GPM Ground Validation Autonomous Parsivel Unit (APU) MC3E
Entry ID: gpmpamc3e

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Abstract: The Autonomous Parsivel Unit (APU) is an optical disdrometer based on single particle extinction that measures particle size and fall velocity. This APU consists of the Parsivel, which was developed by OTT in Germany, and its support systems, which were designed and built by the University of Alabama in Huntsville. The APU dataset for the Midlatitude Continental Convective Clouds Experiment ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 36.6   S: 36.5   E: -97.5   W: -97.4

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: GPM Ground Validation Autonomous Parsivel Unit (APU) MC3E
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2011-04-22
Stop Date: 2011-06-06
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Data Center
Global Hydrology Resource Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: gpmpamc3e

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 256-961-7932
Fax: 256-961-7859
Email: ghrcdaac at
Contact Address:
GHRC User Services Office
Global Hydrology Resource Center (GHRC)
320 Sparkman Drive
City: Huntsville
Province or State: AL
Postal Code: 35805
Country: USA
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 31 Mb
Distribution Format: ASCII
Fees: none
Phone: 757-824-1567
Email: walter.peterson at
Contact Address:
NASA Wallops Flight Facility
City: Wallops Island
Province or State: Virginia
Postal Code: 233375
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-02-19
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