This dataset contains post-processed X-band (central frequency of 9.475 GHz) weather radar data from the TU Delft IRCTR drizzle radar IDRA. It includes plan-position indicators (PPI) of the specific differential phase, the differential backscatter phase, and the estimated rainfall rate. IDRA is mounted at the top of the Cabauw tower at 213 m agl., and is scanning horizontally at a fixed low elevation angle, covering a slant range of 15 km with a range resolution of 30 m. IDRA thus provides the horizontally spatial distribution of precipitation over the CESAR observatory.


Dataset name cesar_idra_products_lb1_t00
Dataset version v1.0
Status onGoing
Last metadata update December 5, 2023, 14:43 (UTC)
Update frequency asNeeded
License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
North bound latitude 52.102
East bound longitude 5.145
South bound latitude 51.105
West bound longitude 4.707
Dataset edition 2
Dataset manager Christine Unal
Maintainer KNMI Data Services
Publication timestamp 2019-10-08T12:22:52Z
Reference system identifier EPSG4326
Dataset start time 2010-10-01
Dataset end time 2018-10-27
Identifier urn:xkdc:ds:nl.knmi::cesar_idra_products_lb1_t00/v1.0/
Lineage statement Based on the dual-polarimetric radar moments measured by IDRA, the specific differential phase, the differential backscatter phase and the rainfall rate are estimated.
Supplemental information This dataset was orginally distributed via the CESAR Database System under the full dataset name: Metadata and a Dataset Description Document (DDD) can be viewed or downloaded via this URL: http://www.cesar-database.nl/ShowDatasetMetadataInfo.do?datasetMetadataID=1165
Use limitation No use limitations
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