Datastream : KAZRSPECCMASKCICOPOL

Ka ARM Zenith Radar (KAZR): filtered spectral data, cirrus mode, co-polarized mode

Active Dates
2011.01.20 - 2013.04.26

Measurement Categories
Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties

Originating Instrument
Ka ARM Zenith Radar (KAZR)

Measurements

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Measurement Units Variable
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
Locator Mask for Spectra unitless locator_mask ( time, range )
Mean Doppler Velocity m/s mean_doppler_velocity ( time, range )
Range (center of radar sample volume) m range ( range )
Reflectivity dBZ reflectivity ( time, range )
Signal-to-noise ratio dB signal_to_noise_ratio ( time, range )
Spectra 10 * log(signal power in milliwatts) spectra ( numspectra, speclength )
Spectral Width m/s spectral_width ( time, range )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )
Spectral velocity bins m/s velocity_bins ( speclength )

Locations

 retired = Originating instrument has been retired at this location
North Slope Alaska
NSAC1 Browse DataCentral Facility, Barrow AK retired
Southern Great Plains
SGPC1 Browse DataCentral Facility, Lamont, OK retired
Tropical Western Pacific
TWPC1 Browse DataCentral Facility, Manus I., PNG retired
TWPC3 Browse DataCentral Facility, Darwin, Australia retired
ARM Mobile Facility
GANM1 Browse DataGan Airport, Gan Island, Maldives retired

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