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Current Data from all Sites

The following table shows current images and a short description of the measurement. Clicking on the image brings you to a page for every instrument with further data. Main purpose of these pages is to control whether the instruments work properly. The data shown are mainly preliminary and not quality controlled.

Instruments at Jülich JOYCE
Ceilometer CT25K:
  • sends and receives laser pulses
  • measures intensity of backscattered signal
  • derives cloudbase height(s) and boundary layer height

Current observations
quicklook archive

Ceilometer CHM15k:
  • sends and receives laser pulses
  • measures intensity of backscattered signal
  • derives cloudbase height(s) and boundary layer height

Current observations
quicklook archive

JOYRAD 35 (Cloud radar MIRA-36):
  • sends and receives radar signal at 35.5 GHz
  • measures intensity and Doppler shift of backscattered signal
  • provides vertical cloud extension, cloud microphysics, hydrometeor fall speeds

Current observations and quicklook archive
JOYRAD 94 (Cloud radar 94GHz, RPG-FMCW-94):
  • sends and receives radar signal at 94 GHz
  • measures intensity and Doppler shift of backscattered signal
  • provides vertical cloud extension, cloud microphysics, hydrometeor fall speeds

Current observations and quicklook archive
Microwave radiometer HATPRO-TOPHAT:
  • measures emission of water vapor, oxygen and liquid water in the microwave spectral range (around 20-30 GHz and 50-60 GHz)
  • derives water vapor content, liquid water content (clouds), temperature and humidity profiles

Current webcam images
Current observations and quicklook archive
Micro rain radar (MRR):
  • sends and receives radar signal at 24 GHz
  • measures intensity and Doppler shift of backscattered signal
  • derives rain rate, fall speed, drop size distributions
Quicklook archive
SODAR Wind profiler:
  • sends and reveives acoustic pulses
  • measures intensity and doppler shift of backscattered signal
  • wind speed, wind direction and turbulent fluctuations

Current observations
Total sky imager (TSI):
  • hemispheric image of the sky every 20 seconds
  • total, thin and opaque cloud cover, sun shine duration

Current observations
Quicklook archive
Wind lidar :
  • sends and receives laser pulses
  • measures intensity and doppler shift of backscattered signal
  • profiles of backscatter coefficient, vertical wind speed and their statistics
  • profiles of horizontal wind speed and direction

Current observations
Quicklook archive
Instruments at other places
Microwave radiometer HATPRO-SUNHAT
at Barbados:

  • measures emission of water vapor, oxygen and liquid water in the microwave spectral range (around 20-30 GHz and 50-60 GHz)
  • derives water vapor content, liquid water content (clouds), temperature and humidity profiles

Webcam
Current observations
Quicklook archive
Microwave radiometer HATPRO-SNOHAT
at UFS/Zugspitze:

  • measures emission of water vapor, oxygen and liquid water in the microwave spectral range (around 20-30 GHz and 50-60 GHz)
  • derives water vapor content, liquid water content (clouds), temperature and humidity profiles

Webcam
Current observations
Quicklook archive

instruments/current_data.txt · Last modified: 2018/10/24 13:16 by marek