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A 1-year intercomparison of classical and modern radiation and sunshine duration instruments has been performed at Izaña Atmospheric Observatory. We compare global solar radiation (GSR) records measured with a Kipp & Zonen CM-21 pyranometer, taken in the framework of the Baseline Surface Radiation Network, with those measured with a multifilter rotating shadowband radiometer and a bimetallic pyranometer, and with GSR estimated from sunshine duration performed with a CS sunshine recorder.
Articles | Volume 10, issue 3
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 731–743, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-731-2017
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 731–743, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-731-2017

Research article 07 Mar 2017

Research article | 07 Mar 2017

Compatibility of different measurement techniques of global solar radiation and application for long-term observations at Izaña Observatory

Rosa Delia García et al.

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A 1-year intercomparison of classical and modern radiation and sunshine duration instruments has been performed at Izaña Atmospheric Observatory. We compare global solar radiation (GSR) records measured with a Kipp & Zonen CM-21 pyranometer, taken in the framework of the Baseline Surface Radiation Network, with those measured with a multifilter rotating shadowband radiometer and a bimetallic pyranometer, and with GSR estimated from sunshine duration performed with a CS sunshine recorder.
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