Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Disdrometer Data, Sparsholt College Site
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Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2003-09-20
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Dataset Size: 3.03K Files | 12GB
Data were collected by the Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Disdrometer from the 1st of July 2004 to the present at Sparsholt College, Hampshire. The dataset contains measurements of the drop size distribution of rain.
Citable as: Science and Technology Facilities Council; Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research; Natural Environment Research Council; Wrench, C.L. (2003): Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Disdrometer Data, Sparsholt College Site. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/b5b96f48a8ea9493fedad621dbc1fc5d
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: CFARR, disdrometer, rainfall
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Data are collected by 4 radar systems, of which the largest is the 3 GHz Doppler radar (CAMRa), and 4 lidar systems, at Chilbolton Observatory, Hampshire.
Data are checked by CFARR staff prior to submission to BADC
Data are netCDF formatted.
This dataset was generated by instruments deployed on platforms as listed below.
|Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR) Disdrometer||Deployed on: Sparsholt College, Hampshire, UK|
- long_name: Range Of The First Cloud Base From The Lidar
- names: Range Of The First Cloud Base From The Lidar
- long_name: disdrometer drop count
- var_id: drop_count
- names: disdrometer drop count
- units: mm
- long_name: drop diameter
- var_id: drop_size
- names: drop diameter
- units: m
- standard_name: height
- var_id: height
- long_name: height of ground level above mean sea level (Ordnance Survey Great Britain)
- names: height, height of ground level above mean sea level (Ordnance Survey Great Britain)
- units: degree_north
- standard_name: latitude
- var_id: latitude
- long_name: latitude
- names: latitude
- units: degree_east
- standard_name: longitude
- var_id: longitude
- long_name: longitude
- names: longitude
- standard_name: time
- var_id: time
- names: time