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BAS-MASIN flight 279: airborne meteorological observations from the ORCHESTRA project

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2022-02-22
Download Stats: last 12 months
Dataset Size: 4 Files | 154MB


In-situ airborne observations collected during flight 279 on 06 December 2017 by the Meteorological Airborne Science Instrumentation (MASIN) on board the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Twin-otter aircraft for the ORCHESTRA - Ocean Regulation of Climate by Heat and Carbon Sequestration and Transports project. This dataset contains the core meteorological data from the MASIN instrument suite.

Data were collected over the Antarctic Peninsula.

Citable as:  Natural Environment Research Council; British Antarctic Survey; Lachlan-Cope, T. (2022): BAS-MASIN flight 279: airborne meteorological observations from the ORCHESTRA project. NERC EDS Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: ORCHESTRA, aircraft, meteorology, BAS, MASIN, twin-otter


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Data lineage:

Data were collected and processed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS) and submitted to the Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA).

Data Quality:
Data are as given by the data provider, no quality control has been performed by the Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA).
File Format:
MASIN data are in NetCDF format

Process overview

This dataset was generated by instruments deployed on platforms as listed below.

Instrument/Platform pairings

BAS Masin Twin-Otter Core instruments Deployed on: BAS Twin-Otter aircraft

Mobile platform operations

Mobile Platform Operation 1 BAS-MASIN flight 279
Output Description


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