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GPM GROUND VALIDATION KTYX NEXRAD GCPEX V1

Metadata Updated: December 7, 2023

The GPM Ground Validation KTYX NEXRAD GCPEx dataset was collected during January 9, 2012 to March 12, 2012 for the GPM Cold-season Precipitation Experiment (GCPEx). GCPEx addressed shortcomings in GPM snowfall retrieval algorithm by collecting microphysical properties, associated remote sensing observations, and coordinated model simulations of precipitating snow. These data sets were collected toward achieving the overarching goal of GCPEx which is to characterize the ability of multi-frequency active and passive microwave sensors to detect and estimate falling snow. The Next Generation Weather Radar system (NEXRAD) is comprised of 160 Weather Surveillance Radar-1988 Doppler (WSR-88D) sites throughout the United States and select overseas locations. The GPM Ground Validation NEXRAD GCPEx data files are available as level 2 binary files and level 3 compressed binary files.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Dates

Metadata Created Date December 1, 2022
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date December 1, 2022
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2023
Publisher NASA/MSFC/GHRC
Maintainer
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Data First Published 2015-06-09
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2022-05-10
Category GCPEx, geospatial
Public Access Level public
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Citation National Climatic Data Center.2015. GPM GROUND VALIDATION KTYX NEXRAD GCPEX indicate subset used. Dataset available online from the NASA Global Hydrometeorology Resource Center DAAC, Huntsville, Alabama, U.S.A. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/GCPEX/NEXRAD/DATA207
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Program Code 026:001
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Source Hash 887a970e66ae44c7c88ca30c71248fb0b1dbdaac9c3f5feee14006bd2dcddf9e
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Temporal 2012-01-09T16:51:47Z/2012-03-12T13:11:15Z

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