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NSF NCAR S-Pol Radar
STATUS
Fully Available For Deployment
AVAILABILITY
Available through NSF Deployment Pool process.
REQUEST PROCEDURE
NSF Deployment Pool process
Surface Remote
S-band fully polarimetric Doppler radar. Measures reflectivity, velocity, differential reflectivity, linear depolarization, differential phase, co-polar correlation. Recent addition of Ka-band matched-beam system.
CONTACT
Wen-Chau Lee
NCAR/EOL
1850 Table Mesa Dr. Boulder, CO 80305
(303) 497-8814
wenchau@ucar.edu
SPECIFICATIONS
Facility TypeDeployable
Location
Variablesreflectivity, velocity, differential reflectivity, linear depolarization, differential phase, co-polar correlation
Archive Data AvailabilityYes. QC'd, 12 years, on-line, user recoverable. See http://www.eol.ucar.edu, search for
REMARKS
System is built around 7 20-foot SeaContainers, and can be shipped world-wide. Requires approximately ten days for a crew of five to set up. Has been deployed to the central Amazon, Europe, and a small island in the West Indies.
UPDATED ON
28 Mar 2011 13:35