IMet UAV sonde package

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The Meteorology group has 2 UAV measurement sondes of type iMet XQ2 (see Intermet Systems website).

XQ2 for publication.jpg

Figure (c) Intermet systems

Measurement features in the second-generation sensor include

- atmospheric pressure,

- air temperature

- relative humidity,

- GPS coordinates,

This is packaged into a small housing, with rechargeable battery and data logger. The sonde can be run on battery power or powered by micro-USB cable. Battery capacity five hours.

The sensor information is detailed on the corresponding data sheet

Routines for data processing are available on the GFI git repository, including a simple plotting routine in matlab. The code in its current version is cloned on cyclone at location //Data/gfi/scratch/metdata/scripts/gfi_instuments/imet.