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UMass FMCW Radar Data


This data set contains vertical profiles of radar moments and Doppler spectra from the University of Massachusetts S-band FMCW (Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave) profiling radar that was deployed at the Scottsboro, Alabama Municipal Airport during the VORTEX-SE 2017 field season. The data are in NetCDF format.

Archive note

NOTE: This is a large data set, each day is approximately 10Gb. Each order can contain a maximum of 16Gb (approximately 1.5 days).

Data access

  • ORDER data for delivery by FTP

Additional information

Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2017-10-26)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency continuous
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2017-03-10 02:26:38
End datetime 2017-05-01 00:04:57

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 34.69, Minimum (South) Latitude: 34.69
Minimum (West) Longitude: -86.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -86.00

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <>

Additional contact information


Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Frasier, S., et al. 2017. UMass FMCW Radar Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 08 Dec 2019.

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