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Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0212

Airborne Cloud Radar (ACR) Reflectivity, Wakasa Bay, Japan, Version 1

This data set includes 94 GHz co- and cross-polarized radar reflectivity. The Airborne Cloud Radar (ACR) sensor was mounted to a NASA P-3 aircraft flown over the Sea of Japan, the Western Pacific Ocean, and the Japanese Islands.

Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 40, S: 30, E: 150, W: 130

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 14 January 2003 to 3 February 2003
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Clouds > Cloud Reflectance
  • Clouds
  • Radar > Radar Reflectivity
  • Atmospheric Radiation > Reflectance
Platform(s) AIRCRAFT
Sensor(s): DOPPLER RADAR
Data Format(s):
  • NetCDF
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Graeme Stephens, Richard Austin

Data Citation

As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Stephens, G. L. and R. T. Austin. 2004. Airborne Cloud Radar (ACR) Reflectivity, Wakasa Bay, Japan, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/3YXTPM48L5GY. [Date Accessed].

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