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SiteUser NameOperational?DescriptionDate
DrydenpodolskeYesSun tracker firmware and IFSloop upgraded2018-10-04


Weather at Edwards Air Force Base, CA - via NOAA's National Weather Service
Fair and 39 F at Edwards Air Force Base, CA
Winds are Northwest at 4.6 MPH (4 KT). The pressure is 1028.1 mb and the humidity is 16%. The wind chill is 36. Last Updated on Nov 14 2018, 3:58 am PST.


Edwards, CA, USA

TCCON Status: Provisional

34.959917N, 117.881069W, 700 m (permanent location)

34.958390N, 117.882161W, 699 m  (temporary location)
Laura Iraci, James Podolske, Jhony Zavaleta, Patrick Hillyard

Operational as of 2013-07-20; off-site during June 2017-May 2018

This instrument was originally set up at JPL by Coleen Roehl, Jean-Francois Blavier, and Norton Allen and was moved to Indianapolis during INFLUX, was moved back to JPL, and then to NASA Armstrong (formerly Dryden) in July 2013. Around Dec 2014, container was placed on poured pad at permanent location.

In June 2017, this system moved back to JPL for use during thermal vacuum testing of OCO-3 hardware and was operational there until May 14, 2018.  Measurements commenced at NASA Armstrong (formerly Dryden) on June 1, 2018.

Phone number in container: 661 276 2990


ATom Overflights: 8/23/16, 1/24/17
KORUS-AQ & SARP Overflights: 04/22/16 and 06/18/16
AJAX in- situ profiles at the Dryden TCCON station: 6/2/2015, 11/6/14, 6/18/14, 4/3/14, 2/5/14, 12/4/13, 11/4/13, and 9/27/13
ASCENDS Overflights: 2/10/16, 8/22/14
SARP: 6/23/14
SEAC4RS Profiles: 8/5/13 (DC-8) and 9/23/13 (DC-8 and ER-2)



Weather Underground

Edwards, CA Weather from Weather Underground
Current Conditions : 44.6F, Partly Cloudy - 4:22 AM PST Nov. 14
Temperature: 44.6°F | Humidity: 15% | Pressure: 30.38in ( Falling) | Conditions: Partly Cloudy | Wind Direction: WNW | Wind Speed: 0mph
Today as of Nov. 14 4:00 AM PST
Today - Sunny. Patchy frost in the morning. Highs 63 to 71. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight as of Nov. 14 4:00 AM PST
Tonight - Mostly clear. Patchy frost after midnight. Lows 36 to 46. North winds up to 10 mph.
Thursday as of Nov. 14 4:00 AM PST
Thursday - Sunny. Patchy frost in the morning. Highs 66 to 72. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Air Quality Alert - Expires: 10:15 AM PST
Air Quality Alert for Kern County in effect until 10:15 AM PST on November 15, 2018


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