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GPM Ground Validation Duke Micro Rain Radar (MRR) IPHEx V1
Entry ID: gpmmrrdukeiphx_1

Abstract: The GPM Ground Validation Duke Micro Rain Radar (MRR) IPHEx dataset was gathered during the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Ground Validation Integrated Precipitation and Hydrology Experiment (IPHEx) in North Carolina from May 1, 2014 through June 15, 2014. The dataset contains measured and derived data from three MRR instruments placed in separate locations within the study region. The MRR is a Biral/Metek 24 GHz (K-band) vertically oriented Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FM-CW) radar that measures signal backscatter from which Doppler spectra, radar reflectivity, Doppler velocity, drop size distribution, rain rate, liquid water content, and path integrated attenuation are derived. Data files are available in ASCII data format.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 35.89   S: 35.8   E: -82.58   W: -82.66

Data Set Citation
Version: 1
Other Citation Details: Barros, Ana P.2017. GPM Ground Validation Duke Micro Rain Radar (MRR) IPHEx [indicate subset used]. Dataset available online from the NASA Global Hydrology Resource Center DAAC, Huntsville, Alabama, U.S.A. DOI:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2014-05-01
Stop Date: 2014-06-15
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: Hourly - < Daily
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Distribution Format: ASCII
Fees: 0.0
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-03-04

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