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S-Pol Site UMBC Ceilometer (Version 2)

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Summary

This data set contains the backscatter profiles and cloud base height observations from the UMBC Vaisala CL31 Ceilometer that was located at the S-Pol radar site to the southwest of Hays, Kansas during PECAN. 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.

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Versions
  • 1.0 (2015-11-09)
  • 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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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2015-06-02 00:00:00
End datetime 2015-07-12 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 38.55347, Minimum (South) Latitude: 38.55347
Minimum (West) Longitude: -99.53611, Maximum (East) Longitude: -99.53611

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Vermeesch, K. 2016. S-Pol Site UMBC Ceilometer. Version 2.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6V122VT. Accessed 27 Nov 2021.

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