Datastream : AERICH2

Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer (AERI): channel 2 data

Active Dates
1994.01.10 - 2017.02.26

Measurement Categories

Originating Instrument
Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer (AERI)


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Measurement Units Variable
AERI instrument unit serial number unitless AERIunitNumber
Observation altitude m Altitude ( time )
Temperature of the AERI blackbody support structure K BBsupportStructureTemp ( time )
Julian day including day and fraction of day days JulianDay ( time )
Observation latitude deg Latitude ( time )
Observation longitude deg Longitude ( time )
Time in decimal format at center of AERI scene observation period Time_UTC_hours ( time )
Radiance from all scene views interpolated to standard wavenumber scale mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) all_mean_rad ( time, wnum )
altitude meters above Mean Sea Level alt
Observation atmospheric pressure in AERI electronics hPa atmosphericPressure ( time )
Relative humidity measured near blackbodies. Use with air temperature near BBs only. % atmosphericRelativeHumidity ( time )
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
Calibrated Scene Type Identification unitless calibratedSceneID ( time )
Ambient temperature used in calibration K calibrationAmbientTemp ( time )
Cold blackbody temperature used in calibration K calibrationCBBtemp ( time )
Hot blackbody temperature used in calibration K calibrationHBBtemp ( time )
AERI instrument data channel number unitless channelNumber ( time )
Observation date yymmdd dateYYMMDD ( time )
Hatch open flag unitless hatchOpen ( time )
Character string containing instrument name unitless instrumentUnitNumber
North latitude degree_N lat
east longitude degrees lon
Maximum pitch of vessel during observation period degree maxPitch ( time )
Maximum roll of vessel during observation period degree maxRoll ( time )
Downwelling radiance interpolated to standard wavenumber scale mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) mean_rad ( time, wnum )
Logical flag indicating that a data record is missing (true/false) unitless missingDataFlag ( time )
Ambient air temperature at hatch opening K outsideAirTemp ( time )
Quality check results on field: Time offset from midnight unitless qc_time ( time )
Scene Mirror Position Encoder Maximum Drift steps sceneMirPosEncoderMaxDrift ( time )
Scene mirror view angle in non-negative degrees, measured clockwise looking into interferometer window degree sceneMirrorAngle ( time )
Duration of scene view s sceneViewDuration ( time )
Difference between the radiance from all scene views interpolated to standard wavenumber scale (mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1))^2 standard_dev_all_mean_rad ( time, wnum2 )
Difference between the sky view's radiance variance and the hot black body view's variance (mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1))^2 standard_dev_mean_rad ( time, wnum2 )
Version number of operational software unitless systemReleaseNumber ( time )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time in hhmmss format at center of AERI sky observation period HHMMSS timeHHMMSS ( time )
Time cell bounds time_bounds ( time, bound )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )
Wave number in reciprocal centimeters cm^-1 wnum ( wnum )
Wave number in reciprocal centimeters cm^-1 wnum2 ( wnum2 )


Eastern North Atlantic
ENAC1 Browse DataGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal
North Slope Alaska
NSAC1 Browse DataCentral Facility, Barrow AK
Southern Great Plains
SGPB1 Browse DataHillsboro, KS (Boundary)
SGPB4 Browse DataVici, OK (Boundary)
SGPB5 Browse DataMorris, OK (Boundary)
SGPB6 Browse DataPurcell, OK (Boundary)
SGPC1 Browse DataCentral Facility, Lamont, OK
SGPE32 Browse DataMedford, OK (Extended)
SGPE37 Browse DataWaukomis, OK (Extended)
SGPE39 Browse DataMorrison, OK (Extended)
Tropical Western Pacific
TWPC1 Browse DataCentral Facility, Manus I., PNG
TWPC2 Browse DataCentral Facility, Nauru Island
TWPC3 Browse DataCentral Facility, Darwin, Australia
ARM Mobile Facility
ACXM1 Browse DataOff the Coast of California - NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown; AMF2
ASIM1 Browse DataAscension Island, South Atlantic Ocean; AMF1
AWRM1 Browse DataMcMurdo Station Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica; AMF2
FKBM1 Browse DataBlack Forest, Germany
GRWM1 Browse DataGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal; AMF1
HFEM1 Browse DataShouxian, Anhui, China
MAOM1 Browse DataManacapuru, Amazonas, Brazil; AMF1
NIMM1 Browse DataNiamey, Niger
OLIM1 Browse DataOlikiok Point, Alaska; AMF3
PGHM1 Browse DataARIES Observatory, Nainital, Uttarkhand, India; AMF1
PVCM1 Browse DataHighland Center, Cape Cod MA; AMF1
PYEM1 Browse DataPoint Reyes, CA
TMPM1 Browse DataU. of Helsinki Research Station (SMEAR II), Hyytiala, Finland; AMF2


Denny Hackel
University of Wisconsin-Madison
(608) 770-1485

Brian Ermold
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(509) 375-2277

Krista Gaustad
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(509) 375-5950

Annette Koontz
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(509) 375-3609

Raymond Garcia
University of Wisconsin
(608) 262-8439

Jonathan Gero
University of Wisconsin