ABLE Instrumentation


Instrumentation

Atmospheric and soil measurements made at the ABLE include winds, air temperatures, water vapor, radiation, precipitation, vegetation state, surface temperature, soil temperature, and soil moisture.

There are 5 permanent instrumented sites: Beaumont (BE), ABLE Project Office (CS or APO), Oxford (OX), Smileyberg (SM), and Whitewater (WH). A temporary site is located at Brainerd (BR) and rain gauges are installed in numerous locations.

Instrumentation installed at the ABLE includes:



Breakout of Instrumentation by Site



Instrument Descriptions


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