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Cabauw Experimental Site for Atmospheric Research (CESAR)
Identification
Hosting Legal Entity
Self-standing RI
Legal Status
Other
Location
Zijdeweg 1, CESAR, Lopik, PO: 3411 MH (Netherlands)
Structure
Type Of RI
Single-sited
Coordinating Country
Netherlands
Participating Countries
Netherlands
Status
Status
Current Status:
Operational since 1972
Scientific Description
Study the atmosphere and its interaction with the land surface. The Cesar site is used for:Monitoring of long term tendencies in atmospheric changes,Studies of atmospheric and land surface processes for climate modelingValidation of space-borne observationsThe development and implementation of new measurement techniquesTraining of young scientists at post-doc, PhD and master level.

RI Keywords
Aerosols, ICOS, Vertical profiles, Clouds, Atmospheric chemistry and physics, Greenhouse gases, Atmosphere-biosphere relations, Atmosphere, Solar radiation, In-situ, Spatial information, Trace gases, Ground-based remote sensing, Weather, Climate, Atmospheric measurements, ACTRIS
Classifications
RI Category
Atmospheric Measurement Facilities
Scientific Domain
Earth and Environmental Sciences
ESFRI Domain
Environment
Equipment
Instruments

• Aerosol Particle Sizer • Air pressure Paroscientific 1016B-01 • Air temperature E&E Pt1000 • Air temperature KNMI Pt500 • Baseline Surface Radiation Network station • Boundary layer Windprofiler/RASS (1.29 GHz) LAP3000 • Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy for CO2 and CGH4 (Picarro) • Ceilometer CT75 • Ceilometer LD40 • Cloud Radar (zenith pointing 35 GHz) PDN100 • Cup anemometer KNMI • Dew point temperature E&E33 • Dew point temperature Vaisala HP243 • Digital Sky Camera • Drizzle Radar (scanning) IDRA • Fast response H2O/CO2 LICOR 7500 • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer for CO2,CH4, N2O and CO • GPS receivers • Infrared temperature Heiman KT15 • Infrasound array • Integrating Nephelometer • Microwave Radiometer (3-channel) Rescom • Microwave Radiometer (scanning) ATPROP • Microwave Radiometer (scanning) HATPRO • Multi Angle Absorption Photometer • Multi Filter Rotating Shadow Band Radiometer • PAR Photosynthetically Active Radiation • Precipitation KNMI • Precision Filter Radiometer • Present weather sensor • Present weather Vaisala FD12P • Pyranometer CM11 • Pyranometer CM22 • Pyranometer CMP22 • Pyranometer K&Zn CM11 • Pyranometer K&Zn CM22 • Pyrgeometer CG4 • Pyrgeometer CGR4 • Pyrgeometer Eppley PIR • Pyrgeometer K&Zn CG4 • Pyrheliometer CH1 • Pyrometer (scanning) NubiScope • Radon monitor • Raman Lidar CAELI • Scanning Mobility Particle Sizer • Soil heat flux Hukseflux HFP01SC • Soil heat flux TNO WS31S • Soil temperature KNMI • Soil water content CS615 • Soil water pressure Keller 26W • Sonic anemometer GILL R3 • Sun Photometer CIMEL • Sun Photometer SPUV • Sunshine duration sensor CSD3 • Suntracker • Total Sky Imager • Transportable Atmospheric Radar (3.6 GHz FMCW) • UV A(315-400nm) Radiometer • UV B(280-315nm) Radiometer • UV-Lidar • Visibility BIRAL 100 • Wind vane KNMI • Windprofiler/RASS (1.29 GHz) LAP3000 • XLAS Scintillometer K&Zn • XLAS Scintillometer WUR

Access
Access Type
Physical
Access Mode
Excellence Driven
Collaborations
ESFRI
RI is a node of an ESFRI project
Networks
GALION
Integrated Carbon Observation System (ICOS)
GAW
European Aerosol Research Lidar Network (EARLINET)
NDACC
ACTRIS
GRUAN
CLOUDNET
Baseline Surface Radiation Network (BSRN)
Date of last update: 12/06/2019
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