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R/V Ron Brown Mini-MOPA Doppler Lidar - Leg 2



Vertical Profiles of wind velocity and direction are produced from doppler lidar mearsurements taken aboard the Ron Brown from Oct 08 to Oct 22 2001. The VAD technique (Browning and Wexler, 1968) was employed to process wind information taken in scanning mode to produce the high-resolution vertical profiles. All velocities are in m/s and heights in meter.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2006-06-12)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency 30 minute
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2001-10-08 00:00:00
End datetime 2001-10-22 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 20.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -20.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -120.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -90.00

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Brewer, A., et al. 2006. R/V Ron Brown Mini-MOPA Doppler Lidar - Leg 2. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 19 Jun 2024.

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