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NOAA NSSL MRMS Gridded SBC Data and SBC Profiles

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Summary

Vertical profiles of the hydrometeor phase diagnosis along the particle size distribution are contained in this dataset from commercial airports in the ICICLE (In-Cloud ICing and Large-drop Experiment) domain in tarred and gzipped NetCDF format. This experimental product is the first iteration and may contain some artifacts/oddities. This version of the SBC uses a different method to assign ptop than the horizontal diagnoses (provided separately) and therefore may not agree with that analysis.The domain covers only the area of the ICICLE field campaign. No MRMS data are available prior to 5 February due to the federal government shutdown in early 2019.

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Data Quality final
Versions
  • 1.0 (2021-11-10)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2019-02-06 00:00:00
End datetime 2019-03-07 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 55.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 20.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -130.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -60.00

Primary point of contact information

Heather Reeves <heather.reeves@noaa.gov>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Reeves, H. 2021. NOAA NSSL MRMS Gridded SBC Data and SBC Profiles. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/Q4YD-X7E3-VS13. Accessed 26 Jun 2022.

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