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mmcg: Mapped Moments to a Cartesian Grid Type: Evaluation VAP

The Scanning ARM precipitation radars produce measurements of raw radar moments in antenna coordinates of range from and the azimuth and elevation of the antenna. Most numerical representations of the atmosphere tend to be in a Cartesian coordinate system using either height above mean sea level (or land surface in sigma coordinates) or pressure levels as a vertical scale. In addition to applying a correction for radar aliasing, correcting cross polarimetric phase difference for second trip returns and folding, recalculating specific differential phase (due to a configuration error on the radar product generator) and applying an attenuation correction algorithm, the VAP maps the antenna coordinate data to a Cartesian grid.

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Content time range 24 April 2011 - 5 April 2019

2020

Sherman Z, S Collis, and J Hemedinger. 2020. Mapped Moments to a Cartesian Grid (MMCG) Value-Added Product Report. Ed. by Robert Stafford, ARM user facility. DOE/SC-ARM-TR-243.

2013

Sivaraman S. 2013. ARM Climate Research Facility Quarterly Value-Added Product Report January 1–March 31, 2013. Ed. by U.S. Department of Energy, DOE/SC-ARM-13-010.

Collis S, S Giangrande, J Helmus, A Theisen, N Bharadwaj, K Widener, M Dunn, and K North. 2013. Value-adding the ARM Precipitation Radars. Presented at 4th Atmospheric System Research (ASR) Science Team Meeting. Potomac, MD.

Sivaraman C. 2013. ARM Climate Research Facility Quarterly Value-Added Product Report October 01–December 31, 2012. U.S. Department of Energy. DOE/SC-ARM-13-002.

2012

Sivaraman C. 2012. ARM Climate Research Facility Quarterly Value-Added Product Report Fourth Quarter: July 1–September 30, 2012. U.S. Department of Energy. DOE/SC-ARM-12-022.

Sivaraman C. 2012. ARM Climate Research Facility Quarterly Value-Added Product Report Third Quarter: January 01–March 31, 2012. DOE ARM Climate Research Facility. DOE/SC-ARM-12-008.

Sivaraman C. 2012. ARM Climate Research Facility Quarterly Value-Added Product Report First Quarter: October 01-December 31, 2011. U.S. Department of Energy. DOE/SC-ARM-12-002.

Collis S, K North, S Giangrande, N Bharadwaj, K Widener, A Theisen, and P Kollias. 2012. Moments to Models: Progress Towards a Suite of Precipitation Radar VAPs. Presented at 3rd Atmospheric System Research (ASR) Science Team Meeting. Arlington, VA.


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