mwrhf: Microwave Radiometer - High Frequency

The microwave radiometer-high frequency (MWRHF) provides time-series measurements of brightness temperatures from two channels centered at 90 and 150 GHz. These two channels are sensitive to the presence of liquid water and precipitable water vapor.

Measurements

Locations

  • Fixed
  • AMF1
  • AMF2
  • AMF3

Active Instrument Locations

Facility Name Instrument Start Date
Central Facility, Barrow AK 2014-04-17

2019

Maahn M, F Hoffmann, M Shupe, G de Boer, S Matrosov, and E Luke. 2019. "Can liquid cloud microphysical processes be used for vertically pointing cloud radar calibration?" Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 12(6), doi:10.5194/amt-12-3151-2019.
Research Highlight

2016

Zuidema P, MJ Alvarado, C Chiu, SP DeSzoeke, CW Fairall, G Feingold, SJ Ghan, JM Haywood, P Kollias, ER Lewis, GM McFarquhar, A McComiskey, DB Mechem, J Redemann, DM Romps, DD Turner, HH Wang, R Wood, SE Yuter, and P Zhu. 2016. Layered Atlantic Smoke Interactions with Clouds (LASIC) Science Plan. Ed. by Robert Stafford, DOE ARM Climate Research Facility. DOE/SC-ARM-14-037.

Turner DD, S Kneifel, and MP Cadeddu. 2016. "An Improved Liquid Water Absorption Model at Microwave Frequencies for Supercooled Liquid Water Clouds." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 33(1), 10.1175/jtech-d-15-0074.1.
Research Highlight

2014

Mann JA, JC Chiu, RJ Hogan, EJ O'Connor, TS L'Ecuyer, TH Stein, and A Jefferson. 2014. "Aerosol impacts on drizzle properties in warm clouds from ARM Mobile Facility maritime and continental deployments." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 119(7), 10.1002/2013jd021339.
Research Highlight

Kneifel S, S Redl, E Orlandi, U Löhnert, MP Cadeddu, DD Turner, and M Chen. 2014. "Absorption Properties of Supercooled Liquid Water between 31 and 225 GHz: Evaluation of Absorption Models Using Ground-Based Observations." Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 53(4), 10.1175/jamc-d-13-0214.1.
Research Highlight

2013

Wu D, X Dong, B Xi, Z Feng, A Kennedy, G Mullendore, M Gilmore, and W Tao. 2013. "The impacts of microphysical scheme on convective and stratiform characteristics in two high precipitation squall line events." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 118(19), 10.1002/jgrd.50798.
Research Highlight

Cadeddu MP, JC Liljegren, and DD Turner. 2013. "The Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) program network of microwave radiometers: instrumentation, data, and retrievals." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 6, 10.5194/amt-6-2359-2013.

2011

Li Z, F Niu, J Fan, Y Liu, and D Rosenfeld. 2011. "Long-term impacts of aerosols on the vertical development of clouds and precipitation." Nature Geoscience, 4(12), 10.1038/ngeo1313.
Research Highlight

Cadeddu MP and DD Turner. 2011. "Evaluation of water permittivity models from ground-based observations of cold clouds at frequencies between 23 and 170 GHz." IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 49(8), 10.1109/tgrs.2011.2121074.
Research Highlight

Payne VH, EJ Mlawer, KE Cady-Pereira, and J Moncet. 2011. "Water Vapor Continuum Absorption in the Microwave." IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 49(6), 10.1109/tgrs.2010.2091416.


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