Datastream : 915RWPPRECIPSPEC

915-MHz Radar Wind Profiler, precipitation spectra data

Active Dates
2009.05.20 - 2015.05.25

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
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 )
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

North Slope Alaska
NSAC1 Browse DataCentral Facility, Barrow AK
Southern Great Plains
SGPC1 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Lamont, OK
SGPI8 Browse DataTonkawa, OK (NE radar wind profiler site, Intermediate / Auxiliary)
SGPI9 Browse DataBillings, OK (SE radar wind profiler site, Intermediate / Auxiliary)
SGPI10 Browse DataLamont, OK (NW radar wind profiler site, Intermediate / Auxiliary)
SGPS07 Browse DataSupplemental 7, Lamont, OK retired
SGPS08 Browse DataSupplemental 8, Lamont, OK retired
ARM Mobile Facility
SBSM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsSteamboat Springs CO, Valley Site retired
 retired = Originating instrument has been retired at this location

Contact(s)

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