GPS water vapor monitoring and TroWav updated for ENSO studies

Wayan Suparta, and Mandeep Singh Jit Singh, and Mohd Alauddin Mohd Ali, and Baharudin Yatim, and Ahmad Norazhar Mohd Yatim, (2011) GPS water vapor monitoring and TroWav updated for ENSO studies. In: International Conference on Instrumentation, Communication, Information Technology and Biomedical Engineering 2011, ICICI-BME 2011, 8-9 November 2011, Bandung, Indonesia.

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The GPS receiver and the meteorology sensors have been installed at Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Kota Kinabalu (UMSK: 6.03°N, 116.12°E and 63.49 m) for study a climate condition that has associated with El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO). The atmospheric precipitable water vapor (PWV) derived from GPS technique was used as an indicator of ENSO detection. In the processing, the Niell Mapping Function (NMF) used to map the atmospheric delay from zenith to the line-of-site was updated using the Vienna Mapping Function (VMF). With GPS antenna co-located with meteorological sensors, the comparison of GPS PWV with time-dependent surface pressure and sea surface temperature (SST) during the first ten weeks observation found that surface pressure is opposed to the PWV changes.

Item Type:Conference Paper (UNSPECIFIED)
Uncontrolled Keywords:ENSO, GPS water vapor, Kota Kinabalu Sabah, Monitoring
Subjects:G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GB Physical geography
Q Science > QH Natural history
Divisions:SCHOOL > School of Science and Technology
ID Code:4488
Deposited By:IR Admin
Deposited On:12 Jul 2012 15:23
Last Modified:08 Sep 2014 14:57

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