Details
General information

Model

RS41

Manufacturer

Vaisala (www.vaisala.com)

Weight

109 g: RS41-SG
113 g: RS41-SGP

Size

145 x 63 x 46 mm (body)
272 x 63 x 104 mm (sensor boom bent)

Sensors

Pressure: silicon (if SGP), derived from GPS (if SG)
Temperature: platinum resistor
Humidity: thin-film capacitor, heated sensor
Position: GPS

Measurement cycle

1 s

Available since

2014

Ground system

Vaisala DigiCORA® Sounding System MW41

Ground check

RI41, RI41-B

Archive file formates

  • MWX if MW41 is used

Archived soundings by GRUAN

Data products

  • RS41-BETA.1 -- First development version for RS41-GDP.1
  • RS41-EDT.1 -- RS41 Vaisala data product (from table SynchronicedSoundingData) -- data access

Related Documents

GRUAN

  • Jensen 2016: Jensen, M. P., Holdridge, D. J., Survo, P., Lehtinen, R., Baxter, S., Toto, T., and Johnson, K. L.: Comparison of Vaisala radiosondes RS41 and RS92 at the ARM Southern Great Plains site, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 3115-3129, doi:10.5194/amt-9-3115-2016

Vaisala

External

  • Edwards 2013: Edwards, D., Anderson, G., Oakley, T., and Gault, P.: Met Office Intercomparison of Vaisala RS92 and RS41 Radiosondes, Met Office, Exeter, UK, Met Office Report, 89 pp., 2013.