown The Meteor craft are weather observation satellites launched by the USSR. The Meteor satellites were designed to monitor atmospheric and sea-surface temperatures, humidity, radiation, sea ice condi...
Meteorological Observatory Lindenberg, Germany   lindenberg unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
METEOSAT-2   meteosat2 unknown ESA geostationary meteorological satellite operating within the world wide network of the World Weather Watch of WMO. Its main missions are: Imaging in the visible, IR and water vapour region of th...
METEOSAT-3   meteosat3 unknown ESA geostationary meteorological satellite operating within the world wide network of the World Weather Watch of WMO. Its main missions are: Imaging in the visible, IR and water vapour region of th...
METEOSAT-4 or Meteosat Operational Programme 1 (MOP-1)   meteosat4_mop1 unknown ESA geostationary meteorological satellite operating within the world wide network of the World Weather Watch of WMO. Its main missions are: Imaging in the visible, IR and water vapour region of th...
METEOSAT-5 or Meteosat Operational Programme 2 (MOP-2)   meteosat5_mop2 unknown ESA geostationary meteorological satellite operating within the world wide network of the World Weather Watch of WMO. Its main missions are: Imaging in the visible, IR and water vapour region of th...
METEOSAT-6   meteosat6 unknown ESA geostationary meteorological satellite operating within the world wide network of the World Weather Watch of WMO. Its main missions are: Imaging in the visible, IR and water vapour region of th...
METEOSAT-7   meteosat7 unknown ESA geostationary meteorological satellite operating within the world wide network of the World Weather Watch of WMO. Its main missions are: Imaging in the visible, IR and water vapour region of th...
Meteosat Second Generation 1 (MSG-1) or METEOSAT-8   msg-1 unknown Launched on 28 August 2002, the first Meteosat Second Generation (MSG) satellite became operational on 29 January 2004, when it was redesignated Meteosat-8. Since then it has continuously returned ...
Meteosat Second Generation 2 (MSG-2) or METEOSAT-9   msg-2 unknown The second MSG was launched on 21 December 2005 on the same type of launcher as its predecessor - a standard Ariane 5 - from the same launch site - Kourou in French Guiana. It is currently in the s...
Methana (MENA) GPS station   None Located in the Aegean peninsula this site was used as part of a network for continuous GPS monitoring of tectonic movement. Continuously operating GPS site with antenna mounted on a concrete pillar...
Methoni (METH) GPS station   None Located in the Aegean peninsula this site was used as part of a network for continuous GPS monitoring of tectonic movement. Continuously operating GPS site with antenna mounted on a concrete pillar...
Met Office ATDNET lightning detection system   None The Arrival Time Difference (ATD) Thunderstorm detection system is a low-cost innovation that has grown out of a requirement placed on the Met Office to locate thunderstorms for general weather p...
Met Office Aughton Meteorological Station   aughton Met Office The Met office Aughton observation station (WMO ID: 03322) was operated between 1978 and 1996. The site supported surface and upper air meteorological observations, including radiosonde launches.
Met Office Automatic Weather Stations network   None Met Office Data from this network was used in the DIAMET campaign. For a full list of MIDAS Station records please see the linked documentation.
Met Office Beaufort Park meteorological station   beaufort-park Met Office Met Office surface meteorological station, located near Bracknell, UK, (WMO ID: 03764) hosted a suite of surface observational instruments and upper air instruments (e.g. radiosondes) from 1965 to...
Met Office Boulmer meteorological Station   None Met Office The Met Office Boulmer meteorological station (WMO ID: 03240) has supported surface meteorological and upper air observations since 1975.
Met Office C-130 Hercules Aircraft   c130 Met Office From 1972 to 2001 the Meteorological Research Flight (MRF) operated a C-130 aircraft which was comprehensively equipped to make a wide variety of atmospheric observations. It had been heavily modif...
Met Office Climate network   ukmo_climate_ntwk unknown The purpose of the climate network is to enable the climate of the United Kingdom to be determined and monitored and thereby meeting the requirements for international exchange, commercial applicat...
Met Office Crawley Meteorology Station   crawley Met Office The Met Office operated the Crawley meteorological station (WMO ID: 03774) from 1980 to 1982 hosting a suite of surface and upper air instruments (including radiosondes) at the site. It has also be...
Met Office East Malling Meteorological Station   east-malling Met Office The Met Office East Malling meteorological observation site (WMO ID: 03790) is an instrument enclosure within the East Malling Trust's research institute, located in Kent, south-east England. The s...
Met Office Glasgow Bishopton Meteorological Station   glasgow Met Office The Met Office Glasgow Bishopton Meteorological Station (WMO ID: 03134) has been operated since 1998. The site supports surface and upper air meteorological observations, including Raman lidar ope...
Met Office Headquarters   ukmo-home Met Office The Met Office is the UK national meteorological service and one of the world's leading providers of environmental and weather-related services. Their solutions and services meet the needs of many ...
Met Office Hemsby meteorological station   hemsby Met Office The Met Office operated the Hemsby meteorological station (WMO ID: 03496) from 1948 to 2001. The site hosted a suite of surface and upper observations (including radisonde) during this period.
Met Office Herstmonceux West End meteorological station, UK   herstmonceux Met Office Met office observation station, Herstmonceux West End, UK. Location of radiosonde launches.
Met Office High Moorsley Weather Radar site   high-moorsley Met Office The Met Office High Moorsley weather radar site, located in County Durham, Englang, hosts one of the Met Office's C-band rain radars as part of the UK-wide rain radar network,. The operational equi...
Met Office Hillsborough Meteorological Station   hillsborough Met Office The Met Office operated the Hillsborough meteorological station (WMO ID: 03920),located in Northern Island, from 1979 to 2003. The site hosted a suite of surface and upper air (incuding radisonde) ...
Met Office Lerwick Meteorological Observatory, UK   lerwick Met Office The Met Office Lerwick meteorological observatory (WMO id 03005) is located 82m above mean sea level in the Shetlands, North UK. Since 1922 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr...
Met Office Loftus Meteorological Station   loftus Met Office The Met Office Loftus Meteorological Station (WMO ID: 03275), located in North Yorkshire, has been operated since 1996. The site supports surface and upper air meteorological observations, includin...
Met Office: Malvern   Malvern Met Office Malvern is a weather station part of the Met Office UK network of meteorological weather stations. It is located in Hereford and Worcester, UK. Details for this station are available at http://arch...
Met Office Meteorologial Research Unit, Cardington   Cardington Met Office The Met Research Unit, located at Cardington in Bedfordshire (52o 06' N, 00o 25' W, 29m amsl), maintains a suite of surface-based and mast-mounted instrumentation. The main purpose of this instrume...
Met Office Nottingham Watnall site, UK   watnall, nottingham Met Office The Met Office operate an observation site at Nottingham Watnall (WMO id 03354) hosting a suite of instruments including surface meteorological observations, laser ceilometer and has been used for ...
Met Office Portglenone Meteorological Station   portglenone Met Office The Met Office Portglenone Meteorological Station (WMO ID: 03915) has been operated since 1989. The site supports surface and upper air meteorological observations, including Raman lidar operations...
Met Office Rainfall network   ukmo_raingauge_ntwk unknown Although many of the requirements for the measurement of precipitation amount may be met by the stations in the climate network, it is important for some applications to be able to resolve detail o...
Met Office Rhyl Meteorological Station   ryhl Met Office The Met Office Rhyl Meteorological Station (WMO ID: 03313) is an instrument enclosure located near Rhyl, North Wales, and has been operated since 1986. The site supports surface and upper air meteo...
Met Office: Ringway   Ringway Met Office Ringway is a weather station part of the Met Office UK network of meteorological weather stations. It is located in Greater Manchester, UK. Station details are available at http://archive.ceda.ac.u...
Met Office: Rothamsted   Rothamsted unknown Rothamsted is a weather station part of the Met Office UK network of meteorological weather stations. It is located in Hertfordshire, UK. Details for this station are available at http://archive.c...
Met Office Shanwell Meteorological Station   shanwell Met Office The Met office Shanwell observation station (WMO ID: 03322) was operated between 1978 and 1996. The site supported surface and upper air meteorological observations, including radiosonde launches.
Met Office: Squires Gate   Squires Gate Met Office Squires Gate is a weather station part of the Met Office UK network of meteorological weather stations. It is located in Lancashire, UK. Details for this station are available at http://archive.ced...
Met Office: Stonyhurst   Stonyhurst Met Office Stonyhurst is a weather station part of the Met Office UK network of meteorological weather stations. It is located in Lancashire, UK. Station details are available at http://archive.ceda.ac.uk/mid...
Met Office Sunshine and Radiation network   ukmo_sun_rad_ntwk unknown Stations in this network provide measurements of solar and terrestrial electromagnetic radiation and the duration of bright sunshine.
Met Office Synoptic network   ukmo_synop_ntwk unknown The synoptic network meets the requirements of forecasting, nowcasting, NWP and international exchange for real time observations taken at intervals between 1 and 3 hours. The observed elements inc...
Met Office Weather Station, Camborne, UK   camborne Met Office The Met Office operate a weather station (WMO id 03808) near Camborne, Cornwall, located 87m above mean sea level in Cornwall, south-west UK. Since 1978 meteorological observations have been record...
Met Office West Freugh Meteorological Station   None Met Office The Met office West Freugh observation station (WMO ID: 03130) has been operated since 1943. The site supported surface and upper air meteorological observations, including radiosonde launches.
Met Office Wind network   ukmo_wind_ntwk unknown Observations of wind are required from the synoptic network to meet the real time needs of forecasting and NWP and have usually always been based on 10-minute averages. The climatological requireme...
Met Office Woodvale Meteorology Station   woodvale Met Office The Woodvale meteorological station (WMO id 61901) is located near Liverpool, UK, 11 m above mean sea level. It has been in operation since 1999 supporting surface meteorological observations on a ...
Metop-A   None EUMETSAT Metop-A, launched on 19 October 2006, represents the first in a series of three satellites forming the space segment of the EUMETSAT Polar System (EPS). Metop-A is Europe's first polar-orbiting met...
Metop-B   None EUMETSAT Metop-B, launched on the 17th September 2012, is the second in a series of three satellites forming the space segment of the EUMETSAT Polar System (EPS).
METRO II - NLR aircraft   metro II - NLR unknown METRO II - NLR is a medium tropospheric research aircraft operated by Nationaal Lucht- en Ruimtevaartlaboratorium, NLR, The Netherlands.
MIDAS Global Radiosonde Network   Midas_gbl_radios_ntwk unknown Global Radiosonde stations network as used in MIDAS.
MIDAS Global weather stations   midas_glbl_stations UK Meteorological Office Global weather stations in MIDAS, including stations in Africa, Europe, Antarctica, North, Central, and South America, Asia, and South-west Pacific.
Middle Wallop   middle-wallop Met Office Middle Wallop observatory (WMO id 03749) is located 90m above mean sea level in Hampshire, South UK. Since 1959 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking the station t...
Middle Wallop, UK   None unknown Middle Wallop is located in Hampshire, England, UK.
Milos (MLOS) GPS station   None Located in the Aegean peninsula this site was used as part of a network for continuous GPS monitoring of tectonic movement. Continuously operating GPS site with antenna mounted on a concrete pillar...
Miraflores (Forested Short Pole Vegetation)   miraflores An area of publicly owned land (Peru) used during field campaigns for the NERC project: Amazonian peatlands - A potentially important but poorly characterised source of atmospheric methane and nitr...
MLS   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Moat Lane   None Kim Cooke Moat Lane, Birmingham
MODLERAD (Hourly radiation values from Met Office Data Logging Equipment) Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the MODLERAD (Hourly radiation values from Met Office Data Logging Equipment) Station Network transmit their observations in the form of a MODLERAD message. The MODLERA...
Moreton Morrell, West Midlands   None Della Lansley University of Leeds measurements of Temperature, wind, O3, NO, NO2, NOX and CO.
Mountain Weather Information Service Laurieston meteorological site   laurieston Mountain Weather Information Service (MWIS) Mountain Weather Information Service's Laurieston weather station site is situated in a rural village in Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland. The local aspect is undulating agricultural terrain beyond th...
Mount Hermon Cosmic Ray station   hermon The Mount Hermon Cosmic Ray station is used in the GloCAEM project by the Tel Aviv University. The measurement site is near the summit of Mt Hermon, Israel (at altitude 2100m a.s.l.), and is a...
Mount Pleasent station, Falkland Islands   mount-pleasant-falkland Met Office Mount Pleasant weather station is located in the Falklands at 51.817 S, 58.45 W, and at an altitude of 73m. It hosts a suite of surface meteorological instruments and operates as a radiosonde stati...
MOZAIC campaign aircraft   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
MS Color Festival   None unknown MS Color Festival is a cruiseferry which carried Scanning Infrared Sea surface Temperature Radiometer (SISTeR), rain gauge and GPS antenna, to measure SST in 2006 to be used for the (A)ATSR Validat...
MS Prinsesse Ragnhild   None unknown MS Prinsesse Ragnhild is a cruiseferry which carried Scanning Infrared Sea surface Temperature Radiometer (SISTeR), rain gauge and GPS antenna, to measure SST in 2006 to be used for the (A)ATSR Val...
MTA CSFK GGI Szechenyi Istvan Geophysical Observatory (Nagycenk)   nagycenk The MTA CSFK GGI Szechenyi Istvan Geophysical Observatory (Nagycenk) used in the GloCAEM project is operated by the Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences, Geodetic and Geophysical Insti...
Mukuru, Nairobi   None Mukuru kwa Njenga is a slum in the East of Nairobi, the capital of Kenya.
Munduff Hill Radar Station, UK   None Met Office Station in the UK rain radar network, located near Kinnesswood, Glenrothes, Fife, Scotland.
MV Cap Finistere   None unknown The cruiseferry MV Cap Finistere was used as a platform for the Infrared Sea surface temperature Autonomous Radiometer (ISAR) followed by the closure of Portsmouth, UK - Bilbao, Spain route by the ...
MV Pride of Bilbao   MV Pride of Bilbao unknown The cruiseferry MV Pride of Bilbao is a cruiseferry that was used as a platform for Infrared Sea surface temperature Autonomous Radiometer (ISAR), which collected skin SST data between 2004 and 201...
Naden Higher, UK   None Environment Agency Raingauge National Grid reference 3837 4184
Nalohou   nalohou unknown Nalohou, Africa. Used in AMMA project.
Nancy, France   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Narsarsuaq   None Narsarsuaq, Greenland
NASA DC-8 aircraft   NASA DC-8 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) NASA is using a McDonnell Douglas DC-8 aircraft as a flying science laboratory. The platform aircraft, based at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif., collects data for many experim...
NASA ER-2 aircraft   NASA ER-2 NASA Ames Research Center The NASA ER-2 is a high-altitude, moderate-speed aircraft. With a maximum performance altitude of 70,000 feet and a nominal performance altitude of 65,000 feet, the NASA ER-2 travels outside 95 per...
Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Mesosphere-Stratosphere-Troposphere (MST) Radar Facility, Capel Dewi, UK   capel-dewi Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), RAL Space, University of Manchester, University of Aberystwyth, David A. Hooper The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Mesosphere-Stratosphere-Troposphere (MST) Radar Facility, Capel Dewi, UK, is managed by RAL Space in collaboration with University of Manchester and ...
NCAR C130 aircraft   NCAR-C130 National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) The NCAR C-130 is a versatile and capable research platform that carries a wide variety of scientific payloads. The C-130 has a 10-hour flight endurance, a 2,900 nautical mile range at up to 27,000...
NCM (National Climate Message) Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the NCM (National Climate Message) station network transmit their observations in the form of a NCM message. National Climate Messages (NCM), produced from all Met Offic...
NDACC Alpine Europe Primary stations   ndaac_primary_alpine unknown Set of stations, part of the NDACC network, in the European Alpine region. The stations are: Bern, Payerne and Jungfraujoch in Switzerland, Observatoire de Bordeaux (inactive), Observatoire de Haut...
NDACC Antarctica Primary stations   ndacc_antarctica_primary unknown Set of stations, part of the NDACC network, in the Antarctic region. The stations are: Dumont D'Urville, McMurdo station, Arrival Heights, Scott Base and South Pole station.
NDACC Arctic Primary stations   ndaac_primary_arctic unknown set of stations, part of the NDACC network, in the Artic region. The stations are: Sondre Stromfjord, Summit and Thule in Greenland, Eureka in Canada, and Ny Alesund in Spitsbergen.
NDACC Complementary stations   NDAAC_complementary unknown Set of worldwide stations on the NDACC network. The stations are: Alert, Canada; Heiss Island, Russia; Resolute, Canada; Scoresbysund, Greenland; Andoya, Norway; Kiruna, Sweden; Salekhard, Russia; ...
NDACC Hawaii Primary stations   ndaac_primary_hawaii unknown Set of stations, part of the NDACC network, in Hawaii. The stations are: Mauna Loa, Mauna Kea and Hilo.
NDACC New Zealand Primary stations   ndaac_primary_NZ unknown Set of stations, part of the NDACC network, in New Zealand. The stations are: Lauder.
Neapoli (NEAP) GPS site   None Located in the Aegean peninsula this site was used as part of a network for continuous GPS monitoring of tectonic movement. Continuously operating GPS site with antenna mounted on a concrete pillar...
NERC ARSF Dornier Do228-101 D-CALM Aircraft   NERC-ARSF-Dornier228, D-Calm NERC Airborne Research and Survey Facility (ARSF) NERC leased Dornier 228 twin prop converted airliner Dornier 228 D-CALM is a medium tropospheric research aircraft operated by NERC, UK. It has a twin turbo-prop powered non-pressurised shoulder...
NERC Field Spectroscopy Facility (FSF)   NERC_FSF unknown The NERC Field Spectroscopy Facility (FSF) is an expanding world class facility supporting Earth System Science. It comprises a pool of high quality field spectroradiometers with associated calibra...
Network for the Detection of Atmospheric Composition Change Ground Stations   None The Network for the Detection of Atmospheric Composition Change (NDACC) Ground Stations include; Aberdeen, Arrival, Bremen, Eureka, Hilo, Kittpeak, Maunakea, Ohp, Punta, Scoresby, Tarawa, Wallops, ...
NIMBUS 5 satellite   Nimbus-5 unknown NASA polar-orbiting spacecraft designed to serve as a stabilized, earth-oriented platform for the testing of advanced meteorological sensor systems and collecting meteorological and geological data...
NIMBUS 6 satellite   Nimbus-6 unknown NASA Polar-orbiting spacecraft which served as a stabilized, earth-oriented platform for testing advanced systems for sensing and collecting meteorological data on a global scale. It was launched o...
NIMBUS 7 Satellite   Nimbus-7 unknown The NASA Nimbus 7 research-and-development polar-orbiting satellite served as a stabilized, earth-oriented platform for the testing of advanced systems for sensing and collecting data in the pollut...
Nimes, France   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
NOAA-10   noaa_10 unknown NASA polar-orbiting satellite which operated for the period September 1986 to September 1991.
NOAA-11   noaa_11 unknown NASA polar orbiting satellite which operated during the period 24 Spetember 1988 to March 1995.
NOAA-12   noaa_12 unknown NASA polar orbiting satellite which was launched on May 14, 1991 remained operational until April 2001.
NOAA-14   noaa_14 unknown NOAA polar orbiting satellite which operated during the period 30 December 1994 to Febraury 2001.
NOAA-15   noaa_15 unknown NOAA polar orbiting satellite which was launched on May 13, 1998 and is still operational to this date.
NOAA-16   noaa_16 unknown NOAA polar orbiting satellite which was launched on September 21, 2000
NOAA-17   noaa_17 unknown NOAA polar orbiting satellite which was launched on June 24, 2002.
NOAA-18   None unknown NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) polar orbiting satellite which was launched on 20th May, 2005.
NOAA-19   None unknown NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) polar orbiting satellite which was launched on 6th February 2009
NOAA-7   noaa_7 unknown NASA polar-orbiting satellite which operated for the period 23rd June 1981 - 7th June 1986.
NOAA-8   noaa_8 unknown NASA polar-orbiting satellite which operated for the period 28th March 1983 to 29th December 1985.
NOAA-9   noaa_9 unknown NASA polar-orbiting satellite which operated for the period december 1984 to August 1993.
NOAA CMDL CO2 Flask sampling program stations   co2_flask_stations unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
NOAA CMDL Methane Cooperative Flask sampling network   methane_flask_network unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
NOAA Polar Orbiting environmental satellites (POES)   NOAA_POES The Polar Orbiting Environmental satellites consist of a polar orbiter series of satellites from TIROS-N, NOAA-6 through NOAA-14. The POES system includes the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiomet...
NOAA polar orbiting satellites   NOAA satellites unknown The NOAA Polar Orbiter series of satellites includes the TIROS-N, NOAA-6 through NOAA-14 polar orbiters.
NOAA Satellite series - 7 to 14   noaa_sat_7_14 unknown ITOS (Improved TIROS Operational System) was the follow-on to the TIROS series. They were the second generation of operational polar orbiters. Once operational, the satellite's designator was chang...
Nor-Amberd Research Station   None Hripsime Mkrtchyan Nor-Amberd Research Station is located on Mt. Aragats, a dormant stratovolcano in central Armenia, approximately 30 km (19 mi) northwest of Yerevan, Armenia. The youngest lava flows date between th...
North Farm, UK   None North Farm was site 2 for the CSIP project. It's U.K. Ordnance Survey number is SU2521078846 and is located 143.6m above sea level.
North Greenland Ice Coring Project (NGRIP) station   ngrip_station unknown In the middle of the Greenland ice cap in about 3000 m's height. The NGRIP camp is located at: 75,1 N and 42,3 W.
North Kensington   None North Kensington is an area of west London forming the northern part of Notting Hill, lying north of Notting Hill Gate and south of Harrow Road.
Ny Alesund, Spitsbergen Isl., Norway   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Observatory Panska Ves   None Panska Ves observatory, Institute of Atmospheric Physics CAS, Czech Republic 50.527°N, 14.568°E Observatory Panska Ves is located in rural area about 60 km North from Prague, Czech Republic. I...
Oldhouse Farm, UK   None Oldhouse Farm was site 27 for the CSIP project. It's U.K. Ordnance Survey number is SU7433968861 and is located 41.9m above sea level.
Old Square   None Kim Cooke Old Square, Birmingham
Ordnance Survey Aircraft   ordnance_survey_aircraft unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Ostersund, Sweden   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
OZONEPROF Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the OZONEPROF station network transmit their observations in the form of an OZONEPROF message. Observations by ozonesondes at fixed land stations are taken weekly, and t...
OZONESAT Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the OZONESAT station network transmit their observations in the form of an OZONESAT message. Around 2400 global daily observations are taken by satellites, and the resul...
Paiba, Tenerife   None unknown The site is located on a tower 3m above the ground, 30 m in front of a shooting lodge in Paiba, Tenerife (28.545917, -16.196472). During ACSOE ACE HILLCLOUD, the site was referred to as h3 (or Site...
Pallas Sammaltunturi   None Rebecca Fisher Pallas Sammaltunturi is a GAW station operated by the Finnish Meteorological Institute. It is located inside the northern boreal forest zone at 560 m a.s.l. Air samples are collected and sent to Ro...
Palmer   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Paraíba State University, Campina Grande, Paraiba, Brazil   None Geophysics Institute of Peru The Paraíba State University is located ~ 3 km of Campina Grande city center in Brazil.
Partenavia - Enviscope aircraft   partenavia-enviscope unknown Partenavia is an Aircraft for use in the fields of Atmospheric Research, Environmental Control and Survey. This is a small tropospheric aircraft operated by Enviscope GmbH, Germany. The Partenavia...
partially unknown set of UK CET stations   unknown UK stations unknown Partially unknown set of stations used by Manley, in the triangular area between Preston, Bristol and London to produce monthly series of Central England Temperature. Some of the stations known to ...
Payerne   None Norwegian Institute for Air Research (NILU) Payerne Switzerland ozonesonde launch site for EASOE
Penlee Point Atmospheric Observatory   penlee-point Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) The Penlee Point Atmospheric Obervaory, created by the Plymouth Marine Laboratory, PML in order to carry out long-term operations aurrounding the ineractions between the ocean and atmosphere. The...
Peru Madre De DiosTambopata National Reserve 02/06/2017   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 10m grid Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y (1...
Peru Madre De DiosTambopata National Reserve 08/05/2017   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 10m grid Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y (1...
Peru Madre De DiosTambopata National Reserve 15/06/2017   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 10m grid Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y (1...
Peru Madre De DiosTambopata National Reserve 18/05/2017   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 10m grid Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y (1...
Peru Madre De DiosTambopata National Reserve 25/05/2017   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 10m grid Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y (1...
PILOT Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the PILOT station network transmit their observations in the form of a PILOT message. Observations from radiosondes at stations distributed globally are taken during fou...
PIPER AZTEC - SAFIRE aircraft   SAFIRE-AZTEC SAFIRE Service des Avions Francais Instrumentés pour la Recherche en Environnement PIPER AZTEC - SAFIRE is a small tropospheric research aircraft (PA23-250 type) operated by the Service des Avions Francais Instrumentés pour la Recherche en Environnement (SAFIRE), France. The Pip...
Piper PA31 Navajo Chieftain G-NERC Aircraft   G-NERC unknown A Piper PA31 Navajo Chieftain aircraft converted to survey configuration in 1983.
Pobe, Africa   pobe unknown Benin, Africa. Used in AMMA project.
Point Barrow, Alaska   barrow_alaska unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
POLAR 5 - AWI aircraft   AWI-POLAR5, awi-polar5 AWI Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany Large tropospheric aircraft operated by Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany. POLAR 5 is a Basler BT-67 type aircraft, a fixed-wing aircraft produced by Basler Turbo Conversions of Oshkosh, Wisconsin....
Polarfro   None Polarfro
Polarfront   None Polarfront ozonesonde launch site for the EASOE project
Praia International Airport, Santiago, Cape Verde   None Praia International Airport, Santiago, Cape Verde (also known as Nelson Mandela International Airport (IATA: RAI, ICAO: GVNP), was used as a base for theNCAS xband radar during the ICE-D project
Predannack Radar Station, UK   predannack unknown Station in the UK rain radar network, located near Ruan Mayor, The Lizard, Cornwall, South-West UK.
Preston Farm, Chichester, UK   preston-farm Used in CSIP 2005
Priory House   None unknown Priory House, Birmingham
Pristine rainforest LBA-TT34-tower, Manaus, Brazil   None James Whitehead The observational tower LBA-TT34 is located at a remote site in the Reserva Biologica do Cuieiras in the Amazon rainforest, 60 km NNW of the city of Manaus in Brazil (2.594541 S, 60.209289 W, 110 m...
Pritchatts Road, West Midlands   None Glenn McGregor, Rob Kinnersley, M. Kochhar, Graham Mills, Rob Tilling, James R. Hopkins, Jianxin Yin, Ji Ping Shi, Aftab Khan, Alan Turnbull University of Leeds, Birmingham, Leciester measurements of Temperature, wind, O3, NO, NO2, CO, OH, HO2, SO2 NOX and CO.
Punta del Hidalgo, Tenerife   None unknown The site is located on top of the abandoned lighthouse in Punta del Hidalgo, Tenerife (28.576417, -16.328778). For ACSOE ACE HILLCLOUD, the site was referred to as h0 (or Site 0). Site Hidalgo0 and...
Quistococha (M. flexuosa Palm Swamp)   quistococha An area of publicly owned land (Peru) used during field campaigns for the NERC project: Amazonian peatlands - A potentially important but poorly characterised source of atmospheric methane and nitr...
Radiosonde stations on the Global Telecommunication System (GTS) network   radios_gts unknown The GTS consists of an integrated network interconnecting meteorological telecommunication centres of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHS) worldwide. It comprises point-to-point...
RAF Aberporth   aberporth Met Office RAF Aberporth (WMO id 03502) is located in the county of Ceredigion, West Wales. Since 1941 observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking the station to the synoptic network of the Met O...
RAF Benson, UK   benson Met Office RAF Bensont (WMO id 03658) is located 57m above mean sea level in Oxfordshire, south UK. Since 1951 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking the station to the synopt...
RAF Brize Norton   brize-norton Met Office RAF Brize Norton (WMO id 03649) is a located 82m above mean sea level in Oxfordshire, South UK. Since 1968 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking the station to th...
RAF Cardington   None Royal Air Force Cardington or more simply RAF Cardington is a former Royal Air Force station in Bedfordshire, England, with a long and varied history, particularly in relation to airships and ballo...
RAF Coningsby, UK   coningsby Met Office RAF Coningsby (WMO id 03391) is located 6m above mean sea level in Lincolnshire, north-west UK. Since 1961 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking the station to the...
RAF Cranwell, UK   cranwell Met Office RAF Cranwell (WMO id 03379) is located 63m above mean sea level in Lincolnshire, east UK. Since 1917 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking the station to the synop...
RAF Dishforth Airfield, UK   dishforth Met Office RAF Dishforth (WMO id 03261) is located 33m above mean sea level in North Yorkshire, north UK. Since 1952 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking the station to the ...
RAF Kinloss, UK   kinloss Met Office RAF Kinloss (WMO id 03066) is located 5m above mean sea level in Moray, Grampian region, north-east Scotland. Since 1950 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking the ...
RAF Leuchars   leuchars Met Office RAF Leuchars (WMO id 03171) is located 10m above mean sea level in Fife, east Scotland. Since 1921 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking the station to the synopti...
RAF Linton On Ouse   linton-on-ouse Met Office RAF Linton on ouse (WMO id 03266) is a located 14m above mean sea level in North Yorkshire, east England. Since 1958 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking the stat...
RAF Marham   marham Met Office RAF Marham (WMO id 03482) is located 21m above mean sea level in Norfolk, east UK. Since 1951 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking the station to the synoptic net...
RAF Northolt, UK   northolt Met Office RAF Northolt (WMO id 03672) is located 33m above mean sea level in Greater London, South-east UK. Since 1946 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking the station to t...
RAF Odiham   odiham Met Office RAF Odiham (WMO id 03761) is located 118m above mean sea level in Hampshire, South UK. Since 1963 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking the station to the synoptic...
RAF Shawbury   shawbury Met Office RAF Shawbury (WMO id 03414) is located 72m above mean sea level in Shropshire, west England. Since 1944 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking the station to the sy...
RAF Valley   valley Met Office RAF VAlley (WMO id 03302) is located 10m above mean sea level in Gwynedd, Wales. Since 1930 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking the station to the synoptic netwo...
RAF Waddington   waddington Met Office RAF Waddington (WMO id 03377) is located 68m above mean sea level in Lincolnshire, east UK. Since 1946 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking the station to the syn...
RAF Wattisham meteorogical station   wattisham Met Office Wattisham is an existing Met Office site at RAF Wattisham. The airfield is near Ipswich in Suffolk and is mainly used for helicopter training. RAF Wattisham (WMO id 03590) is used for helicopter...
RAF Wittering   wittering Met Office RAF Wittering (WMO id 03462) is located 73m above mean sea level in Cambridgeshire, east UK. Since 1955 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking the station to the sy...
Raingauge station network used to produce the British Rainfall archive   None unknown Network of UK raingauge stations used to compile a paper archive of British Rainfall (1867-1968) which has subsequently been digitized as part of one of the FREE projects. Names of stations are ava...
RapidEye Satellite Constellation   None RapidEye RapidEye operates a constellation of 5 satellites that are used for spectral imaging, particularly the ‘Red Edge’ band (between red and infrared, 690 to 730nm).
RASS (Radio Acoustic Sounding System) Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the RASS station network transmit their observations in the form of a RASS message. Hourly observations from around 120 stations distributed globally, and the report is ...
Resolute, Canada   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Reykjavick, Iceland   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Reykjavik   None Reykjavik, Iceland ozonesonde launch site for the EASOE project
Rickyard field, near Chilbolton   Rickyard_Field unknown Rickyard field is located near the Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and radio research. At the time of the NCAVEO field experiment in June 2006, it was winter wheat field.
Ridge Hill Tall Tower   ridgehill Ridge Hill Tall Tower
Ringley, UK   None Environment Agency Raingauge 3768 4048 National Grid reference
RMS Queen Mary 2   QM2 unknown The ocean liner RMS Queen Mary 2 is used as a platform for Scanning Infrared Sea surface Temperature Radiometer (SISTeR), rain gauge and GPS antenna, which collected SST data between 2010 and 2012 ...
Roscoff, France   roscoff unknown A land site in Northern France, close to the sea appropriate for coastal measurements in support of marine science. Used RHaMBLe, a project of UK SOLAS.
Rossendale, UK   None Environment Agency Raingauge National Grid reference 3793 4205
Rotherfield, UK   None Rotherfield was site 20 for the CSIP project. It's U.K. Ordnance Survey number is SU7017230809 and is located 164.8 above sea level.
Rotunda   None Kim Cooke Rotunda, Birmingham
RRS Challenger   challenger_ship unknown NERC oceanographic research vessel.
RRS James Clark Ross Ship   None RRS James Clark Ross (JCR), launched by HM the Queen in 1990, is primarily a marine research vessel for biological, oceanographic and geophysical cruises. It is equipped with a suite of laboratorie...
Sabahmas Estate Oil Palm Plantation   None unknown An oil palm plantation on the Sabahmas Estate
Salford, UK   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Salvation Army Roof   None Kim Cooke Salvation Army roof, Birmingham
SAM II   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
San Jorge (Forested Short Pole Vegetation)   san-jorge-forest An area of publicly owned land (Peru) used during field campaigns for the NERC project: Amazonian peatlands - A potentially important but poorly characterised source of atmospheric methane and nitr...
San Jorge (M. flexuosa Palm Swamp)   san-jorge-swamp An area of publicly owned land (Peru) used during field campaigns for the NERC project: Amazonian peatlands - A potentially important but poorly characterised source of atmospheric methane and nitr...
San Jose State University, California   sanJose_ca unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
San Pedro Andes Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research Group Field Site, Peru   san-pedro Field station operated by the Andes Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research Group on land owned by the Cock of the Rock Lodge.
Santorini (SNTR) GPS station   None Located in the Aegean peninsula this site was used as part of a network for continuous GPS monitoring of tectonic movement. Continuously operating GPS site with antenna mounted on a concrete pillar...
Sapper Hill, Falkland Islands   None British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Sapper Hill (453 ft) is on East Falkland, Falkland Islands. Sapper Hill, Falkland Islands Atmospheric Observatory was established by the Royal Holloway Greenhouse Gas Research Group in October 2010...
SARAL (Satellite with ARGOS and AltiKa)   None The SARAL (Satellite with ARGOS and AltiKa) is a French (CNES) / Indian (ISRO) satellite mission primarily focused on observing the oceans.
Satellites on the Global Telecommunication Sytem (GTS)   satellite_gts unknown The GTS consists of an integrated network interconnecting meteorological telecommunication centres of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHS) worldwide. It comprises point-to-point...
SCISAT   None ACE FTS instrument on the SCISAT satellite.
Scoresbysund, Greenland   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer Aircraft   None unknown A Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer Aircraft, registration G-AZHJ, used for the Airborne Research and Survey Facility (ARSF) survey flights in 1982.
Seneca - IBIMET aircraft   seneca IBIMET unknown Seneca - IBIMET is a small tropospheric research aircraft (Piper PA34 Seneca II type) operated by the Institute of Biometeorology (IBIMET), Italy. The Piper PA-34 Seneca is an American twin-engine...
Sentinel 1A   None European Space Agency (ESA) Sentinel 1A is the first of the European Space Agency (ESA) Sentinel series. It was launched on 3rd April 2014.
Sentinel 1B   None European Space Agency (ESA) Sentinel 1B is the first of the European Space Agency (ESA) Sentinel series. It was launched on 25th April 2016.
Sentinel 2A   None European Space Agency (ESA) Sentinel 2A was launched by the European Space Agency (ESA) to become the second part of the Sentinel series. The satellite was launched on 23rd June 2015.
Sentinel 2B   None European Space Agency (ESA) Sentinel 2B was launched by the European Space Agency (ESA) to become the second part of the Sentinel series alongside Sentinel 2A. The satellite was launched on 7th March 2016.
Sentinel 3A   None European Space Agency (ESA) Sentinel 3A was launched by the European Space Agency (ESA) to become the third part of the Sentinel series. The satellite was launched on 16th February 2016.
Sentinel 3B   None European Space Agency (ESA) Sentinel 3B was launched by the European Space Agency (ESA) to become the third part of the Sentinel series. The satellite was launched on 25th April 2018.
Sentinel 5 Precursor   None European Space Agency (ESA) Sentinel 5P was launched by the European Space Agency (ESA) to become the precursor to Sentinel 5. The satellite was launched on 13th October 2017.
Set of UK stations used by Parker et al.   CET Parker stations unknown Set of UK stations selected by Parker et al. (1992) to produce daily CET series over the period 1772-1958: 1772-1773: London, Kennington 1774-1776: London, Crane Court 1777-1789: Lyndon Hall, Rutl...
Sheepdrove Farm   None Rafael Rosolem Sheepdrove Farm
Ships on exploration, 18th century onwards   exploration_ship unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Ships on the WMO's Global Telecommunication System (GTS) network   ship_wmo_gts unknown The GTS consists of an integrated network interconnecting meteorological telecommunication centres of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHS) worldwide. It comprises point-to-point...
SHIP Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the SHIP station network transmit their observations in the form of FM 13-IX SHIP, FM 18-X BUOY, Light Vessel, Marid, Marine logbooks, NAVY, OWS, PLAT/RIG, and VOF messa...
Ship SYNOP Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the Ship SYNOP station network transmit their observations in the form of a Ship SYNOP message, also referred to as FM 13-IX SHIP message. Hourly measurements are taken ...
Shoeburyness, UK   shoeburyness Church End, Shoeburyness, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, UK. Field site used for trials with the Salford lidar and Salford automatic weather station in 2006.
Silchester, UK   None Silchester was site 10 for the CSIP project. It's U.K. Ordnance Survey number is SU6387862609 and is located 89.3m above sea level.
Singapore   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Smithills, UK   None North West Water Raingauge National Grid reference 3697 4116
SMOS   None The SMOS (Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity) satellite was launched on Novermber 2009, with the primary mission to monitor ocean salinity and soil moisture.
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) ...
SND Electrical Wholesalers   None Kim Cooke SND Electrical Wholesalers, Birmingham
Snowdon Mountain Railway - moving train (SNTR)   snowdon-sntr Tourist railway organisation who kindly allowed Newcastle University (lead contact Nigel Penna) to install GNSS and meteorological equipment for GNSS atmospheric water vapour estimation and positio...
Snowdon Mountain Railway (SNLB)   None Tourist railway organisation who kindly allowed Newcastle University (lead contact Nigel Penna) to install GNSS and meteorological equipment for GNSS atmospheric water vapour estimation and positio...
Snowdon Mountain Railway - summit (SNSU)   None Tourist railway organisation who kindly allowed Newcastle University (lead contact Nigel Penna) to install GNSS and meteorological equipment for GNSS atmospheric water vapour estimation and positio...
Snow Hill   None Kim Cooke Snow Hill, Birmingham
Sodankyla   None Sodankyla, Finland ozonesonde launch site for the EASOE project
Sodankyl, Finland   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Solar Maximum Mission (SMM) satellite   smm unknown The Solar Maximum Mission (SMM) spacecraft was launched on February 14, 1980, near the height of the solar cycle, to enable the solar phsyics community to examine, in more physically meaningful det...
Solar Mesosphere Explorer (SME) satellite   SME unknown A NASA scientific satellite launched on October 6th, 1981 and designed to investigate the processes that create and destroy ozone in Earth's upper atmosphere.
Solihull, West Midlands   None Glenn McGregor University of Birmingham measurements of temperature, wind and relative humidity
Sombrero lighthouse   None Sombrero lighthouse in Anguilla
Sondrest   None Sondrest
Sondre Stromfjord, Greenland   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Southern Surveyor research vessel   southern_surveyor_ship unknown Research vessel operated by CSIRO, Australia.
South Pole   South Pole unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
South Uist, UK   south-uist Met Office South Uist (WMO id 03023) is home to the Met Office 64MHz windprofiler. The station is located 4m above mean sea level in the Hebrides, Western Isles of Scotland. Since 1996 meteorological observa...
South Wonston Water Tower   None unknown The Water Tower at South Wonston was a suitable site to mount a transmitter for measuring the effect of rain and sleet on radio signals. Signals were received by receivers at Sparsholt college, Ham...
SPADE Radiosonde stations   spade_rad_stations unknown Selected radiosonde stations in the SPADE region of experiment.
Sparsholt College, Hampshire, UK   sparsholt Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Related to the Chilbolton Observatory, this station at Sparsholt College, 8 km from Chilbolton operates a number of instrumented microwave communications links and satellite beacon receivers which ...
Sparti (SPRT) GPS station   None Located in the Aegean peninsula this site was used as part of a network for continuous GPS monitoring of tectonic movement. Continuously operating GPS site with antenna mounted on a concrete pillar...
SPOT (Earth Observing Satellites) Earth Observation System   None There have been 7 SPOT (Satellite Pour l'Observation de la Terre) satellites launched since 1986, providing medium to high resolution of the Earth's surface. SPOT 1, 2 and 3 carried a multi-spectra...
Spring Lane   None Kim Cooke Spring Lane, Birmingham
Springs Reservoir, UK   None Environment Agency Raingauge National Grid reference 3691 4144
SREW (Synoptic Rainfall Europe West) Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the SREW (Synoptic Rainfall Europe West) Station Network transmit their observations in the form of a SREW message. The SREW message allows for real time exchange of ho...
SSER (Solid State Event Recorder) Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the SSER (Solid State Event Recorder) Station Network transmit their observations in the form of a SSER message. Met Office SSER systems directly store hourly and sub-h...
Stations from the Monthly Climatic Data For the World published by NCDC   ncdc_stations unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Steelhouse Lane   None Kim Cooke Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham
St Helena Bottoms Wood Station   st-helena Met Office The St Helena observatory (WMO id 61901) is located at Bottoms Wood, St Helena, 435m above mean sea level in the South Atlantic ocean. Since 1958 meteorological observations have been recorded on a...
St Helena lighthouse   None St Helena lighthouse
Stockland Green School   None Kim Cooke Stockland Green School, Birmingham
Stoken Farm, UK   None Stoken Farm was site 14 for the CSIP project. It's U.K. Ordnance Survey number is SU5525148095 and is located 88.1m above sea level.
Stony Plain, Canada   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Stornoway Airport, UK   stornoway Met Office Stornoway Airport (WMO id 03026) is located 15m above mean sea level in the Western Isles, north-east Scotland. Since 1873 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking th...
Stretton-on-Dunsmore, West Midlands   None Della Lansley University of Leeds measurements of Temperature, wind, O3, NO, NO2, NOX and CO.
Studenec, station of West Bohemian seismic network   studenec The Studenec, station of the West Bohemian seismic network of the Institute of Geophysics CAS, Czech Republic is used in the GloCAEM project. The measurement site at Studenec is located at 50.25...
Swanage, UK   swanage unknown Used in CSIP 2005 for radiosonde launches
Swedish Maritime Administration Icebreaker Oden   icebreaker-oden Swedish Polar Research Secretariat (SPRS) The polar classed Icebreaker Oden (call sign SMLQ) is designed as a combined escort icebreaker and research vessel. She was the first non-nuclear icebreaker at the North Pole in 1991, with a total ...
Sweetloves, UK   None Environment Agency Raingauge National Grid reference: 3709 4126
Swider Geophysical Observatory, Poland   swider The Swider Geophysical 0bservatory (SWI) used in the GloCAEM project is operated by the Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences. It is located 25 km South-Southeast of the Polish capit...
Synchronous Meteorological Satellites (SMS)   sms unknown Weather satellites in geostationary orbit, managed by NASA for NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). SMS-1 and -2 were development satellites leading up to the GOES (Geostationary...
Tacolneston tall tower   tacolneston Tacolneston (TAC) tall tower is located on the east coast of England, 16 km from Norwich in Norfolk, UK. Lines sample air at 54, 100, and 185 m.a.g.l. from an open-lattice telecommunications tower ...
Tactical Operational Satellite (TOPSAT)   topsat UK Ministry of Defense (MOD), Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL), Infoterra Ltd. TOPSAT (Tactical Operational Satellite) is a British Earth observation satellite, launched in October 2005. TOPSAT carries out optical imaging with a ground resolution of 2.5m. TOPSAT was built in ...
TAFT   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Taganana0 and 1, Tenerife   None These sites are located on a building in Taganana, Tenerife. Taganana0 is located on a house balcony railings. Taganana1 is on a washing pole 2m above the roof, and it faces the north. Taganana1 is...
Tagananamast, Tenerife   None The site is a part of Taganana site in Tenerife, and is located on Riso mast 'Piedro del Sueno' above the village.
Taganana, Tenerife   None John Neil Cape Taganana is a village in north east Tenerife, where three sites were used for ACSOE ACE HILLCLOUD.
Tagananatunnel, Tenerife   None The platform is placed 2m above the ground on a pole located 15 m below and 30 m east of the tunnel near Taganana, Tenerife.
Tamworth, West Midlands   None Glenn McGregor University of Birmingham measurements of temperature, wind and relative humidity
TEMP Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the TEMP station network transmit their observations in the form of a TEMP message. Observations from radiosondes at stations distributed globally are taken during four ...
Tenerife   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Terra Satellite, part of the Earth Observation System Morning Constellation (EOS-AM)   Terra-platform, eos_terra National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Terra, launched on 18th December 1999, is a polar-orbiting satellite within the Morning Constellation that have equator crossings around 10:30 and 22:30 under NASA's Earth Obseration System (EOS). ...
The Geoinformation Group (TGG) Survey Aircraft   None LiDAR-equipped survey aircraft owned by The GeoInformation Group were flown over the main urban conurbations of England and Scotland to provide LiDAR data for the Cities Revealed project.
Thruxton   None Thruxton Airfield near Andover, was site 12 for the CSIP project. It's U.K. Ordnance Survey number is SU2789845986 and is located 97.2m above sea level.
Thule station, Greenland   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Thurnham, UK   None unknown Station in the UK rain radar network near Maidstone, Kent in England.
Tórshavn   None Tórshavn, Faroe Island
Transall c-160 aircraft   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Transect of 23 stations located on Mount Kilimanjaro   None 23 static stations were placed from SW over the top of Kilimanjaro to NE. Stations on the SW aspect (Mach1-Mach10) were installed in September 2004, and those on the NE aspect (Rong1-Rong9) in Sept...
Trappes, France   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Tres Cruces   tres-cruces Tres Cruces, a montane grassland ecosystem ground site, in the Peruvian Andes
Tripura University   None Anirban Guha Tripura University is a rural and continental site, located 9 km south of the capital city Agartala (population 4,00,000) of the state Tripura. The site is on a flat piece of land, covered by gras...
TRMM   None The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) is a NASA and JAXA satellite that flew between 1997 and 2015. It's primary mission was to measure precipitation.
Turner's Hill, West Midlands   None Glenn McGregor University of Birmingham measurements of temperature, wind and relative humidity
Turton High, UK   None North West Water Raingauge National Grid reference 3728 4132
Uccle, Belgium   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
UK Disaster Monitoring Constellation 2 (UK-DMC2) satellite   None The second generation DMC satellite, launched 2009, provides hugely increased imaging capacity over the original UK-DMC satellite, retaining the same 650km swath width, but with twice the pixel den...
UK Disaster Monitoring Constellation (UK-DMC) satellite   None The first generation UK Disaster Monitoring Constellation (UK-DMC) satellite was launched in 2002-3 by Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd to create the first constellation designed to deliver daily re...
UK-DMC   UK-DMC unknown UK-DMC is a satellite of the standard Disaster Monitoring Constellation (DMC) design, with added research and development payloads. The microsatellite was launched on 27th September 2003.
UK Radar Stations   None unknown Network of radar stations in northern Europe, which measure rainfall and precipitation.
Unit for Landscape Modelling aircraft   CULM_aircraft CULM, University of Cambridge Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
University of Birmingham   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
University of Bristol, School of Chemistry   bristol-uni The University of Bristol observing site used in the GloCAEM project is an urban rooftop site on the School of Chemistry (SoC) building. The building is close to a taller building (School of Medi...
University of Cambridge   None University of Cambridge chemistry school located on Lensfield Rd, Cambridge CB2 1EW.
University of Dundee Druim nam Bo weather station   druim-nam-bo University of Dundee The Druim nam Bo weather station is located in open artic tundra near Glen Feshie in the Cairngorms national park. It is operated by the University of Dundee. The site is a rounded mountain ridge o...
University of Edinburgh GeoSciences Weather Station   uni-edinburgh University of Edinburgh University of Edinburgh GeoSciences Weather Station is on the roof of the 6-storey James Clark Maxwell Building in the King's Buildings campus. As such, this site does not meet the normal criteria ...
University of Evora   evora The University of Evora observation site is used in the GloCAEM project. The measurement site is located in a grassy clearing near the Observatory of Physics and Atmosphere of the Institute of ...
University of Lancaster Hazelrigg Weather Station   hazelrigg University of Lancashire The University of Lancaster's Hazelrigg Weather Station is situated amongst agricultural fields with nearby objects of a 100 m tall wind turbine 150 m WSW, meteorological mast 10 m NW, road and tre...
University of Leeds   None Kate Winfield University of Leeds is a public research university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.
University of Leicester   None Leicester University Information The monitoring station is within an existing brick building located within the grounds of Leicester University Campus. The nearest road is Welford road, 20m to the...
University of Manchester CESSNA 182J aircraft   cessna_aircraft University of Manchester The University of Manchester Centre for Atmospheric Science owns and operates an instrumented aircraft designed for atmospheric research. The aircraft, a Cessna 182J, is equipped with sophisticated...
University of Reading Atmospheric Observatory   reading unknown The University of Reading Atmospheric Observatory has been a centre for atmospheric measurements and meteorological observations since 1970, continuing records which began originally at the Univers...
University of Surrey - Environmental Flow Research Centre (EnFlo)   enflo unknown EnFlo, the Environmental Flow Research Centre, was established in 1993 as a focus for UK research activities based on laboratory scale simulation of atmospheric flow and pollutant dispersion. Two m...
University of York: Gas Chromatograph - Flame Ionisation Detector 1 (GC-FID1)   None James R. Hopkins, Katie A. Read, Alastair C. Lewis Single Channel Gas Chromatograph - Flame Ionisation Detector 1 operated by the University of York
unknown research aircraft for the SOAPEX campaign   unknown_soapex_aircraft unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
UPMC-SA Mystere aircraft   mystere_aircraft unknown Aircraft run by the University Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC), Service d'Aeronomie (SA), (part of CNRS) France.
Uppark, UK   None Uppark was site 25 for the CSIP project. It's U.K. Ordnance Survey number is SU7820617460 and is located 146.5m above sea level.
Upper Air Research Satellite (UARS)   uars unknown The satellite was launched in 1991 by the Space Shuttle Discovery. It is 35 feet long, 15 feet in diameter, weighs 13,000 pounds, and carries 10 instruments. UARS orbits at an altitude of 375 miles...
USA California Armstong Redwoods State Natural Reserve 11/09/2017   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y Person...
USA California Armstong Redwoods State Natural Reserve 12/09/2017   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y Person...
USA California Armstong Redwoods State Natural Reserve 13/09/2017   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): - Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y Perso...
USA California Armstong Redwoods State Natural Reserve 14/09/2017   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): - Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y Perso...
USA California Armstong Sea Ranch 18/09/2017   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 15m Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y Per...
USA California Grove of Old Trees 05/09/2017   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): 15m Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y Per...
USA California Grove of Old Trees 09/09/2017   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): - Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y Perso...
USA Massachusetts Harvard Forest 14/08/2017   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): - Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y Perso...
USA Massachusetts Harvard Forest 18/08/2017   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): - Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y Perso...
USA Massachusetts Harvard Forest 25/08/2017   None The data was collected using the following TLS Scanning and produced using the following processing state settings: Scan Pattern Resolution (o): - Waveform: N Resolution: 0.04 RGB : Y (1 row)...
Vasses (VASS) GPS station   None Located in the Aegean peninsula this site was used as part of a network for continuous GPS monitoring of tectonic movement. Continuously operating GPS site with antenna mounted on a concrete pillar...
Vigo ALPHASAT beacon receiver site   None Vigo ALPHASAT beacon receiver site operated by the University of Vigo, Spain
Villa Carmen Asociación para la Conservación de la Cuenca Amazónica Field Site, Peru   villa-carmen Field station operated by the Asociación para la Conservación de la Cuenca Amazónica and used by the Andes Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research Group.
WADRAIN (Water Authorities Daily RAINfall) Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the UK WADRAIN (Water Authorities Daily RAINfall) Station Network transmit their observations in the form of a WADRAIN message. The WADRAIN message transmits daily prec...
WAHRAIN (Water Authorities Hourly RAINfall) Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the WAHRAIN (Water Authorities Hourly RAINfall) Station Network transmit their observations in the form of a Met Form 7113 message. Many stations with autographic or ot...
WAMRAIN (Water Authorities Monthly RAINfall value) Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the WAMRAIN (Water Authorities Monthly RAINfall) Station Network transmit their observations in the form of a WAMRAIN message. The WAMRAIN message transmits monthly pre...
Wankama, Africa   wankama unknown Niger, Africa, used in AMMA project.
Wardon Hill Radar Station, UK   wardon-hill Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA) Station in the UK rain radar network at Wardon Hill, Dorchester, Dorset.
War End School   None Kim Cooke Ward End School, Birmingham
Watling Island lighthouse   None Watling Island lighthouse in the Bahamas
Wayqecha Asociación para la Conservación de la Cuenca Amazónica Field Site, Peru   wayqecha Field station operated by Asociación para la Conservación de la Cuenca Amazónica and host to long term plots of the Andes Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research Group.
Wellsprings, UK   None North West Water Raingauge National Grid reference 3715 4090
Wenlock, West Midlands   None unknown Wenlock, West Midlands. -2.768, 52.482
Weybourne Atmospheric Observatory   weybourne, wao University of East Anglia (UEA), National Centre for Atmospheric Sciences (NCAS) The Weybourne Atmospheric Observatory (WAO) is part of the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia (UEA) UK. It is situated on the north Norfolk coast (52°57'01.5"N 1°07'1...
Whitworth Observatory   None University of Manchester The Whitworth Meteorological Observatory is a fully automated state of the art meteorological observatory located on the campus of The University of Manchester in central Manchester.
Wilton House   None Wilton House was site 16 for the CSIP project. It's U.K. Ordnance Survey number is SU1121432753 and is located 105.6m above sea level.
WINPRO (Wind Profiler) Station Network   None World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Observation stations within the WINPRO station network transmit their observations in the form of a WINPRO message. Hourly observations from around 400 stations distributed globally, and the report...
Winter Hill, UK   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED
Wise Astronomical Observatory, Mitzpe Ramon   wise The Wise Astronomical Observatory, Mitzpe Ramon is used in the GloCAEM project by the Tel Aviv University. The measurement site is located in the arid Negev desert, which experiences hot summers...
Withins High, UK   None North West Water Raingauge National Grid reference 3744 4106
Withybrook Equestrian centre, West Midlands   None Della Lansley, Alan Turnbull University of Leeds measurements of Temperature, wind, O3, NO, NO2, NOX and CO.
Woodlands Farm, UK   None Woodlands Farm was site 9 for the CSIP project. It's U.K. Ordnance Survey number is SU5495962477 and is located 77.5m above sea level.
Writtle College, UK   None unknown Writtle college, near Chelmsford, Essex, UK, was used as the primary location for the first TORCH (Polluted Troposphere) measurement campaign.
Xibaidian   None The rural site located in the Xibaidian (XBD) Village, Daxingzhuang town, Pinggu District, Beijing, which is in the northeastern direction of Beijing urban area. The size of the village is 835 mete...
Yeovilton, Uk   yeovilton Met Office Yeovilton observatory (WMO id 03853) is located 20m above mean sea level in Somerset, South England. Since 1964 meteorological observations have been recorded on a 24hr basis, linking the station t...
Zeppelin Observatory   zeppelin Norwegian Polar Institute The observatory is located in the Arctic on Zeppelin Mountain, close to Ny-Ålesund, in the island archipelago of Svalbard. At 79° N, the station is located in an undisturbed arctic environment, awa...
Zhigansk, Russia   None unknown Platform.abstract: DETAILS NEEDED