Datastream : CEILPBLHT

Ceilometer (CEIL): planetary boundary-layer heights

Active Dates
2011.06.09 - 2017.04.25

Measurement Categories
Atmospheric State

Originating Instrument
Ceilometer (CEIL)

Measurements

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Measurement Units Variable
Altitude above mean sea level m alt
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
First boundary layer height candidate meters bl_height_1 ( time )
Second boundary layer height candidate meters bl_height_2 ( time )
Third boundary layer height candidate meters bl_height_3 ( time )
Quality index for first boundary layer height candidate unitless bl_index_1 ( time )
Quality index for second boundary layer height candidate unitless bl_index_2 ( time )
Quality index for third boundary layer height candidate unitless bl_index_3 ( time )
Detection status unitless detection_status ( time )
Lowest cloud base height detected m first_cbh ( time )
North latitude degree_N lat
East longitude degree_E lon
Number of samples averaged to calculate the current BL_HEIGHTs unitless sample_count ( time )
Second lowest cloud base height m second_cbh ( time )
Third cloud base height m third_cbh ( time )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )

Locations

Eastern North Atlantic
ENAC1 Browse Data Browse PlotsGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal
North Slope Alaska
NSAC1 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Barrow AK
Southern Great Plains
SGPC1 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Lamont, OK
Tropical Western Pacific
TWPC3 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Darwin, Australia
ARM Mobile Facility
ACXM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsOff the Coast of California - NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown; AMF2
ASIM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsAscension Island, South Atlantic Ocean; AMF1
AWRM1 Browse DataMcMurdo Station Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica; AMF2
MAGM1 Browse DataLos Angeles, CA to Honolulu, HI - container ship Horizon Spirit; AMF2
MAOM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsManacapuru, Amazonas, Brazil; AMF1
OLIM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsOlikiok Point, Alaska; AMF3
PVCM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsHighland Center, Cape Cod MA; AMF1
TMPM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsU. of Helsinki Research Station (SMEAR II), Hyytiala, Finland; AMF2

Contact(s)

Brian Ermold
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Developer
(509) 375-2277
brian.ermold@pnnl.gov

Victor Morris
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(509) 372-6144
victor.morris@pnnl.gov