1. CUSAT-CMMACS, Bangalore

Advanced Centre for Atmospheric Radar Research (ACARR), CUSAT and has signed an Agreement regarding the Institutional framework and sharing of responsibilities with CSIR-CMMACS and regarding the installation, maintenance and operation of Meteorological tower and sensors in the premise of ACARR at CUSAT Main campus.

CSIR C-MMACS under Institutional arrangement has established an instrumented 30 metres meteorological tower at CUSAT as a part of the CSIR Climate Observation and Modelling Network (COMoN). As a part of the CSIR Network project on Integrated Analysis for Impact, Mitigation and Sustainability (IAIMS). The CUSAT location was recommended as one of the sites for augmentation of existing COMoN instrumentation. Accordingly, the following additional sensors instruments are being installed at the CUSAT sites.

  1. 3D sonic Anemometer integrated to H2O open path Gas Analyzer and sonic temperature
  2. Net Radiometer
  3. Soil Heat Flux plate
  4. Disdrometer
  5. Cielometer
  6. Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR) sensor
  7. Evaporimeter
  8. 30-meter instrumented meteorological profilers

Institutional Framework and Sharing of Responsibilities between CSIR Centre for Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation (C-MMACS) and Cochin University of Science & Technology (CUSAT) Installation, maintenance and operation of meteorological profilers and sensors