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NCAR HCR radar moments data

Summary

This data set contains NSF/NCAR GV HIAPER (Gulfstream-V High-performance Instrumented Airborne Platform for Environmental Research(N677F) Cloud Radar (HCR) moments data collected during the CSET (Cloud Systems Evolution in the Trades) project from 18 June 2015 through 12 August 2012. These are 10Hz data in cfradial format and are available as daily tar files.

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Additional information

Identifier
Data Quality final
Versions
  • 0.1 (2015-08-13)
  • 1.0 (2016-07-11):

    This dataset has been QC'd.

  • 2.0 (2020-02-24):

    The quality control procedure was updated substantially, resulting in much improved power fields (DBZ, DBMVC, DBMHX), radial velocity, spectrum width, and radar altitude. Echo classification fields and a DBZ field with cloud echo only were added. Reanalysis (ERA5) and topography (GTOPO30) data interpolated onto the HCR time-range grid were added. (See readme file below for details.)

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Spatial Type point
Frequency continuous
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2015-07-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2015-08-12 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 50.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 15.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -160.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -120.00

Primary point of contact information

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

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

NCAR/EOL Remote Sensing Facility. 2020. NCAR HCR radar moments data. Version 2.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6CJ8BV7. Accessed 03 Jun 2020.

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