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SGP99 Upper Air: DOE ARM SGP 915 MHz Profiler Winds

Summary

The Department of Energy (DOE) Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) program operates a 915 MHz profiler site at the Central Facility and three intermediate facilities of its Southern Great Plains site. The 915 MHz profiler Radio Acoustic Sounding System (RASS) provides hourly vertical profiles of the components of the wind. Both the high and low modes are included. The low mode starts at 0.087 km and continues to 2.342 km with a vertical spacing of about 0.06 km. The high modes starts at 0.318 km and continues to 6.187 km with a vertical spacing of about 0.2 km. See the README and header portion of the netcdf file for futher information.

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Spatial Type point
Frequency hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1999-07-01 00:00:00
End datetime 1999-07-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


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Maximum (North) Latitude: 37.75, Minimum (South) Latitude: 35.50
Minimum (West) Longitude: -99.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -96.50

Primary point of contact information

Richard L. Coulter <rl_coulter@anl.gov>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Atmospheric Measurements Program. 2006. SGP99 Upper Air: DOE ARM SGP 915 MHz Profiler Winds. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/48.041. Accessed 19 Sep 2020.

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