TITLE: Mesonet ARM Energy Balance Bowen Ratio (EBBR) Data [JOSS] CONTACTS: David R. Cook Argonne National Laboratory 9700 South Cass Avenue Building 203 Argonne, IL 60439. Phone: (630) 252-5840 FAX: (630) 252-5498 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 1.0 DATA SET OVERVIEW This data set contains 30 minute resolution latent heat flux, sensible heat flux, and ground heat flux data from the Department of Energy (DOE) Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Southern Great Plains (SGP) Energy Balance Bowen Ratio (EBBR). These EBBR stations are located at many of the ARM SGP Extended Facilities in southern Kansas and northern Oklahoma. This data set covers the period from 20 May to 07 July 2003. The data are in netCDF format. 2.0 INSTRUMENT DESCRIPTION 2.1 Instrumentation Full information on the ARM EBBR instrumentation is available from ARM at: http://www.arm.gov/docs/instruments/static/ebbr.html 2.2 Station Locations Site Elevation (m) Lat. Long. Hillsboro, KS: EF-2 450 38.306N 97.301W Plevna, KS: EF-4 513 37.953N 98.329W Elk Falls, KS: EF-7 283 37.383N 96.180W Coldwater, KS: EF-8 664 37.333N 99.309W Ashton, KS: EF-9 386 37.133N 97.266W Pawhuska, OK: EF-12 331 36.841N 96.427W Lamont, OK: EF-13 318 36.605N 97.485W Ringwood, OK: EF-15 418 36.431N 98.284W Morris, OK: EF-18 217 35.687N 95.856W El Reno, OK: EF-19 421 35.557N 98.017W Meeker, OK: EF-20 309 35.564N 96.988W Cordell, OK: EF-22 465 35.354N 98.977W Cement, OK: EF-26 400 34.957N 98.076W 3.0 DATA COLLECTION AND PROCESSING Full information on the ARM EBBR data collection and processing is available from ARM at: http://www.arm.gov/docs/instruments/static/ebbr.html General information on ARM data quality is available from ARM at: http://dq.arm.gov/cgi-bin/dqmenu.pl UCAR/JOSS conducted no processing or quality control on these data. 4.0 DATA FORMAT AND FILE NAMING 4.1 Data Format These data are in network Common Data Form (netCDF) format. For information on netCDF see: http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/packages/netcdf/index.html 4.2 File Naming Conventions The data file names have the following format: sgp1smosE15.b1.20030527.000000.cdf where: sgp1smos is the data type (1 min SMOS) E15 represents the facility id (here ARM SGP extended facility 15) b1 represents the data level 2003 - four digit year 05 - two digit month 27 - two digit day 00 - two digit hour 00 - two digit minute 00 - two digit second cdf - netCDF format extention 5.0 DATA REMARKS None. 6.0 REFERNCES None.