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Dataset

 

Convective Storm Initiation Project (CSIP): Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research (IMK) Dornier 128 Aircraft Data at Chilbolton, UK

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2006-08-17
Download Stats: last 12 months

Abstract

The Institute of Meterological and Climate Research Dornier 128 aircraft data were collected at Chilbolton, Hampshire by instruments on the aircraft, between the 22nd of June 2005 and the 14th of July 2005. The dataset includes measurements of wind direction and wind speed, air density, and air temperature.

Measurements taken by the Dornier 128 aircraft and stored in this dataset are:

static pressure, uncorrected (hPa)
barometric altitude (m)
radarheight above ground (m)
latitude (deg)
longitude (deg)
true air speed (m/s)
velocity over ground (m/s)
vertical velocity (m/s)
radiation pyranometer top (W/m2)
radiation pyranomter bottom (W/m2)
radiation pyrgeometer top (W/m2)
radiation pyrgeometer bottom (W/m2)
air density (kg/m3)
fast air temperature (deg Celsius)
potential temperature (deg Celsius)
filtered mixing ratio (g/kg)
mixing ratio Lyman-Alpha (g/kg)
wind component west-east (m/s)
wind component south-north (m/s)
vertical wind component (m/s)
wind direction (deg)
wind speed (m/s)

Citable as:  Ulrich, C. (2006): Convective Storm Initiation Project (CSIP): Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research (IMK) Dornier 128 Aircraft Data at Chilbolton, UK. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/d4d51d24a53c67265f47f3527a7f20c8
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: CSIP, UFAM, aircraft, pressure, wind

Details

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Previously used record identifiers:
http://badc.nerc.ac.uk/view/badc.nerc.ac.uk__ATOM__ACTIVITY_05289856-e872-11e1-83df-00163e251233
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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 were collected by the Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research (IMK) before preparation and delivery to the Convective Storm Initiation Project (CSIP) participants and then to the BADC for archiving.

Data Quality:
Research data
File Format:
Data are NASA Ames formatted.

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Process overview

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

Instrument/Platform pairings

Dornier 128 core instruments Deployed on: Dornier 128

Mobile platform operations

Mobile Platform Operation 1 Mobile Platform Operation for: Dornier 128
Output Description None
  • units: kg/m3
  • names: air density
  • units: deg
  • names: bank attitude
  • units: m
  • names: barometric altitude
  • units: None
  • names: event number
  • units: deg Celsius
  • names: fast air temperature
  • units: g/kg
  • names: filtered mixing ratio
  • units: m
  • names: height relief (barometric altitude - radarheight)
  • units: deg
  • names: latitude
  • units: deg
  • names: longitude
  • units: g/kg
  • names: mixing ratio HumiCap
  • units: g/kg
  • names: mixing ratio Lyman-Alpha
  • units: deg
  • names: pitch attitude
  • units: deg Celsius
  • names: potential temperature
  • units: m
  • names: radarheight above ground
  • units: W/m2
  • names: radiation pyranometer top
  • units: W/m2
  • names: radiation pyranomter bottom
  • units: W/m2
  • names: radiation pyrgeometer bottom
  • units: W/m2
  • names: radiation pyrgeometer top
  • units: hPa
  • names: static pressure, uncorrected
  • units: m/s
  • names: true air speed
  • units: deg
  • names: true heading (+/- 180 deg)
  • units: m/s
  • names: velocity over ground INS
  • units: m/s
  • names: vertical velocity
  • units: m/s
  • names: vertical wind component
  • units: m/s
  • names: wind component south-north
  • units: m/s
  • names: wind component west-east
  • units: deg
  • names: wind direction
  • units: m/s
  • names: wind speed

Co-ordinate Variables

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2005-06-21T23:00:00
End time:
2005-07-13T23:00:00
Geographic Extent

 
51.1200°
 
-1.6020°
 
-1.6020°
 
51.1200°