Rainfall rate - data measured with an X-band radar at 213 m height in Cabauw

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.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Author Christine Unal
Maintainer KNMI Data Services
Version v1.0
Last Updated July 29, 2021, 11:12 (UTC)
Created July 29, 2021, 11:12 (UTC)
Dataset name cesar_idra_products_lb1_t00
Dataset version v1.0
East bound longitude 5.145
File identifier 6eb02da8-bb96-429c-a081-7822ee2ca26b
From 2010-10-01T00:00:00
Identifier urn:xkdc:ds:nl.knmi::cesar_idra_products_lb1_t00/v1.0/
License https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/deed.en
Linage 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.
North bound latitude 52.102
Publication timestamp 2019-10-08T12:22:52
Reference system identifier EPSG4326
South bound latitude 51.105
Status onGoing
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
Until 2018-10-27T23:59:59
Update frequency asNeeded
Use limitation no limitations
West bound longitude 4.707