Wind Profiler Winds
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00251

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Summary
Abstract: Atmospheric winds from the Wind Profiler are available since 1987 from four sites in Colorado: Stapleton Airport (Denver); Platteville; Flagler and Fleming. The Wind Profiler is an upward pointing radar which senses the backscatter from radio-refractive-index irregularities caused by turbulence. These measurements are converted into wind velocity at vertical levels ranging from 0.5 to 16.25 km. ... View entire text

Purpose: To make a wide range of climatic data available to researchers and the public.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 50.0   S: 24.0   E: -66.0   W: -125.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: Wind Profiler Winds
Dataset Release Date: Unknown
Data Presentation Form: tabular digital data
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-01-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: Hourly
Temporal Resolution Range: Hourly - < Daily
Instrument
WIND PROFILERS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: None

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Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
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City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Format: To be determined
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Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 828-271-4800
Fax: 828-271-4876
Email: ncdc.metadata at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
151 Patton Avenue
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City: Asheville
Province or State: North Carolina
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-01-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-20
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