CLAMPS-1 Doppler Lidar Wind Profile Data
This data set contains vertical profiles of horizontal wind speed and direction obtained at 10 minute intervals using the velocity-asimuth-display (VAD) technique from the Halo Streamline Doppler lidar that was part of the Collaborative Lower Atmospheric Mobile Profiling System 1 (CLAMPS-1) system that was deployed at the Courtland, Alabama airport for the Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes EXperiment-Southeast (VORTEX-SE) Meso18-19 project. Included are the data in NetCDF format as well as quicklook imagery.
There is a gap in this data set from 29 December 2018 to 15 January 2019 as the lidar had frozen and repair was delayed due to the government shutdown.
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|Begin datetime||2018-11-12 00:00:00|
|End datetime||2019-04-17 23:59:59|
Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.
Maximum (North) Latitude:
Minimum (South) Latitude:
Minimum (West) Longitude: -87.34413, Maximum (East) Longitude: -87.34413
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Turner, D. 2019. CLAMPS-1 Doppler Lidar Wind Profile Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/1WEQ-QSQG-ZX0F. Accessed 07 Feb 2023.
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