Baltic Sea Experiment (BALTEX) Ground-Based Radar Polar Volume Data
Entry ID: NSIDC-0209

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Abstract: This data set includes non-Doppler polar volume reflectivity data from the Baltic Sea Experiment (BALTEX). Data were collected on Sweden's Gotland Island, using an Ericsson radar mounted at 56 m above sea level. The radar provided 12 scanning angles. Measurements were taken between 1 September 2002 and 31 May 2003. BALTEX data sets will be used for validation of AMSR-E and Advanced Microwave ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 57.24   S: 57.24   E: 18.39   W: 18.39

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Ralf Bennartz
Dataset Title: Baltic Sea Experiment (BALTEX) Ground-Based Radar Polar Volume Data
Dataset Release Date: 2004-04-29
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-09-01
Stop Date: 2003-05-31
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Dataset ID: NSIDC-0209

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Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
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National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Size: 212 MB
Distribution Format: Compressed tar files
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University of Wisconsin-Madison
City: Madison
Province or State: WI
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-04-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-15
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