Data Announcements

 
Broadband Irradiance VAPs Now Running at New SGP Extended Facilities

Broadband Irradiance VAPs Now Running at New SGP Extended Facilities

Published: 18 February 2018

Data Announcements

Two value-added products (VAPs)—Data Quality Assessment for ARM Radiation Data (QCRAD) and Radiative Flux Analysis (RADFLUX)—are now running at the new extended facilities at the ARM Climate Research Facility’s Southern Great Plains (SGP) atmospheric observatory. QCRAD is the [...]

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Continuous Large-Scale Forcing Data Now Available for Cloud Modeling from Southern Great Plains

Continuous Large-Scale Forcing Data Now Available for Cloud Modeling from Southern Great Plains

Published: 19 January 2018

Data Announcements

Data for the years 2004 to 2015 are now available for version 2 of the continuous large-scale forcing value-added product (VAP), known as VARANAL, from the Southern Great Plains (SGP) atmospheric observatory. This product includes both the large-scale forcing terms and the evaluation fields, which [...]

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Version 2 of the Continuous Large-Scale Forcing Data Now Available

Version 2 of the Continuous Large-Scale Forcing Data Now Available

Published: 14 November 2017

Data Announcements

Updated November 2017: Data are now available for the Southern Great Plains atmospheric observatory for the year 2015. The data sets are in netCDF format. Updated February 2017: Data are now available for the Southern Great Plains atmospheric observatory for the years 2013 and [...]

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2016 Southern Great Plains Data Added to ARM Best Estimate VAP

2016 Southern Great Plains Data Added to ARM Best Estimate VAP

Published: 19 August 2017

Data Announcements

Created specifically for climate modelers for use in the evaluation of global climate models, the ARM Best Estimate (ARMBE) value-added product (VAP) has been updated and extended to include Southern Great Plains data for all of 2016. It comprises the ARMBE Atmospheric Measurements (ARMBE-ATM), [...]

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2015 ARM Best Estimate 2D Data Sets Available

2015 ARM Best Estimate 2D Data Sets Available

Published: 18 June 2017

Data Announcements

Data sets for ARM Best Estimate 2-dimensional Gridded Surface (ARMBE2DGRID) and ARM Best Estimate Station-based Surface (ARMBESTNS) are available now for year 2015. The primary goal of these two data sets is to provide 2D spatial data of important surface variables to facilitate studies on [...]

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Latest Version of Python-ARM Radar Toolkit Released

Latest Version of Python-ARM Radar Toolkit Released

Published: 12 May 2017

Data Announcements, Facility News

A new version of the Python-ARM Radar Toolkit (Py-ART) is available. Py-ART is an open-source software package that helps read, process, and visualize weather radar data. This is the ninth version of Py-ART since it became open source in 2013, meaning anyone can obtain the source code or propose a [...]

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SACR ADVance Quasi-Vertical Profile Evaluation Product Released

SACR ADVance Quasi-Vertical Profile Evaluation Product Released

Published: 17 April 2017

Data Announcements

The Scanning ARM Cloud Radar ADVance Quasi-Vertical Profile (SACR-ADV-QVP) provides a quasi-vertical representation of azimuthal averaged polarimetric variables such as differential reflectivity, specific differential phase and correlation coefficient, and linear depolarization ratio to reveal [...]

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ARM Data Discovery Tool Provides New Data Delivery Methods

ARM Data Discovery Tool Provides New Data Delivery Methods

Published: 11 April 2017

Data Announcements, Facility News

All the data collected through the ARM Climate Research Facility have to go somewhere, but it’s not easy to pack them all in—or deliver them from—one spot. Every month, hundreds of users access the ARM Data Archive to download portions of ARM data collections at rates from 20 [...]

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Multi-Angle Snowflake Camera Value-Added Product Now Available

Multi-Angle Snowflake Camera Value-Added Product Now Available

Published: 19 March 2017

Data Announcements

The Multi-Angle Snowflake Camera (MASC) instrument provides high-resolution multi-angle imaging of hydrometeors in free fall with simultaneous measurement of fall speed. The MASC consists of three cameras, separated by 36 degrees, each pointing at an identical focal point approximately 10 [...]

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Two New Data Products Available from the Radar Wind Profiler

Two New Data Products Available from the Radar Wind Profiler

Published: 19 March 2017

Data Announcements

The Radar Wind Profiler (RWP) records the full Doppler spectrum in a wind mode and a precipitation mode. The data from the wind mode are used to calculate the first three moments of the Doppler spectrum (reflectivity, mean Doppler velocity, and spectrum width) with the mean Doppler velocity [...]

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