Bodeker 2015: Techniques for analyses of trends in GRUAN data


This GRUAN relevant paper was published. Please have a look on the following abstract.

Bodeker 2015: Bodeker G.E. and S. Kremser (2015): Techniques for analyses of trends in GRUAN data, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 1673–1684, doi: 10.5194/amt-8-1673-2015

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Overview of the Availability and Scheduling of GRUAN data products of radiosounding

  • Availability of GRUAN Data Product RS92-GDP v2 – For the Vaisala RS92 radiosonde is a GRUAN Data Product available. The Availability will be updated weekly.

Summary report of the full GRUAN network

  • Scheduling of aerological soundings – This page shows the schedule at the GRUAN sites.

Please have a look on: , too.

Pre-launch procedures for RS92 soundings


Attached is a document describing the requirements for GRUAN station regarding the pre-launch procedures for routine soundings with Vaisala RS92 radiosondes.  In order to obtain high data quality, ensure long term stability,  and to make sure that measurement uncertainties are within the ranges that are reported in the product files, it is important that some ground checks are made before launch in the way described in this document and that the meta-data are reported to the GRUAN lead centre.

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Data-flow manual open for discussion


The lead centre has prepared a collection scheme for meta-data related to GRUAN measurements. All information describing sites, measuring systems, and measurements will be collected with well-defined XML files and stored in a meta-data base at the lead centre. There are comfortable tools available programmed in Java for generating and submitting the GRUAN meta-data (GMD) files.

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First GATNDOR post-ICM2 conference call


The GRUAN Analsyis Team for Network Design and Operations Research (GATNDOR) held its first post-ICM2 quarterly conference call on April 12, 2010 at 10 AM EDT (-4 UTC). The main business of the meeting was to solidify the new membership roster, refine the active research topics, and share plans for executing the work up to the next conference call.

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Reference guidelines are online for discussion


The paper “A guide for upper-air reference measurements” by F. Immler, J. Dykema, T. Gardiner, D. N. Whiteman, P. W. Thorne, and H. Vömel went online on the interactive Journal “Atmospheric Measurement Techniques” where it is open for public discussion for eight weeks (link).

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