"sfcmet_Leg*.dat" contains 1-minute mean values (time stamp at the beginning of average) of surface meteorological data as ASCII format. Parameters and their units contained are as follows;
Time in UTC expressed as YYYYMMDDHHMM, Time in Julian day (1.0000 = January 1, 0000Z), longitude (degE), latitude (degN), pressure (hPa), air temperature (degC), dew point temperature (degC), relative humidity (%), sea surface temperature (degC), zonal wind component (m/sec), meridional wind component (m/sec), precipitation (mm/hr), downward shortwave radiation (W/m2), and downward longwave radiation (W/m2). Missing values are expressed as "9999".
Sensor types and their equipped height from the sea level are as follows.
Barometer (pressure) : Yokogawa, F-451 ... 13 m (converted to 0 m level value) Thermometer (T, RH) : Vaisala, HMP45A ... 21 m Thermometer (SST) : Koshin Denki, RFN1-0 ... -5 m Anemometer (wind) : R. M. Young, 05106 ... 25 m Rain gauge (rainfall) : R.M.Young, 50202 ... 24 m Radiometer (short wave) : Eppley, PSP ... 25 m Radiometer (long wave) : Eppley, PIR ... 25 m
For more information, please contact to : Kunio Yoneyama (yoneyamak＠jamstec.go.jp)