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PCAPS ISS 915 MHz Wind Profiler NIMA winds, moments, and RASS Data


This dataset contains 915 MHz wind profiler data collected by the NCAR/EOL Integrated Sounding System (ISS) during the Persistent Cold-Air Pool Study (PCAPS) between 01 December 2010 and 10 February 2011. This dataset includes doppler moments data (, consensus winds data (.winds*.nc), Radio Acoustic Sounding System (RASS) virtual temperatures ( and RASS moments data ( in NetCDF format. These data are tarred into daily files and have been quality controlled.

Data access

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Additional information

Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2016-06-02)
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Frequency continuous
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2010-12-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2011-02-10 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 42.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 39.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -114.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -111.00

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2016. PCAPS ISS 915 MHz Wind Profiler NIMA winds, moments, and RASS Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 17 Oct 2019.

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