Datastream : 1290RWPWINDSPEC

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

Active Dates
2007.03.19 - 2015.06.30

Measurement Categories
Aerosols, 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 )
Spectral bin number unitless bins ( bins )
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
Number of coherent samples per spectral point count ncoh ( time )
Number of valid heights count nheight ( time )
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 )
Spectral data V^2 spc_amp ( time, range_gate, bins )
Average time per average spectra. Also know as dwell. s spcavetime ( time )
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