Satellite Remote Sensing

Institute for Troposheric Research

Recent Radiation Measurements

Measurements of global radiation are carried out by a pyranometer on the roof of our institute. This graphic displays the diurnal cycle of the incoming shortwave radiation measured at IFT with a temporal resolution of 1 minute.


Global Radiation measurements at IFT (provided by Rene Dubois, John Kalisch and Jonas Walther)

Global Radiation measurements at IFT

Furthermore, at our institute a total sky imager captures the sky conditions every 15 seconds.  An example is shown here. The current Cloudcam Image as well as the latest Cloud Movie are available at http://polly.tropos.de/webcam/.

Total Sky Imager @ IFT. 12:00 UTC (provided by Rene Dubois and John Kalisch)

Total Sky Imager @ IFT. 12:00 UTC  previous day.

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