Instrument : W-Band (95 GHz) ARM Cloud Radar (WACR)
The W-band Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program Cloud Radar (WACR) systems are zenith pointing Doppler radars that probe the extent and composition of clouds at 95.04 GHz. The main purpose of this radar is to determine cloud boundaries (e.g., cloud bottoms and tops). This radar reports estimates for the first three spectra moments for each range gate up to 15 km. The 0th moment is reflectivity, the 1st moment is radial velocity, and the 2nd moment is spectral width. Also available are the raw spectra files. Unlike the millimeter wavelength cloud radar (MMCR), the WACR does not use pulse coding and operates in only copolarization and cross-polarization modes.
- wacr : W-band (95 GHz) ARM Cloud Radar
- wacrspeccmaskcopol : W-band (95 GHz) ARM Cloud Radar, filtered spectral data, co-polarized mode
- wacrspeccmaskxpol : W-band (95 GHz) ARM Cloud Radar, filtered spectral data, cross-polarized mode
- wacrspecmom : W-band (95 GHz) ARM Cloud Radar, spectral data
The following measurements are those considered scientifically relevant.
|Southern Great Plains|
|SGP||C1||Browse Data||Central Facility, Lamont, OK|
|ARM Mobile Facility|
|FKB||M1||Browse Data||Black Forest, Germany|
|GRW||M1||Browse Data||Graciosa Island, Azores, Portugal|
|HFE||M1||Browse Data||Shouxian, Anhui, China|
|NIM||M1||Browse Data||Niamey, Niger|
|PVC||M1||Browse Data||Highland Center, Cape Cod MA; AMF 1|
Iosif (Andrei) Lindenmaier