Datastream : 915RWPPRECIPCON

915-MHz Radar Wind Profiler, precipitation consensus data

Active Dates
2009.05.20 - 2014.04.15

Measurement Categories
Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties

Originating Instrument
Radar Wind Profiler (RWP)

Measurements

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Measurement Units Variable
Altitude above mean sea level m alt
Averaging interval min avgint ( time, power )
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
Delay time to first gate us dly ( power )
Array of heights for each power km height_p ( range_gate, power )
Interpulse period us ipp ( power )
North latitude degree_N lat
East longitude degree_E lon
Number of values that passed consensus count ncns ( time, range_gate, power )
Number of coherent samples per spectral point count ncoh ( power )
Number of valid heights for each power count nheight ( power )
Number of values required for consensus count nrcns ( time, power )
Number of spectra per averaging interval count nrec ( time, power )
Number of individual spectra per average spectrum count nspc ( power )
Pulse length ns plen ( power )
Power offset unitless power ( power )
Pulse repetition frequency kHz prf ( power )
Height index index range_gate ( range_gate )
Height of center of first range gate km rgf ( power )
Height of center of last range gate km rgl ( power )
Range gate spacing m rgs ( time, power )
Sampling rate MHz sampr ( time, power )
Signal to noise ratio dB snr ( time, range_gate, power )
Time domain integration time ms tditime ( power )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )
Vertical FFT bandwidth m/s vband ( power )
Radial wind speed m/s vel ( time, range_gate, power )

Locations

North Slope Alaska
NSAC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Barrow AK
Southern Great Plains
SGPC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Lamont, OK
SGPI8Browse DataTonkawa, OK (NE radar wind profiler site, Intermediate / Auxiliary)
SGPI9Browse DataBillings, OK (SE radar wind profiler site, Intermediate / Auxiliary)
SGPI10Browse DataLamont, OK (NW radar wind profiler site, Intermediate / Auxiliary)
SGPS07Browse DataSupplemental 7, Lamont, OK
SGPS08Browse DataSupplemental 8, Lamont, OK
ARM Mobile Facility
PVCM1Browse DataHighland Center, Cape Cod MA; AMF 1
SBSM1Browse DataSteamboat Springs CO, Valley Site

Contact(s)

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

Timothy Martin
technical contact
(630) 252-8708
tjmartin@anl.gov