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Schmithüsen, Holger; Koppe, Roland; Sieger, Rainer; König-Langlo, Gert (2019): BSRN Toolbox V2.5 - a tool to create quality checked output files from BSRN datasets and station-to-archive files. Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, PANGAEA,

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The BSRN Toolbox is a software package supplied by the WRMC and is freely available to all station scientists and data users. The main features of the package include a download manager for Station- to-Archive files, a tool to convert files into human readable TAB-separated ASCII-tables (similar to those output by the PANGAEA database), and a tool to check data sets for violations of the "BSRN Global Network recommended QC tests, V2.0" quality criteria. The latter tool creates quality codes, one per measured value, indicating if the data are "physically possible," "extremely rare," or if "intercomparison limits are exceeded.” In addition, auxiliary data such as solar zenith angle or global calculated from diffuse and direct can be output. All output from the QC tool can be visualized using PanPlot (doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.816201).
Related to:
Schmithüsen, Holger (2012): Quality Checks offered by the BSRN Toolbox. 12th Baseline Surface Radiation Network (BSRN) Scientific Review and Workshop, Alfred Wegener Institute, Potsdam, Germany, 1 August 2012 - 3 August 2012, hdl:10013/epic.44437.d001
Further details:
Sieger, Rainer (2012): Documentation of the BSRN Toolbox.
This version was updated with the help of Barbara Wagner ( - if you have questions or problems you can contact Barbara.
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