The German Weather Service (DWD) maintains ground based network of different instruments. One of these is the operational C-band Radar network. SAMD provides the data of the high level product RADOLAN,
JOYCE - Juelich ObservatorY for Cloud Evaluation
JOYCE is a unique site for cloud and precipitation observation. JOYCE aims at investigating the processes leading to cloud formation and cloud evolution.
LACROS - Leipzig Aerosol and Cloud Remote Observations
LACROS comprises a unique set of active and passive remote-sensing instruments to obtain synergistic information about cloud and aerosol properties
RAO - Richard Assman Observatory Lindenberg:
As part of the DWD's Research and Development business area and in support of DWD's statutory tasks relating to operational weather forecasting and the monitoring
The "HD(CP)² Observational Prototype Experiment" (HOPE) was designed to provide a critical model evaluation at the scale of the model simulations and further to provide information on sub grid variability
HOPE-Melpitz took place from 10.09.2013 to 27.09.2013. This field experiment concentrated on the closure of the joint ground-based remote sensing techniques with the in-situ observations from ACTOS. In
The site BCO (Barbados Cloud Observatory), which has been in operation since April 1st, 201,0 is located on the east coast of the island of Barbados, on a site called Deebles Point, where it is exposed
Daily files of Jenoptik CHM15k ceilometer data. The instrument is part of the LACROS facility that was installed on the area of a sewage treatment plant in Krauthausen, south of Juelich during the HOPE campaign.
Daily files of brightness temperature data of LACROS microwave radiometer (MWR) and retrieved variables like temperature, humidity, and integrated water vapor path. The instrument is part of the LACROS