Datastream : AERIENGINEER
Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer (AERI): engineering data
Active Dates
1997.10.21 - 2017.02.18
Measurement Categories
Radiometric
Originating Instrument
Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer (AERI)
Measurements
Only measurements considered scientifically relevant are shown below by default.
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Measurement | Units | Variable |
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Ambient blackbody temperature - apex | K | ABBapexTemp ( time ) |
Decimal representation of percentage weighting of ambient blackbody apex temperature | unitless | ABBapexTempWeight ( time ) |
Ambient blackbody temperature | K | ABBbottomTemp ( time ) |
Decimal representation of percentage weighting of ambient blackbody bottom temperature | /1 | ABBbottomTempWeight ( time ) |
Maximum Temperature Difference Between ABB Thermistors | K | ABBmaxTempDiff ( time ) |
Ambient blackbody temperature offset | K | ABBtempOffset ( time ) |
Ambient blackbody temperature - rim top | K | ABBtopTemp ( time ) |
Decimal representation of percentage weighting of ambient blackbody top temperature | /1 | ABBtopTempWeight ( time ) |
ABB view radiance standard deviation (675_680 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | ABBviewStdDevRadiance675_680 ( time ) |
ABB view radiance standard deviation (700_705 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | ABBviewStdDevRadiance700_705 ( time ) |
ABB View Radiance Std Deviation (985_990 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | ABBviewStdDevRadiance985_990 ( time ) |
ABB View Radiance Std Deviation (2282_2287 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | ABBviewStdDevRadiance2282_2287 ( time ) |
ABB View Radiance Std Deviation (2295_2300 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | ABBviewStdDevRadiance2295_2300 ( time ) |
ABB view radiance standard deviation (2510_2515 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | ABBviewStdDevRadiance2510_2515 ( time ) |
AERI instrument unit serial number | unitless | AERIunitNumber |
Observation altitude | m | Altitude ( time ) |
Blackbody cavity geometry factor | unitless | BBcavityFactor ( time ) |
Blackbody controller #1 temperature | K | BBcontroller1temp ( time ) |
Blackbody controller #2 temperature | K | BBcontroller2temp ( time ) |
BB Support Structure Temperature | K | BBsupportStructureTemp ( time ) |
FFOV half angle | radians | FFOVhalfAngle ( time ) |
Hot blackbody temperature - apex | K | HBBapexTemp ( time ) |
Decimal representation of percentage weighting of hot blackbody apex temperature | unitless | HBBapexTempWeight ( time ) |
Hot backbody temperature - rim bottom | K | HBBbottomTemp ( time ) |
Decimal representation of percentage weighting of hot blackbody bottom temperature | /1 | HBBbottomTempWeight ( time ) |
Maximum Temperature Difference Between HBB Thermistors | K | HBBmaxTempDiff ( time ) |
Logical flag indicating whether HBB temperature is stable or not stable. Determined using HBBtempDrift and HBBtempDriftLimit. | unitless | HBBstable ( time ) |
The maximum excursion of hot-blackbody temperature over 5 consecutive scenes, centered on the sky view | K | HBBtempDrift ( time ) |
Limit in Hot-blackbody Temperature Drift | K | HBBtempDriftLimit ( time ) |
Hot blackbody temperature offset | K | HBBtempOffset ( time ) |
Hot blackbody temperature - rim top | K | HBBtopTemp ( time ) |
Hot Blackbody top temperature weight | unitless | HBBtopTempWeight ( time ) |
HBB View Radiance Std Deviation (675_680 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | HBBviewStdDevRadiance675_680 ( time ) |
HBB View Radiance Std Deviation (700_705 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | HBBviewStdDevRadiance700_705 ( time ) |
HBB view radiance standard deviation (985_990 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | HBBviewStdDevRadiance985_990 ( time ) |
HBB view radiance standard deviation (2282_2287 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | HBBviewStdDevRadiance2282_2287 ( time ) |
HBB view radiance standard deviation (2295_2300 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | HBBviewStdDevRadiance2295_2300 ( time ) |
HBB View Radiance Std Deviation (2510_2515 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | HBBviewStdDevRadiance2510_2515 ( time ) |
Julian Day including day and fraction of day | days | JulianDay ( time ) |
Longwave HBB noise-equivalent radiance | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | LW_HBB_NEN ( time ) |
Characteristic value representing overall longwave channel responsivity | counts/[mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1)] | LWresponsivity ( time ) |
The noise equivalent radiance observed in the longwave channel during a sky view at 1000 cm^-1 | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | LWskyNEN ( time ) |
Logical flag indicating whether longwave channel noise equivalent radiance is acceptable in sky view (true/false). Determined using LWskyNEN and LWskyNENlimit. | unitless | LWskyNENacceptable ( time ) |
Longwave Sky NEN Limit | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | LWskyNENlimit ( time ) |
Observation latitude | degrees | Latitude ( time ) |
Observation longitude | degrees | Longitude ( time ) |
Signal conditioning electronics inside air temperature | K | SCEtemp ( time ) |
Shortwave HBB Noise-equivalent Radiance | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | SW_HBB_NEN ( time ) |
Characteristic value representing overall shortwave channel responsivity | counts/[mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1)] | SWresponsivity ( time ) |
The noise equivalent radiance observed in the shortwave channel during a sky view at 2500 cm^-1 | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | SWskyNEN ( time ) |
Logical flag indicating whether shortwave channel noise equivalent radiance is acceptable in sky view (true/false). Determined using SWskyNEN and SWskyNENlimit. | unitless | SWskyNENacceptable ( time ) |
Shortwave scene NEN limit | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | SWskyNENlimit ( time ) |
Time at center of AERI sky observation period | Time_UTC_hours ( time ) | |
Ambient air temperature near blackbodies | K | airNearBBsTemp ( time ) |
Ambient air temperature near the interferometer | K | airNearInterferometerTemp ( time ) |
altitude | m | alt |
Observation atmospheric pressure in AERI electronics | hPa | atmosphericPressure ( time ) |
Relative humidity measured near blackbodies. Use with air temperature near blackbodies only. | % RH | atmosphericRelativeHumidity ( time ) |
Base time in Epoch | seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 | base_time |
Calibrated Scene Type Identification | Type of scene that has been calibrated (ASCII character as float) | 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 ) |
Coadditions count; number of complete(forward+backward) interferogram scans in a sample average. | unitless | coadditionsCount ( time ) |
Ingest computer temperature | K | computerTemp ( time ) |
Cooler compressor temperature | K | coolerCompressorTemp ( time ) |
Stirling cooler current | ampere | coolerCurrent ( time ) |
Cooler Expander Temperature | K | coolerExpanderTemp ( time ) |
Cooler power supply temperature | K | coolerPowerSupplyTemp ( time ) |
Logical flag indicating whether any data is available at current time | unitless | dataAvailable ( time ) |
Observation date | YYMMDD | dateYYMMDD ( time ) |
Detector temperature | K | detectorTemp ( time ) |
Longwave elevated air brightness temperature from radiance average (700_705 cm^-1) | K | elevatedLayerAirTemp700_705 ( time ) |
Shortwave elevated air brightness temperature from radiance average (2282_2287 cm^-1) | K | elevatedLayerAirTemp2282_2287 ( time ) |
Longwave radiance average (700_705 cm^-1) Elevated Air | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | elevatedLayerRadiance700_705 ( time ) |
Shortwave radiance average (2282_2287 cm^-1) elevated air | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | elevatedLayerRadiance2282_2287 ( time ) |
Expanded spectral buffer size | 32-bit words | expandedInterferogramSize ( time ) |
12 KOhm fixed resistor temperature | K | fixed12KohmResistor ( time ) |
Resistive temperature of 97 Kohm fixed resistor located in SCE-P4 shell | K | fixed97KohmResistor ( time ) |
Resistive temperature of 2500 ohm fixed resistor - banana plug mounted | K | fixed2500ohmResistor ( time ) |
Front end fan airflow heated temperature | K | frontEndFanAirHeatedTemp ( time ) |
Front End Fan Air Temperature Difference | K | frontEndFanAirTempDiff ( time ) |
Front End Fan Airflow Unheated Temperature | K | frontEndFanAirUnheatedTemp ( time ) |
Hatch Open Flag | Boolean with negative error conditions: 1:Open 0:Closed -1:Fault -2:Outside Valid Range -3:Neither Open Nor Closed | hatchOpen ( time ) |
Character string containing instrument name | unitless | instrumentUnitNumber ( time ) |
Interferometer Enclosure Relative Humidity | % | interferometerEnclosureRelativeHumidity ( time ) |
Interferometer second port temperature | K | interferometerSecondPortTemp ( time ) |
Interferometer Window Temperature | K | interferometerWindowTemp ( time ) |
North latitude | degree_N | lat |
east longitude | degrees | lon |
Longwave window brightness temperature from radiance average (985_990 cm^-1) | K | longwaveWindowAirTemp985_990 ( time ) |
Longwave window radiance average (985_990 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | longwaveWindowRadiance985_990 ( time ) |
Maximum pitch of vessel during observation period | degree | maxPitch ( time ) |
Maximum roll of vessel during observation period | degree | maxRoll ( time ) |
Maximum standard deviation in thermistor channels 0 through 7 | K | maxSampleStdDev ( time ) |
Mirror motor case temperature | K | mirrorMotorTemp ( time ) |
Logical flag indicating that a data record is missing | unitless | missingDataFlag ( time ) |
Moter Driver Temperature | K | motorDriverTemp ( time ) |
Number of terms in FFOV corrections | unitless | numberOfTerms ( time ) |
Optics Compartment Relative Humidity | % | opticsCompartmentRelativeHumidity ( time ) |
Initial spectral buffer size | 32-bit words | originalInterferogramSize ( time ) |
Original laser wavenumber | cm^-1 | originalLaserWavenumber ( time ) |
Original laser wavenumber, channel 1 | cm^-1 | originalLaserWavenumberCh1 ( time ) |
Original laser wavenumber, channel 2 | cm^-1 | originalLaserWavenumberCh2 ( time ) |
Ouput Laser Wavenumber | cm^-1 | outputLaserWavenumber ( time ) |
Ambient air temperature at hatch opening | K | outsideAirTemp ( time ) |
Quality check results on field: Time offset from midnight | unitless | qc_time ( time ) |
Electronics Rack Ambient Temperature | K | rackAmbientTemp ( time ) |
Rain sensor analog output | mm/hr | rainSensorIntensity ( time ) |
Scene mirror position count; number of viewers in a sequence | unitless | sceneMirPosCount ( time ) |
Scene mirror position encoder value | unitless | sceneMirPosEncoder ( time ) |
Scene mirror encoder position drift | steps | sceneMirPosEncoderDrift ( time ) |
Scene Mirror Position Encoder Maximum Drift | steps | sceneMirPosEncoderMaxDrift ( time ) |
Scene mirror view angle in non-negative degrees, measured clockwise looking into interferometer window | degrees | sceneMirrorAngle ( time ) |
Scene Mirror Motor Step Setting | motor steps | sceneMirrorMotorStep ( time ) |
Instrument scene mirror position identifier | unitless | sceneMirrorPosition ( time ) |
Scene mirror temperature as measured at the center of the back of the mirror | K | sceneMirrorTemp ( time ) |
Duration of scene view | s | sceneViewDuration ( time ) |
Shortwave window brightness temperature from radiance average (2510_2515 cm^-1) | K | shortwaveWindowAirTemp2510_2515 ( time ) |
Shortwave window radiance average (2510_2515 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | shortwaveWindowRadiance2510_2515 ( time ) |
Sky view imaginary radiance (675_680 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | skyViewImaginaryRadiance675_680 ( time ) |
Sky View Imaginary Radiance (700_705 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | skyViewImaginaryRadiance700_705 ( time ) |
Sky View Imaginary Radiance (985_990 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | skyViewImaginaryRadiance985_990 ( time ) |
Sky view imaginary radiance (2282_2287 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | skyViewImaginaryRadiance2282_2287 ( time ) |
Sky View Imaginary Radiance (2295_2300 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | skyViewImaginaryRadiance2295_2300 ( time ) |
Sky View Imaginary Radiance (2510_2515 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | skyViewImaginaryRadiance2510_2515 ( time ) |
Radiance standard deviation during sky view averaged over (675_680 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | skyViewStdDevRadiance675_680 ( time ) |
Radiance standard deviation during scene view averaged over (700_705 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | skyViewStdDevRadiance700_705 ( time ) |
Radiance standard deviation during sky view averaged over (985_990 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | skyViewStdDevRadiance985_990 ( time ) |
Radiance standard deviation during scene view averaged over (2282_2287 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | skyViewStdDevRadiance2282_2287 ( time ) |
Radiance standard deviation during scene view averaged over (2295_2300 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | skyViewStdDevRadiance2295_2300 ( time ) |
Radiance standard deviation during scene view averaged over (2510_2515 cm^-1) | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | skyViewStdDevRadiance2510_2515 ( time ) |
Spare Temperature | K | spareTemp ( time ) |
Sun Sensor Intensity | W/m^2 | sunSensorIntensity ( time ) |
Longwave surface air brightness temperature from radiance average (675_680 cm^-1) | K | surfaceLayerAirTemp675_680 ( time ) |
Shortwave surface air brightness temperature from radiance average (2295_2300 cm^-1) | K | surfaceLayerAirTemp2295_2300 ( time ) |
Longwave radiance average (675-680 cm^-1) surface air | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | surfaceLayerRadiance675_680 ( time ) |
Shortwave radiance average (2295_2300 cm^-1) surface air | mW/(m^2 sr cm^-1) | surfaceLayerRadiance2295_2300 ( time ) |
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 ) | |
Two-Minute Noise Estimate Factor | unitless | twoMinuteNoiseEstimateFactor ( time ) |
Locations
Contact(s)
Denny Hackel | Brian Ermold | Krista Gaustad | Annette Koontz |
Raymond Garcia | Jonathan Gero |