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Site location

Our site is located at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, campus Breivika in Tromsø in the northern part of Norway. Coordinates are:

          North 69d 40' 54.7"    East 018d 58' 39.7"
          North 69d 40.912'      East 018d 58.661'
          North 69.68187         East 18.97769
          34 W 421643 7731694
          34 W DC 21643 31694
      
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Static 360 degree view from the station platform.
Static 360 view from station platform.


Hardware

Aanderaa sensors for logging weather data.

Station Housing Scanning Unit Sensor Arm Precipitation Sensor

The first picture shows station housing (2700), the second shows the sensor scanning unit (3010), the third shows the sensor arm (3415) with sensors attached and the last shows the precipitation (rain, snow) sensor (3864H). Sensors listed by position (as marked on the arm) with Aanderaa model number and description:

   Position  Model  Description
        2/3  2740   Wind Speed Sensor
          4  3150   Wind Direction Sensor
          5  3455   Air Temperature Sensor
          6  3445   Relative Humidity Sensor
          7  2810   Air Pressure Sensor
          8  2770   Solar Radiation Sensor
         10  3864H  Rainfall Sensor, Tipping Bucket, Heating

Axis network camera model P1347-E (Camera South).
Axis network camera model P1347-E (Camera East).
Axis network camera model P1346-E (Camera West).
Axis network camera model 2420 (Camera North).



Software

Ubuntu Linux, Apache web server, Perl, FFmpeg, MEncoder, ImageMagick, Gnuplot, MJPEG Tools



Credits

Geir Inge Jensen
Ken-Arne Jensen
Jon Ivar Kristiansen
Espen Skoglund

and

The StormCast Project with principal investigator Professor Dag Johansen

 
     
 
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