Datastream : SKYRAD60S

Sky radiation sensor: 60-second downwelling irradiances

Active Dates
1996.10.09 - 2017.02.25

Measurement Categories
Radiometric

Originating Instrument
Sky Radiometers on Stand for Downwelling Radiation (SKYRAD)

Measurements

Only measurements considered scientifically relevant are shown below by default.

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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
Downwelling Longwave Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyrgeometer1 W/m^2 down_long_hemisp1 ( time )
Downwelling Longwave Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyrgeometer1, Maxima W/m^2 down_long_hemisp1_max ( time )
Downwelling Longwave Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyrgeometer1, Minima W/m^2 down_long_hemisp1_min ( time )
Downwelling Longwave Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyrgeometer1, Standard Deviation W/m^2 down_long_hemisp1_std ( time )
Downwelling Longwave Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyrgeometer2 W/m^2 down_long_hemisp2 ( time )
Downwelling Longwave Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyrgeometer2, Maxima W/m^2 down_long_hemisp2_max ( time )
Downwelling Longwave Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyrgeometer2, Minima W/m^2 down_long_hemisp2_min ( time )
Downwelling Longwave Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyrgeometer2, Standard Deviation W/m^2 down_long_hemisp2_std ( time )
Downwelling Shortwave Diffuse Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyranometer W/m^2 down_short_diffuse_hemisp ( time )
Downwelling Shortwave Diffuse Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyranometer, Maxima W/m^2 down_short_diffuse_hemisp_max ( time )
Downwelling Shortwave Diffuse Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyranometer, Minima W/m^2 down_short_diffuse_hemisp_min ( time )
Downwelling Shortwave Diffuse Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyranometer, Standard Deviation W/m^2 down_short_diffuse_hemisp_std ( time )
Downwelling Shortwave Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyranometer W/m^2 down_short_hemisp ( time )
Downwelling Shortwave Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyranometer, Maxima W/m^2 down_short_hemisp_max ( time )
Downwelling Shortwave Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyranometer, Minima W/m^2 down_short_hemisp_min ( time )
Downwelling Shortwave Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyranometer, Standard Deviation W/m^2 down_short_hemisp_std ( time )
Instantaneous Downwelling Pyrgeometer Case Thermistor Temperature, Pyrgeometer1 K inst_down_long_hemisp1_case_temp ( time )
Instantaneous Downwelling Pyrgeometer Dome Thermistor Temperature, Pyrgeometer1 K inst_down_long_hemisp1_dome_temp ( time )
Instantaneous Downwelling Pyrgeometer Thermopile, Pyrgeometer1 W/m^2 inst_down_long_hemisp1_tp ( time )
Instantaneous Downwelling Pyrgeometer Case Thermistor Temperature, Pyrgeometer2 K inst_down_long_hemisp2_case_temp ( time )
Instantaneous Downwelling Pyrgeometer Dome Thermistor Temperature, Pyrgeometer2 K inst_down_long_hemisp2_dome_temp ( time )
Instantaneous Downwelling Pyrgeometer Thermopile, Pyrgeometer2 W/m^2 inst_down_long_hemisp2_tp ( time )
North latitude degree_N lat
Logger temperature degC logger_temp ( time )
East longitude degree_E lon
Quality check results on field: Downwelling Longwave Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyrgeometer1 unitless qc_down_long_hemisp1 ( time )
Quality check results on field: Downwelling Longwave Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyrgeometer1, Maxima unitless qc_down_long_hemisp1_max ( time )
Quality check results on field: Downwelling Longwave Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyrgeometer1, Minima unitless qc_down_long_hemisp1_min ( time )
Quality check results on field: Downwelling Longwave Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyrgeometer2 unitless qc_down_long_hemisp2 ( time )
Quality check results on field: Downwelling Longwave Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyrgeometer2, Maxima unitless qc_down_long_hemisp2_max ( time )
Quality check results on field: Downwelling Longwave Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyrgeometer2, Minima unitless qc_down_long_hemisp2_min ( time )
Quality check results on field: Downwelling Shortwave Diffuse Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyranometer unitless qc_down_short_diffuse_hemisp ( time )
Quality check results on field: Downwelling Shortwave Diffuse Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyranometer, Maxima unitless qc_down_short_diffuse_hemisp_max ( time )
Quality check results on field: Downwelling Shortwave Diffuse Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyranometer, Minima unitless qc_down_short_diffuse_hemisp_min ( time )
Quality check results on field: Downwelling Shortwave Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyranometer unitless qc_down_short_hemisp ( time )
Quality check results on field: Downwelling Shortwave Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyranometer, Maxima unitless qc_down_short_hemisp_max ( time )
Quality check results on field: Downwelling Shortwave Hemispheric Irradiance, Pyranometer, Minima unitless qc_down_short_hemisp_min ( time )
Quality check results on field: Shortwave Direct Normal Irradiance, Pyrheliometer unitless qc_short_direct_normal ( time )
Quality check results on field: Shortwave Direct Normal Irradiance, Pyrheliometer, Maxima unitless qc_short_direct_normal_max ( time )
Quality check results on field: Shortwave Direct Normal Irradiance, Pyrheliometer, Minima unitless qc_short_direct_normal_min ( time )
Quality check results on field: Sky/Cloud Infrared Temperature unitless qc_sky_ir_temp ( time )
Quality check results on field: Sky/Cloud Infrared Temperature Maxima unitless qc_sky_ir_temp_max ( time )
Quality check results on field: Sky/Cloud Infrared Temperature Minima unitless qc_sky_ir_temp_min ( time )
Quality check results on field: Time offset from midnight unitless qc_time ( time )
Shortwave Direct Normal Irradiance, Pyrheliometer W/m^2 short_direct_normal ( time )
Shortwave Direct Normal Irradiance, Pyrheliometer, Maxima W/m^2 short_direct_normal_max ( time )
Shortwave Direct Normal Irradiance, Pyrheliometer, Minima W/m^2 short_direct_normal_min ( time )
Shortwave Direct Normal Irradiance, Pyrheliometer, Standard Deviation W/m^2 short_direct_normal_std ( time )
Sky/Cloud Infrared Temperature K sky_ir_temp ( time )
Sky/Cloud Infrared Temperature Maxima K sky_ir_temp_max ( time )
Sky/Cloud Infrared Temperature Minima K sky_ir_temp_min ( time )
Sky/Cloud Infrared Temperature Standard Deviation K sky_ir_temp_std ( time )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )
Battery voltage V vBatt ( time )

Locations

Eastern North Atlantic
ENAC1 Browse Data Browse PlotsGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal
North Slope Alaska
NSAC1 Browse DataCentral Facility, Barrow AK
NSAC2 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Atqasuk AK
Tropical Western Pacific
TWPC1 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Manus I., PNG
TWPC2 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Nauru Island
TWPC3 Browse DataCentral Facility, Darwin, Australia
ARM Mobile Facility
ASIM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsAscension Island, South Atlantic Ocean; AMF1
AWRM1 Browse DataMcMurdo Station Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica; AMF2
FKBM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsBlack Forest, Germany
GANM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsGan Airport, Gan Island, Maldives; AMF2
GRWM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal; AMF1
HFEM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsShouxian, Anhui, China
MAOM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsManacapuru, Amazonas, Brazil; AMF1
NIMM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsNiamey, Niger
OLIM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsOlikiok Point, Alaska; AMF3
PGHM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsARIES Observatory, Nainital, Uttarkhand, India; AMF1
PVCM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsHighland Center, Cape Cod MA; AMF1
PYEM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsPoint Reyes, CA
SBSM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsSteamboat Springs CO, Valley Site; AMF2
TMPM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsU. of Helsinki Research Station (SMEAR II), Hyytiala, Finland; AMF2

Contact(s)

Mike Dooraghi
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
associate
(303) 384-6329
mike.dooraghi@nrel.gov

Ibrahim Reda
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
associate
(303) 384-6385
ibrahim.reda@nrel.gov

Yu Xie
Brookhaven National Laboratory
associate
631-344-8805
yxie@bnl.gov

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

Afshin Andreas
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
associate
(303) 384-6383
afshin.andreas@nrel.gov

Mark Kutchenreiter
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
associate
303-384-7900
mark.kutchenreiter@nrel.gov

Aron Habte
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
associate
(303) 384-6389
Aron.Habte@nrel.gov

Manajit Sengupta
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
303-275-3706
Manajit.Sengupta@nrel.gov