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Weybourne Atmospheric Observatory: NAME atmospheric dispersion model footprints or air arriving at WAO.

Latest Data Update: 2020-07-09
Status: Ongoing
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2002-01-01
Download Stats: last 12 months
Dataset Size: 82.66K Files | 9GB


The composition of the air present over the Weybourne Atmospheric Observatory (WAO), situated on the north Norfolk coast, depends on its origins. Plots showing the footprints of 10 day back trajectories arriving at WAO have been calculated using the UK Met Office's NAME Lagrangian atmospheric dispersion model.

Citable as:  Bandy, B. (2002): Weybourne Atmospheric Observatory: NAME atmospheric dispersion model footprints or air arriving at WAO.. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: Weybourne Atmospheric Observatory, WAO, NAME, AMF


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Data is collected at the Weybourne Atmospheric Observatory (WAO), which operates a range of instruments in its measurement programme. After collection, data is processed and formatted by the station manager, then uploaded as is to BADC

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Data quality has been logged separately contact the WAO manager for details. Future revision of the data should contain quality flags
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Weybourne Name Footprint atmospheric data


The Weybourne Atmospheric Observatory (WAO) is part of the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia (UEA). It is situated on the north Norfolk coast and is a world class facility for fundemental research, background atmospheric monitoring and teaching purposes. WAO operates a range of instruments in its measurement programme - the data from which is archived at the BADC. The dataset contains NAME dispersion model footprints- Please notify Zoe Fleming if any of these plots will be used in presentations and publications

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