ISS Operations at CHEESEHEAD

An ISS (Integrated Sounding System) is currently deployed to northern Wisconsin for the CHEESEHEAD campaign.  The ISS is located at 45.9458°N, 90.2940°W on a field approx 1 mile west of the WLEF tall tower.

The ISS instruments include:

 Radar Wind Profiler  NCAR/EOL 449 MHz Modular Wind Profiler
 Soundings  Vaisala MW41 / RS41 radiosondes
 Sodar-RASS  Metek DSDPA.90-24
 Ceilometer  Vaisala CL51
 Surface Met

 Gill Wind Observer (2D sonic) at 10m
 Lufft WS300 (Temp/RH/Pressure) at 2m
 Vaisala PTB330 (Pressure) at 2m
 HSA Tipping bucket rain gauge
 Lufft WS800 (Wind/Precip/T/RH/P) at 3m

 GPS Integrated Water Vapor  Trimble NetR8 with Vaisala WXT at 2m

 Moonglow Technologies All Sky Cam ASC-N1
 Webcam (model TBD)


The ISS is also hosting a Montana State University surface energy balance station with 3 m flux tripod and a NOAA / ERSL SURFRAD solar radiation monitoring system. 


CONTACT: William Brown