Radar - TARA radar processed multi-beam Doppler data for Cabauw

This dataset contains S-band (central frequency of 3.298 GHz) radar measurements from the TU Delft transportable atmospheric radar TARA. It includes profiles of the equivalent reflectivity factor. Further, the horizontal wind (speed and direction) and the vertical Doppler velocity profiles are supplied. TARA is placed at the remote sensing site at Cabauw. It is a very sensitive profiling radar providing time-height indicators.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Author Christine Unal
Maintainer KNMI Data Services
Version v1.0
Last Updated July 29, 2021, 11:14 (UTC)
Created July 29, 2021, 11:14 (UTC)
Dataset name cesar_tara_measurement_la1_t00
Dataset version v1.0
East bound longitude 4.93
File identifier 7d5b3bdf-6f78-447c-aacd-04010a74ed07
From 2012-05-02T00:00:00
Identifier urn:xkdc:ds:nl.knmi::cesar_tara_measurement_la1_t00/v1.0/
License https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/deed.en
Linage statement Processed weather radar measurements at linear horizontal / vertical polarisation basis of TARA. The observables included are reflectivity, Doppler velocity and Doppler spectrum width for three different directions; differential reflectivity, linear depolarisation ratio, horizontal wind speed and direction, and vertical Doppler velocity.
North bound latitude 51.93
Publication timestamp 2019-10-09T06:22:17
Reference system identifier EPSG4326
South bound latitude 51.93
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=1162
Until 2019-05-27T23:59:59
Update frequency asNeeded
Use limitation no limitations
West bound longitude 4.93