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Maturilli, Marion; Ritter, Christoph (2016): Basic and other measurements of radiation at station Ny-Ålesund (2015-03). PANGAEA,, In: Maturilli, Marion (2020): Basic and other measurements of radiation at station Ny-Ålesund (2006-05 et seq). Alfred Wegener Institute - Research Unit Potsdam, PANGAEA,

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On 20 March 2015, a total solar eclipse occurred over Ny-Ålesund (78.9° N, 11.9° E), Svalbard, in the high Arctic. It was the first time that the surface radiation components during the totality of a solar eclipse were measured by a Baseline Surface Radiation Network (BSRN) station. With the Ny-Ålesund long-term radiation data set as background (available at doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.150000), we present here the peculiarities of the radiation components and basic meteorology observed during the eclipse event. The supplementary data set contains the basic BSRN radiation and surface meteorological data in 1 min resolution for March 2015, and is available at doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.854326. The eclipse radiation data will be a useful auxiliary data set for further studies on micrometeorological surface-atmosphere exchange processes in the Svalbard environment, and may serve as a test case for radiative transfer studies.
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Maturilli, Marion (2015): Expanded measurements from station Ny-Ålesund (2015-03). Alfred Wegener Institute - Research Unit Potsdam, PANGAEA,
Maturilli, Marion; Herber, Andreas; König-Langlo, Gert (2014): Basic and other measurements of radiation from the Baseline Surface Radiation Network (BSRN) Station Ny-Ålesund in the years 1992 to 2013, reference list of 253 datasets. PANGAEA,
Maturilli, Marion; Ritter, Christoph (2016): Surface radiation during the total solar eclipse over Ny-Ålesund, Svalbard, on 20 March 2015. Earth System Science Data, 8(1), 159-164,
Latitude: 78.925000 * Longitude: 11.930000
Date/Time Start: 2015-03-01T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 2015-03-31T23:59:00
Minimum HEIGHT above ground: m * Maximum HEIGHT above ground: m
NYA (Ny-Ålesund) * Latitude: 78.925000 * Longitude: 11.930000 * Date/Time: 1992-08-01T00:00:00 * Elevation: 11.0 m * Location: Ny-Ålesund, Spitsbergen * Campaign: WCRP/GEWEX * Method/Device: Monitoring station (MONS) * Comment: BSRN station no: 11; Surface type: tundra; Topography type: mountain valley, rural; Horizon: doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.669522; Station scientist:
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethod/DeviceComment
1DATE/TIMEDate/TimeMaturilli, MarionGeocode
2HEIGHT above groundHeightmMaturilli, MarionGeocode
3Short-wave downward (GLOBAL) radiationSWDW/m2Maturilli, MarionPyranometer, Kipp & Zonen, CMP22, SN 100218, WRMC No. 11024
4Direct radiationDIRW/m2Maturilli, MarionPyrheliometer, Kipp & Zonen, CHP 1, SN 100441, WRMC No. 11019
5Diffuse radiationDIFW/m2Maturilli, MarionPyranometer, Kipp & Zonen, CMP22, SN 140005, WRMC No. 11027
6Long-wave downward radiationLWDW/m2Maturilli, MarionPyrgeometer, Eppley, PIR, SN 28895 F3, WRMC No. 11004
7Short-wave upward (REFLEX) radiationSWUW/m2Maturilli, MarionPyranometer, Kipp & Zonen, CMP22, SN 140005, WRMC No. 11028
8Long-wave upward radiationLWUW/m2Maturilli, MarionPyrgeometer, Eppley, PIR, SN 28859 F3, WRMC No. 11003
9Air temperature at 2 m heightT2°CMaturilli, MarionThermometer
10Humidity, relativeRH%Maturilli, MarionHygrometer (HYGRO)
11Station pressurePoPoPoPohPaMaturilli, MarionBarometer (BARO)
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