GPM Ground Validation NASA S-Band Dual Polarimetric (NPOL) Doppler Radar MC3E
Entry ID: gpmnpolmc3e

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Abstract: The NASA NPOL radar, developed by a research team from Wallops Flight Facility, is a fully transportable and self-contained S-band (10 cm), scanning dual-polarimetric, doppler research radar that collected and operated nearly continuously during the MC3E field campaign. NPOL scanned in high resolution RHI mode (every 40 sec) and provided measurements of precipitation in liquid, mixed and ice ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 38.0   S: 35.0   E: -95.5   W: -99.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: GPM Ground Validation NASA S-Band Dual Polarimetric (NPOL) Doppler Radar MC3E
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2011-04-11
Stop Date: 2011-06-03
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Data Center
Global Hydrology Resource Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: gpmnpolmc3e

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: 2 Gb
Distribution Format: TGZ
Fees: none
Phone: 757-824-1515
Email: gerlach at
Contact Address:
NASA Wallops Flight Facility
City: Wallops Island
Province or State: Virginia
Postal Code: 233375
Country: USA
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Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-08-07
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