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Nauru99 Data Sets

R/V RONALD H. BROWN

June 23 - July 17, 1999

Instrument Comments % Acquired % Processed P.O.C. s
Surface Meteorology T, p, , V. 0.01s to 10 min. avg. Multiple Locations and Org.s >95 >90 Hare, Stankov, Perez
Ceilometer Vaisala, 7.6 km max altitude. 15 s, 15 m resolutions. Not stabilized. Outages June 16 and 17 >90 >95 White, Fairall
Radiosondes 2-8 Daily GPS lock, Sfc problems >90 >90 Hare, Stankov, Westwater
915 MHz Radar Wind Profiler 0-3, 0-16 km modes. Stabilized

Sea clutter in lower gates. 30 s beams, 1 hr winds June 29 outage

>95 >80 White, Fairall
Bulk Surface Fluxes Heat, Momentum. Moisture, 1-Hr Avg >95 >90 Hare, Fairall
Surface Radiative Fluxes Long and Shortwave >95 >90 Hare, Fairall
Turbulent Surface Fluxes Heat, Momentum, Moisture, CO2 >50 >75 Hare, Fairall
Sea Surface Temperature 5 cm, 5 m nominal depths >70, >95 >95 Hare, Fairall
Ka-Band Cloud Radar 35 GHz (8.6 mm), 20 km max alt., Doppler, Zenith, Not Stabilized, Off 4-5 July >90 >75 Orr
C-Band Weather Radar 6 GHz (5 cm) Doppler, Scanning, Stabilized >50 <5 Verlinde
S-Band Precipitation Radar 3 GHz (10 cm), 16 km max alt., Zenith, Not Stabilized >95 >50 Carter
Total Sky Imager Visual upper hemisphere during day, Cloud fraction, Not Stabilized >80 >50 Long
Sun Photometer (Stabilized) 7 Channel, 0.4 - 1.0 µm Daylight & Cloud-Free times only >30 >95 Pavloski
Sun Photometers (Hand-Held) Microtops, CMDL, various visible s, Daylight and Cloud-Free times only >25 >90 Smith, Coffman, Post
Radiative Fluxes ETL, IMET, BNL IR and Vis >95 >95 Hare, Fairall, Smith, Reynolds
FTIR 500-2000 cm-1, Zenith, Not Stabilized, Affected by Exhaust >80 <5 Shaw
2-Ch Microwave Radiometer ETL, Spinning reflector, Tip Cals 20.6, 31.65 GHz Alignment off until July 9 (Data are Recoverable) Not Stabilized, Column water vapor and cloud liquid >98 >75 Orr
2-Ch Microwave Radiometer "Mailbox" Version, Turned on July 2, Not Stabilized, Zenith, 23.8, 31.6 GHz >50 >25 Orr
IR Radiometer PRT-5, 9.95 - 11.43 µm, 2 FOV, Not Stabilized, Zenith, Affected by Exhaust, Brightness & Cloud Base Temps >90 >95 Orr
Scanning Microwave Radiometer 60 GHz (5 mm), vertical scan plane, Air-Sea Temp Diff., Temp Profiles in BL, Not Stabilized >70 <5 Shaw
Scanning IR Radiometer 14 µm, vertical scan plane, Air-Sea Temp. Diff., Temp Profiles in BL, Not Stabilized, first Deployment >70 <5 Shaw
DABUL Lidar 0.532 µm, Not Stabilized, Zenith, Aerosols and Clouds, Liquid/Ice Transmitter Failure >30 >25 Newsom
HRDL Lidar 2.1 µm, Doppler, Scanning (PPI, RHI, Vert.), Not Stabilized, Profiles of Aerosols, Clouds, and Radial Wind >30 >70 Wulfmeyer, Newsom
DIAL Lidar 0.73 µm, Zenith, Not Stabilized, Profiles of Water Vapor, Clouds, & Aerosols >30 >50 Ertel
Aerosol Physical Properties In situ, 0.005 - 5.0 µm Size Distributions @ 15 min avg, Number Density @ 1 min avg., Sub- & Super-Micron Mass (12 hr avg) >90 >90 Quinn
Aerosol Chemical Properties In situ, Mass Size Distributions of Major Ions up to 10 µm Diameter, 6-12 hr avg >90 >90 Quinn
Aerosol Optical Properties In situ, Scattering Coefficient at 450, 550, 700 nm @ 1 min avg., Absorption Coefficient at 550 nm @ 30 min avg. >90 >90 Quinn
Atmospheric Gases In situ, Ozone (1 min avg) & Radon (30 min avg.) >90 >90 Quinn
Seawater Composition DMS, Chlorophll, nitrate >90 >90 Quinn
Satellite Receiver Polar Orbiters, GOES, SeaWiFs, AVHRR, visible & IR, Up to 1-km resolution, Retrieved Products >75 <5 Stankov, Coffman, Aicher
Rain Gauges Cumulative, Rate, Various Locations >95 >50 Hare, White, Fairall
pCO2 Sea Water & Air >90 >95 Wanninkhof, Hare, Aicher
Chlorophyll Ocean Samples, Episodic near Nauru <5 >90 Aicher, Castle
Navigation Pitch, Roll, Heading, Heave, etc. >98 >98 Perez, Stankov