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Yale Vertically Pointing K-Band Radar Data



This data set consists of data files and a report that gives a summary of the Yale Vertically Pointing K-Band Radar data. The non-standard data format requires a file Grafik.exe, which is included in the data set, to read the data files. Ron Smith, the contact for this data set, can provide advice about analysis methods upon request. The Yale Radar was installed before 10 March 2006 in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range at the Foothills Visitor Center and Park Headquarters of the Sequoia National Park.

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Spatial Type multiple
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2006-02-23 00:00:00
End datetime 2006-06-20 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 36.49, Minimum (South) Latitude: 36.49
Minimum (West) Longitude: -118.83, Maximum (East) Longitude: -118.83

Primary point of contact information

Ronald B. Smith <>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Yale University. 2007. Yale Vertically Pointing K-Band Radar Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 22 Oct 2021.

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