Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

The GPM Ground Validation Two-Dimensional Video Disdrometer (2DVD) IPHEx dataset was collected during the GPM Ground Validation Integrated Precipitation and Hydrology Experiment (IPHEx) held in North Carolina. The goal of IPHEx was to evaluate the accuracy of satellite precipitation measurements and use the collected data for hydrology models in the region. Collected from five sites, the data contains daily ASCII files with information on individual hydrometeors including the number of hydrometeors, raindrop size distribution, and particle concentration. Overall data dates range from April 23, 2014 through June 17, 2014; exact dates may vary per site.

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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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Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Unique Identifier Unknown
Identifier C1625128978-GHRC_CLOUD
Data First Published 2014-11-13
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2019-03-05
Category IPHEX, geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
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Metadata Catalog ID
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Catalog Describedby
Citation Petersen, Walter A, Ali Tokay, Patrick N Gatlin and Matthew T. Wingo.2014. GPM GROUND VALIDATION TWO-DIMENSIONAL VIDEO DISDROMETER (2DVD) IPHEX indicate subset used. Dataset available online from the NASA Global Hydrology Resource Center DAAC, Huntsville, Alabama, U.S.A. DOI:
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Metadata Type geospatial
Program Code 026:001
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 5d0c7542a31ec5d6cf7da036576923cfc888f78a
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial -83.0948 35.2266 -82.0565 35.5858
Temporal 2014-04-23T00:00:00Z/2014-06-17T23:59:59Z

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