Measurements of micro rain radar at AWIPEV, Ny-Ålesund (2021)


The Micro Rain Radar (MRR; type MRR2) - manufactured by Meteorologische Messtechnik GmbH (Metek) - is a vertically pointing frequency modulated continuous wave (FM-CW) Doppler radar operating at 24.1 GHz (K band). The backscattered signal by falling hydrometeors is measured at 32 range gates. This data includes the output of the Improved MRR Processing Tool (IMProToo; Maahn and Kollias, 2012) for the MRR measurements at AWIPEV in 2021. IMProToo provides reliable values of equivalent radar reflectivity Ze, Doppler velocity and spectral width among other variables.

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Creator Ebell, Kerstin ORCID logo; Walbröl, Andreas ORCID logo; Krobot, Pavel
Publisher PANGAEA
Publication Year 2023
Funding Reference German Research Foundation Crossref Funder ID 268020496 TRR 172: ArctiC Amplification: Climate Relevant Atmospheric and SurfaCe Processes, and Feedback Mechanisms
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International;
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Resource Type Dataset
Format text/tab-separated-values
Size 364 data points
Discipline Earth System Research
Spatial Coverage (11.930 LON, 78.920 LAT); Spitsbergen, Svalbard
Temporal Coverage Begin 2021-01-01T00:00:00Z
Temporal Coverage End 2021-12-31T00:00:00Z