MP3 University of Wisconsin SPARC Doppler Lidar Zenith Pointing Data

This data set contains the vertically pointing data from the ARM Halo Streamline Doppler Lidar that was included in the PECAN Mobile PISA 3 University of Wisconsin SPARC facility. Parameters include vertical velocity, backscatter, and cloud base height. Data were collected from locations around the central United States during PECAN observing periods. There are both daily netCDF data files and daily quicklook images included in this data set.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  2015-06-02T00:00:00Z
    End:  2015-07-16T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 2015-06-02T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2015-07-16T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 43.15470
Bounding Box South Lat 36.99000
Bounding Box West Long -100.89610
Bounding Box East Long -92.03840
Spatial Representation grid
Spatial Resolution N/A
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Documentation #1 : README_PECAN_MP3_SPARC_DL_VP_V2_20161005.txt

Additional Information N/A
Resource Format NetCDF: Network Common Data Form (application/x-netcdf)
Standardized Resource Format NetCDF
Asset Size 269 MB
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Author Timothy J. Wagner
Dave Turner
Rob Newsom
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2016-10-10T18:39:57
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Alternate Identifier 485.085
Resource Version 2.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2024-02-07T22:42:49Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::485.085
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation Timothy J. Wagner, Dave Turner, Rob Newsom. (2016). MP3 University of Wisconsin SPARC Doppler Lidar Zenith Pointing Data. 2.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 24 April 2024.

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