Datastream : 1290BSRWPPRECIPAVG

1290-MHz Beam-Steered Radar Wind Profiler: Precipitation Datastream

Active Dates
2012.12.12 - 2016.12.29

Measurement Categories
Atmospheric State

Originating Instrument
Radar Wind Profiler (RWP)

Measurements

Only measurements considered scientifically relevant are shown below by default.

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Measurement Units Variable
Altitude above mean sea level m alt
MET data averaging interval. s averaging_interval ( mode )
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
Fast Fourier Transform length. unitless fourier_transform_length ( mode )
The altitude AGL of the center of the range gate. m height ( mode, level )
Interpulse period of this mode. us interpulse_period ( mode )
North latitude degree_N lat
Level index unitless level ( level )
East longitude degree_E lon
Flag value indicating if the mode was missing from the raw data file. unitless missing_mode ( time, mode )
Mode index unitless mode ( mode )
Name of wind profiler operational mode. unitless mode_name ( mode, strlen )
Mode number from configuration file. unitless mode_number ( mode )
Number of phase code bits in a pulse. unitless num_code_bits ( mode )
Number of frequency domain integrations. unitless num_frequency_domain ( mode )
Number of reporting levels for this mode. unitless num_levels ( mode )
Number of range gates sampled. unitless num_range_gates ( mode )
Number of time domain integrations. unitless num_time_domain ( mode )
Pulse width. us pulse_width ( mode )
Quality check results on field: MET data averaging interval. unitless qc_averaging_interval ( mode )
Quality check results on field: Fast Fourier Transform length. unitless qc_fourier_transform_length ( mode )
Quality check results on field: The altitude AGL of the center of the range gate. unitless qc_height ( mode, level )
Quality check results on field: Interpulse period of this mode. unitless qc_interpulse_period ( mode )
Quality check results on field: Number of phase code bits in a pulse. unitless qc_num_code_bits ( mode )
Quality check results on field: Number of frequency domain integrations. unitless qc_num_frequency_domain ( mode )
Quality check results on field: Number of time domain integrations. unitless qc_num_time_domain ( mode )
Quality check results on field: Pulse width. unitless qc_pulse_width ( mode )
Quality check results on field: Time offset from midnight unitless qc_time ( time )
Quality check results on field: Transmit power level setting. unitless qc_transmit_power_level_setting ( mode )
Quality check results on field: Vertical velocity. unitless qc_vertical_velocity ( time, mode, level )
Quality check results on field: The standard deviations for vertical_velocity. unitless qc_vertical_velocity_std ( time, mode, level )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )
Transmit power level setting. unitless transmit_power_level_setting ( mode )
Vertical velocity. m/s vertical_velocity ( time, mode, level )
The standard deviations for vertical_velocity. m/s vertical_velocity_std ( time, mode, level )

Locations

ARM Mobile Facility
AWRM1 Browse DataMcMurdo Station Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica; AMF2
MAGM1 Browse DataLos Angeles, CA to Honolulu, HI - container ship Horizon Spirit; AMF2
TMPM1 Browse DataU. of Helsinki Research Station (SMEAR II), Hyytiala, Finland; AMF2

Contact(s)

Timothy Martin
Argonne National Laboratory
associate
(630) 740-0881
tjmartin@anl.gov

Paytsar Muradyan
Argonne National Laboratory
associate
6302521657
pmuradyan@anl.gov

Richard Coulter
Argonne National Laboratory
(630) 252-5833
rlcoulter@anl.gov