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CAPRICORN R/V Investigator 95-GHz Doppler Cloud Radar (BASTA) Level 2 Data



This data set contains vertical profiles of radar reflectivity and doppler velocity from the BASTA (Bistatic Radar System for Atmospheric Studies) 95 GHz Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) cloud radar that was on-board the R/V Investigator for the CAPRICORN SOCRATES cruise over the Southern Ocean. These data are in NetCDF format and also included are quick look imagery.

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Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2018-01-10 00:00:00
End datetime 2018-02-21 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: -42.84, Minimum (South) Latitude: -66.47
Minimum (West) Longitude: 132.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 150.02

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2018. CAPRICORN R/V Investigator 95-GHz Doppler Cloud Radar (BASTA) Level 2 Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 23 Jan 2022.

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