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Microwave Radiometer Profiler (MWR)

  • Model: Radiometrics MP-1510
  • Measurements: Liquid water path, water vapor profile, black body temperature
  • Frequency channel: 22.2, 23.0, 23.8, 26.2, 30.0 GHz
  • Realtime image

Parsivel Disdrometer

  • Measurements: size, number, and fall speed of precipitation particles
  • Measurement technology: Laser optical, forward scattering
  • Wavelength: 650 nm
  • Measuring surface: 54 cm²
  • Particle size: 0.062 – 24.5 mm (32 bins)
  • Velocity: 0.05 – 20.5 m/s (32 bins)
  • Realtime image: Stony Brook/Truck, Manhattan

Ceilometer CL51

  • Measurements: Lidar backscatter, cloud base
  • Wavelength: 910 nm
  • Raw range resolution: 10 m
  • Maximum range: 15 km
  • Realtime image

Ceilometer CT25k

  • Measurements: Lidar backscatter, cloud base
  • Wavelength: 905 nm
  • Raw range resolution: 7 m
  • Maximum range: 7.5 km
  • Time resolution: 15 s
  • Realtime image

Pluvio Weighing Gauge

  • Measurement: Liquid equivalent precipitation amount
  • Collecting area: 400 cm²
  • Resolution: 0.1 mm
  • Realtime image

Graw-E Sounding System

  • Model: GFM-09
  • Measurements: temperature, humidity, wind speed, wind direction
  • Pressure: calculated from GPS height

Solar Tracker

Multi Angle Snow Camera (MASC)

  • Measurements: 9 to 37 micron resolution stereographic photographs of hydrometeors at three angles
  • Sensitive to snowflake sizes ranging from 100 micrometers to 10 cm
  • Installed in collaboration with NCSU