RPG Radiometer Physics GmbH

Microwave Scintillometer RPG-MWSC-160


The microwave scintillometer RPG-MWSC-160 provides latent and sensible heat flux observations within the atmospheric surface layer, when it is conbined with an optical Large Aperture Scintillometer (LAS).

In 2014 Radiometer Physics GmbH (RPG) released the first commercially available microwave scintillometer RPG-MWSC-160. It was designed for combined operation with an optical Large Aperture Scintillometer (LAS) to observe sensible and latent heat fluxes at the same time.

Areas of Application

Measurement of sensible heat flux and evapotranspiration (latent heat flux) significant for:

  • Irrigation
  • Water management
  • Hydrology
  • Forest fire warning
  • Weather forecasting
  • Radiation budget studies