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PLOWS: MIPS Microwave Profiling Radiometer Imagery


This data set contains daily time-height contour plots of temperature, water vapor, relative humidity and cloud liquid water and daily surface meteorological time series of temperature, relative humidity, barometric pressure, sky temperature, vertically integrated water vapor and vertically integrated liquid water at locations coincident with the MIPS profiling system during the PLOWS field seasons. Data are available for PLOWS IOPs 1,2,4,5,7,8,9,10,12,13,14,17,18,19,21,23 and 24. The data were provided by the University of Alabama-Huntsville and are in postscript format.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2010-10-13)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency daily
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2009-02-11 00:00:00
End datetime 2010-03-09 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 49.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 30.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -104.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -75.00

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Additional contact information


Knupp, K., Phillips, D. 2010. PLOWS: MIPS Microwave Profiling Radiometer Imagery. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 23 Jul 2024.

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