GCOS Reference Upper-Air Network

Barrow (BAR)

United States

GRUAN Status

since 2012
active

Site Name

GRUAN (code, name)
BAR Barrow
-short
Barrow
-long, international
North Slope of Alaska (NSA) Barrow Facility
-long, national
North Slope of Alaska (NSA) Barrow Facility
WMO (code, name)
70027, Barrow

Location

Country
United States
State
Alaska
Latitude
71.3233 °N
Longitude
156.6158 °W
Altitude
8 m

Site maps

Position and region map

Position map

Local map

Institution / Operator

Name
ARM
-long, international
US DOE Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program
-long, national
US DOE Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program
Website
www.arm.gov
Description
Climate Research Facility

Site Contact

Name
Evan Keeler
Affiliation
ARM
Address
Argonne National Laboratory
Building 240
9700 South Cass Avenue
Argonne, IL 60439-4801
USA
E-Mail
ekeeler@anl.gov
Phone
+1 630 252 3246
Fax
Description
GRUAN contact for all ARM sites

Site Description

Foundation
1997
Description
Barrow is located at the northernmost point in the United States, on the Arctic Ocean and one of the cloudiest places on Earth.
General type
arctic
Topography
flat
Land use (within 10 km)
open tundra, desert
Climate
Arctic Maritime Climate
Website
www.arm.gov

Relevant Documents

ICM-12 (2020)

GRUAN Site Report for Barrow, Alaska - Evan Keeler
Update on ARM Sonde Activities - Evan Keeler

ICM-11 (2019)

GRUAN Site Report for Barrow - Nicki Hickmon

ICM-10 (2018)

GRUAN Site Report for Barrow - Douglas Sisterson
ARM Update & Changes - Nicki Hickmon

ICM-9 (2017)

GRUAN Site Report for Barrow - Doug Sisterson
ARM, ASR, AND UAF ACTIVITIES AT THE NORTH SLOPE OF ALASKA - Martin Stuefer, Doug Sisterson

ICM-8 (2016)

GRUAN Station Report for Barrow - Donna Holdridge

ICM-7 (2015)

GRUAN Station Report for Barrow - Lead Centre
ARM Sites Report - ARM Sites Update - Doug Sisterson

ICM-6 (2014)

GRUAN Station Report for Barrow - Lead Centre

ICM-5 (2013)

Overview of ARM Sites, Studies, and Collaborations - Doug Sisterson

ICM-4 (2012)

2012 ARM Sites and GRUAN Effort Updates - Doug Sisterson

ICM-3 (2011)

The ARM Climate Research Facility: Operations - Doug Sisterson

ICM-2 (2010)

Site report: ARM Climate Research Facilities – Barrow, AK, USA; Darwin, Australia; Lamont, OK, USA; Nauru, Republic of Nauru; Manus, Papua New Guinea - Doug Sisterson
ARM Climate Research Facility Fixed Sites - Doug Sisterson

ICM-1 (2009)

ARM Data Policy and Data Dissemination - D. Sisterson, J. Voyles
ARM Climate Research Facility Fixed Sites - Doug Sisterson

Lindenberg (2008)

ACRF Fixed and Mobile Sites - Douglas Sisterson
Radiosonde Operations and Quality Control Procedures at the ARM Climate Research Facility - Douglas Sisterson