Datastream : WACRSPECCMASKCOPOL

W-band (95 GHz) ARM Cloud Radar, filtered spectral data, co-polarized mode

Active Dates
2006.03.24 - 2013.06.14

Measurement Categories
Cloud Properties

Originating Instrument
W-Band (95 GHz) ARM Cloud Radar (WACR)

Measurements

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Measurement Units Variable
Locator Mask for Spectra unitless LocatorMask ( time, heights )
Mean Doppler Velocity m/s MeanDopplerVelocity ( time, heights )
Calculated Noise dB Noise ( time )
Ambient load power dBm PowerAmbientLoad ( time )
Hot load power dBm PowerHotLoad ( time )
Transmit driver power sampled by receiver dBm PowerTransmitDriver ( time )
Reflectivity dBZ Reflectivity ( time, heights )
Signal-to-noise ratio dB SignalToNoiseRatio ( time, heights )
Spectra counts Spectra ( numspectra, speclength )
Spectral Width m/s SpectralWidth ( time, heights )
Antenna bottom temperature degrees C Temp_Antenna_Bottom ( time )
Antenna top temperature degrees C Temp_Antenna_Top ( time )
Chiller temperature degrees C Temp_Chiller ( time )
Chiller return temperature degrees C Temp_Chiller_Return ( time )
Chiller supply temperature degrees C Temp_Chiller_Supply ( time )
Computer enclosure temperature degrees C Temp_Computer_Enclosure ( time )
Extended Interaction Klystron Amplifier temperature degrees C Temp_EIKA ( time )
Future temperature degrees C Temp_Future ( time )
Hot load physical temperature degrees C Temp_Hot ( time )
Low noise amplifier temperature degrees C Temp_LNA ( time )
Modulator control temperature degrees C Temp_Modulator_Control ( time )
Outside temperature degrees C Temp_Outside ( time )
Ambient temperature of radar front end components degrees C Temp_ambient ( time )
Modulator temperature degrees C Temp_modulator ( time )
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
Range Heights (center of radar sample volume) m ASL heights ( heights )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )
Detected Pulse Watts txpower ( time )
Spectral velocity bins m/s velocity_bins ( speclength )
status flag unitless wacr_status ( time )

Locations

Southern Great Plains
SGPC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Lamont, OK
ARM Mobile Facility
FKBM1Browse DataBlack Forest, Germany
GRWM1Browse DataGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal
HFEM1Browse DataShouxian, Anhui, China
NIMM1Browse DataNiamey, Niger
PVCM1Browse DataHighland Center, Cape Cod MA; AMF 1

Contact(s)

Kevin Widener
(509) 528-9565
kevin.widener@pnnl.gov

Nitin Bharadwaj
associate
(509) 372-4267
nitin@pnnl.gov

Dan Nelson
associate
(509) 375-6895
danny.nelson@pnnl.gov

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

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