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Convective Storm Initiation Project (CSIP) Pilot: UK Met Office 2 km Nimrod Rain Radar Data

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2006-08-17
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The UK Met Office NIMROD radar data describe rain-rate observations taken by NIMROD, which is a very short range forecasting system used by the Met Office. Data were collected during July 2004 at UK only stations. The dataset contains measurements of rain rate data and images. These data are 2 km resolution supplied specifically for the CSIP campaign.

Citable as:  Met Office (2006): Convective Storm Initiation Project (CSIP) Pilot: UK Met Office 2 km Nimrod Rain Radar Data. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: CSIP, Met Office, Rain radar


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Use of these data is covered by the following licence: When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
Data lineage:

Data were collected by the Met Office's Nimrod system and these particular data were then delivered to the BADC for ingestion into the CSIP Pilot Field Campaign.

Data Quality:
Research data
File Format:
Data are Met Office Nimrod formatted. Images are GIF formatted.

Process overview

This dataset was generated by instruments deployed on platforms as listed below.
Output Description None

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