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Developments within the scope of the German test site for road weather stations

  • As the data for road weather stations is used for online traffic control within section control systems, it is very important for the efficiency of the traffic control systems to be based on reliable data of a high quality. Therefore, a Test Site for checking the quality of road weather stations was established near Munich in Germany in 2003 and has been operational since then. In close co-operation with all participants (sensor manufacturers, road authorities, German Federal Research Institute, research and consultancy bodies), the overall goal was to improve the sensors" quality as well as to establish methods to detect failures in measurements. Furthermore, several improvements were carried out within the scope of the Test Site using the expertise of all participants and the infrastructure of the Test Site. The developments, reports and results obtained are both significant and helpful for manufacturers, road authorities, practitioners, research and consultancy.

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Author:Sylvia Piszczek, Slavica Grosanic, Alexander Dinkel
Document Type:Part of a Book
Date of Publication (online):2012/05/08
Year of first publication:2010
Release Date:2012/05/08
Tag:Datenbank; Deutschland; In situ; Konferenz; Messgerät; Nasse Straße; Prüfverfahren; Qualität; Regen; Sensor; Sicherheit; Sichtbarkeit; Straße; Temperatur; Verbesserung; Verfahren; Verkehr; Verkehrssteuerung; Wind; Witterung
Apparatus (measuring); Conference; Data bank; Field test; Germany; Highway; Improvement; Method; Quality; Rain; Safety; Sensors; Surfacing; Test method; Traffic; Traffic control; Visibility; Weather; Wet road; Wind
Source:Data and mobility, S. 49-60. http://www.springerlink.com/content/978-3-642-15502-4#section=776206&page=1&locus=41
Institutes:Abteilung Straßenverkehrstechnik / Abteilung Straßenverkehrstechnik
Dewey Decimal Classification:6 Technik, Medizin, angewandte Wissenschaften / 62 Ingenieurwissenschaften / 620 Ingenieurwissenschaften und zugeordnete Tätigkeiten
collections:BASt-Beiträge / ITRD Sachgebiete / 72 Verkehrs- und Transportplanung

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