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NCAR S-band Polarimetric (S-PolKa) Data, full variable set, in DORADE format

Summary

This data set is considered to be the primary S-PolKa data set for the Rain in Cumulus over the Ocean (RICO) project. The data set contains both S-only and S-and-K data, repackaged to include separation of un-tarred data into sonly and sandk directories. 

Archive note

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Data access

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Additional information

Identifier
Data Quality final
Versions
  • 1.0 (2016-03-18)
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Frequency continuous
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2004-11-24 13:00:00
End datetime 2005-01-25 11:59:59

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: -57.00

Primary point of contact information

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

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2016. NCAR S-band Polarimetric (S-PolKa) Data, full variable set, in DORADE format. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6WM1BMS. Accessed 17 Sep 2019.

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