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GCIP/LSA-NW 99 Radar: MBRFC WSR-88D Stage III Daily Precipitation Imagery (GIF)

Summary

This data set contains data from the NOAA Missouri Basin River Forecast Center (MBRFC). The MBRFC routinely ingests WSR-88D precipitation derived products (Level III) from each of the radar sites with coverage in the Missouri River Basin. In addition the MBRFC ingests real-time precipitation data from several hundred gages. The MBRFC produces a number of derived or "Stage" products using the radar and precipitation gage data. A Stage II product is produced by merging radar precipitation estimates (Stage I) with ground truth data provided by the gages. The Stage II estimates are then composited into a Stage III precipitation 4 x 4 km resolution area averaged mosaic for the Missouri River Basin.

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Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1999-04-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2000-03-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 51.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 36.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -115.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -90.00

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Solomon, D. 2011. GCIP/LSA-NW 99 Radar: MBRFC WSR-88D Stage III Daily Precipitation Imagery. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/38.004. Accessed 22 Oct 2020.

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