Datastream : MWACRSPECCMASKCOPOL

Marine W-band (95 GHz) ARM Cloud Radar, filtered spectral data, co-polarized mode

Active Dates
2013.06.28 - 2016.03.19

Measurement Categories
Cloud Properties

Originating Instrument
Marine W-Band (95 GHz) ARM Cloud Radar (MWACR)

Measurements

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Measurement Units Variable
Altitude above mean sea level m alt ( time )
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
GPS-determined velocity vector heading angle degree gps_heading ( time )
GPS-determined velocity km/hour gps_velocity ( time )
Ship heave displacement along vertical axis, positive upward m heave ( time )
Ship heave acceleration along vertical axis, positive upward m/s^2 heave_acceleration ( time )
Ship heave velocity along vertical axis, positive upward degree heave_velocity ( time )
North latitude degree_N lat ( time )
Locator mask for spectra field unitless locator_mask ( time, range )
East longitude degree_E lon ( time )
Ship pitch, axis starboard-to-port, positive is bow up degree pitch ( time )
Range (center of radar sample volume) m range ( range )
Ship roll, axis along ship length, positive is port up deg roll ( time )
Spectra 10 * log(signal power in milliwatts) spectra ( numspectra, speclength )
Ship surge displacement along ship length, positive forward m surge ( time )
Ship surge acceleration along ship length, positive forward m/s^2 surge_acceleration ( time )
Ship surge velocity along ship length, positive forward m/s surge_velocity ( time )
Ship sway, starboard-to-port displacement, positive to port m sway ( time )
Ship sway acceleration starboard-to-port, positive to port m/s^2 sway_acceleration ( time )
Ship sway velocity, starboard-to-port displacement, positive to port m/s sway_velocity ( time )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )
Spectral velocity bins m/s velocity_bins ( speclength )
Ship yaw, axis vertical, positive is clockwise rotation deg yaw ( time )

Locations

ARM Mobile Facility
ACXM1 Browse DataOff the Coast of California - NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown; AMF2
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)

Joseph Hardin
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
associate
(509) 375-2664
joseph.hardin@pnnl.gov

Bradley Isom
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
associate
1-509-372-4917
bradley.isom@pnnl.gov

Alyssa Matthews
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
data analysis
5093754543
alyssa.matthews@pnnl.gov

Karen Johnson
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Developer
(631) 344-5952
kjohnson@bnl.gov

Nitin Bharadwaj
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(509) 372-4267
nitin@pnnl.gov