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MP3 University of Wisconsin SPARC HSRL Data



This data set contains retrieved aerosol backscatter and depolarization at 30 second and 30 minute intervals from the HSRL (High Spectral Resolution Lidar) that was on-board the PECAN Mobile PISA 3 University of Wisconsin-Madison SPARC vehicle. The data are in NetCDF format and includes observations from locations around the central United States for most of the PECAN IOPs and UFOs from 11 June to 16 July 2015.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2016-02-17)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency < 1 minute
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2015-06-11 00:00:00
End datetime 2015-07-16 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 43.1547, Minimum (South) Latitude: 36.993
Minimum (West) Longitude: -100.8961, Maximum (East) Longitude: -92.0384

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Wagner, T., et al. 2016. MP3 University of Wisconsin SPARC HSRL Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 19 Jul 2024.

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