APR-2 Dual-frequency Airborne Radar Observations, Wakasa Bay
Entry ID: NSIDC-0195

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Summary
Abstract: In January and February 2003, the Airborne Second Generation Precipitation Radar (APR-2) collected data in the Wakasa Bay AMSR-E validation campaign over the sea of Japan on board a NASA P-3 aircraft. Data were collected on all P-3 flights that encountered precipitation. APR-2 collected data at 13.405 and 35.605 GHz in a downward-looking, cross-track scanning geometry. The experiment was designed ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 45.0   S: 30.0   E: 150.0   W: 130.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Eastwood Im
Dataset Title: APR-2 Dual-Frequency Airborne Radar Observations, Wakasa Bay
Dataset Release Date: 2004-02-20
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0195.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-01-14
Stop Date: 2003-02-03
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Data Center
NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html
Dataset ID: NSIDC-0195

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 7000 MB
Distribution Format: Binary HDF and image .jpg files
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: eastwood.im at jpl.nasa.go
Contact Address:
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
4800 Oak Grove Dr
City: Pasadena
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 91109
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Durden, S. L., E. Im, F. K. Li, W. Ricketts, A. Tanner, and W. Wilson. 1994. ARMAR: An Airborne Rain Mapping Radar. Journal of Atmos. Oceanic Technol. 11:3 727-737.

Im, E. Durden, S. L. Haddad, Z. S. Sadowy, G. Berkun, A. Huang, J. Lou, M. Lopez, B. C. Rahmat-Samii, Y. Rengarajan. 2000. Second-Generation Spaceborne Precipitation Radar. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2000. Proceedings ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-02-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-14
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