cldradheatcombret-71: Combined Retrieval, Microphysical Retrievals & Heating Rates Type: PI Product
|Content time range||10 October 2011 - 8 February 2012|
|Attribute accuracy||No formal attribute accuracy tests were conducted|
|Data Consistency and Completeness||Yes, dataset may contain some bad values, although some basic Quality Control of removing out-of-range values have been applied. Users are advised to read the provided detail documentation carefully for additional details.|
|Access Restriction||No access constraints are associated with this data.|
|Use Restriction||No use constraints are associated with this data.|
|File naming convention||SiteName + DataSetName + Version + Author + FacilityID: e.g. gan2combret7fengM1|
|Directory Organization||Merged KAZR/S-Pol moment profiles: gan2kazrspolcombineM1; Cloud microphysics retrieval: gan2combret7fengM1; Cloud radiative heating rate retrieval: gan2combret7feng_hr1M1|
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Comstock, J. M., A. Protat, S. A. McFarlane, J. Delanoe, and M. Deng, (2013): Assessment of Uncertainty in Cloud Radiative Effects and Heating Rates through Retrieval Algorithm Differences: Analysis using 3-years of ARM data at Darwin, Australia. J. Geophys. Res., 118, 4549-4571, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50404.
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Thorsen TJ, Q Fu, and JM Comstock. 2013. "Cloud effects on radiative heating rate profiles over Darwin using ARM and A-train radar/lidar observations." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 118(11), 10.1002/jgrd.50476.
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