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  • Data were collected from the 31st of March 2004 to the 29th of March 2011 by the Copernicus Doppler cloud radar at Chilbolton Observatory, Hampshire. The dataset contains measurements of attenuated backscatter coefficients of aerosols within the atmosphere, and a full Doppler spectrum, and moments Z, v, and w.

  • Vertical profiles of horizontal and vertical wind components as well as signal-to-noise (SNR) and spectal width measurements were collected at the Met Office Research Unit, Cardington, Bedfordshire, UK, between 14th April 2010 and 25th May 2011 as part of ongoing long term observations made by the NERC National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS). These data were collected by the NCAS Atmospheric Measreument Facility's (AMF) 1290 MHz Mobile Wind Profiler, owned and operated by the University of Manchester and previously known as the aber-radar-1290mhz at the time of these observations. The data are available at 15 minute intervals as netCDF files to all registered BADC users under the Open Government License. The dataset contains the following measurements: Eastward wind velocity component Northward wind velocity component Upward air velocity Direction the wind is from Signal to noise ratio Altitude of instrument above the ground Longitude of instrument Latitude of instrument Spectral width

  • Vertical profiles of horizontal and vertical wind components as well as signal-to-noise (SNR) and spectal width measurements were collected at the Met Office Research Unit, Cardington, Bedfordshire, UK, between 7th April and 27th September 2006 as part of ongoing long term observations made by the NERC National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS). These data were collected by the NCAS Atmospheric Measreument Facility's (AMF) 1290 MHz Mobile Wind Profiler, owned and operated by the University of Manchester and previously known as the aber-radar-1290mhz at the time of these observations. The data are available at 15 minute intervals as netCDF files to all registered BADC users under the Open Government License. The dataset contains the following measurements: Eastward wind velocity component Northward wind velocity component Upward air velocity Direction the wind is from Signal to noise ratio Altitude of instrument above the ground Longitude of instrument Latitude of instrument Spectral width

  • The University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1290mhz mobile wind profiler - now referred to as the University of Manchester mobile wind profiler, was operated at the Weybourne Atmospheric Observatory during the 2nd field campaign of the Tropospheric ORganic CHemistry Experiment (TORCH) Project. The TORCH project was part of the Natural Environmental Research Council's (NERC) Polluted Troposphere research programme. The field campaign ran from 22nd April to 28th May 2004, during which period the mobile wind profiler obtained vertical profiles of the horizontal and vertical wind components. For each signal beam profiles of the signal to noise (SNR) ratio and spectral widths were also taken. The data consist of files in the netCDF binary format and plots in PNG format. Data are available to all BADC registered users under the Government Open Data licence.

  • Data were collected by Universities' Facility for Atmospheric Measurement's (UFAM) 1290mhz Degreane Mobile Wind Profiler, deployed at the Writtle Agriculture College, Essex, in August 2003 as part of the Tropospheric ORganic CHemistry Experiment Project (TORCH) 1 field campaign. During the field campaign the mobile wind profiler obtained vertical profiles of the horizontal and vertical wind components. For each signal beam profiles of the signal to noise (SNR) ratio and spectral widths were also taken. The data consist of files available in the NASA-AMES ASCII and netCDF binary formats and plots in PNG format. Data are available to all BADC registered users under the Government Open Data licence.

  • Vertical profiles of horizontal and vertical wind components as well as signal-to-noise (SNR) and spectal width measurements were collected at the Met Office Research Unit, Cardington, Bedfordshire, UK, from 6th November 2013 to 18th January 2016 as part of ongoing long term observations made by the NERC National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS). These data were collected by the NCAS Atmospheric Measurement Facility's (AMF) 1290 MHz Mobile Wind Profiler, owned and operated by the University of Manchester and previously known as the aber-radar-1290mhz at the time of these observations. The data are available at 15 minute intervals as netCDF files to all registered BADC users under the Open Government License. The dataset contains the following measurements: Eastward wind velocity component Northward wind velocity component Upward air velocity Direction the wind is from Signal to noise ratio Altitude of instrument above the ground Longitude of instrument Latitude of instrument Spectral width

  • Vertical profiles of horizontal and vertical wind components as well as signal-to-noise (SNR) and spectal width measurements were collected at the NERC Mesosphere-Stratosphere-Troposphere radar facility site, Capel Dewi, near Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales, between 28th March and 16th May 2007 as part of ongoing long term observations made by the NERC National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS). These data were collected by the NCAS Atmospheric Measreument Facility's (AMF) 1290 MHz Mobile Wind Profiler, owned and operated by the University of Manchester and previously known as the aber-radar-1290mhz at the time of these observations. The data are available at 15 minute intervals as netCDF files to all registered BADC users under the Open Government License. The dataset contains the following measurements: Eastward wind velocity component Northward wind velocity component Upward air velocity Direction the wind is from Signal to noise ratio Altitude of instrument above the ground Longitude of instrument Latitude of instrument Spectral width

  • The University of Wales, Aberystwyth 1290 MHz mobile wind profiler, deployed as part of a suite of instrument from Universities' Facility for Atmospheric Measurements (UFAM), was sited at Linkenholt, Hampshire, UK, for the duration of the Convective Storm Initiation Project (CSIP)'s main field campaign. The instrument was operated throughout the campaign, producing vertical profiles of wind speed and direction (horizontal and vertical components), signal to noise ratio and spectral width measurements from 2nd June to 1st September 2005. This instrument is now referred to as the University of Manchester mobile wind profiler (man-radar-1290mhz).

  • The DIAMET project aimed to better the understanding and prediction of mesoscale structures in synoptic-scale storms. Such structures include fronts, rain bands, secondary cyclones, sting jets etc, and are important because much of the extreme weather we experience (e.g. strong winds, heavy rain) comes from such regions. Weather forecasting models are able to capture some of this activity correctly, but there is much still to learn. By a combination of measurements and modelling, mainly using the Met Office Unified Model (UM), the project worked to better understand how mesoscale processes in cyclones give rise to severe weather and how they can be better represented in models and better forecast. This dataset contains wind profile measurements which were taken by the Facility for Ground-based Atmospheric Measurements' (FGAM) 1290 MHz Degreane Mobile Wind Profiler, operated by the University of Manchester,as part of the DIAMET (Diabatic influences on mesoscale structures in extratropical storms) project from 9th August 2011 to 17th February 2012. During this period the instrument was deployed at the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Mesosphere-Stratosphere-Troposphere (MST) Radar Facility, Capel Dewi, UK. These data are available in netCDF and include wind speed, wind direction, signal to noise ratio and spectral width.

  • Vertical profiles of horizontal and vertical wind components as well as signal-to-noise (SNR) and spectal width measurements were collected at the NERC Mesosphere-Stratosphere-Troposphere radar facility site, Capel Dewi, near Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales, between 31st August 2004 and 1st June 2005 as part of ongoing long term observations made by the NERC National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS). These data were collected by the NCAS Atmospheric Measreument Facility's (AMF) 1290 MHz Mobile Wind Profiler, owned and operated by the University of Manchester and previously known as the aber-radar-1290mhz at the time of these observations. The data are available at 15 minute intervals as netCDF files to all registered BADC users under the Open Government License. The dataset contains the following measurements: Eastward wind velocity component Northward wind velocity component Upward air velocity Direction the wind is from Signal to noise ratio Altitude of instrument above the ground Longitude of instrument Latitude of instrument Spectral width