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

Active Dates
2011.01.20 - 2015.03.28

Measurement Categories
Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties

Originating Instrument
Ka ARM Zenith Radar (KAZR)


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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
North latitude degree_N lat
Locator Mask for Spectra unitless locator_mask ( time, range )
East longitude degree_E lon
Mean Doppler Velocity m/s mean_doppler_velocity ( time, range )
Ship pitch, axis starboard-to-port, positive is bow up deg pitch ( time )
Range (center of radar sample volume) m range ( range )
Reflectivity dBZ reflectivity ( time, range )
Ship roll, axis along ship length, positive is port up deg roll ( time )
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 )


 retired = Originating instrument has been retired at this location
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


Nitin Bharadwaj
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(509) 372-4267

Dan Nelson
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(509) 375-6895

Iosif (Andrei) Lindenmaier
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(509) 375--6802

Karen Johnson
Brookhaven National Laboratory
data analysis
(631) 344-5952