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Mobile Alabama X-Band (MAX) Radar data


This dataset contains X-band radar data taken from the University of Alabama in Huntsville's Mobile Alabama X-band (MAX) radar as a part of the Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry (DC3) project. The data are in Dorade Sweep format and are available as daily TAR/GNU zip files. The files range from approximately 0.5 KB - 1.6 GB in size.

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Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2012-05-18 00:00:00
End datetime 2012-06-11 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 36.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 34.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -87.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -85.00

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Carey, L., National Space Science and Technology Center (NSSTC), University of Alabama - Huntsville. 2013. Mobile Alabama X-Band (MAX) Radar data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 15 Dec 2019.

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