The GPM Ground Validation Iowa X-band Polarimetric Mobile Doppler Weather Radars IFloodS dataset was gathered during the IFloodS campaign from April to June 2013 throughout central and northeastern Iowa. The Iowa Flood Studies (IFloodS) was a ground measurement campaign that took place throughout Iowa from May 1 to June 15, 2013. The main goal of IFloodS was to evaluate how well the GPM satellite rainfall data can be used for flood forecasting. Four X-band Polarimetric (XPOL) Mobile Doppler Weather Radars were used to collected high-resolution observations of precipitation. The data consists of reflectivity, Doppler velocity, spectrum width, differential reflectivity, differential phase, copolar correlation coefficient, and sound-to-noise ratios. These data are available in netCDF, and browse image files are available in .png format.
N: 43.5375 S: 41.5293 E: -90.9114 W: -92.3511
|Temporal Extent:||Platform(s):||Ground Stations|
|Data Center(s):||NASA/MSFC/GHRC, Global Hydrology Resource Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA||Instrument(s):||XPOL|
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|Project Short Name||Campaigns||Project Dates|
|IFloodS||No campaigns listed.||No dates provided.|
|Coverage Type||Zone Identifier||Geometry||Granule Representation|
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