ITAS Automatic Weather Stations

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GFI has a set of 6 automatic weather stations composed of robust standard instrumentation. Measured parameters include pressure, air temperature, relative humidity, wind speed and direction, precipitation and global radiation.

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In detail, the AWS includes the following instruments:

Instrument name Function
Campbell Scientific CR1000 datalogger
RM Young 61302V trykksensor
S+S Regeltechnik HTF 100 Pt100 temperatursensor
Vaisala HMP155 temperatur- og fuktighetssensor
RM Young 5106-45 Alpine vindhastighets- og vindretningssensor
Pessl IM523 nedbørssensor
Apogee SP110 strålingssensor

The weather station configuration is fully documented in the attached manual:

File:ITAS_GFI_Manual_20160518.pdf (in Norwegian)

The weather stations are configured to acquire 10 min measurements, and transfer the logger files to GFI via mobile network once per day at 11:00 UTC.

Routines are available at GFI to convert from the ASCII format files to netCDF files will full metadata information.