Datastream : KAZRGE

Ka ARM Zenith Radar (KAZR): general mode

Active Dates
2011.01.18 - 2015.05.18

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, co-polarization 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, co-polarization m/s mean_doppler_velocity_copol ( time, range )
Mean doppler velocity, cross-polarization m/s mean_doppler_velocity_xpol ( time, range )
Pitch, bow up positive degrees pitch ( time )
Quality check results on field: Mean doppler velocity, co-polarization unitless qc_mean_doppler_velocity_copol ( time, range )
Quality check results on field: Mean doppler velocity, cross-polarization unitless qc_mean_doppler_velocity_xpol ( time, range )
Quality check results on field: Reflectivity,co-polarization unitless qc_reflectivity_copol ( time, range )
Quality check results on field: Reflectivity, cross-polarization unitless qc_reflectivity_xpol ( time, range )
Quality check results on field: Spectral width, co-polarization unitless qc_spectral_width_copol ( time, range )
Quality check results on field: Spectral width, cross-polarization unitless qc_spectral_width_xpol ( time, range )
Range (center of radar sample volume) m range ( range )
Reflectivity, co-polarization dBZ reflectivity_copol ( time, range )
Reflectivity, cross-polar dBZ reflectivity_xpol ( time, range )
Roll, positive port up 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, co-polarization 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-polarization 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
NSAC1 Browse DataCentral Facility, Barrow AK
Southern Great Plains
SGPC1 Browse DataCentral Facility, Lamont, OK
Tropical Western Pacific
TWPC1 Browse DataCentral Facility, Manus I., PNG
TWPC3 Browse DataCentral Facility, Darwin, Australia
ARM Mobile Facility
ACXM1 Browse DataOff the Coast of California - NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown; AMF2
GANM1 Browse DataGan Airport, Gan Island, Maldives retired
MAGM1 Browse DataLos Angeles, CA to Honolulu, HI - container ship Horizon Spirit; AMF2 retired
TMPM1 Browse DataU. of Helsinki Research Station (SMEAR II), Hyytiala, Finland; AMF2
 retired = Originating instrument has been retired at this location

Contact(s)

Nitin Bharadwaj
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(509) 372-4267
nitin@pnnl.gov

Dan Nelson
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
associate
(509) 375-6895
danny.nelson@pnnl.gov

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

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