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NCAR/EOL 915 MHz Wind Profiler Consensus Winds, Moments, and RASS Data


This dataset contains 915 MHz wind profiler data collected by the NCAR/EOL Integrated Sounding System (ISS) aboard the R/V Knorr during the CLIMODE project. This dataset includes doppler moments data (prof915mom*), consensus winds data from both low and high mode profiler operation (prof915l* and prof915h*), and Radio Acoustic Sounding System (RASS) virtual temperatures (rass915*). These data are in daily tarred files containing individual files in netcdf format. The individual data files cover various time periods, but do not overlap or extend beyond the day indicated in the filename. These data have not been quality controlled.

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Additional information

Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2016-04-13)
  • 2.0 (2016-04-22):

    Replacing NIMA winds, moments, and RASS with raw data in NetCDF format. This is because NIMA processing does not do a good job with shipboard profiler data.

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Spatial Type unknown
Frequency daily
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2006-09-13 00:00:00
End datetime 2007-03-22 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 41.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 30.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -70.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -51.00

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2016. NCAR/EOL 915 MHz Wind Profiler Consensus Winds, Moments, and RASS Data. Version 2.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 01 Jun 2020.

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