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

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 1988-12-10
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Abstract

Data from the flight 2 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 2 of the NASA ER-2 aircraft. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/ca04d952d1724f1fbb99a167f45514e3
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: STEP, Aerosols, Aircraft

Details

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Previously used record identifiers:
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Access rules:
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: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3/. 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

Related Documents

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  • gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0019
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  • gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0027
  • names: Air Temperature, http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0027
  • long_name: Atmospheric Pressure Measurements
  • gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0067
  • gcmd_keyword: Atmospheric Pressure Measurements
  • names: Atmospheric Pressure Measurements, http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0067
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  • names: Be-7
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  • names: Brightness Temperature, http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0104
  • long_name: Carbon And Hydrocarbon Compounds
  • names: Carbon And Hydrocarbon Compounds
  • long_name: Carbon Monoxide
  • gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0112
  • gcmd_keyword: Carbon Monoxide
  • names: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0112, Carbon Monoxide
  • gcmd_keyword: Cloud Condensation Nuclei
  • long_name: Cloud Condensation Nuclei
  • gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0140
  • names: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0140, Cloud Condensation Nuclei
  • gcmd_keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity
  • long_name: Humidity
  • gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P041/4/G239
  • names: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P041/4/G239, EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity
  • long_name: Humidity Mixing Ratio
  • names: Humidity Mixing Ratio
  • long_name: NOY
  • names: NOY
  • gcmd_keyword: Nitrogen Compounds
  • gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0558
  • long_name: Nitrogen Compounds
  • names: Nitrogen Compounds, http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0558
  • long_name: Nitrogen Oxides
  • gcmd_keyword: Nitrogen Oxides
  • gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0560
  • names: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0560, Nitrogen Oxides
  • long_name: Oxygen Compounds
  • names: Oxygen Compounds
  • gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P041/4/G164
  • gcmd_keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Chemistry/Oxygen Compounds > Ozone
  • long_name: Ozone
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  • names: Particulte Matter 32 microns
  • long_name: Particle Number Concentration
  • names: Particle Number Concentration
  • long_name: Radon
  • alt_names: ['RN']
  • names: RN
  • long_name: Trace Elements
  • gcmd_keyword: Trace Elements
  • gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0885
  • names: Trace Elements, http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0885
  • gcmd_keyword: Trace Metals
  • gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0888
  • long_name: Trace Metals
  • names: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0888, Trace Metals
  • long_name: Upper Level Winds
  • gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0909
  • gcmd_keyword: Upper Level Winds
  • names: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0909, Upper Level Winds
  • long_name: Vertical Gradient Of Temperature
  • names: Vertical Gradient Of Temperature
  • long_name: Vertical Velocity
  • names: Vertical Velocity
  • gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0920
  • gcmd_keyword: Vertical Wind Motion
  • long_name: Vertical Wind Motion
  • names: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0920, Vertical Wind Motion
  • long_name: Wind Direction
  • names: Wind Direction
  • long_name: Windspeed
  • names: Windspeed

Co-ordinate Variables

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
1987-01-08T00:00:00
End time:
1987-02-19T00:00:00
Geographic Extent

 
37.0000°
 
-122.0000°
 
130.0000°
 
-30.0000°