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NOAA X-band polarimetric radar
STATUS
In Good Working Condition
AVAILABILITY
This radar is used regularly for HMT field experiments from December through March (almost every year). The rest of the time it is parked and serviced at Erie, Colorado
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Contact the HMT project manager Timothy Schneider (Timothy.Schneider@noaa.gov)
Surface Remote
A polarimetric transportable radar (3.2 cm wavelength)with full scanning and Doppler capabilities.
CONTACT
Sergey Matrosov
CIRES, University of Colorado, NOAA ESRL
R/PSD2, 325 Broadway, Boulder CO 80305
303-497-6393
Sergey.Matrosov@noaa.gov
SECONDARY CONTACT
Timothy Schneider
NOAA ESRL
R/PSD2, 325 Broadway, Boulder CO 80305
303-497-5160
Timothy.Schneider@noaa.gov
SPECIFICATIONS
Facility TypeDeployable
LocationBoulder, CO
Variablesreflectivity, velocity, differential reflectivity, differential phase, co-polar correlation coefficient
Archive Data AvailabilityData are available from a number of field projects held in California and Colorado
REFERENCES
Matrosov, S.Y., D.E. Kingsmill, B.E. Martner, and F.M. Ralf, 2005: The utility of X-band polarimetric radar for quantitative estimates of rainfall parameters. J. Hydrometeor. 5, 110-128.
UPDATED ON
14 Sep 2009 13:33