Wind - radar 5 minute wind profiles Den Helder

Wind profiles derived from radar radial velocity measurements for the radar in Den Helder. Time interval is 5 minutes. See data set radar_tar_wind_prof_denhelder/1.0 for an archive that goes back to 2008.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset name radar_wind_profile_denhelder
Dataset version 1.0
Dataset edition 2
Dataset manager Hidde Leijnse
Maintainer KNMI Data Services
Publication timestamp 2014-12-01T11:37:01Z
Reference system identifier PROJ.4+proj=aeqd+a=6378.137+b=6356.752+R_A+lat_0=52.1017+lon_0=5.1783+x_0=0y_0=0
North bound latitude 53.18
East bound longitude 5.16
South bound latitude 52.73
West bound longitude 4.42
Dataset start time 2014-03-30
Dataset end time Unlimited
Update frequency continual
Status onGoing
Identifier urn:xkdc:ds:nl.knmi::radar_wind_profile_denhelder/1.0/
License https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Lineage statement All valid Doppler velocity measurement within 25 km from the radar are combined to derive a single weather radar wind profile. Cosine functions are fitted on all Doppler velocities for a given height layer versus the azimuth angle. The phase offset of the cosine is the wind direction, its amplitude is the wind speed, and the standard deviation of the difference between the Doppler velocity and the cosine is a measure of the quality of the wind estimate.
Use limitation No use limitations
Last metadata update May 16, 2022, 10:12 (UTC)