[CF-metadata] request for standard name

Jim Biard jbiard at cicsnc.org
Thu Oct 5 11:00:55 MDT 2017


Hi.

There needs to be a full definition of the quantity that is more precise 
than the sentence below. Keep in mind that not every quantity needs a 
standard name. I have one question in particular. Is this a quantity 
that is comparable across different radars?

Grace and peace,

Jim


On 10/5/17 12:21 PM, Heather Brown - NOAA Affiliate wrote:
> Folks,
>
> Are there any opinion and/or thoughts to adding this standard name?
>
> Thanks,
> H
>
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> On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 4:58 PM, Brian Nelson - NOAA Federal 
> <brian.nelson at noaa.gov <mailto:brian.nelson at noaa.gov>> wrote:
>
>     I would like to request a standard name for a variable that
>     defines the quality of a ground based radar based on the combined
>     measure of beam blockage and the effects of vertical profile of
>     reflectivity.
>
>     There is no such standard name available nor does an existing one
>     meet the requirements.
>
>     The name should be:  radar_quality_index
>     Units : dimensionless (1)
>
>     Thanks
>     Brian
>
>
>
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