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

Active Dates
2011.09.14 - 2016.07.15

Measurement Categories
Cloud Properties

Originating Instrument
X-Band Scanning ARM Cloud Radar (XSACR)


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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 )
Reflectivity dBZ reflectivity ( time, range )
Signal-to-noise ratio dB signal_to_noise_ratio ( time, range )
Spectra 10 * log(signal power in milliwatts) 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 )


Tropical Western Pacific
TWPC3 Browse DataCentral Facility, Darwin, Australia
ARM Mobile Facility
AWRM1 Browse DataMcMurdo Station Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica; AMF2
TMPM1 Browse DataU. of Helsinki Research Station (SMEAR II), Hyytiala, Finland; AMF2


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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