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PLOWS: MIPS Ceilometer Imagery


This data set contains daily vertical time series plots of the ceilometer backscatter coincident with the MIPS profiling system during the PLOWS field seasons. Images are available for 2009 (11, 17, 18 February; 7, 8, 28, 29 March; 16-18, 24-25 November; and 2-3, 7-9, 18-19 December) and 2010 (16-17 and 23-24 January; 4-6, 9-10, 14-15, and 22 February and 2-3 March). The images were provided by the University of Alabama-Huntsville and are in jpg format.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2010-11-08)
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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 2010-03-03 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 Ceilometer Imagery. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 16 Jul 2024.

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