Datastream : MWRLOS

Microwave Water Radiometer (MWR): water liq. & vapor along line of sight (LOS) path

Active Dates
1993.07.21 - 2017.02.22

Measurement Categories
Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties, Radiometric

Originating Instrument
Microwave Radiometer (MWR)

Measurements

Only measurements considered scientifically relevant are shown below by default.

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Measurement Units Variable
altitude m alt
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
23.8 GHz Blackbody signal count bb23 ( time )
31.4 GHz Blackbody signal counts bb31 ( time )
23.8 GHz blackbody+noise injection signal count bbn23 ( time )
31.4 GHz blackbody+noise injection signal count bbn31 ( time )
North latitude degree_N lat
Total liquid water along LOS path cm liq ( time )
east longitude degrees lon
Quality check results on field: 23.8 GHz Blackbody signal unitless qc_bb23 ( time )
Quality check results on field: 31.4 GHz Blackbody signal unitless qc_bb31 ( time )
Quality check results on field: 23.8 GHz blackbody+noise injection signal unitless qc_bbn23 ( time )
Quality check results on field: 31.4 GHz blackbody+noise injection signal unitless qc_bbn31 ( time )
Quality check results on field: Total liquid water along LOS path unitless qc_liq ( time )
Quality check results on field: 23.8 GHz sky signal unitless qc_sky23 ( time )
Quality check results on field: 31.4 GHz sky signal unitless qc_sky31 ( time )
Quality check results on field: IR Brightness Temperature unitless qc_sky_ir_temp ( time )
Quality check results on field: 23.8 GHz sky brightness temperature unitless qc_tbsky23 ( time )
Quality check results on field: 31.4 GHz sky brightness temperature unitless qc_tbsky31 ( time )
Quality check results on field: Time offset from midnight unitless qc_time ( time )
Quality check results on field: Ambient temperature unitless qc_tkair ( time )
Quality check results on field: Blackbody kinetic temperature unitless qc_tkbb ( time )
Quality check results on field: Noise diode mount temperature unitless qc_tknd ( time )
Quality check results on field: Mixer kinetic (physical) temperature unitless qc_tkxc ( time )
Quality check results on field: Noise injection temp at 23.8 GHz adjusted to tkbb unitless qc_tnd23 ( time )
Quality check results on field: Noise injection temp at 31.4 GHz adjusted to tkbb unitless qc_tnd31 ( time )
Quality check results on field: Noise injection temp at nominal temperature at 23.8 GHz unitless qc_tnd_nom23 ( time )
Quality check results on field: Noise injection temp at nominal temperature at 31.4 GHz unitless qc_tnd_nom31 ( time )
Quality check results on field: Total water vapor along LOS path unitless qc_vap ( time )
23.8 GHz sky signal count sky23 ( time )
31.4 GHz sky signal count sky31 ( time )
IR Brightness Temperature K sky_ir_temp ( time )
23.8 GHz sky brightness temperature K tbsky23 ( time )
31.4 GHz sky brightness temperature K tbsky31 ( time )
Temperature correction coefficient at 23.8 GHz K/K tc23 ( time )
Temperature correction coefficient at 31.4 GHz K/K tc31 ( time )
Time offset from midnight seconds since 2000-10-06 00:00:36 0:00 time ( time )
Time offset from base_time seconds since 2000-10-06 00:00:36 0:00 time_offset ( time )
Ambient temperature K tkair ( time )
Blackbody kinetic temperature K tkbb ( time )
Noise diode mount temperature K tknd ( time )
Mixer kinetic (physical) temperature K tkxc ( time )
Noise injection temp at 23.8 GHz adjusted to tkbb K tnd23 ( time )
Noise injection temp at 31.4 GHz adjusted to tkbb K tnd31 ( time )
Noise injection temp at nominal temperature at 23.8 GHz K tnd_nom23 ( time )
Noise injection temp at nominal temperature at 31.4 GHz K tnd_nom31 ( time )
Total water vapor along LOS path cm vap ( time )
Water on Teflon window (1=WET, 0=DRY) unitless wet_window ( time )

Locations

North Slope Alaska
NSAC1 Browse DataCentral Facility, Barrow AK
NSAC2 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Atqasuk AK
Southern Great Plains
SGPB1 Browse DataHillsboro, KS (Boundary)
SGPB4 Browse Data Browse PlotsVici, OK (Boundary)
SGPB5 Browse DataMorris, OK (Boundary)
SGPB6 Browse Data Browse PlotsPurcell, OK (Boundary)
SGPC1 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Lamont, OK
SGPE14 Browse DataLamont, OK (Extended, secondary)
SGPS02 Browse DataSupplemental 2, Lamont, OK
Tropical Western Pacific
TWPC1 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Manus I., PNG
TWPC2 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Nauru Island
TWPC3 Browse DataCentral Facility, Darwin, Australia
ARM Mobile Facility
ACXM1 Browse DataOff the Coast of California - NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown; AMF2
ASIM1 Browse DataAscension Island, South Atlantic Ocean; AMF1
AWRM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsMcMurdo Station Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica; AMF2
FKBM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsBlack Forest, Germany
GANM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsGan Airport, Gan Island, Maldives; AMF2
GRWM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal; AMF1
HFEM1 Browse DataShouxian, Anhui, China
MAGM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsLos Angeles, CA to Honolulu, HI - container ship Horizon Spirit; AMF2
MAOM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsManacapuru, Amazonas, Brazil; AMF1
NIMM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsNiamey, Niger
PGHM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsARIES Observatory, Nainital, Uttarkhand, India; AMF1
PVCM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsHighland Center, Cape Cod MA; AMF1
PYEM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsPoint Reyes, CA
SBSM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsSteamboat Springs CO, Valley Site; AMF2
TMPM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsU. of Helsinki Research Station (SMEAR II), Hyytiala, Finland; AMF2

Contact(s)

Maria Cadeddu
Argonne National Laboratory
(630) 252-7408
mcadeddu@anl.gov