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VORTEX

Datasets

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

AVHRR Imagery
Two NOAA polar orbiting satellites carried the AVHRR sensor during VORTEX. AVHRR has five spectral channels in the visible, near-infrared and infrared. Data consists of 1 km resolution HRPT or LAC and 4 km resolution GAC imagery over a 1600 km swath. ...
GCIP/GIST: Radar NWS/OH Gridded Precipitation
This dataset contains hourly gridded precipitation values derived from WSR-88D reflectivity (STAGE-III) by the Arkansas-Red Basin River Forecast Center (ABRFC). The data are on a 4km regular grid in WMO FM-92 GRIB format. These data were received from...
GCIP/GIST: Radar WSI NOWRAD 2km Radar Composite
WSI provided PPI reflectivity data composited from individual NWS radars (NOWRAD) every 15 minutes during VORTEX and GCIP/GIST. A fixed regional sector was collected. This data is in McIDAS format...
GCIP/GIST: Satellite GOES-7 1-km Visible Imagery
Digital GOES-7 1-km visible imagery that were collected during VORTEX-94 and GCIP/GIST. These data are in McIDAS format...
GCIP/GIST: Satellite GOES-7 4-km Infrared Imagery
Digital GOES-7 4-km infrared imagery that were collected during VORTEX and GCIP/GIST. These data are in McIDAS format...
GCIP/GIST: Satellite GOES-7 8-km Water Vapor
Digital GOES-7 8-km water vapor imagery that were collected during VORTEX and GCIP/GIST. These data are in McIDAS format...
GCIP/GIST: Satellite GOES-7 8-km Water Vapor (GIF)
GOES-7 8-km water vapor imagery that were collected during VORTEX and GCIP/GIST. One image per day has been converted to GIF format and placed on-line for browsing purposes...
GCIP/GIST: Surface 15-minute Precipitation Composite
Fifteen minute composite of precipitation from all networks measuring precipitation (about 2700 sites). Data includes that from national, regional and special research network data sets. NOTE: Errors have been found in the ABRFC data in this composite....
GCIP/GIST: Surface ABRFC Miscellaneous Precipitation
This dataset contains all the precipitation values collected by the Arkansas-Red Basin River Forecast Center stations. Stations that reported at standard or incremental times are also included in the various GIST precipitation composite datasets. JOSS...
GCIP/GIST: Surface Daily Precipitation Composite
This composite contains daily precipitation totals from observing sites in the GCIP/GiST domain (the central United States). Data included in the composite are from National Weather Service observing stations, research instrumentation, and various...
GCIP/GIST: Surface Hourly Precipitation Composite
This composite contains hourly precipitation observations from observing sites in the GCIP/GIST domain (the central United States). Data included in the composite are from National Weather Service observing stations, research instrumentation, and...
GCIP/GIST: Surface Hourly Surface Composite
The GCIP/GIST Hourly Surface Composite contains data from several networks (Automated Surface Observing System ?ASOS?, Automated Weather Observing System ?AWOS?, Oklahoma Mesonet, DOE Atmospheric Radiation Measurements (ARM) Southern Great Plains, Wind...
GCIP/GIST: Surface SAO Special Observations
This dataset contains "special" (manual and automatic) observations from the GCIP/GIST domain, including the following parameters: wind direction/speed, ceiling height, visibility, dry bulb temperature, wet bulb temperature, dew point temperature, sea...
GCIP/GIST: Upper Air ARM-CART Soundings
This dataset contains upper air soundings taken at the DOE Atmospheric Radiation Measurement - Clouds and Radiation Testbed (ARM-CART) site in Oklahoma. Data from four ARM-CART sites have been included. These data include pressure, temperature, dew...
VORTEX Cimarron Doppler Radar
Cimarron ia a 10 cm wavelength multiparameter Doppler radar that provided data on target storms during VORTEX. Data collected consists of reflectivity and velocity spectra as well as multiparameter information...
VORTEX NOAA WP-3D Radar Data
NOAA operated a WP-3D research aricraft during VORTEX. It carries 2 radars: A non-coherent horizontally scanning lower fuselage radar and a 3 cm wavelength vertically scanning tail Doppler radar. Both radars are three-axis stabilized...
VORTEX SDSMT T-28 Aircraft Data
SDSMT T-28 aircraft was used to document the microphysical characteristics of storms in the Cimarron radar coverage area. Microphysical and electrical characteristics were measured using a variety of instruments in the updraft and lower anvil regions. ...
VORTEX-94 10-second CLASS Soundings
The VORTEX 10-second Class Soundings dataset contains the high resolution sounding data collected by NSSL and NCAR Fixed and Mobile CLASS systems in the VORTEX project domain. The dataset contains one sounding level every 10 seconds. These data...
VORTEX-94 6-sec NWS Soundings
The VORTEX 6-second NWS Soundings dataset contains high resolution sounding data extracted from NWS MicroART Sounding systems at 12 sites in the VORTEX project domain. The dataset contains one sounding level every 6 seconds. These data have been...
VORTEX-94 GOES Satellite Imagery (GIF)
GOES-7 IR imagery collected during the VORTEX period via PC-McIDAS and then converted to GIF image format. These data are available for browsing purposes...
VORTEX-94 GOES-7 1-km VIS Images (GIF)
Digital GOES-7 1-km visible imagery for selected case days during VORTEX-94. Also includes 2-km data for all project days. These data are in GIF format for browsing purposes....
VORTEX-94 High-Resolution Surface Composite
The VORTEX High Resolution Surface Composite dataset contains data collected from ASOS, AWOS, and Oklahoma Mesonet observing stations in the VORTEX domain. All data have been converted to a common format and quality controlled by comparison to the...
VORTEX-94 MAPS 3-D Analyses/Forecasts
FSL/Mesoscale Analysis and Prediction System 3-D version every 3 hours is to be used as input for the Oklahoma Local Analysis and Prediction System (O-LAPS). Thisincludes 3-hr forecasts, and every 12 hours, one 6-hr, one 9-hr and one 12-hr forecast. ...
VORTEX-94 MAPS Surface Analyses
NOAA/FSL ran the MAPS Sfc Analysis every hour at a standard resolution of about 60 km. These fields are used as part of the initialization of the O-LAPS. The data cutoff for the model runs was about 1 hour...
VORTEX-94 NMC eta Model 1000mb Maps(GIF)
NMC eta Model 1000mb Analyses for the VORTEX period....
VORTEX-94 NMC eta Model 500mb Maps(GIF)
NMC eta Model 500mb Analyses for the VORTEX period....
VORTEX-94 NMC eta Model 850mb Maps(GIF)
NMC eta Model 850mb Analyses for the VORTEX period....
VORTEX-94 NOAA WP-3D Aircraft Data
NOAA/AOC operated a NOAA WP-3D aircraft from 10 May to 10 June 1994 for VORTEX for approximately 85 research hours. The aircraft routinely measures flight level state parameters (temperature, moisture and winds) and basic microphysical variables ...
VORTEX-94 Nowrad Imagery (GIF Format)
Daily radar reflectivity GIF images of a sector of the WSI Nowrad composite for the VORTEX period. The sector was generally centered over the VORTEX domain, but was occasionally moved. These data are provided for browsing purposes...
VORTEX-94 Oklahoma LAPS
O-LAPS ingest, quality controls and analyzes conventional and research data for use in real-time storm-scale forecast experiments. Fields include sfc pressure, temp, humidity and wind analysis...
VORTEX-94 Station List
List of stations whose data are included in the VORTEX data sets. List includes station name, latitude, longitude,elevation, station type, observing network ID, and station id....