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UMass X-Pol Radar Data in DORADE format


This data set contains data from the University of Massachusetts X-Pol Radar. It was collected during intense observation periods between 14 March and 30 April 2016 for the Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes EXperiment-Southeast (VORTEX-SE) 2016 Field Campaign. This data is provided in the DORADE sweep format and has undergone some processing. For more information about the instrument, data product, and processing, see the included Readme file.

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2016-03-14 00:00:00
End datetime 2016-04-30 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 34.922, Minimum (South) Latitude: 34.597
Minimum (West) Longitude: -87.775, Maximum (East) Longitude: -86.88

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Frasier, S., et al. 2017. UMass X-Pol Radar Data in DORADE format. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 17 May 2021.

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