™ Innovative Weather Monitoring For cutting-edge weather monitoring in a harsh environment, the Magellan Weather Station combines a rugged multi-parameter weather sensor with an internal compass for automatic wind direction alignment. The all-in-one Magellan sensor module integrates: • a sonic anemometer for wind speed measurement • multi-element sensor for highly accurate and stable temperature readings • fast-response, capacitive relative humidity sensor • state-of-the-art barometric pressure sensor • internal fluxgate compass for automatic alignment of wind direction A tipping bucket rain gauge is an optional accessory. Weather monitoring options include WeatherMaster™ Software, the Weather Display Console, and the Weather MicroServer™ for internet-ready weather data and industrial protocols. Magellan Weather Station Features • • • • • • Weather-protected sensor unit designed for maximum portability and utility Integrated sonic wind sensor Automatic self-alignment using internal fluxgate compass Rugged metal construction for rapid deployment in demanding applications No mechanical components means virtually no maintenance Low power consumption – ideal for battery or solar-powered installations Magellan Weather Station System Diagram Call or email for a quote • toll-free 1 888-508-7375 • [email protected] Color Weather Display Console™ The Weather Display Console uses “intelligent” touch-screen technology. With its programmable microprocessor and abundant memory, the console displays weather information, performs complex computations, and stores data. The Weather Display Console features a seven-inch, TFT color LCD panel with 800 x 480 pixels resolution. It can connect directly to the weather station with a serial port or to the Weather MicroServer utilizing existing Ethernet. The display console is flexible and can be factory-programmed to suit specific market and industry requirements. It is available in three mounting options: • Desktop/Wall-Mount • Panel Mount/Flush Mount • 19'' Rack Mount WeatherMaster™ Software This professional-grade software is designed to optimize the capabilities of Magellan Weather Stations. Providing real-time computer weather monitoring, WeatherMaster offers: • Display and automatic logging of all measured and calculated parameters • Downwind vector wind and wind character-plotting screens • An open Microsoft Access® database for archival with easy retrieval and compatibility with other Windows® programs • On-the-fly graphing and trend display of all parameters • Alarm notification via computer, email, pager or cell phone • Multi-station monitoring and data acquisition • Quick-North orientation • Interface with CAMEO/ALOHA software for plume modeling and evacuation corridor predictions WeatherMaster can be customized to meet specific industry requirements. Weather MicroServer™ The Weather MicroServer is a self-contained, proprietary computer utilizing an embedded Linux operating system. It creates an “Internet-ready” weather monitoring system by automatically providing FTP output, XML web service, and Internet browser user interface. SNMP and Modbus/OPC communication protocols are standard for Industrial Management applications. The Weather MicroServer has datalogging capability. It connects to your network with an included Ethernet cable. Two serial ports offer interface to both the Weather Display Console and additional peripheral devices or sensors such as visibility, solar radiation, and the Orion LT wind sensor. The Weather MicroServer can provide real-time weather data to WeatherMaster Software over the network. This allows users to simultaneously monitor the weather using WeatherMaster on any network computer. Weather MicroServer Optional Sensors: The visibility sensor measures atmospheric visibility (meteorological optical range) by determining the amount of light scattered by particles (smoke, dust, haze, fog, rain, and snow) in the air that pass through the optical sample volume. A 42-degree forward scatter angle is used to ensure performance over a wide range of particle sizes. For applications requiring additional wind speed and direction, the Orion LT windonly sensor module offers ultrasonic technology for high accuracy and stability. Triangular design ensures excellent data availability and 360° measurement accuracy with a starting threshold of virtually zero. A heated model is available. Call or email for a quote • toll-free 1 888-508-7375 • [email protected] Sensor Specifications Temperature Magellan™ Weather Stations Parameter Measurements Range: -40 to +60°C (-40 to +140°F) Accuracy: ±0.2°C (0 to 60°C); ±0.5°C (-40 to 0°C) Resolution: 0.1°C (0.1°F) Operating Temperature: -50 to +70°C Barometric Pressure Range: 17.50 to 32.50 InHg (600 to 1100 hPa) Accuracy: ±0.5 hPa (at 25°C) Resolution: 0.1 hPa Wind Speed Range: 0-134mph (0-60 m/s) Accuracy: +/-0.5 m/s or 5% of reading Resolution: 0.2 mph (0.1 m/s) Wind Direction Range: 0 to 360° Accuracy: ± 5° at wind speed > 2.2 m/s Resolution: 1.0° Relative Humidity Range: 0 to 100% Accuracy: ±3% at 25°C Resolution: 1.0% Temperature A precision triple-element thermistor provides highly accurate and stable temperature readings. Relative Humidity Measured with a capacitive polymer sensor, this construction provides resistance to wetting, dust, dirt, oils, and common environmental chemicals. Barometric Pressure Stable transducer using nano-technology yields a linear and repeatable sensor with low hysteresis. The piezoresistive pressure sensor module is mounted on a small electronic circuit board. A microcontroller controls the operation of the sensor and the data interface. The microcontroller polls the pressure sensor module once per second for the barometric pressure and ambient temperature. The raw readings are temperature corrected by the microcontroller. Wind Measurement A unique folded-path, low-power sonic anemometer operates on the principle that the speed of the wind affects the time it takes for sound to travel from one point to a second point. If the sound is traveling in the direction of the wind, then the transit time is decreased. If the sound is traveling in a direction opposite the wind, then the transit time is increased. Fluxgate Compass Low power and compact, the internal compass module employs a pair of magneto-inductive sensors, which change inductance with varying magnetic field strengths, to sense the Earth’s magnetic field. Compass Accuracy: ±2° Resolution: 1° Optional Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge Accuracy: ±1% at 2 in./hr or less Resolution: 0.01 inch Physical Materials: Anodized aluminum and stainless steel with white gloss powder coat Weight: 0.91 kg (2.0 lbs) Mounting: Accepts 1” (25.4mm) OD pole The microprocessor measures the output of the compass and corrects wind direction data for the sensor orientation. The output is relative to magnetic North. A user programmable value of Magnetic Declination may be entered to enable output relative to True North rather than Magnetic North. Optional Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge Complex spun collector funnel with a knife edge that diverts the water to a tipping bucket mechanism. For each tip, a magnet causes an electronic pulse that is recorded. The rainfall sensor is completely automatic - spent water drains out of the bottom of the housing, requiring no servicing. Additional Calculated Parameters With WeatherMaster Software or the Weather MicroServer, data from these sensors are computed to provide calculated parameters including Dew Point, Heat Index, Wind Chill, Degree-Day Temperatures and Density Altitude. System Configurations Magellan weather stations are available in Fixed-Mount, Vehicle-Mount and Portable system configurations. Columbia Weather Systems, Inc. 5285 NE Elam Young Pkwy, Ste C100 Hillsboro, OR 97124 Toll-free 1 888 508-7375 Phone (503) 629-0887 Fax (503) 629-0898 ™ [email protected] www.columbiaweather.com Fixed-Mount Weather Stations include 50-ft cable. Optional accessories: • Sensor mast and mounting hardware options • Extra cable length • Wireless Transceivers Vehicle-Mount Weather Stations include a detachable 8-ft telescoping sensor mast and mounting hardware. Portable Weather Stations include wireless transceivers, batteries, transportation case and tripod with telescoping mast. Please contact us today for a free quotation! © 2015, Columbia Weather Systems. 07/15. Specifications subject to change without notice.