Datastream : 915RWPTEMPMOM

915-MHz Radar Wind Profiler/RASS (RWP915): temperature moments

Active Dates
1997.05.01 - 2011.06.13

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
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
Array of heights for the range gates km height ( height )
North latitude degree_N lat
East longitude degree_E lon
Mean radial beam velocity m/s; 100*%, see comment mdf ( time, height )
1000*log(base10) of noise signal level logcounts noise ( time, height )
Range gate spacing m rgs ( time )
Sampling rate MHz sampr ( time )
Mean sound speed m/s; 100*%, see comment smdf ( time, height )
Signal to noise ratio dB*100 snr ( time, height )
Spectral width m/s; 100*%, see comment specw ( time, height )
Acoustic signal to noise ratio dB*100 ssnr ( time, height )
Acoustic spectral width m/s; 100*%, see comment sspecw ( time, height )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )
Virtual temperature degC virtual_temp ( time, height )

Locations

North Slope Alaska
NSAC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Barrow AK
Southern Great Plains
SGPA1Browse DataWhitewater, KS
SGPA2Browse DataBeaumont, KS (ABLE)
SGPA5Browse DataOxford, KS
SGPC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Lamont, OK
SGPI1Browse DataBeaumont, KS (Intermediate)
SGPI2Browse DataMedicine Lodge, KS
SGPI3Browse DataMeeker, OK (Intermediate)

Contact(s)

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

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