Atmospheric Radiation Programís
North Slope of Alaska Site:
Scientific Objectives, Measurements,
and Current Research Activities

DOE Motivation:

DOE Objectives:

ARM Programmatic Objectives:

ARM Primary Scientific Questions:

ARM Working Groups

ARM Funded Projects in 2000

Why at The North Slope of Alaska:

NSA Scientific Objectives:

NSA CART Site Instrumentation:

GNDRAD Platform

Other Instruments

NSA Facilities:

NSA Site Scientist Team:

SST Current Research Topics

IOP: IPASRC II

IPASRC II Instrumentation

Summary of IPASRC I Results:

Barrow and Atqasuk Radiation Climatology

Barrow Clear Sky Index March 2000

Direct Solar Radiation, BRW vs. ATQ

IR Radiation, BRW vs. ATQ

Air Temperature, BRW vs. ATQ

Water Vapor Pressure, BRW vs. ATQ

Cloudiness, BRW vs. ATQ

Cloudiness, BRW-ATQ

Average Cloud Liquid Water Content, BRW

ARM data:

ARM Meta Data:

ARM Meta Data Sources

ARM Meta Data Sources

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