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Pre-CIP_2021: NCAR MPD data


MicroPulse Differential Absorption Lidar (MPD) data in NetCDF format collected during the Preparatory Rockies Experiment for the Campaign In the Pacific 2021 (Pre-CIP_2021), a preparatory project for the Prediction of Rainfall Extremes Campaign In the Pacific (PRECIP). The data was collected by three MPD units between June 17 and August 20, 2021, in Ft. Collins, Colorado (MPD 5), at the NCAR Foothills campus in Boulder, Colorado (MPD 2) and the NCAR Marshall Field site near Boulder, Colorado, USA (MPD 3).

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2021-11-17)
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Language English
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  • climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2021-06-17 00:00:00
End datetime 2021-08-20 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 40.70, Minimum (South) Latitude: 39.90
Minimum (West) Longitude: -105.30, Maximum (East) Longitude: -104.90

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NCAR/EOL MPD Team. 2021. Pre-CIP_2021: NCAR MPD data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 14 Jul 2024.

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