GPM Ground Validation Airborne Second Generation Precipitation Radar (APR-2) GCPEx
Entry ID: gpmapr2gcpex

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Abstract: The Second Generation Airborne Precipitation Radar (APR-2) is a dual-frequency (13 GHz and 35 GHz), Doppler, dual-polarization radar system. It has a downward looking antenna that performs cross track scans, covering a swath that is +/- 25 to each side of the aircraft path. Additional features include: simultaneous dual-frequency, matched beam operation at 13.4 and 35.6 GHz (same as GPM ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 46.7   S: 34.5   E: -68.0   W: -88.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: GPM Ground Validation Airborne Second Generation Precipitation Radar (APR-2) GCPEx
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2012-01-11
Stop Date: 2012-02-25
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Data Center
Global Hydrology Resource Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: gpmapr2gcpex

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: 11 Mb
Distribution Format: HDF
Fees: none
Phone: 818-354-4321
Email: stephen.l.durden at
Contact Address:
4800 Oak Grove Drive
City: Pasadena
Province or State: California
Postal Code: 91109
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-05-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-05-13
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