Variables: Time Stamp, Record Number, LPM ID, Temp Interior (deg C), SYNOP 4677 5min avg, SYNOP 4680 5min avg, METAR 4678 5min avg, Precip Intensity 5min avg (mm/hr), SYNOP 4677 1min, SYNOP 4680_1min, METAR 4678 1min, Total Precip Intensity 1min (mm/hr), Liquid Precip Intensity 1min (mm/hr), Solid Precip Intensity 1min (mm/hr), Precip Amount (mm), Visibility In Precip 1min (m), Radar Reflectivity 1min (dBZ), Measuring Quality 1min (%), Hail Diameter 1min max (mm), Precip Intensity 10min avg (mm/hr), Precip Intensity max of 1min values (mm/hr), SYNOP 4680 10min max, SYNOP 4680 1min 9, SYNOP 4680 1min 8, SYNOP 4680 1min 7, SYNOP 4680 1min 6, SYNOP 4680 1min 5, SYNOP 4680 1min 4, SYNOP 4680 1min 3, SYNOP 4680 1min 2, SYNOP 4680 1min 1, SYNOP 4680 1min 0
Standard Variables: Hail|Precipitation|Signal Quality|METAR|Reflectivity|Recorder code|Rainfall rate|SYNOP|Temperature
Date Range: (2009-01-23 to 2014-06-11. The LPM is no longer operational and was removed from site. )
Dataset Creators/Authors: Duffy, Chistopher; Yu, Xuan
Contact: Dr. Christopher J. Duffy, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 212 Sackett Building, University Park, PA 16802, (814) 863-4384, firstname.lastname@example.org
hydrology, precipitation, hydrometeors, hydrometeor species, precipitation type, precipitation intensity, hail diameter, SYNOP, METAR
XML is in ISO-19115 geographic metadata format, compatible with ESRI Geoportal Server.
The following acknowledgment should accompany any publication or citation of these data: Logistical support and/or data were provided by the NSF-supported Shale Hills Susquehanna Critical Zone Observatory.
Duffy, Chistopher; Yu, Xuan (2014). "CZO Dataset: Shale Hills - Precipitation, Meteorology (2009-2014) - LPM Disdrometer." Retrieved 20 Jan 2020, from http://criticalzone.org/national/data/dataset/3869/
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