Datastream : KAZRSPECCMASKCIXPOL

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

Active Dates
2011.01.20 - 2011.11.10

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

North Slope Alaska
NSAC1 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Barrow AK retired
Southern Great Plains
SGPC1 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Lamont, OK retired
 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

Joseph Hardin
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
associate
(509) 375-2664
joseph.hardin@pnnl.gov

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

Bradley Isom
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
associate
1-509-372-4917
bradley.isom@pnnl.gov

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