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The Mesosphere, Stratosphere and Troposphere (MST) Radar

Abstract: The NERC Mesosphere Stratosphere Troposphere (MST) Radar facility is
situated at Capel Dewi, five miles outside Aberystwyth in Ceredigion,
Wales. Its development and operation is a joint project between the
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and the Physics Department of the
University of Wales at Aberystwyth. It provides high ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Home Page.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 51.8   S: 51.8   E: -4.2   W: -4.2
Max Altitude: 100 KM

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
Dataset Title: The Mesosphere, Stratosphere and Troposphere (MST) Radar
Dataset Release Place: Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Dataset Publisher: British Atmospheric Data Centre
Online Resource:
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-02-16
Data Resolution
Vertical Resolution: 150 m
Temporal Resolution: 12 min
Access Constraints The BADC holds the MST radar data online. These data can be retrieved
by anonymous FTP or through this Worldwide Web interface.

The MST data are held at the BADC in the original binary data format,
in which the data are encoded into integer arrays. The simplicity of
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Data Center
British Atmospheric Data Centre, NERC Centres for Atmospheric Science, United Kingdom Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +44 1235 446432
Fax: +44 1235 445848
Email: BADC at
Contact Address:
British Atmospheric Data Centre
Space Science Department
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
City: Chilton
Province or State: Didcot
Postal Code: OX11 OQX
Country: UK
Distribution Media: Online (FTP, WWW)
Distribution Size: 15000 Mb
Distribution Format: BIN
Fees: None
Phone: 301-614-5126
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Scott.A.Ritz at
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-02-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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