Datastream : VDISDROPS

Video Disdrometer Individual Drop Data

Active Dates
2011.02.28 - 2014.08.29

Measurement Categories
Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties

Originating Instrument
Video Disdrometer (VDIS)

Measurements

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Measurement Units Variable
Altitude above mean sea level m alt
Instrument effective measurement area mm^2 area ( time )
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
Individual drop height as measured by camera A mm drop_height_a ( time )
Individual drop height as measured by camera B mm drop_height_b ( time )
Drop volume mm^3 drop_volume ( time )
Individual drop width as measured by camera A mm drop_width_a ( time )
Individual drop width as measured by camera B mm drop_width_b ( time )
Equivolumetric sphere diameter mm equivolumetric_sphere_diameter ( time )
Fall speed m/s fall_speed ( time )
North latitude degree_N lat
East longitude degree_E lon
Oblateness unitless oblateness ( time )
Quality check results on field: Instrument effective measurement area unitless qc_area ( time )
Quality check results on field: Individual drop height as measured by camera A unitless qc_drop_height_a ( time )
Quality check results on field: Individual drop height as measured by camera B unitless qc_drop_height_b ( time )
Quality check results on field: Drop volume unitless qc_drop_volume ( time )
Quality check results on field: Individual drop width as measured by camera A unitless qc_drop_width_a ( time )
Quality check results on field: Individual drop width as measured by camera B unitless qc_drop_width_b ( time )
Quality check results on field: Equivolumetric sphere diameter unitless qc_equivolumetric_sphere_diameter ( time )
Quality check results on field: Fall speed unitless qc_fall_speed ( time )
Quality check results on field: Oblateness unitless qc_oblateness ( time )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )

Locations

Southern Great Plains
SGPC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Lamont, OK
Tropical Western Pacific
TWPC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Manus I., PNG
TWPC3Browse DataCentral Facility, Darwin, Australia
ARM Mobile Facility
GANM1Browse DataGan Airport, Gan Island, Maldives
TMPM1Browse DataU. of Helsinki Research Station (SMEAR II), Hyytiala, Finland; AMF2

Contact(s)

Mary Jane Bartholomew
(631) 344-2444
bartholomew@bnl.gov