Dual-polar products from the Met Office's Castor Bay C-band rain radar, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Data include augmented ldr and zdr scan data (both long and short pulse). The radar is a C-band (5.3 cm wavelength) radar and data are received by the Nimrod system at 5 minute intervals.
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Data are acquired from rain radar network in the UK and Europe by the Met Office's NIMROD system. Single site data are then sent to the BADC by the Met Office's DART operational dissemination system. Raw polar data from single sites are sent through from the RADARNET team at the Met Office. On arrival at the BADC the data are ingested after a one day quarantine, having been compressed and then compiled into daily tar balls for each data type.
Data are from the Met Office's operational NIMROD system
NIMROD product data are in the non-standard NIMROD binary format. Refer to linked documentation for further details.
|Met Office C-band radar||Deployed on: Castor Bay Meteorological Station, UK|
|NIMROD system||Deployed on: Castor Bay Meteorological Station, UK|
- long_name: Precipitation Rate
- gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0658
- gcmd_keyword: Precipitation Rate
- names: Precipitation Rate, http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0658