Raw radar files from tern colony on Great Gull Island, NY
2016-11-11T03:32:28Z (GMT) by
Zipped archive containing 200 raw radar sweeps recorded as NetCDF files on 22 July 2014 on Great Gull Island, NY. Each file contains a single sweep of the radar's antenna, with three variables. The variable "amplitude" contains 2-D array of radar reflectivities in polar coordinates. Amplitudes are recorded as 16-bit signed integer values from the digitizer: to convert them to voltages, divide by the variable's "max_counts" metadata value (which is equal to 32764 for all files in this archive). The other two variables, "pulse_number" and "range", are the values corresponding to the amplitude array's azimuth and radial axes. Analysis scripts for these files are found in the article's supplementary online information.