Readme for real-time monitored MRR data (1 minute average)
(Our data can be used only for scientific/non-commercial/non-profitable purpose. If you want to use other purpose, please get the permission from us. If you publish some paper with using our data, please describe to acknowledge that the data become available through our web site.)

mmdd.MRR: raw data of MRR (contain all elements)
mmdd_RR.txt: data of Rain rate (mm/hour)
mmdd_Z.txt: data of radar reflectivity (dBZ)
mmdd_LWC.txt: data of liquid water content (g/m^3)
mmdd_W.txt: data of falling velocity (m/s)

The format of all data is as follows.

When 200 m resolution

date and time (yymmddhhmmss; UTC), item-name, data1, data2, .... data29 at height of Surface-200 400 600 800 1000 1200 1400 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2600 2800 3000 3200 3400 3600 3800 4000 4200 4400 4600 4800 5000 5200 5400 5600 5800.

When 10 m resolution

date and time (yymmddhhmmss; UTC), item-name, data1, data2, .... data29 at height of Surface-10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 120 130 140 150 160 170 180 190 200 210 220 230 240 250 260 270 280 290.


!!! Caution !!!

3 June 2004 10:00-15:00:  Noise is occurred due to the maintenance. Precipitation data is not real.   By S. Miyazaki

 

8 Oct 2004 17:18JST:  Observation mode of MRR changed from 200 m resolution to 10 m resolution.   By T. Koshida

 

8 Dec 2004 16:30JST:  Observation mode of MRR changed from 10 m resolution to 20 m resolution.   By S. Miyazaki

 

28 Dec 2004 10:30JST:  Observation mode of MRR changed from 20 m resolution to 100 m resolution.   By S. Miyazaki

 

4 Mar 2004  8:45JST & 11:53 JST: Remove the snow on the antenna.   By S. Miyazaki

 

30 Apr 2005 8:50JST:  Observation mode of MRR changed from 100 m resolution to 200 m resolution.   By S. Miyazaki

5 Dec 2005 11:50JST:  Observation mode of MRR changed from 200 m resolution to 100 m resolution up to 2900m height (Winter Mode).   By T. Koshida

21 Jan 2006 12:50JST:  Observation mode of MRR changed from 100 m resolution to 150 m resolution.   By T. Koshida

 

 


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