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NCAR C130 Radar, Lidar and Radiometer Integrated Dataset



This data set consists of Integrated Data of remotely-sensed cloud variables from cloud radar, lidar and millimeter-wave radiometer taken aboard the NCAR C-130 during the VOCALS project. An integrated data file in netCDF format has been created for each flight. Flight dates and times are displayed when ordering. The Principle Investigators request that the use of this data be acknowledged within any publication and the appropriate contact person notified. Use of the GVR data should also include a citation to the publication mentioned in the WCRWCLGVRreadme.text file.

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2008-10-15 16:40:00
End datetime 2008-11-15 22:04:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: -10.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -25.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -90.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -65.00

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David Leon <>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Leon, D., Zuidema, P. 2011. NCAR C130 Radar, Lidar and Radiometer Integrated Dataset. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 28 Sep 2022.

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