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.

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Parameter(s):
  • CLOUDS > CLOUD RADIATIVE TRANSFER > CLOUD REFLECTANCE
  • RADAR > RADAR REFLECTIVITY
  • ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > REFLECTANCE
Data Format(s):
  • NetCDF
Spatial Coverage:
N: 40, 
S: 30, 
E: 150, 
W: 130
Platform(s):AIRCRAFT
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):DOPPLER RADAR
Temporal Coverage:
  • 14 January 2003 to 3 February 2003
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Graeme Stephens, Richard Austin

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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: https://doi.org/10.5067/3YXTPM48L5GY. [Date Accessed].

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