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MP3 University of Wisconsin SPARC Doppler Lidar VAD Wind Data

Summary

This data set contains the Velocity Azimuth Display (VAD) wind data from the ARM Halo Streamline Doppler Lidar that was included in the PECAN Mobile PISA 3 University of Wisconsin SPARC facility. Data were collected from locations around the central United States during PECAN observing periods. There are both daily netCDF data files and daily quicklook images included in this data set.

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Data Quality final
Versions
  • 1.0 (2016-03-28)
  • 2.0 (2016-10-10):

    This version released on 5 October 2016 has two updates. First, this version is more complete as additional raw data was found. Second, this version corrects a 180 degree offset in the horizontal winds in the VAD analysis.

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Frequency 20 minute
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2015-06-02 00:00:00
End datetime 2015-07-16 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 43.1547, Minimum (South) Latitude: 36.99
Minimum (West) Longitude: -100.8961, Maximum (East) Longitude: -92.0384

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

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Wagner, T., Turner, D., Newsom, R. 2016. MP3 University of Wisconsin SPARC Doppler Lidar VAD Wind Data. Version 2.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6V9869B. Accessed 22 Sep 2020.

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