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NOAA P-3 PMS Cloud Microphysical Data [UIUC]

Summary

This dataset contains observations of the vertical variability of cloud microphysical properties in stratiform areas behind bow echoes collected by the NOAA P-3 while flying Lagrangian spiral descents through horizontally extensive stratiform areas. Ascii files of particle size distribution over a 60-second processing period are available in this dataset. See companion dataset for corresponding images of the data in gmeta format.

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2003-05-20 00:00:00
End datetime 2003-07-06 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 48.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 30.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -104.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -80.00

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

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign (UIUC). 2008. NOAA P-3 PMS Cloud Microphysical Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/85.120. Accessed 14 Aug 2020.

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