EOS Validation Activity

Validation Activity of Desert Encroachment Zone in Sub-Sahel Africa

Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
University of Maryland, College Park


Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science

Background

Observation Site


Scientific Observations

Activity

Motivation

Publications

Data

Station Maintenance

Results

Calibration

Collaboration

Acknowledgements

Photos

Contacts

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Data 



The various observational time periods at the Ilorin site are numbered as "setups" for easy identification and processing purposes. The table below depicts the parameters that are measured at the site during each setup.

Setup
Date
Parameters Measured
1
Oct 1992 - May 1995
PRG, SWG, LWD, BODY and DOME
2
June 1995- Oct 1998
TAIR, RELH, PRESS, SWG, PRG, PRD, LWD, BODY, DOME, RAIN and BATT
3
November 1998- August 1999
TAIR, RELH, PRESS, SWG, SWD, PRG, PRD, LWD, BODY, DOME, RAIN and BATT
4
September 1999 - present   TAIR, RELH, PRESS, SWG, SWD, PRG, PRD, LWD, BODY, DOME, RAIN and BATT

The data from this project are archived at various locations and places of distribution. The table below lists the location of each archive, and the duration of data that were archived there.

Location
1992-1994
1995- Oct 1998
Nov 1998- Jun 1999
Aug 1999- Present
University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria
NASA Langley CERES archive
1
University of Maryland, College Park, MD
World Radiation Monitoring Centre (WRMC), the Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland
2 2    

  -   availability
1 -  partial record
2  -  data are in formats required by the BSRN protocols

 

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Maintained by Chuan Li

Background Observation Site Scientific Observations Activity Motivation Publications Data
Station Maintenance Results Calibration Collaboration Acknowledgements Photos Contacts