Clouds - cloudbase heights and backscatter profiles from CT75 ceilometer at 30 s interval for Cabauw

Dataset contains backscatter profiles and system status signals from CT75 ceilometer at 30 s time resolution. Operational retrieved cloud base heights (up to 3 levels) are included. Vertical resolution: backscatter 30 m, for cloud base 15 m.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset name cesar_ct75_backscatt_la1_t30s
Dataset version v1.0
Dataset edition 2
Dataset manager KNMI Data Services
Maintainer KNMI Data Services
Publication timestamp 2019-10-08T11:14:59Z
Reference system identifier EPSG4326
North bound latitude 51.97
East bound longitude 4.93
South bound latitude 51.97
West bound longitude 4.93
Dataset start time 2000-08-23
Dataset end time 2013-06-19
Update frequency asNeeded
Status completed
Identifier urn:xkdc:ds:nl.knmi::cesar_ct75_backscatt_la1_t30s/v1.0/
Lineage statement Raw data acquired with CT75 ceilometer and recorded with either CTVIEW or CL-VIEW application. Converted to netcdf format with ceil2nc programme by Univ. of Reading.
Purpose scientific atmospheric research
Supplemental information This dataset was orginally distributed via the CESAR Database System under the full dataset name: cesar_ct75ceilometer_backscatter_la1_t30s, v1.0 Metadata and a Dataset Description Document (DDD) can be viewed or downloaded via this URL:
Use limitation No use limitations
Last metadata update March 28, 2022, 12:43 (UTC)