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Dataset

 

Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Direct Visible Radiometer Data

Update Frequency: Monthly
Status: Ongoing
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2003-10-01
Download Stats: last 12 months

Abstract

Data were collected by the Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Direct Visible Radiometer from 27th Februrary 2013 to the present at Chilbolton, Hampshire. The dataset contains measurements of high accuracy direct solar radiation measurement research on a plane/level surface.

Citable as:  Science and Technology Facilities Council; Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research; Wrench, C.L.; Agnew, J. (2003): Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Direct Visible Radiometer Data. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/504312b7a9f4e905181c8484f8a3c405
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: radiometer, direct, visible, irradiance, CFARR

Details

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Previously used record identifiers:
http://badc.nerc.ac.uk/view/badc.nerc.ac.uk__ATOM__ACTIVITY_80b96678-2ac8-11e3-8573-00163e251233
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Data lineage:

Data are acquired by the Chilbolton Facility directly from the instrument before manual checking and release for archiving with the Centre for Environmental Data Analysis on a monthly basis.

File Format:
Data are netCDF formatted. Images are PNG formatted.

Process overview

This dataset was generated by instruments deployed on platforms as listed below.
Output Description None
  • units: m
  • long_name: height of ground level above mean sea level (Ordnance Survey Great Britain)
  • standard_name: height
  • var_id: height
  • names: height, height of ground level above mean sea level (Ordnance Survey Great Britain)
  • units: W m-2
  • long_name: pyrheliometer
  • var_id: rhc
  • names: pyrheliometer
  • units: K
  • long_name: pyrheliometer body temperature
  • var_id: rhc_T
  • names: pyrheliometer body temperature

Co-ordinate Variables

  • standard_name: latitude
  • units: degree_north
  • long_name: latitude
  • var_id: latitude
  • names: latitude
  • units: degree_east
  • standard_name: longitude
  • long_name: longitude
  • var_id: longitude
  • names: longitude
  • standard_name: time
  • var_id: time
  • names: time
Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2013-02-27T00:00:00
End time:
Ongoing
Geographic Extent

 
51.1450°
 
-1.4270°
 
-1.4270°
 
51.1450°