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  AWS (Automatic Weather Station) data at Siberut, Mentawai Islands, west Sumatera, Indonesia
 
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Summary
This data set produces 10-minutely measurements of surface meteorological components, containing pressure, temperature, humidity, wind direction & speed, solar radiation and rainfall. The instruments have been in Siberut, Mentawai Islands, west Sumatera, Indonesia since September 2002 (now in progress). This site has been operated in JAMSTEC/IORGC research project.

Summary table
1) Data format
   ASCII text files (csv files)
2) Spatial coverage & resolution
   Longitude:99.2E, Latitude:1.58S, Elevation:12m a.s.l.
3) Temporal covergage & resolution
   since September 2002, 10-minutely
4) File size (total)
   20KB/day, 6MB/year

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

   
 
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