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GPM GROUND VALIDATION DUAL-FREQUENCY DUAL-POLARIZED DOPPLER RADAR (D3R) IFLOODS V1
Entry ID: gpmd3rifld_1


Summary
Abstract: The GPM Ground Validation Dual-frequency Dual-polarized Doppler Radar (D3R) IFloodS dataset contains radar reflectivity and doppler velocity measurements from the Iowa Flood Studies (IFloodS) campaign. This campaign aimed to improve satellite precipitation measurements for flood prediction by using ground measurements to improve satellite retrieval algorithms. The D3R was developed by a government-industry-academic consortium with funding from NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Project. It operates at the ku (13.91 GHz ± 25 MHz) and ka (35.56 GHz ± 25 MHz) frequencies covering a fixed range from 450 m to 39.75 km. The D3R IFloodS dataset is available from May 9, 2013 through June 13, 2013 in netCDF-3 format with corresponding browse imagery available in PNG format.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.5   S: 42.0   E: -90.1   W: -92.9

Data Set Citation
Version: 1
Other Citation Details: Chandrasekar, V. .2014. GPM GROUND VALIDATION DUAL-FREQUENCY DUAL-POLARIZED DOPPLER RADAR (D3R) IFLOODS [indicate subset used]. Dataset available online from the NASA Global Hydrology Resource Center DAAC, Huntsville, Alabama, U.S.A. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/GPMGV/IFLOODS/D3R/DATA101
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2013-05-09
Stop Date: 2013-06-13
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 1 second - < 1 minute
Access Constraints This product has full public access.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Distribution
Distribution Format: netCDF-3
Fees: 0.0
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-03-05




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