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*Situation

The weather station is situated on the roof of the Gebäude für Exakte Wissenschaften (ExWi), Sidlerstrasse 5, 3012 Bern, Bern, Switzerland. The coordinates are 46° 57' N, 7° 26' E, altitude: 575 m a.s.l.

*General

The IAP Weather Station is a MILOS 500 model manufactured by Vaisala. The station is maintained by the research group “Radiometric Methods for Environmental Monitoring” of the Microwave Department, Institute of Applied Physics, University of Bern, Switzerland.

More information can be found at: http://www.iapmw.unibe.ch/research/projects/meteo/references_exwi.html

*Instrumentation:

Humidity and Temperature Probe Vaisala HMP 45D Barometer Vaisala PTB100 Anemometer Vaisala WAA15A Wind Vane Vaisala WAV15A Rain Gauge Vaisala RG 13H Pyranometer Kipp & Zonen CM3 Combined visibility and present weather sensor Vaisala FD12P

*Time resolution for the meteo station products: 10min

*Microwave and infrared radiometer TROWARA:

TROWARA has 2 channels in the microwave at 21GHz and 31GHz, and one channel in the infrared in the frequency band 9.6-11.5 microns. It is situated beside the exwi meteo station. Detailed information can be found at: http://www.iapmw.unibe.ch/research/projects/TROWARA/

Products:

Integrated water vapor Liquid water path Infrared brightness temperature

Time resolution: 3s

 
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