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Road Weather Information System
Environmental Sensor Station
Siting Guidelines
April 2005

Appendix B - References

I- Metadata References:

Federal Geographic Data Committee, Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata, FGDC-STD-001-1998.

Federal Geographic Data Committee, Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata Workbook, Version 2.0, May 1, 2000.

Hart, D. and H. Phillips, Metadata Primer—A "How To" Guide on Metadata Implementation, University of Wisconsin website.

Leroy, M. Meteorological Measurement Representativity, Nearby Obstacles Influence, 10th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation, American Meteorological Society, January 11-16, 1998.

US Department of Commerce, National Climatic Data Center, Data Documentation for Data Set 9767B, Master Station History Report, December 31, 2002.

US Department of Commerce, National Climatic Data Center, United States Climate Reference Network (USCRN) Metadata Management – Survey to Operations (Draft), June 2003.

US Department of Transportation. National Transportation Communications for ITS Protocol (NTCIP) – Object Definitions for Environmental Sensor Stations, NTCIP 1204, November 23, 2001.

Viront-Lazar, A. and P. Seurer, Metadata for Climate Data, A Geographic Data Base Model for Station History, First IEEE Metadata Conference, April 16-18, 1996.

II- Siting Guideline References:

Borgen, Jorgen, et al. The Impact of Screening on Road Surface Temperature. Meteorological Applications, Vol. 7, pp. 97-104, 2000.

Boselly, S.E., J.E. Thornes, and C. Ulburg. Road Weather Information Systems Volume 1, Research Report. Strategic Highway Research Program Publication - SHRP-H-350, National Research Council, Washington D.C., 1993.

Boselly, S.E., and D.D. Ernst. Road Weather Information Systems Volume 2, Implementation Guide. Strategic Highway Research Program Publication - SHRP-H-351, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 1993.

Chapman, Lee, et al. Statistical Modelling of Road Surface Temperature from a Geographical Parameter Database. University of Birmingham, Climate & Atmospheric Research Group website.

Goodwin, L., Best Practices for Road Weather Management, Version 2.0, prepared by Mitretek Systems for the FHWA Road Weather Management Program, May 2003.

Keep, Dale. Roadway Weather Information Systems (RWIS), Ice and Snow Technologies, LLC, Report, 2004.

National Weather Service. Automated Surface Observing System (ASOS) User’s Guide, March 1998.

National Weather Service. Operations and Services, Surface Observing Program (Land), Instrument Requirements and Standards for the NWS Surface Observing Programs. Policy Directive 10-1302, October 17, 2003.

Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology - Services and Supporting Research. Federal Standard for Siting Meteorological Sensors at Airports. FCM-S4-1994, August 1994.

Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology - Services and Supporting Research. Weather Information for Surface Transportation, National Needs Assessment Report. FCM-R18-2002, December 2002.

US Department of Interior, National Wildfire Coordinating Group. National Fire Danger Rating System Weather Station Standards, March 2003.

US Environmental Protection Agency. Meteorological Monitoring Guidance for Regulatory Modelling Applications. EPA-454/R-99-005, February 2000.

Vaisala, Inc. State of Nevada DOT Thermal Mapping Final Report 2000, 2000.

World Meteorological Organization. Guide to Meteorological Instruments and Methods of Observation, Sixth Edition, WMO-No. 8, 1996.

Zwahlen, H.T., et al. Evaluation of ODOT Roadway/Weather Sensor Systems for Snow and Ice Removal Operations Part I: RWIS. Human Factors and Ergonomics Laboratory, Ohio University, June 2003.
http://www.dot.state.oh.us/research/2003/Maintenace/14758-Part I-FR.pdf

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