National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration
United States Department of Commerce


FY 1995

Calibration procedures and instrumental accuracy estimates of TAO temperature, relative humidity and radiation measurements

Freitag, H.P., Y. Feng, L.J. Mangum, M.J. McPhaden, J. Neander, and L.D. Stratton

NOAA Tech. Memo. ERL PMEL-104, NTIS: PB95-174827, 32 pp (1994)

Calibration procedures for instruments measuring air and water temperature, humidity and shortwave radiation on Tropical Atmosphere Ocean (TAO) Array buoys are described. Initial sensor accuracy as well as drift are quantified. Improvements in calibration procedures, where necessary, are discussed.

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