Datastream : 1290RWPWINDMOM

1290-MHz Radar Wind Profiler/RASS (RWP1290): wind moments

Active Dates
2007.03.19 - 2015.08.31

Measurement Categories
Cloud Properties

Originating Instrument
Radar Wind Profiler (RWP)

Measurements

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Measurement Units Variable
Altitude above mean sea level m alt
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
Beam azimuth angle deg beam_azimuth ( time )
Beam elevation angle deg beam_elevation ( time )
Rx bandwidth switch code unitless bswitch ( time )
Delay time to first gate us dly ( time )
Array of heights for each sample time km height_t ( time, range_gate )
Interpulse period us ipp ( time )
North latitude degree_N lat
East longitude degree_E lon
Mean radial beam velocity m/s; 100*%, see comment mdf ( time, range_gate )
Number of coherent samples per spectral point count ncoh ( time )
Number of valid heights count nheight ( time )
1000*log(base10) of noise signal level logcounts noise ( time, range_gate )
Number of individual spectra per average spectrum count nspc ( time )
Oblique FFT bandwidth m/s oband ( time )
Number of pulse code bits count pcbits ( time )
Pulse length ns plen ( time )
Pulse repetition frequency kHz prf ( time )
Height index index range_gate ( range_gate )
Height of center of first range gate km rgf ( time )
Height of center of last range gate km rgl ( time )
Range gate spacing m rgs ( time )
Sampling rate MHz sampr ( time )
Individual spectrum integration time s sitime ( time )
Signal to noise ratio dB*100 snr ( time, range_gate )
Average time per average spectra. Also known as dwell. s spcavetime ( time )
Spectral width m/s; 100*%, see comment specw ( time, range_gate )
Time domain integration time ms tditime ( time )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )
Vertical FFT bandwidth m/s vband ( time )
Radial velocity spectral resolution m/s vsr ( time )

Locations

ARM Mobile Facility
FKBM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsBlack Forest, Germany retired
GRWM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal retired
HFEM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsShouxian, Anhui, China retired
MAOM1 Browse DataManacapuru, Amazonas, Brazil; AMF1
PGHM1 Browse DataARIES Observatory, Nainital, Uttarkhand, India retired
 retired = Originating instrument has been retired at this location

Contact(s)

Richard Coulter
Argonne National Laboratory
(630) 252-5833
rlcoulter@anl.gov

Timothy Martin
Argonne National Laboratory
associate
630-740-0881
tjmartin@anl.gov

Paytsar Muradyan
Argonne National Laboratory
associate
6302521657
pmuradyan@anl.gov