R/V Falkor (too) carries a standard suite of meteorological sensors and radiometers allowing it to measure a broad range of weather and sunlight variables. All data is recorded and is available as part of the standard data distribution.
The combination meteorological sensor is located on the foremast.
- Mast top sensors are located at ~19.9 meters above waterline
- Foremast sensors are ~11.8 meters above waterline
- Radiometers (PAR, Standard Precision Pyranometer, and Precision Infrared Radiometer)
- MET sensors (wind, RH, temperature, and precipitation)