Met Office 915 MHz UHF Radar Data deployed at the NERC MST Radar Facility, Capel Dewi, Wales (1995 -2002)
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Publication Date: 2007-03-15
Data from the Met Office's 915 MHz LAP3000 UHF (Ultra High Frequency) boundary layer wind profiler deployed at the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Mesosphere-Stratosphere-Troposphere (MST) Radar Facility, Capel Dewi, near Aberystwyth in West Wales. The instrument was deployed from February 1995 to March 2002. These data are made available under the NERC-Met Office agreement.
Keywords: Met Office, MST, wind profiler, boundary layer, UHF
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Data were acquired by the Met Office made available for archiving at the BADC.
The MST radar data quality is described by D. A. Hooper, J. Nash, T. Oakley, and M. Turp. Validation of a new signal processing scheme for the MST radar at Aberystwyth. Ann. Geophys., 26(11):3253-3268, 2008. (available from here http://www.ann-geophys.net/26/3253/2008/angeo-26-3253-2008.html)
Data are held in ASCII formatted files.
This dataset was generated by instruments deployed on platforms as listed below.