NOAA PSL CL31 Ceilometer Backscatter and Cloud Base Height Data

Backscatter and cloud base height data from the NOAA/PSL Vaisala CL31 ceilometers that were deployed at Columbia, LA and Courtland, AL for the Propagation, Evolution and Rotation in Linear Storms (PERiLS) 2023 campaign.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  2022-09-01T00:00:00Z
    End:  2023-05-18T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 2022-09-01T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2023-05-18T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 34.66000
Bounding Box South Lat 32.12000
Bounding Box West Long -92.06000
Bounding Box East Long -87.35000
Spatial Representation N/A
Spatial Resolution N/A
Related Links

Documentation #1 : cl31usersguide.pdf

Documentation #2 : README.CL31_BSCBH_Dataset_Info.pdf

Additional Information N/A
Resource Format N/A
Standardized Resource Format UNDEFINED FORMAT
Asset Size 10643 MB
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Software Implementation Language N/A

Resource Support Name EOL Data Support
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Resource Support Organization UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Distributor UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Metadata Contact Name EOL Data Support
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Author Timothy Myers
Bianca Adler
Laura Bianco
Irina Djalalova
James M. Wilczak
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2023-08-15T17:23:24
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Alternate Identifier 626.005
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2023-08-25T18:31:22Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::626.005
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation Timothy Myers, Bianca Adler, Laura Bianco, Irina Djalalova, James M. Wilczak. (2023). NOAA PSL CL31 Ceilometer Backscatter and Cloud Base Height Data. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 07 December 2023.

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