Measurement : Vertical velocity

The component of the velocity vector, along the local vertical.

Categories
Atmospheric State

Instruments

The above measurement is considered scientifically relevant for the following instruments. Refer to the datastream (netcdf) file headers of each instrument for a list of all available measurements, including those recorded for diagnostic or quality assurance purposes.

  • ARM Instruments
    • CO2FLX : Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement Systems
    • DL : Doppler Lidar
    • ECOR : Eddy Correlation Flux Measurement System
    • KAZR : Ka ARM Zenith Radar
    • MMCR : Millimeter Wavelength Cloud Radar
    • SODAR : Mini Sound Detection and Ranging
    • RWP : Radar Wind Profiler
    • 50RWP : Radar Wind Profiler (50 MHz)
  • External Instruments
    • ISSRWP : 915RWP Derived Data with Sonde at Altitude
    • ACARS : Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System
    • CPOL : C-Band Polarimetric Radar
    • ETA : Eta Model Runs
    • ECMWFDIAG : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Diagnostic Analyses
    • ECMWF : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Model Data
    • MAPS : Mesoscale Analysis and Prediction System
    • MOLTS : Model Output Location Time Series
    • NCEPGFS : National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System
    • RUC : Rapid Update Cycle Model Data
    • WPDN : Wind Profiler Demo Network
  • Field Campaign Instruments
    • ISSRWP : 915RWP Derived Data with Sonde at Altitude
    • CESSNA-404-ARA : Airborne Research Australia Cessna 404
    • ARA-DIMONA : Airborne Research Australia Dimona Aircraft Laser Altimeter and Fluxes
    • AIRCRAFTCABIN : Aircraft Cabin Parameters (e.g. attitude, motion, ambient state)
    • GUSTPROBE-AIR : Aircraft Gust Probe
    • ANEMOMETER : Anemometer
    • CO2FLX : Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement Systems
    • VARANAL : Constrained Variational Analysis
    • ECOR : Eddy Correlation Flux Measurement System
    • ETA : Eta Model Runs
    • ECMWFDIAG : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Diagnostic Analyses
    • ECMWF : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Model Data
    • MERGED-COMMON : Merged data- common timestamp
    • MMCR : Millimeter Wavelength Cloud Radar
    • SODAR : Mini Sound Detection and Ranging
    • DC8-NASA : NASA DC-8
    • RWP : Radar Wind Profiler
    • 50RWP : Radar Wind Profiler (50 MHz)
    • CITATION : University of North Dakota Citation Aircraft

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Datastreams

  • DL : Doppler Lidar Datastreams
    • DLFPT : Doppler Lidar - Fixed Pointing mode
    • DLPPI : Doppler Lidar - Full Plan-Position-Indicator
  • KAZR : Ka ARM Zenith Radar Datastreams
    • KAZRGE : Ka ARM Zenith Radar (KAZR): general mode
    • KAZRHI : Ka ARM Zenith Radar (KAZR): highest sensitivity mode
    • KAZRMD : Ka ARM Zenith Radar (KAZR): moderate sensitivity mode
    • KAZRSPECCMASKCICOPOL : Ka ARM Zenith Radar (KAZR): filtered spectral data, cirrus mode, co-polarized mode
    • KAZRSPECCMASKGECOPOL : Ka ARM Zenith Radar (KAZR): filtered spectral data, general mode, co-polarized mode
    • KAZRSPECCMASKCIXPOL : Ka ARM Zenith Radar (KAZR): filtered spectral data, cirrus mode, cross-polarized mode
    • KAZRSPECCMASKGEXPOL : Ka ARM Zenith Radar (KAZR): filtered spectral data, general mode, cross-polarized mode
    • KAZRSPECCMASKBLCOPOL : Ka ARM Zenith Radar (KAZR): filtered spectral data, Boundary Layer mode, co-polarized mode
    • KAZRSPECCMASKBLXPOL : Ka ARM Zenith Radar (KAZR): filtered spectral data, Boundary Layer mode, cross-polarized mode
    • KAZRSPECCMASKHICOPOL : Ka ARM Zenith Radar (KAZR): filtered spectral data, high sensitivity mode, co-polarized mode
    • KAZRSPECCMASKMDCOPOL : Ka ARM Zenith Radar (KAZR): filtered spectral data, moderate sensitivity mode, co-polarized mode
    • KAZRSPECCMASKMDXPOL : Ka ARM Zenith Radar (KAZR): filtered spectral data, moderate sensitivity mode, cross-polarized mode
  • RWP : Radar Wind Profiler Datastreams
    • 915RWPPRECIPCON : 915-MHz Radar Wind Profiler, precipitation consensus data
    • 915RWPTEMPCON : 915-MHz Radar Wind Profiler/RASS (RWP915): temperature consensus data
    • 1290BSRWPPRECIPAVG : 1290-MHz Beam-Steered Radar Wind Profiler: Precipitation Datastream
    • 915RWPTEMP : 915-MHz Radar Wind Profiler/RASS (RWP915): virtual temperature profile data
  • WPDN : Wind Profiler Demo Network Datastreams
    • 60FSLWPDNMET : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): meteorology data, 60-min
    • 06FSLWPDNMET : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): 6-min meteorological data
    • 60WPDNWNDS : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): 60-minute consensus average wind components
  • MMCR : Millimeter Wavelength Cloud Radar Datastreams
    • MMCRMOMENTS : Millimeter Wavelength Cloud Radar (MMCR): moments data
    • MMCRMOM : Millimeter Wave Cloud Radar (MMCR), replaces mmcrcal and mmcrmoments datastreams following C-40 processor upgrade of 2003.09.09
  • 50RWP : Radar Wind Profiler (50 MHz) Datastreams
    • 50RWPTEMPCON : 50-MHz Radar Wind Profiler/RASS (RWP50): consensus temperature data
    • 50RWPTEMP : 50-MHz Radar Wind Profiler/RASS (RWP50): virtual temperature profile data
  • RUC : Rapid Update Cycle Model Data Datastreams
    • ALLRUC20HYBR : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: hybrid analysis data, 20-km resolution
    • ALLRUC40HYBR : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: hybrid analyisis data, 40 km resolution
    • RUC20HYBR : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: daily hybrid analysis data, 20 km resolution
    • RUC20ISOB : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: daily isobaric analysis data, 20 km resolution
    • ALLRUC20ISOB : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: isobaric main analysis data, 20-km resolution
    • ALLRUC40ISOB : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: isobaric main analysis data, 40-km resolution
    • SYNRUC20ISOB : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: isobaric output, 20 km grid, averaged to 40 km
  • ECMWF : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Model Data Datastreams
    • ECMWFUPA : ECMWF: upper air measurement, entire coverage
  • MAPS : Mesoscale Analysis and Prediction System Datastreams
    • MAPS60 : Mesoscale Analy. and Prediction Sys.: 60 km grid covering Southern Great Plains
    • ALLMAPS60 : Mesoscale Analy. and Prediction Sys., 60 km grid covering North Am. continent
  • NCEPGFS : National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System Datastreams
    • NCEPGFSSPROF : NCEP GFS: vertical profiles of met quantities at sigma layers
    • NCEPGFSZPROF : NCEP GFS: vertical profiles of met quantities at standard heights
    • NCEPGFSPPROF : NCEP GFS: vertical profiles of met quantities at standard pressures
    • NCEPGFSMANSPROF : NCEP GFS: vertical profiles of met quantities at sigma layers, at Manus
    • NCEPGFSNAUSPROF : NCEP GFS: vertical profiles of met quantities at sigma layers, at Nauru
    • NCEPGFSBRWSPROF : NCEP GFS: vertical profiles of met quantities at sigma layers, at Barrow
    • NCEPGFSDARSPROF : NCEP GFS: vertical profiles of met quantities at sigma layers, at Darwin
    • NCEPGFSATKSPROF : NCEP GFS: vertical profiles of met quantities at sigma layers, at Atqasuk
    • NCEPGFSMANZPROF : NCEP GFS: vertical profiles of met quantities at standard heights, at Manus
    • NCEPGFSNAUZPROF : NCEP GFS: vertical profiles of met quantities at standard heights, at Nauru
    • NCEPGFSBRWZPROF : NCEP GFS: vertical profiles of met quantities at standard heights, at Barrow
    • NCEPGFSDARZPROF : NCEP GFS: vertical profiles of met quantities at standard heights, at Darwin
    • NCEPGFSATKZPROF : NCEP GFS: vertical profiles of met quantities at standard heights, at Atqasuk
    • NCEPGFSMANPPROF : NCEP GFS: vertical profiles of met quantities at standard pressures, at Manus
    • NCEPGFSNAUPPROF : NCEP GFS: vertical profiles of met quantities at standard pressures, at Nauru
    • NCEPGFSBRWPPROF : NCEP GFS: vertical profiles of met quantities at standard pressures, at Barrow
    • NCEPGFSDARPPROF : NCEP GFS: vertical profiles of met quantities at standard pressures, at Darwin
    • NCEPGFSATKPPROF : NCEP GFS: vertical profiles of met quantities at standard pressures, at Atqasuk
  • MOLTS : Model Output Location Time Series Datastreams
    • MOLTSEDASSNDCLASS0 : Model Output Loc. Time Ser. (MOLTS): EDAS meteor. analy., basic soundings, params, stations
    • MOLTSEDASSNDCLASS1 : Model Output Loc. Time Ser. (MOLTS): EDAS meteor. analy., enhances soundings, params, stations
  • ECMWFDIAG : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Diagnostic Analyses Datastreams
    • ECMWFVAR : ECMWF: model met. and cloud variables at altitude, entire coverage, 1-hr avg
  • ACARS : Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System Datastreams
    • ACARS : ARINC ACARS: wind and temperature data from commercial aircraft (ARINC Communications, Addressing, and Reporting System)