Ka-Band Scanning ARM Cloud Radar, filtered spectral data, cross-polarized mode

Active Dates
2011.04.20 - 2017.02.17

Measurement Categories
Cloud Properties

Originating Instrument
Ka-Band Scanning ARM Cloud Radar (KASACR)


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Measurement Units Variable
Altitude above mean sea level m alt
Azimuth angle from true north degrees azimuth ( time )
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
Elevation angle from horizontal degrees elevation ( time )
North latitude degree_N lat
Locator mask for spectra unitless locator_mask ( time, range )
East longitude degree_E lon
Mean Doppler Velocity m/s mean_doppler_velocity ( time, range )
Range (center of radar sample volume) m range ( range )
Range cell bounds range_bounds ( range, bound )
Reflectivity dBZ reflectivity ( time, range )
Signal-to-noise ratio dB signal_to_noise_ratio ( time, range )
Spectra 10 lg(re 1 mW) spectra ( numspectra, speclength )
Spectral Width m/s spectral_width ( time, range )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )
Spectral velocity bins m/s velocity_bins ( speclength )


North Slope Alaska
NSAC1 Browse DataCentral Facility, Barrow AK
Southern Great Plains
SGPC1 Browse DataCentral Facility, Lamont, OK
Tropical Western Pacific
TWPC3 Browse DataCentral Facility, Darwin, Australia
ARM Mobile Facility
ASIM1 Browse DataAscension Island, South Atlantic Ocean; AMF1
PVCM1 Browse DataHighland Center, Cape Cod MA; AMF1
TMPM1 Browse DataU. of Helsinki Research Station (SMEAR II), Hyytiala, Finland; AMF2


Joseph Hardin
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(509) 375-2664

Dan Nelson
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(509) 375-6895

Iosif (Andrei) Lindenmaier
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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Bradley Isom
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Karen Johnson
Brookhaven National Laboratory
data analysis
(631) 344-5952

Alyssa Matthews
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
data analysis

Nitin Bharadwaj
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(509) 372-4267