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FP2 UMBC Ceilometer Data (Version 2)

Summary

This data set contains the backscatter profiles and cloud base height observations from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) Vaisala CL31 Ceilometer located on the PECAN Fixed PISA 2 site at Greensburg, Kansas. These data are in netCDF format.

Version 1 of this data set had incorrect values written into the "background_light" variable. Version 2 corrected this problem and was released 1 February 2016.

Data access

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Additional information

Identifier
Data Quality final
Versions
  • 1.0 (2015-10-29)
  • 2.0 (2016-02-01):

    Version 1 of this data set had incorrect values written into the "background_light" variable. Version 2 corrected this problem and was released 1 February 2016.

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Spatial Type point
Frequency < 1 minute
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2015-05-29 00:00:00
End datetime 2015-07-15 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 37.60695, Minimum (South) Latitude: 37.60695
Minimum (West) Longitude: -99.27606, Maximum (East) Longitude: -99.27606

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <eol-datahelp@ucar.edu>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Vermeesch, K. 2016. FP2 UMBC Ceilometer Data. Version 2.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6HQ3WZ8. Accessed 24 Feb 2020.

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