SMART R-2 Radar Data, DORADE format

This dataset contains SMART R-2 Radar data collected during the Plains Elevated Convection at Night (PECAN) project from 2 June 2015 to 16 July 2015. The data are in DORADE format and are available as daily tar files. Each tar file contains an operator log and documentation file. An example readme file is linked below. The original data were in SIGMET format; manufacturer info is available by following the link to SIGMET manuals below.

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  • EOL Data Support
    UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory

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 43.00000
Bounding Box South Lat 32.00000
Bounding Box West Long -105.00000
Bounding Box East Long -90.00000
Spatial Representation N/A
Spatial Resolution N/A
Related Links

Documentation #1 : SMARTR_example_README.txt

Additional Information N/A
Resource Format CF-compliant netCDF radial data in tar archive (application/x-tar)
Standardized Resource Format NetCDF
Asset Size 34457 MB
Legal Constraints


Access Constraints none
Software Implementation Language N/A

Resource Support Name EOL Data Support
Resource Support Email
Resource Support Organization UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Distributor UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Metadata Contact Name EOL Data Support
Metadata Contact Email
Metadata Contact Organization UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory

Author Gordon D. Carrie
Michael I. Biggerstaff
Conrad L. Ziegler
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2016-01-20T20:17:00
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Alternate Identifier 485.064
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2024-04-11T15:53:13Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::485.064
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation Gordon D. Carrie, Michael I. Biggerstaff, Conrad L. Ziegler. (2016). SMART R-2 Radar Data, DORADE format. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 22 May 2024.

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