OLYMPEx Instruments

OLYMPEx Instrument List

 

GROUND-BASED
Upper Air
INSTRUMENT NAME ACRONYM INVESTIGATORS TYPE PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

EC Rawinsonde

       
CSU Rawinsonde        
Operational Rawinsondes
Quillayute, WA UIL NOAA    
Salem, OR SLE NOAA    
Port Hardy, BC CYZT EC    
Radars
NPOL NPOL NASA    
D3R Radar D3R NASA    
Micro Rain Radars MRR NASA    
DOW DOW NSF    
EC X-band radar @ Rocky Point,
Vancouver Island
50DX EC    
Precipitation Occurrence Sensor System POSS EC    
WSR-88D @ Langley Hill, WA KLGX NOAA    
WSR-88D @ Camano Island, WA KATX NOAA    
Disdrometers
2D-Video Disdrometer 2DVD NASA    
PARSIVEL2 APU NASA    
Precipitation Video Imager PVI NASA    
Precipitation Gauges
Pluvio   NASA    
Hotplate   NASA    
Rain Gauges
NASA GPM GV dual-tipping bucket gauge network        
UW tipping bucket gauge network        
UW dual-tipping bucket gauge network        
CoCoRaHS wedge gauges UW      
Ambient Weather (temperature, pressure, wind, etc.)
ASOS   FAA/NOAA    
CRN   NOAA    
COOP   NOAA    
RAWS   FAA/NOAA    
Snow Pack
SNOTEL sites @ 4 locations   NOAA    
Northwest Avalanche Center (NWAC) site @ Hurricane Ridge        
Snow depth cameras @ 18 locations   UW    
Snow surveys   NPS    

AIRCRAFT MEASUREMENTS

INSTRUMENT NAME ACRONYM INVESTIGATORS TYPE PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
Citation   UND    
NASA Airborne Snow Observatory
(may not be conducted)
       
ER-2 (NASA)
AMPR        
DC-8 (NASA)
Dropsondes        
PMW        
SATELLITE MEASUREMENTS
INSTRUMENT NAME ACRONYM INVESTIGATORS TYPE PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
GPM        
CloudSat        
Aqua/Terra        
GOES West        
Other PMW        
NUMERICAL WEATHER PREDICTION MODELING
INSTRUMENT NAME ACRONYM INVESTIGATORS TYPE PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
UW WRF ensemble        

 

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