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De-Icing Comparison Experiment (D-ICE) campaign data: Radiometric and icing condition observations from the NOAA Barrow Atmospheric Baseline Observatory, August 2017-July 2018 (NCEI Accession 0209059)

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The De-Icing Comparison Experiment (D-ICE) was carried out at the NOAA Atmospheric Baseline Observatory in Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow), Alaska, from August 2017 to July 2018. The purpose of D-ICE was to evaluate ventilation and heating technologies developed to mitigate radiometer icing. D-ICE consisted of 20 pyranometers and 5 pyrgeometers operating in various ventilator housings alongside the Baseline Surface Radiation Network (BSRN) station operated by NOAA. Broadband downwelling longwave and shortwave fluxes were measured and the radiometers were monitored using cameras. Icing conditions and occurrences of ice on radiometer domes were recorded based on manual review of the camera images. This data set contains one minute averages of the radiometric data, the icing determinations and ancillary data (such meteorology and housekeeping information form the sensors). Three versions of the fluxes are provided: the raw data (no quality control), data that is quality-controlled and verifiably ice-free, and data that is quality controlled but where occurrences of ice contaminated measurements are retained. The data set is suitable for analysis of the effects of ice on broadband radiometric data.
  • Cite as: Cox, Christopher J.; NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory (2020). De-Icing Comparison Experiment (D-ICE) campaign data: Radiometric and icing condition observations from the NOAA Barrow Atmospheric Baseline Observatory, August 2017-July 2018 (NCEI Accession 0209059). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0209059. Accessed [date].
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Time Period 2017-08-26 to 2018-07-03
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
West: -156.6114
East: -156.6114
South: 71.323
North: 71.323
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General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2020-02-12
Data Presentation Form Digital table - digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Historical archive - data has been stored in an offline storage facility
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
Data were submitted via the Advanced Tracking and Resource tool for Archive Collections (ATRAC), Project ID: 14651.
Purpose This dataset is available to the public for a wide variety of uses including scientific research and analysis.
Use Limitations
  • accessLevel: Public
  • Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Cox, Christopher J.; NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory (2020). De-Icing Comparison Experiment (D-ICE) campaign data: Radiometric and icing condition observations from the NOAA Barrow Atmospheric Baseline Observatory, August 2017-July 2018 (NCEI Accession 0209059). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0209059. Accessed [date].
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Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • aerology
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords Originator Keywords
  • Air Temperature at D-ICE platform
  • Altitude above mean sea level
  • Base time in Epoch
  • Case Temperature
  • Code for icing conditions present at the station, determined qualitatively by visual examination of nearest-in-time camera image
  • Code for icing state of instrument dome, determined qualitatively by visual examination of nearest-in-time camera image
  • Dewpoint Temperature at D-ICE platform
  • Distance from the Earth to the Sun (AU)
  • Dome Temperature
  • East longitude
  • Fan tach
  • Flag for quality control
  • Flag for shadowing of instrument by nearby infrastructure
  • Ice-Contaminated, Processed Calibrated Downwelling Longwave Hemispheric Irradiance
  • Ice-Contaminated, Processed Calibrated Global Downwelling Shortwave Hemispheric Irradiance
  • Ice-Contaminated, Processed Global Downwelling Shortwave Hemispheric Irradiance
  • Logger Panel Temperature, Logger #4
  • Logger Panel Temperature, Logger #5
  • Logger Panel Temperature, Logger #6
  • Logger Panel Temperature, Logger #7
  • North latitude
  • Number of Samples Measured Per Minute, Logger #4
  • Number of Samples Measured Per Minute, Logger #5
  • Number of Samples Measured Per Minute, Logger #6
  • Number of Samples Measured Per Minute, Logger #7
  • Power Supply Voltage to Logger, Logger #4
  • Power Supply Voltage to Logger, Logger #5
  • Power Supply Voltage to Logger, Logger #6
  • Power Supply Voltage to Logger, Logger #7
  • Processed Calibrated Downwelling Longwave Hemispheric Irradiance
  • Processed Calibrated Global Downwelling Shortwave Diffuse Irradiance
  • Processed Calibrated Global Downwelling Shortwave Hemispheric Irradiance
  • Processed Global Downwelling Shortwave Hemispheric Irradiance
  • Raw Calibrated Downwelling Longwave Hemispheric Irradiance
  • Raw Calibrated Global Downwelling Shortwave Diffuse Irradiance
  • Raw Calibrated Global Downwelling Shortwave Hemispheric Irradiance
  • Relative Humidity at D-ICE platform
  • Relative Humidity w.r.t. ice at D-ICE platform
  • Solar Azimuth Angle
  • Solar Zenith Angle
  • Standard Deviation Case Temperature
  • Standard Deviation Dome Temperature
  • Standard Deviation Raw Calibrated Downwelling Longwave Hemispheric Irradiance
  • Standard Deviation Raw Calibrated Global Downwelling Shortwave Hemispheric Irradiance
  • Time offset from base_time
  • Time offset from midnight
  • Wind Direction at D-ICE platform
  • Wind Speed at D-ICE platform
  • air temperature
  • altitude
  • dew point temperature
  • diffuse downwelling shortwave flux in air
  • downwelling longwave flux in air
  • downwelling shortwave flux in air
  • latitude
  • longitude
  • relative humidity
  • wind from direction
  • wind speed
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords Originator Instrument
  • pyrgeometers
Place keywords Originator Place Keywork
  • Utqiagvik, Alaska
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Cox, Christopher J.; NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory (2020). De-Icing Comparison Experiment (D-ICE) campaign data: Radiometric and icing condition observations from the NOAA Barrow Atmospheric Baseline Observatory, August 2017-July 2018 (NCEI Accession 0209059). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0209059. Accessed [date].
Access Constraints
  • Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
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Processing Steps
  • 2020-02-12T21:49:26Z - NCEI Accession 0209059 v1.1 was published.
Output Datasets
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • pyranometer
Last Modified: 2022-06-15T15:42:06Z
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