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NCAVEO: Delta-T Devices Ltd BF2 sunshine sensor data

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Latest Data Update: 2008-08-15
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2008-09-26
Download Stats: last 12 months
Dataset Size: 3 Files | 40KB


A Delta-T BF2 Sunshine Sensor was used to measure the total and diffuse sky irradiance every minute from 10:30 to 13:00 hours on the 17th June 2006, as part of the Network for Calibration and Validation of EO data 2006 Field Campaign. 150 readings were produced in total. The direct energy of the sun on the instrument is calculated from the differences between the total energy and diffuse component recorded simultaneously.

Citable as:  Network for Calibration and Validation of EO data (2008): NCAVEO: Delta-T Devices Ltd BF2 sunshine sensor data . NERC Earth Observation Data Centre, date of citation.
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These data were provided to NEODC by university of Southampton, who carried out work to convert formats to NASA-Ames, and write metadata documents. The metadata documents describing the processing are archived alongside the data as PDF files.

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