W-Band ARM Scanning Cloud Radar (WSACR) Filtered Spectral Data of Vertically Pointing High Sensitivity Scan in Cross Mode

Active Dates
2016.07.21 - 2016.10.25

Measurement Categories
Cloud Properties

Originating Instrument
W-band Scanning ARM Cloud Radar (WSACR)


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Measurement Units Variable
Altitude above mean sea level m alt
Azimuth angle from true north degree azimuth ( time )
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
Elevation angle from horizontal degree elevation ( time )
Target angle for sweep degree fixed_angle ( sweep )
North latitude degree_N lat
Locator mask for spectra unitless locator_mask ( time, range )
East longitude degree_E lon
Range (center of radar sample volume) m range ( range )
Range cell bounds range_bounds ( range, bound )
Antenna scan rate, positive for clockwise or increasing elevation degree/s scan_rate ( time )
Spectra magnitude 10 lg(re 1 mW) spectra_magnitude ( numspectra, speclength )
Spectra phase degree spectra_phase ( numspectra, speclength )
Sweep number count sweep ( sweep )
Tine index of last ray in sweep, 0-based unitless sweep_end_ray_index ( sweep )
Time index of first ray in sweep, 0-based unitless sweep_start_ray_index ( sweep )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )
Spectral velocity bins m/s velocity_bins ( speclength )


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Joseph Hardin
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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Dan Nelson
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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Iosif (Andrei) Lindenmaier
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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Bradley Isom
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Karen Johnson
Brookhaven National Laboratory
data analysis
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Alyssa Matthews
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
data analysis

Nitin Bharadwaj
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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