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UMass S-band FMCW Profiling Radar Data



Vertical profiles of radar moments and Doppler spectra from the UMass S-band FMCW profiling radar that was deployed at Belle Mina, AL for the Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment Southeast (VORTEX-SE) 2016 campaign.

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WARNING: This is a large dataset. Each day contains about 11 Gb of data.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2016-10-17)
  • 2.0 (2023-01-12):

    Raw Doppler spectra were reprocessed using an in-painting method and the in-painting spectra were converted to moments. Automated boundary layer height detection was applied.

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Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2016-03-07 00:00:00
End datetime 2016-05-01 01:00:05

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 34.69, Minimum (South) Latitude: 34.69
Minimum (West) Longitude: -86.88, Maximum (East) Longitude: -86.88

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Belak, S., Tanamachi, R., Frasier, S. 2023. UMass S-band FMCW Profiling Radar Data. Version 2.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 17 Apr 2024.

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