Datastream : MWR3C

Microwave Radiometer, 3 Channel

Active Dates
2011.01.11 - 2014.04.19

Measurement Categories
Radiometric

Originating Instrument
Microwave Radiometer, 3 Channel (MWR3C)

Measurements

Only measurements considered scientifically relevant are shown below by default.

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Measurement Units Variable
Altitude above mean sea level m alt
Azimuth deg azimuth ( time )
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
Elevation deg elevation ( time )
Hail accumulation hit/cm^2 hail_accumulation ( time )
Hail duration s hail_duration ( time )
Hail intensity hit/(hr cm^2) hail_intensity ( time )
Zenith-pointing infrared temperature at 10.5 um K infrared_temperature ( time )
North latitude degree_N lat
East longitude degree_E lon
Liquid water path mm lwp ( time )
Estimated 1-sigma uncertainty in lwp mm lwp_err ( time )
Estimated 1-sigma uncertainty in lwp mm lwperr ( time )
Precipitable water vapor cm pwv ( time )
Estimated 1-sigma uncertainty in pwv cm pwv_err ( time )
Estimated 1-sigma uncertainty in pwv cm pwverr ( time )
Quality check results on field: Azimuth unitless qc_azimuth ( time )
Quality check results on field: Elevation unitless qc_elevation ( time )
Quality check results on field: Hail accumulation unitless qc_hail_accumulation ( time )
Quality check results on field: Hail duration unitless qc_hail_duration ( time )
Quality check results on field: Hail intensity unitless qc_hail_intensity ( time )
Quality check results on field: Zenith-pointing infrared temperature at 10um unitless qc_infrared_temperature ( time )
Quality check results on field: Rain accumulation unitless qc_rain_accumulation ( time )
Quality check results on field: Rain duration unitless qc_rain_duration ( time )
Quality check results on field: Rain intensity unitless qc_rain_intensity ( time )
Quality check results on field: Rain peak intensity unitless qc_rain_peak_intensity ( time )
Quality check results on field: Ambient surface pressure unitless qc_surface_pressure ( time )
Quality check results on field: Ambient surface relative humidity unitless qc_surface_relative_humidity ( time )
Quality check results on field: Ambient surface absolute temperature unitless qc_surface_temperature ( time )
Quality check results on field: 23.84 GHz sky brightness temperature unitless qc_tbsky23 ( time )
Quality check results on field: 30.0 GHz sky brightness temperature unitless qc_tbsky30 ( time )
Quality check results on field: 31.4 GHz sky brightness temperature unitless qc_tbsky31 ( time )
Quality check results on field: 89.0GHz sky brightness temperature unitless qc_tbsky89 ( time )
Quality check results on field: 90.0 GHz sky brightness temperature unitless qc_tbsky90 ( time )
Quality check results on field: Time offset from midnight unitless qc_time ( time )
Quality check results on field: Wind direction average unitless qc_wind_direction_avg ( time )
Quality check results on field: Wind direction maximum unitless qc_wind_direction_max ( time )
Quality check results on field: Wind direction minimum unitless qc_wind_direction_min ( time )
Quality check results on field: Wind speed average unitless qc_wind_speed_avg ( time )
Quality check results on field: Wind speed maximum unitless qc_wind_speed_max ( time )
Quality check results on field: Wind speed minimum unitless qc_wind_speed_min ( time )
Rain accumulation mm rain_accumulation ( time )
Rain duration s rain_duration ( time )
Rain flag 0 = no rain, 1 = rain unitless rain_flag ( time )
Rain intensity mm/hr rain_intensity ( time )
Rain peak intensity mm/hr rain_peak_intensity ( time )
Ambient surface pressure kPa surface_pressure ( time )
Ambient surface relative humidity % surface_relative_humidity ( time )
Ambient surface absolute temperature degC surface_temperature ( time )
23.834 GHz sky brightness temperature K tbsky23 ( time )
30.0 GHz sky brightness temperature K tbsky30 ( time )
31.4 GHz sky brightness temperature K tbsky31 ( time )
89.0GHz sky brightness temperature K tbsky89 ( time )
90.0 GHz sky brightness temperature K tbsky90 ( time )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )
Last computed instanteous noise diode temperature at 23.84 GHz K tndi_23 ( time )
Last computed instantaneous noise diode temperature at 31.4 GHz K tndi_31 ( time )
Last computed instanteous noise diode temperature at 90 GHz K tndi_90 ( time )
Median noise diode temperature at 23.84 GHz used in computation of tbsky23 K tndmed_23 ( time )
Median noise diode temperature at 31.4 GHz used in computation of tbsky31 K tndmed_31 ( time )
Median noise diode temperature at 90 GHz used in computation of tbsky90 K tndmed_90 ( time )
Wind direction average deg wind_direction_avg ( time )
Wind direction maximum deg wind_direction_max ( time )
Wind direction minimum deg wind_direction_min ( time )
Wind speed average m/s wind_speed_avg ( time )
Wind speed maximum m/s wind_speed_max ( time )
Wind speed minimum m/s wind_speed_min ( time )

Locations

Southern Great Plains
SGPC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Lamont, OK
Tropical Western Pacific
TWPC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Manus I., PNG
TWPC2Browse DataCentral Facility, Nauru Island
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
MAOM1Browse DataManacapuru, Amazonas, Brazil; AMF1
OLIM1Browse DataOliktok Point, Alaska
PVCM1Browse DataHighland Center, Cape Cod MA; AMF 1
SBSM1Browse DataSteamboat Springs CO, Valley Site
TMPM1Browse DataU. of Helsinki Research Station (SMEAR II), Hyytiala, Finland; AMF2

Contact(s)

Maria Cadeddu
(630) 252-7408
mcadeddu@anl.gov