Sky Camera Data from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Mesosphere-Stratosphere-Troposphere (MST) Radar Facility, Capel Dewi, Wales
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Publication Date: 2008-08-28
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Dataset Size: 56.3K Files | 110GB
Images from the sky camera mounted at the Natural Environment Research Council's (NERC) Mesosphere-Stratosphere-Troposphere (MST) Radar Facility, Capel Dewi, near Aberystwyth in West Wales. Images are in jpeg format.
Citable as: Natural Environment Research Council Mesosphere-Stratosphere-Troposphere Radar Facility at Aberystwyth; Hooper, D.A. (2008): Sky Camera Data from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Mesosphere-Stratosphere-Troposphere (MST) Radar Facility, Capel Dewi, Wales. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/5a18810018d9be419a0c37bd276d04fe
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: MST, sky camera, cloud, images
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Use of these data is covered by the following licence: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3/. When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
Data are acquired by the MST radar facility and sent to the BADC within an hour of acquisition. Data are then immediately ingested into the BADC archives.
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)
This dataset was generated by instruments deployed on platforms as listed below.
|NERC MST site: Sky-Camera||Deployed on: Capel Dewi Atmospheric Observatory (CDAO)|
- long_name: Cloud Cover
- names: Cloud Cover
- long_name: High Cloud Cover
- names: High Cloud Cover
- long_name: Low Cloud Cover
- names: Low Cloud Cover
- long_name: Medium Cloud Cover
- names: Medium Cloud Cover
- long_name: Total Cloud Cover
- names: Total Cloud Cover