CAMEX-4 TOGA Radar
Entry ID: c4gtoga

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Summary
Abstract: The Convection And Moisture EXperiment (CAMEX) is a series of field
research investigations sponsored by the Earth Science Enterprise of
the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The fourth
field campaign in the CAMEX series (CAMEX-4) ran from 16 August to 25
September, 2001 and was based out of Jacksonville Naval Air Station,
Florida. CAMEX-4 focused on the study of tropical cyclone (hurricane)
development, tracking, intensification, and landfalling impacts using
NASA-funded aircraft and surface remote sensing instrumentation.

The TOGA radar dataset consists of browse and radar data collected
from the TOGA radar during the CAMEX-4 experiment. TOGA is a C-band
linear polarized doppler radar using 500KW of radiated power. Products
available include real time PPI scans of reflectivities and Doppler
velocities.

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Description: CAMEX-4 project home page


Geographic Coverage
 N: 50.0 S: 10.0  E: -60.0  W: -100.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Gerlach, J.
Dataset Title: CAMEX-4 TOGA Radar
Online Resource: http://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/uso/ds_catalog/c4gtoga.html


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-08-15
Stop Date: 2001-09-28


Location Keywords
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > GULF OF MEXICO


Science Keywords
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >RADAR >DOPPLER VELOCITY    [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >RADAR >RADAR REFLECTIVITY    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
IMAGERY/BASE MAPS/EARTH COVER


Platform
GROUND STATIONS    [Information]


Instrument
DOPPLER RADAR    [Information]
RADAR >Radio Detection and Ranging    [Information]
TOGA RADAR    [Information]


Project
CAMEX >Convection and Moisture Experiment    [Information]
EOSDIS >Earth Observing System Data Information System    [Information]
ESIP >Earth Science Information Partners Program    [Information]
CAMEX-4 >Convection and Moisture Experiment 4    [Information]
CWIC >CEOS WGISS Integrated Catalog    [Information]


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none


Use Constraints
none


Keywords
EOSDIS


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
Global Hydrology Resource Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: GHRC USER SERVICES OFFICE
Phone: 256-961-7932
Fax: 256-961-7859
Email: ghrcdaac at itsc.uah.edu
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
Distribution_Media: FTP
Distribution_Size: 29 GB
Distribution_Format: Universal Radar Format
Fees: $0


Personnel
JOHN GERLACH
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 757-824-1515
Email: gerlach at wff.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Wallops Flight Facility
City: Wallops Island
Province or State: Virginia
Postal Code: 233375
Country: USA


PAUL KUCERA
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 303-497-2807
Email: pkucera at ucar.edu
Contact Address:
NCAR/Research Applications Laboratory
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307-3000
Country: USA


SHERRY HARRISON
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 256-961-7973
Email: ghrcdaac at itsc.uah.edu
Contact Address:
320 Sparkman Dr.
City: Huntsville
Province or State: AL
Postal Code: 35805
Country: USA



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-01-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-03-29

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