Examination of cirrus cloud characteristics observed by a 94 GHz Doppler cloud radar

Gerald G. Mace, Thomas P. Ackerman, Bruce A. Albrecht, David M. Babb, Robert M. Peters

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Abstract

An extensive cloud radar dataset was collected during a 2 month period in the Fall of 1994 on the campus of Penn State University. The radar dataset were compared with hourly mesoscale model output so that the observations could be placed within a meteorological context. The fundamental cirrus cloud statistics confirm previous findings that used more conventional forms of cloud observation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages544-546
Number of pages3
StatePublished - Dec 1 1995
EventProceedings of the 1995 27th Conference on Radar Meteorology - Vail, CO, USA
Duration: Oct 9 1995Oct 13 1995

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OtherProceedings of the 1995 27th Conference on Radar Meteorology
CityVail, CO, USA
Period10/9/9510/13/95

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  • Engineering(all)

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    Mace, G. G., Ackerman, T. P., Albrecht, B. A., Babb, D. M., & Peters, R. M. (1995). Examination of cirrus cloud characteristics observed by a 94 GHz Doppler cloud radar. 544-546. Paper presented at Proceedings of the 1995 27th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Vail, CO, USA, .