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UAH ARMOR C-Band Radar Data (Carey/UAH)



This data set contains University of Alabama Huntsville Advanced Radar for Meteorological and Operational Research (ARMOR) data. It was collected during intense observation periods between 24 February and 1 May 2016 for the Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes EXperiment-Southeast (VORTEX-SE) 2016 field campaign. Data is in the Universal Format (Common Doppler Radar Exchange Format) and has been quality controlled. For more information about the instrument, data format, and quality control procedure, see the included documentation pdf.


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Additional information

Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2017-02-08)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2016-02-24 00:00:00
End datetime 2016-05-01 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 34.64597, Minimum (South) Latitude: 34.64597
Minimum (West) Longitude: -86.77131, Maximum (East) Longitude: -86.77131

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EOL Data Support <>

Additional contact information


Carey, L., Vacek, A. 2017. UAH ARMOR C-Band Radar Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 01 Mar 2024.

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