Statewide Monitoring of the Mesoscale Environment: A Technical Update on the Oklahoma Mesonet

  title={Statewide Monitoring of the Mesoscale Environment: A Technical Update on the Oklahoma Mesonet},
  author={Renee A. McPherson and Christopher A. Fiebrich and Kenneth C. Crawford and Ronald L. Elliott and James R. Kilby and David L. Grimsley and Janet E. Martinez and Jeffrey B. Basara and Bradley G. Illston and Dale Morris and Kevin Arlyn Kloesel and Stephen J. Stadler and Andrea D. Melvin and Albert J. Sutherland and Himanshu Shrivastava and John D. Carlson and J. Michael Wolfinbarger and Jared P. Bostic and David B. Demko},
  journal={Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology},
Abstract Established as a multipurpose network, the Oklahoma Mesonet operates more than 110 surface observing stations that send data every 5 min to an operations center for data quality assurance, product generation, and dissemination. Quality-assured data are available within 5 min of the observation time. Since 1994, the Oklahoma Mesonet has collected 3.5 billion weather and soil observations and produced millions of decision-making products for its customers. 

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