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Title: Millimeter Wave Cloud Radar (MMCR) Handbook

Abstract

The millimeter cloud radar (MMCR) systems probe the extent and composition of clouds at millimeter wavelengths. The MMCR is a zenith-pointing radar that operates at a frequency of 35 GHz. The main purpose of this radar is to determine cloud boundaries (e.g., cloud bottoms and tops). This radar will also report radar reflectivity (dBZ) of the atmosphere up to 20 km. The radar possesses a doppler capability that will allow the measurement of cloud constituent vertical velocities.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
DOE Office of Science Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
948372
Report Number(s):
DOE/SC-ARM-TR-018
TRN: US201014%%876
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; CLOUDS; RADAR; REFLECTIVITY; WAVELENGTHS

Citation Formats

KB Widener, and K Johnson. Millimeter Wave Cloud Radar (MMCR) Handbook. United States: N. p., 2005. Web. doi:10.2172/948372.
KB Widener, & K Johnson. Millimeter Wave Cloud Radar (MMCR) Handbook. United States. doi:10.2172/948372.
KB Widener, and K Johnson. Sun . "Millimeter Wave Cloud Radar (MMCR) Handbook". United States. doi:10.2172/948372. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/948372.
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abstractNote = {The millimeter cloud radar (MMCR) systems probe the extent and composition of clouds at millimeter wavelengths. The MMCR is a zenith-pointing radar that operates at a frequency of 35 GHz. The main purpose of this radar is to determine cloud boundaries (e.g., cloud bottoms and tops). This radar will also report radar reflectivity (dBZ) of the atmosphere up to 20 km. The radar possesses a doppler capability that will allow the measurement of cloud constituent vertical velocities.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Sun Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2005},
month = {Sun Jan 30 00:00:00 EST 2005}
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