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Met Office GPS Integrated Water Vapour (IWV) Data from the NERC MST Radar Facility, Capel Dewi, Wales

Update Frequency: Daily
Latest Data Update: 2004-08-04
Status: Ongoing
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2007-03-15
Download Stats: last 12 months
Dataset Size: 64 Files | 2MB


Integrated water vapour (IWV) data from the Met Office's GPS instrument located at the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Mesosphere-Stratosphere-Troposphere (MST) Radar Facility, Capel Dewi, near Aberystwyth in West Wales. These data are restricted (please use the apply for access link) and made available under the NERC-Met Office agreement.

Citable as:  Met Office; Gregory, J.M. (2007): Met Office GPS Integrated Water Vapour (IWV) Data from the NERC MST Radar Facility, Capel Dewi, Wales. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: Met Office, GPS, humidity, MST


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Access rules:
Restricted data: please submit an application using the REQUEST ACCESS link for access.
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 are acquired by the Met Office for operational use before a copy is prepared and sent to the BADC for ingesting into the BADC archives.

Data Quality:
Met Offfice IWV GPS data are quality controlled by the Met Office prior to release to the BADC
File Format:
Formatted data are held in ASCII formatted files.

Process overview

This dataset was generated by instruments deployed on platforms as listed below.
Output Description


  • long_name: Atmospheric Water Vapor
  • gcmd_url:
  • gcmd_keyword: Atmospheric Water Vapor
  • names: Atmospheric Water Vapor,
  • long_name: Humidity
  • gcmd_url:
  • gcmd_keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity
  • names:, EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity
  • long_name: Water Vapor
  • gcmd_url:
  • gcmd_keyword: Water Vapor
  • names: Water Vapor,

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