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DC3: UAH MIPS Ceilometer Data


This dataset contains University of Alabama Huntsville (UAH) MIPS Ceilometer data collected on 21 May, 31 May, 3-5 June and 11 June 2012 as part of the Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry Project (DC3) 2012 project. The ceilometer is a Viasala CL51 which is a pulsed laser that operates at 0.910 um. The range is from 0 to 15 km, vertical resolution is 10 m and time resolution is 15 s. Refer to the documentation for a description of the data format.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2013-03-13)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency < 1 minute
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2012-05-21 00:00:00
End datetime 2012-06-11 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 34.72333, Minimum (South) Latitude: 34.72333
Minimum (West) Longitude: -86.64194, Maximum (East) Longitude: -86.64194

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Knupp, K., Phillips, D. 2013. DC3: UAH MIPS Ceilometer Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 14 Apr 2024.

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