This data set produces hourly & 10-minutely measurements of surface meteorological components, containing pressure, temperature, humidity, wind direction & speed, solar radiation and rainfall. The instruments have been on the observational grass field of BMG (Bandan Meteorologi dan Geofisika) office in Tabing, west Sumatera, Indonesia since November 2001 (now in progress). This site has been operated in JAMSTEC/IORGC research project. (BMG: Bandan Meteorologi dan Geofisika)
1) Data format
ASCII text files (csv files)
2) Spatial coverage & resolution
Longitude:100.35E, Latitude:0.88S, Elevation:3m a.s.l.
3) Temporal covergage & resolution
since November 2001, hourly & 10-minutely
4) File size (total)
3KB/day, 1MB/year (hourly)
20KB/day, 6MB/year (10-minutely)
References & related publication
- Wu, P., J.-I. Hamada, S. Mori, Y.I. Tauhid, M.D. Yamanaka, and F. Kimura, Diurnal variation of precipitable water over a mountainous area of Sumatra Island. J. Appl. Meteorol., 42, 1107-1115, 2003.