ARM focuses on obtaining continuous measurements—supplemented by field campaigns—and providing data products that promote the advancement of climate models. ARM data include routine data products, value-added products (VAPs), field campaign data, complementary external data products from collaborating programs, and data contributed by ARM principal investigators for use by the scientific community. Data quality reports, graphical displays of data availability/quality, and data plots are also available from the ARM Data Center. Serving users worldwide, the ARM Data Center collects and archives approximately 20 terabytes of data per month. Datastreams are generally available for download within 48 hours.
ARM: Continuous Baseline Microphysical Retrieval, Profile-averaged
Continuous Baseline Microphysical Retrieval, Profile-averaged
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- Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Archive, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (US)
- Sponsoring Org:
- USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER)
- 54 Environmental Sciences; Cloud droplet size; Cloud effective radius; Hydrometeor size; Ice water content; Liquid water content
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Continuous Baseline Microphysical Retrieval, Profile-Instantaneous, with QC flags
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