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Wichita UMBC Ceilometer (Version 2)

Summary

This data set contains the backscatter profiles and cloud base height observations from the UMBC Vaisala CL31 Ceilometer that was located at the Wichita, Kansas National Weather Service office during PECAN. These data are in netCDF format.

Version 1 of this data set had incorrect values written into the "background_light" variable. Version 2 corrected this problem and was released 1 February 2016.

Data access

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Additional information

Identifier
Data Quality final
Versions
  • 1.0 (2015-11-09)
  • 2.0 (2016-02-01):

    Version 1 of this data set had incorrect values written into the "background_light" variable. Version 2 corrected this problem and was released 1 February 2016.

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Spatial Type point
Frequency < 1 minute
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2015-06-02 00:00:00
End datetime 2015-07-11 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 37.65534, Minimum (South) Latitude: 37.65534
Minimum (West) Longitude: -97.44311, Maximum (East) Longitude: -97.44311

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <eol-datahelp@ucar.edu>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Vermeesch, K. 2016. Wichita UMBC Ceilometer. Version 2.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6ZS2TKV. Accessed 20 Aug 2019.

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