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S-Pol Radar full time series data in IWRF format


This dataset contains S-Pol Radar full time series data collected during the Plains Elevated Convection at Night (PECAN) campaign from 9 March 2015 to 16 July 2015. This is a "realtime" PECAN data set. The files are a mix of hourly files ("SPOL_scan") and episodic files (SPOL_vert and SPOL_sunscan). The files are in Integrated Weather Radar Facility (IWRF) format and are available as tar archives.

Archive note

WARNING: This is a large dataset. Files are on average ~30GB/file. The maximum data order size is 100GB. 

Data access

  • ORDER data for delivery by FTP

Additional information

Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2016-03-22)
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Frequency continuous
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2015-03-09 16:00:00
End datetime 2015-07-16 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 43.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 32.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -105.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -90.00

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2016. S-Pol Radar full time series data in IWRF format. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 16 Jan 2021.

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