GATE Cloud System
Entry ID: ucar.scd.vets.vg.gate

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Summary
Abstract: A Cloud Resolving Model was run using data from a unique 3D Atlantic tropical
experiment, and visualizations were produced showing the formation and
evolution of cloud systems during a 7-day period.A Cloud Resolving Model (CRM)
was run to simulate the formation and evolution of cloud systems using data
from a unique 3D experiment performed during September 1-7, 1974, during Phase
III of the Global atmospheric research programme Atlantic Tropical Experiment
(GATE)
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Xiaoqing Wu (scientist), Wojciech W. Grabowski (scientist), Mitchell W. Moncrieff (scientist), William D. Hall (scientist), Tim Scheitlin (animator)
Online Resource: http://cdp.ucar.edu/browse/browse.htm?uri=http%3a%2f%2fdataportal.u...
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 400 Km
Longitude Resolution: 400 Km
Horizontal Resolution Range: 250 km - < 500 km or approximately 2.5 degrees - < 5.0 degrees
Temporal Resolution: 20 minutes
Temporal Resolution Range: 1 minute - < 1 hour
Science Keywords
Use Constraints Copyright 2002, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
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Data Center
Community Data Portal, Visualization and Enabling Technologies Section, Computational and Information Systems Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://cdp.ucar.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NCAR CDP SUPPORT
Email: cdp at ucar.edu
Contact Address:
National Center for Atmospheric Research
P.O. Box 3000
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307-3000
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-07-16
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