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Stratosphere-Troposphere Exchange Project (STEP): Airborne trace gas and aerosol measurements during flight 6 of the NASA ER-2 aircraft

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Latest Data Update: 1998-07-24
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 1988-12-10
Download Stats: last 12 months
Dataset Size: 13 Files | 3MB


Data from the flight 6 of 17 from the NASA/NOAA aircraft campaign based in Darwin, Australia in January and February 1987. Designed to investigate mechanisms of equatorial stratosphere-troposphere exchange. Measurements include trace gases and aerosol in cloud free and cloud dominated conditions. This dataset is public.

Citable as:  National Aeronautics and Space Administration; NASA Ames Research Center; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Gaines, S.E.; Hipskind, S. (1988): Stratosphere-Troposphere Exchange Project (STEP): Airborne trace gas and aerosol measurements during flight 6 of the NASA ER-2 aircraft. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: STEP, Aerosols, Aircraft


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Public data: access to these data is available to both registered and non-registered users.
Use of these data is covered by the following licence: When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
Data lineage:

Data collected onboard the NASA ER-2 aircraft in January and February, 1987 based in Darwin, Australia, and processed by members of the STEP project before publication on CD-ROM. A copy of the data was obtained by the BADC to assist in data discovery.

Data Quality:
Data were collected and prepared by the STEP project partners. See documentation for further details.
File Format:
Data are NASA Ames formatted

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