Cayenne Ground Weather Radar Raw Data

This dataset contains ground weather radar raw data from the High Altitude Ice Crystals - High Ice Water Content (HAIC-HIWC) project that took place in Cayenne, French Guiana. The data is from the CNES radar at Grand Leblond and the images were produced by Meteo-France Nowcasting Department. The files are ascii files contained in tar files by day. All use of radar data and images should cite the following legal mention: Image produced by Meteo-France Nowcasting Department. Origin of reflectivity data: CNES Radar at Grand Leblond.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  2015-05-09T00:00:00Z
    End:  2015-05-31T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 2015-05-09T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2015-05-31T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 20.00000
Bounding Box South Lat 0.00000
Bounding Box West Long -70.00000
Bounding Box East Long -30.00000
Spatial Representation grid
Spatial Resolution N/A
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Documentation #1 : README_haic_hiwc_radar_cayenne_ascii_2015.txt

Additional Information N/A
Resource Format TAR: Unix Tape ARchive (TAR) Format File (application/x-tar)
Standardized Resource Format Archive
Asset Size 2025 MB
Legal Constraints


Access Constraints none
Software Implementation Language N/A

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Author Sandra Turner
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2016-05-10T20:39:35
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Alternate Identifier 486.008
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2024-02-07T22:42:50Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::486.008
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation Sandra Turner. (2016). Cayenne Ground Weather Radar Raw Data. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 25 May 2024.

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