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CaPE

Datasets

68 datasets were found for the CaPE project. Full dataset descriptions are available by selecting the dataset title. Display datasets in groups.

CAPE Florida Agricultural Data
Florida Department of Agriculture coordinates a network of stations at ag research sites in central Florida. Data consists of temperature, humidity, wind speed/direction, solar radiation, evaporation and various soil temperature/ moisture measurements ...
CAPE Miscellaneous Florida Observation Data
Numerous other small private and commerical networks exist in the central Florida region. These data sources include utilities, Army Corps of Engineers, various Soil Conserva- tion Services, citrus growers and individual weather observers. Variable...
CAPE South Florida Water Management District Data
South Florida Water Management District Data consist of 99 stations measuring precipitation using either recording (1-15 min) or manual (24 h) raingages located north of 27 deg latitude...
CAPE Southwest Florida Water Management District Data
Southwest Florida Water Management District data consists of131 gages measuring precipitation using either recording (1-15 min) or manual (24 h) gages located in the south- western counties of Florida...
CAPE USGS Raingauge data
US Geological Survey data consist of various networks of precipitation and stream flow stations in central Florida as part of their geologic/hydrologic assessment program. Stations concentrated in Melbourne/Tampa Bay river inlets and Orlando. Time...
CaPE ACARS Data
Commerical aircraft equipped with the Aircraft Communicationand Reporting System (ACARS) reported temperature, wind speed/direction, and height derived from altimeter setting at a 5 minute time resolution...
CaPE AWOS Data
Six stations collected: a) 20 min data at St. Augustine, Naples, Sarasota and Marco; b) 5 min data at Ocala and c) 1 min data at Kissimmee. Parameters include: temperature, dewpoint, altimeter, visibility, wind speed/direction, barometric pressure,...
CaPE CLASS Sounding Data
NCAR's Cross Chain Loran Atmospheric Sounding System (CLASS)rawinsonde data consist of vertical profiles of pressure, temperature, relative humidity and wind speed/direction froma network of seven stations (6 fixed, 1 mobile). No set schedule was...
CaPE DMSP OLS Imagery
DMSP is comprised of three near polar orbiting satellites that provide images in two spectral bands: visible (0.56 km)and infrared (2.78 km) from an Operational Linescan System. There were up to 6 overpasses of the Florida area daily...
CaPE DMSP SSM/I Data and Imagery
DMSP consists of three near polar orbiting satellites that provide global microwave data from the Special Sensor Micro-wave Imager. SSM/I provides water vapor measurements (1400 km swath) at three frequencies (19.35, 37.0 and 85.5 GHz). Up to 4 DMSP...
CaPE Daily Operation Logs
Daily operations logs were produced in the field to summarize CaPE operations and note events of key interest. These logs incorporated input from various PI's and the CaPE Operations Director. The logs contained a brief meteorlogical overview, with a...
CaPE Electric Field Mill (Ground-based)
The USAF and NASA/KSC operates a network of 31 electric field mills in the KSC/CCAFS area; these measure electric field (volts/meter) at 60 points per second time resolution.Collected primarily from 1400-2359 UTC daily, but extended times during...
CaPE Electric Field Mill Data (Airborne)
The NASA Lear Jet, SDSM&T T-28, the NCAR King Air, and the NCAR Sailplane were equipped with 4 to 8 field mills to obtain two to three components of the electric field during flight at 1 sec intervals. See individual aircraft dataset descriptions...
CaPE FAA LLWAS Data
FAA Low Level Wind Shear Alert System (LLWAS) at Orlando Airport provides wind shear and turbulence observations. 18 stations located around the airport produce 30-sec running averages of wind speed and direction (at 125 ft.) every 10-sec....
CaPE FAA TDWR Program Research Radar
FAA TDWR radars operating in the vicinity of the Orlando Airport under MIT/LL coordination included FL-2 (S-band), FL-3, UND and MIT Enterprise (all C-band) and ASR. Final processed data includes reflectivity, radial velocity and time series. ...
CaPE French SPOT Satellite Data
French SPOT polar orbiting satellite imagery (HRV sensor) over the Florida region support ground-based hydrologic and vegetation measurements. Data includes 4 clear air overpass high resolution (20 m) visible and near-infrared (3 total wavelength...
CaPE GOES-7 Image Loop Video Films
FSU produced 4 VHS video tapes of 1 km resolution visible imagery over central Florida. Tapes used 8 bit imagery fromFSUs GOES direct Readout Groundstation. Some navigational errors are present, thus should be used for browse and not quantitatively...
CaPE GOES-7 RISOP (Rapid Scan) Imagery
Rapid Interval Scan Operations Plan (RISOP) periods provide visible, infrared and multi-spectral imagery at up to 5 min intervals. Seventeen RISOP periods were called during CaPE...
CaPE GOES-7 VAS Dwell Sounding Data
All routine GOES-7 VISSR Atmospheric Sounder Dwell Sounding (DS) data are archived at NESDIS. The interval and number of dwell soundings and derived products (i.e. cloud parameters) depends on the mode of operations (normal versusRISOP)...
CaPE GOES-7 VIS/IR/MSI Imagery
GOES-7 imagery consist of 30 min visible (1 and 4 km), infrared (4 km) and multi-spectral imagery (8 km; mostly 3-hourly). There are two data formats McIDAS and GARS...
CaPE Grid Analysis and Forecast Data
NMC produced (usually twice daily) analyses and forecasts consisting of gridded data for North America using the LFM and NGM. The data contain analyses and 6 hourly forecasts (to 48 hours) made every 12 hours...
CaPE High Speed Photography
NOAA/NSSL operated a high speed motion analyzing system (Kodak Ektapro 1000) with image intensifier which provided video observations of lightning development (1000 frames/sec) in an all sky mode. Also, photography was obtained using a high speed...
CaPE Lightning Location and Protection
The LLP network provided data on the location, time, and characteristics (polarity and stoke multiplicity) of cloud-to-ground lightning events determined from a solution of various fixed stations. A 6-station smaller scale network is located at KSC...
CaPE MIT Lincoln Laboratory FLOWS Mesont
FAA-Lincoln Laboratory Operational Weather Studies (FLOWS) Mesonet data consist of temperature, relative humidity, barometric pressure, rainfall and wind speed/direction (100 ft) at 16 stations in the vicinity of the Orlando International Airport for...
CaPE MIT/LL Corona Point Data
MIT/LL operated a 13 station network of corona points in a small area around the Orlando International airport. The corona point network monitered the polarity of the surface electric field and lightning activity within 10-15 km of thesensors with a...
CaPE NASA ER-2 Data
NASA/Ames Lockheed ER-2 is a stratospheric recon jet and wasavailable from 18 July - 17 August 1991. In addition to housekeeping parameters, there are 3 primary instrument packages: MAMS, AMPR and LIP. Secondary instrumentation included HIS...
CaPE NASA T-39
NASA/Wallops Rockwell Sabreliner T-39 was available from 8-26 July 1991. Mission was to overfly precipitating clouds(primarily at 35-37 Kft). Data consists of housekeeping parameters, dual-frequency, dual-polarization 5 degree beamwidth radar and...
CaPE NASA/KSC LDAR
NASA/KSC implemented a new Lightning Detection And Ranging (LDAR) system in the KSC/CCAFS area. LDAR is a seven-stationVHF, time of arrival network (100 microsecond) capable of detecting both cloud-to-ground and intra-cloud lightning in 3 dimensions....
CaPE NASA/LaRC Jet Data
NASA/Langley Research Center Lear Jet 28/29 measurements included standard housekeeping parameters, state parameters,3 component electric field from 5 sensitive electric field mills, liquid water content, tail video and ice particle detection from...
CaPE NCAR Research Radar Data
NCAR's CP-2, CP-3, and CP-4 research Doppler radars operated on a coordinated basis during CaPE. Final processed data includes: for all three, reflectivity, velocity, spectral width, normalized coherent power, signal noise ratio and received power ...
CaPE NCAR Sailplane Data
NCAR Schweizer SGS 2-32 Glider was towed to maximum altitudeof 4.6 km and was available from 15 July - 11 August 1991. Measurements include housekeeping and state parameters, particle spectra, liquid water content, electric field vector and...
CaPE NCAR ZEB Data Archive
NCAR/RDP developed and maintained a network of SUN workstations running the ZEB software, which operated in the CaPE operations center. The system recorded and displayed real-time data from NCAR facilities (CP-4 radar, PAM II, CLASS), KSC lightning...
CaPE NCDC NWS Tampa Bay RADAP II Data
The existing NWS Tampa Bay WSR-57 radar was equipped with a second generation RAdar DAta Processor (RADAP II). RADAP IIautomatically controls radar operation and aquires approx. 10 min tilt sequence volume scan data at a resolution of 2 deg by 1...
CaPE NMIMT Interferometer Data
NMIMT two-dimensional interferometer was operated at KSC from 9-19 August 1991, after CaPE it was moved to Orlando airport. It operated at 274 MHz with 1 microsecond resolution utilizing 5 antennas. Data consists of time, electric field...
CaPE NMIMT Mobile Radar Data
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NMIMT) mobile X-band, 3-cm wavelength, dual polarization, coherent and incoherent radar operated in conjunction with the CP-2 radar. Data consists of raw time series and parallel channel housekeeping data...
CaPE NOAA AVHRR Imagery and TOVS Data
AVHRR imagery of the Florida region was collected from the 3NOAA polar orbiting satellites (up to 6 overpasses daily) during CaPE. Imagery (5 spectral channels) includes LAC (1 km) and GAC (4 km) resolutions. TOVS sensor data and sounding...
CaPE NOAA P-3 State Parameters
NOAA Office of Aircraft Operations Lockheed Orion WP-3D was available from 5-18 August 1991. Carried 2 airborne radars and measured housekeeping and state parameters, particle spectra, liquid water content, small ice particles, electric field vector ...
CaPE NOAA/OAO P3 Airborne Radar Data
NOAA/OAO WD-P3 aircraft collected radar data during all P3 flights from two radars: the horizontally scanning lower fuselage radar (non-coherent) and the vertically scanning tail radar (Doppler). Raw data in P3 format, UCLA has software to...
CaPE NWS Melbourne WSR-88D Radar Data
The NWS Melbourne WSR-88D Doppler radar was installed duringCaPE, but was not fully operational. It was not operated instandard volume scan modes nor was the data routinely archived. It was operated sporadically in test mode and as such, any data...
CaPE NWS Tampa Bay MicroArt rawinsonde
Routine (00, 12 UTC) rawinsonde soundings were taken by the NWS at TBW. In addition, special 3 h interval soundings were taken to support CaPE. Data consists of vertical profiles of pressure, temperature, relative humidity and wind speed/direction...
CaPE New Mexico Insitute of Mines and Technology Wideband Electric Field-Change Data
NMIMT installed a variable gain Wideband Field Change Recording System station at KSC (2 km from the RTLP site). Data was collected to support RTLP as well as coordinated storm measurements with CaPE investigators. Wideband (2MHz)measurements...
CaPE North Carolina State Minisonde Data
NCS operated a Minisonde from 26 July through 6 August (10 flights). The site was at CCAFS. The data consists of vertical profiles of pressure, temperature, dew point, potential temperature, relative humidity and height (no winds) with approximately 5...
CaPE ONERA Interferometer Data
The French ONERA Interferometer was installed at the end of CaPE to identify lightning sources and channels. The Interferometer operated at 110 MHz and consisted of two ground stations: one azimuth/elevation station SW of Orlandoairport and...
CaPE PAM II Mesonet Data, 1-Minute
NCAR PAM II data consist of temperature (dry/wet), station pressure, wind speed/direction (10 m), precipitation and several derived parameters at 47 stations. 11 stations also measured direct solar radiation. 8 stations also measured surface and soil...
CaPE PAM II Mesonet Data, 1-Minute
NCAR PAM II data consist of temperature (dry/wet), station pressure, wind speed/direction (10 m), precipitation and several derived parameters at 47 stations. 11 stations also measured direct solar radiation. 8 stations also measured surface and soil...
CaPE Principal Investigator Notes/Logs
Individual PI's maintained and archived their own logs and notes during CaPE. Some are digital, but most are in paper logbooks...
CaPE Rocket Triggered Lightning & Sondes
A RTLP campaign overlapped with CaPE from August through September at the "water" site on Mosquito Lagoon. Two rocket systems were used: French classical, unspooling triggering wire (1-1.5 km) and U.S. Army folding fin aircraft rockets (5-6 km). ...
CaPE SDSMT T-28 Aircraft Data
SMT North American T-28 is specially armored and was available for all of CaPE. Measurements included housekeeping and state parameters, particle spectra, liquid water content, rain/precipitation particles, ice/water discrimination photography and 2-3...
CaPE Saint John's River Water Management Data
St. John's River Water Mang. Dist. remote radio telemetry network data consist of precipitation (34 stn; 1 sec) in thelower and upper St. John's river basin. In the Lake Apopka area another network measured radiation, temperature, wind, relative...
CaPE Site Activity Logs
Site activity logs were maintained at each operational facility to document operations and key items of interest that might affect data collection and quality control. When possible logs were collected in digital form...
CaPE Sky Photography and Video
Routine sky photography was taken at 5 primary sites KSC, Melbourne Beach, CP-2, CP-3 and CP-4 radar sites. These included 35 mm slides, 16 mm time lapse video (usually 10 or30 second frames) and movie or video cameras at coastal sites. Also a...
CaPE Still/Streak Photography
Still and streak photography of rocket triggered lightning was performed by SUNYA to document upward propagating leaders, the structure of individual leader steps, and the variation of leader steps with height. Photography was obtained by...
CaPE Surface Energy Budget Data
Special 7 station surface energy budget network data consistof surface energy fluxes using the Bowen ratio method (5 stn) or the eddy correlation method (2 stn). Also, each station measured wind speed/direction (5 stn), temperature, relative humidity...
CaPE TRMM Raingage Data
The NASA/GSFC Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Program data consist of precipitation data from 22 tipping bucket raingage locations in the Cape Canaveral area. Data are 1 min averages...
CaPE UF VHF and Wideband TOA Data
The UF installed and operated a 5 station VHF network in theCape Canaveral area (50 km radius)to measure 3D location of wideband electric fields via Time of Arrival methodology. the system began recording on 9 August 1991. Measurements include time and...
CaPE USAF Cape Canaveral Rawinsonde Data
MSS rawinsonde data from the CCAFS include routine daily soundings (3 weekday; 2 weekend) and special CaPE and USAF/ NASA soundings. Data consist of vertical profiles of wind speed/direction, pressure, temperature and relative humidityTwo datasets...
CaPE USAF Patrick Radar Data
The USAF Patrick Radar (WSR-74C) at Patrick AFB provided routine PPI scans to support aircraft operations during CaPE. Data consists of horizontal relectivity processed and archived in McGill format. Software are available for conversion to...
CaPE USAF/CCAFS RATS Rawinsonde Data
A back-up USAF/CCAFS Radiotheodolite Automatic Tracking System (RATS) was provided to CaPE. Flights from 9-12 July were for training and RATS was available through 28 July. Data consists of vertical profiles of pressure, temperature,relative humidity...
CaPE USSR Meteor-2 Satellite Data
Imagery from the USSR Meteor-2/3 polar-orbiting satellite was available up to 6 times/day depending on proximity to CaPE region and signal scrambling. Visible imagery (2100- 2600 km swath; 2 km resolution) was collected via PC in bothglossy images...
CaPE University of Lowell Rawinsondes
University of Lowell's 386SX PC-based Vaisala LORAN rawin- sonde data at the Orlando Airport typically includes 4 launches per day (1100-1900 UTC). The data consists of 10 sec resolution vertical profiles of pressure, temperature, relative...
CaPE Universityof Wyoming King Air Data
The University of Wyoming Beechcraft King Air Super 200 was available from 15 July - 11 August 1991. Data consists of housekeeping and state parameters, particle spectra, liquid water content and forward video tapes (all at 1 second temporal...
CaPE WINDS Tower Data
USAF and KSC operate a network of 52 instrumented towers in the vicinity of Cape Canaveral. Instrumentation and data levels vary between towers. Data typically consist of: temperature, dewpoint and wind speed/direction. Also, Rel. humidity (21...
CaPE WSI Radar Composites
Data includes WSI's routine transmission of PPI reflectivityimagery for individual NWS radars and national/regional NWS radar composites (NOWRAD) every 15 min. Data in two formatsPC-McIDAS (8 bit) and WSI PC (4 bit)...
Florida Division of Forestry Data
Florida Division of Forestry data consists of daily precipitation from a fire tower network (3-4 per county). At 18 district offices there were twice daily (8am/2pm) measurements of air temperature, humidity, and wind speed/ direction....
NASA/KSC Profiler Data
NASA/KSC wind profiler primarily operated during CaPE in standard 3-moment mode at a range of 2 to 18.6 km and 50 m vertical resolution. Data consists of vertical profiles of return power, radial velocity and moment variance. Other research modes...
NDBC Buoy & Station Data
National Buoy Data Center operates a network of 6 moored buoys and 8 coastal stations in the Florida area. Data consist of temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed/ direction (3-10 m), sea surface temp and wave energy spectra at 1 h intervals ...
Navigation, State Parameter, and Microphysics HRT Data - [NetCDF]
This data set includes airborne measurements obtained from the NCAR Research Aviation Facility (RAF) King Air aircraft (Tail Number N312D) during the Convection and Precipitation/Electrification Experiment (CaPE) project. This dataset contains high rate...
Tampa Bay Oceanography Project
NOAA's National Ocean Service Tampa Bay Oceanography Project(TOP) data consist of: current (Doppler profiles), water level,water temperature and conductivity, wind speed/ direction, solar radiation, barometric pressure and relativehumidity (all 10 min,...