Datastream : KAZRGE

Ka ARM Zenith Radar (KAZR): general mode

Active Dates
2011.01.18 - 2014.04.21

Measurement Categories
Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties

Originating Instrument
Ka ARM Zenith Radar (KAZR)

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
Radar calibration constant, copolar dB cal_constant_copol ( time )
Radar calibration constant, cross-polar dB cal_constant_xpol ( time )
Cold noise, copolar dBm cold_noise_copol ( time )
Cold noise, cross-polar dBm cold_noise_xpol ( time )
Hot noise, copolar dBm hot_noise_copol ( time )
Hot noise, cross-polar dBm hot_noise_xpol ( time )
North latitude degree_N lat
East longitude degree_E lon
Mean doppler velocity, copolar m/s mean_doppler_velocity_copol ( time, range )
Mean doppler velocity, cross-polar m/s mean_doppler_velocity_xpol ( time, range )
Rise and fall (front to back) degrees pitch ( time )
Range (center of radar sample volume) m range ( range )
Reflectivity, copolar dBZ reflectivity_copol ( time, range )
Reflectivity, cross-polar dBZ reflectivity_xpol ( time, range )
Side to side sway degrees roll ( time )
Receiver noise dBm rx_noise ( time )
Signal to noise ratio, copolar dB signal_to_noise_ratio_copol ( time, range )
Signal to noise ratio, cross-polar dB signal_to_noise_ratio_xpol ( time, range )
Sky noise, copolar dBm sky_noise_copol ( time )
Sky noise, cross-polar dBm sky_noise_xpol ( time )
Spectral width, copolar m/s spectral_width_copol ( time, range )
Spectral width, cross-polar m/s spectral_width_xpol ( time, range )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )

Locations

North Slope Alaska
NSAC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Barrow AK
Southern Great Plains
SGPC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Lamont, OK
Tropical Western Pacific
TWPC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Manus I., PNG
TWPC3Browse DataCentral Facility, Darwin, Australia
ARM Mobile Facility
GANM1Browse DataGan Airport, Gan Island, Maldives
MAGM1Browse DataLos Angeles, CA to Honolulu, HI - container ship Horizon Spirit
TMPM1Browse DataU. of Helsinki Research Station (SMEAR II), Hyytiala, Finland; AMF2

Contact(s)

Kevin Widener
(509) 528-9565
kevin.widener@pnnl.gov

Nitin Bharadwaj
associate
(509) 372-4267
nitin@pnnl.gov

Dan Nelson
associate
(509) 375-6895
danny.nelson@pnnl.gov

Iosif (Andrei) Lindenmaier
associate
(509) 375--6802
iosif.lindenmaier@pnnl.gov

Karen Johnson
data analysis
(631) 344-5952
kjohnson@bnl.gov