Radiation measurements during CLARE '98 : an overview

A.C.A.P. van Lammeren, E. Meijer, A.J. Feijt, S.C.H.M. Jongen, J.S. Erkelens, H.W.J. Russchenberg

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    Abstract

    During CLARE’98 several radiometers were operated. In this paper an overview of the instruments operated by KNMI, TUE and TUD/IRCTR is given. This includes the net- and shortwave radiometers operated by KNMI and the sky temperature observations as measured by two IR-radiometers. One IR-radiometer was pointing vertically upwards, the second instrument was mounted in the 25m antenna dish of the Chilbolton radar. A 20/30/50 GHz microwave radiometer (20/30 GHz is on loan from ESTEC) was used to derive the column integrated liquid water and water vapour. Satellite data from the AVHRR instrument were collected and analysed. A time-lapse S-VHS video system was used to monitor the clouds at day-time. All systems were continuously operational during the CLARE’98 campaign, except for the upward pointing IR-radiometer, no technical problems were encountered. Data has been collected, calibrated and submitted to the CLARE’98 database.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationCLARE '98 : cloud lidar & radar experiment; international workshop proceedings; ESTEC, Nordwijk, The Netherlands, 13-14 September, 1999
    EditorsP. Wursteisen
    Place of PublicationNoordwijk, The Netherlands
    PublisherESTEC
    Pages55-62
    Publication statusPublished - 1999
    Eventconference; International Workshop Proc. CLARE '98, Noordwijk; 1999-09-13; 1999-09-14 -
    Duration: 13 Sep 199914 Sep 1999

    Conference

    Conferenceconference; International Workshop Proc. CLARE '98, Noordwijk; 1999-09-13; 1999-09-14
    Period13/09/9914/09/99
    OtherInternational Workshop Proc. CLARE '98, Noordwijk

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