JAMSTEC SEARCH
 
  IORGC    
DATA TOP NEWS GALLERY FOR USERS
DATA BASE
 
  DATA SUMMARY
  AWS (Automatic Weather Station) data at Padang, west Sumatera, Indonesia
 
DOCUMENTATION ACCESS DATA

Summary
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)

Summary table
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)

Citing data
http ://www.jamstec.go.jp/iorgc/hcorp/data/

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.

   
DATA CONTRIBUTOR & GROUP
Peiming Wu, Taichi Sasaki (Large-scale Hydrological Cycle Group)

PARAMETERS
SURFACE PRESSURE
AIR TEMPERATURE
RELATIVE HUMIDITY
WIND SPEED
WIND DIRECTION
INCOMING SOLAR RADIATION
RAINFALL

INSTRUMENTS
ANALOG BAROMETER
PHYCROMETER
WIND VANE ANEMOMETER
PYRANOMETER
TIPPING-BUCKET RAIN GAUGE

   
 
Institute of Observational Research for Global Change