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Mobile Alabama X-Band (MAX) Radar data

Summary

This data set contains data from the University of Alabama Huntsville Mobile Alabama X-band Radar (MAX). It was collected during intense observation periods (IOPs) between 1 March and 1 May 2016 for the Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes EXperiment-Southeast (VORTEX-SE) 2016 Field Campaign. Preliminary field corrections were made, however the data is considered raw and has not undergone quality control. The data is provided in both raw file format and converted to the Universal Format (Common Doppler Radar Exchange Format). For more information about the instrument, data format, and quality control procedure, see the included documentation pdf.

Archive note

Files have been compressed by date of IOP. 

Data access

  • ORDER data for delivery by FTP

Additional information

Identifier
Data Quality final
Versions
  • 1.0 (2017-02-09)
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Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2016-03-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2016-05-05 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 34.8503, Minimum (South) Latitude: 34.4191
Minimum (West) Longitude: -87.34822, Maximum (East) Longitude: -86.0263

Primary point of contact information

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

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Carey, L., Vacek, A. 2017. Mobile Alabama X-Band (MAX) Radar data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6N58JSH. Accessed 21 Aug 2019.

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