NCAR/EOL R/V Investigator 915 MHz Radar Wind Profiler Products
Quality-controlled 915 MHz profiler winds and vertical beam moments data operated by the NCAR/EOL Integrated Sounding System (ISS) for the SOCRATES / CAPRICORN field campaign. ISS operated a radar wind profiler on board the CSIRO RV Investigator. The primary voyage (CSIRO designation: IN2018_V01) for this deployment set sail from Hobart, TAS, Australia on 11 Jan 2018 into the Southern Ocean and concluded back in Hobart on 22 Feb 2018. A shakedown, test and training cruise (IN2017_E04) took place off the east coast of Tasmania Dec 7 - 11, 2017.
The LapXM moment data were processed by EOL software (IDL lapxm_ship_prelim.pro) to generate wind estimates corrected for ship motion, course and heading, partly based on the methods of Johnston (2014). These data were then quality-controlled through the NCAR Improved Moments Algorithm (NIMA). Some gaps in the NIMA-processed data have been filled in with the original LapXM-processed data.
This dataset currently includes a Preliminary Data Report that does not reference the NIMA quality-control.
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Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.
Maximum (North) Latitude:
Minimum (South) Latitude:
Minimum (West) Longitude: 130.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 180.00
Additional contact information
- originator: William Brown <email@example.com>
- processor(DataCurator): William Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- author: EOL Data Support
CitationExample citation following ESIP guidelines:
UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2018. NCAR/EOL R/V Investigator 915 MHz Radar Wind Profiler Products. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6M61J3X. Accessed 09 Feb 2023.
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