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FAAM B778 SALSTICE flight, number 6: Airborne atmospheric measurements from core and non-core instrument suites on board the BAE-146 aircraft

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2015-03-23
Download Stats: last 12 months

Abstract

Airborne atmospheric measurements from core and non-core instrument suites data on board the FAAM BAE-146 aircraft during flight 6 for SALSTICE Semi-Arid Land Surface Temperature IASI Cal/val project.

Citable as:  Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements; Natural Environment Research Council; Met Office (2015): FAAM B778 SALSTICE flight, number 6: Airborne atmospheric measurements from core and non-core instrument suites on board the BAE-146 aircraft. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/37c23dcb9f0344b6a0619b255fea54f8
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: SALSTICE, FAAM, airborne, atmospheric measurments

Details

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Use of these data is covered by the following licence: http://licences.ceda.ac.uk/image/data_access_condition/faam_core.pdf. When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
Data lineage:

Data were collected by instrument scientists during the flight before preparation and delivery for archiving at the NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre.

Data Quality:
Data collected by flight participants before preparation for archival with the British Atmospheric Data Centre
File Format:
Data are netCDF and NASA-Ames formatted. Ancillary files may be plain ASCII or PDF formatted. Image files may be PNG formatted.
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Co-ordinate Variables

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2013-05-21T13:03:38
End time:
2013-05-21T17:34:51
Geographic Extent

 
33.9189°
 
-114.3779°
 
-109.4458°
 
29.8222°