Skip to data content Skip to data search

S- and Ka-band Polarimetric (S-PolKa) Data DORADE Format, 11 Variables [NCAR/EOL]


This data set contains 11 variables of S- and Ka-band data (DORADE sweepfiles) collected by the S-Polka radar during the Rain in Cumulus Over the Ocean (RICO) field campaign.

Data access

  • ORDER data for delivery by FTP

Additional information

Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2011-09-14)
  • 2.0 (2018-08-29):

    Version 1.0 had the wrong files associated with it. Version 2 includes the 11 variables of S- and Ka-band data that are mentioned in the description.

(Only the current version of the data is available to order. If you have questions about a prior version, please email us.)
Subscribe Subscribe to receive email when new or updated data is available.
Related projects
Spatial Type unknown
Frequency no set schedule
Language English
GCMD Science Keywords Expand keywords
Related links

Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2004-12-01 18:43:00
End datetime 2005-01-24 18:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 21.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 15.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -72.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -55.00

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <>

Additional contact information


Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2018. S- and Ka-band Polarimetric (S-PolKa) Data DORADE Format, 11 Variables. Version 2.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 25 Jan 2021.

Today's date is shown: please replace with the date of your most recent access.

Additional citation styles

Ancillary information

Metadata download

Note that your browser may not display the above metadata links, but automatically save them as files in a folder such as "Downloads"