Radar reflectivity - data measured with an X-band radar at 213 m height in Cabauw

This dataset contains X-band (9.475 GHz) weather radar measurements from the TU Delft IRCTR drizzle radar IDRA. It includes plan-position indicators (PPI) of co-polarised reflectivity measurements at horizontal polarisation. IDRA is mounted at the top of the Cabauw tower and is scanning horizontally at a fixed low elevation angle, covering a radius of 15 km (30 m range resolution) or 1.5 km (3 m range resolution). The antenna of IDRA is rotating at a speed of one round per minute. The dataset contains one PPI every five minutes.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset name cesar_idra_reflctivity_la1_t00
Dataset version v1.0
Dataset edition 2
Dataset manager Christine Unal
Maintainer KNMI Data Services
Publication timestamp 2019-10-08T12:50:26Z
Reference system identifier EPSG4326
North bound latitude 52.102
East bound longitude 5.145
South bound latitude 51.605
West bound longitude 4.707
Dataset start time 2008-06-27
Dataset end time 2014-03-13
Update frequency asNeeded
Status onGoing
Identifier urn:xkdc:ds:nl.knmi::cesar_idra_reflctivity_la1_t00/v1.0/
License https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Lineage statement Calibrated reflectivity measurements, but not corrected for propagation effects, i.e. attenuation.
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=1105
Use limitation No use limitations
Last metadata update March 28, 2022, 12:43 (UTC)