FARM Data

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ProjectFull NameDatesBrief DescriptionInstrumentsDataset DOI Citation
LEELake Effect Electrification11/3/2022 to 02/03/2023Project to document the total lightning and electrical charge structures of lake-effect storms and the associated storm environment focused over and east (the typical downwind/lee side) of Lake OntarioDOW7Wurman, J., & Kosiba, K. (2023). LEE FARM DOW data (Version 1) [Data set]. Flexible Array of Radars and Mesonets (FARM). https://doi.org/10.48514/8NK8-NE59
PERiLSPropagation, Evolution and Rotation in Linear StormsYear 1:
3/1/2022 to 5/1/2022
Year 2:
2/8/2023 to 5/8/2023
Project to study environmental factors and storm processes that lead to quasi-linear convective systems (QLCS) tornadogenesisDOWs 6, 7, 8
COW (C-band DOW)
Soundings
Mobile Mesonets
Pods
Disdrometers
2022 Radar Data:
Wurman, J., & Kosiba, K. (2022). Flexible Array of Radars and Mesonets, Radar Data, PERILS (Version 1) [Data set]. Flexible Array of Radars and Mesonets, University of Illinois. https://doi.org/10.48514/JBJZ-KF06
2022 Non-Radar Data:
Wurman, J., & Kosiba, K. (2022). Flexible Array of Radars and Mesonets, non-Radar data, PERILS [Data set]. Flexible Array of Radars and Mesonets, University of Illinois. https://doi.org/10.48514/962K-9866
2023 Radar Data:
Wurman, J., & Kosiba, K. (2023). PERILS 2023 radar data (Version 1) [Data set]. Flexible Array of Radars and Mesonets (FARM), University of Illinois. https://doi.org/10.48514/K7WX-NP56
2023 Non-Radar Data:
Wurman, J., & Kosiba, K. (2023). PERILS 2023 Mobile Mesonet, Sounding, Pod, and Disdrometer Data (Version 1) [Data set]. Flexible Array of Radars and Mesonets (FARM), University of Illinois. https://doi.org/10.48514/S52C-MH37
WINTRE-MIXWinter Precipitation Type Research Multi-scale Experiment2/1/2022 to 3/15/2022Project to study mixed precipitation in near-freezing environments and the multi-scale processes that influence precipitation typeDOWs 6, 7
COW (C-band DOW)
Wurman, J., & Kosiba, K. (2022). FARM-Data-WINTRE-MIX (Version 1) [Data set]. Flexible Array of Radars and Mesonets, University of Illinois. https://doi.org/10.48514/WZ46-W047
RELAMPAGORemote sensing of Electrification, Lighting, And Mesoscale/microscale Processes with Adaptive Ground Observations11/01/2018 to 12/16/2018Project to study convection in ArgentinaDOWs 6, 7, 8
COW (C-band DOW)
Soundings
Mobile Mesonets
Pods
Disdrometers
Wurman, J., & Kosiba, K. (2021). FARM-data-RELAMPAGO (Version 1) [Data set]. Center for Severe Weather Research. https://doi.org/10.48514/NK1P-7J11
GRAINEXThe Great Plains Irrigation Experiment5/30/2018 to 6/13/2018 and 7/16/2018 to 7/29/2018Project to study impacts of commencement and of irrigation and subsequent sustained irrigation on the evolution of planetary boundary layer in NebraskaDOWs 6, 7, 8
Soundings
Wurman, J., & Kosiba, K. (2020). FARM-data-GRAINEX (Version 1) [Data set]. Center for Severe Weather Research. https://doi.org/10.48514/6XTH-M998
SNOWIESeeded and Natural Orographic Wintertime Clouds: the Idaho Experiment1/07/2017 to 3/17/2017Project to study cloud seeding over the Payette Mountains in IdahoDOWs 6, 7Wurman, J., & Kosiba, K. (2017). FARM-data-SNOWIE (Version 1) [Data set]. Center for Severe Weather Research. https://doi.org/10.48514/DAVE-AR94
MASCRADMulti-Angle Snowflake Camera-Radar Experiment12/12/2015 to 4/16/2016Project to study snow storms along the front range of the Colorado Rocky MountainsDOW 6
Soundings
Wurman, J., & Kosiba, K. (2016). FARM-data-MASCRAD (Version 1) [Data set]. Center for Severe Weather Research. https://doi.org/10.48514/QE52-5N66
OLYMPEXOlympic Mountains Experiment11/06/2015 to 1/15/2016Ground validation study of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) for storms passing through the Olympic Mountains in WashingtonDOW 6Wurman, J., & Kosiba, K. (2017). FARM-data-OLYMPEX (Version 1) [Data set]. Center for Severe Weather Research. https://doi.org/10.48514/67B0-J038
PECANPlains Elevated Convection at Night6/01/2015 to 7/15/2015Project to study nocturnal convection in the U.S. Great PlainsDOWs 6, 7, 8
Soundings
Mobile Mesonets
Pods
Disdrometers
Wurman, J., & Kosiba, K. (2018). FARM-data-PECAN (Version 1) [Data set]. Center for Severe Weather Research. https://doi.org/10.48514/PASW-DE36
OWLeSOntario Winter Lake-effect Systems12/01/2013 to 1/31/2014Project to study lake-effect snow bands and their environment primarily over Lake OntarioDOWs 6, 7, 8
Mobile Mesonets
Pods
Wurman, J., & Kosiba, K. (2018). FARM-data-OWLES (Version 1) [Data set]. Center for Severe Weather Research. https://doi.org/10.48514/29DT-ZA28
ASCIIAgI Seeding of Clouds Impact Investigation1/04/2012 to 3/04/2012Project to study cloud seeding over the Sierra Madre Mountains in Southern WyomingDOW 7Wurman, J., & Kosiba, K. (2020). FARM-data-ASCII (Version 1) [Data set]. Center for Severe Weather Research. https://doi.org/10.48514/1F0X-FM38
VORTEX2Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment 25/10/2009 to 6/15/2009 and 5/10/2010 to 6/15/2010Project to study tornadoes in the U.S. Great PlainsDOWs 5, 6, 7
Mobile Mesonets
Pods
Wurman, J., & Kosiba, K. (2018). FARM-data-VORTEX2 (Version 1) [Data set]. Center for Severe Weather Research. https://doi.org/10.48514/DKB6-8434