This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this website you are agreeing to our use of cookies. 

Dataset

 
European Facility For Airborne Research (EUFAR) logo

NCAR-C130 EUFAR ICARE-QAD Flight, 2010-11-03: in situ atmospheric measurements

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2017-01-30
Download Stats: last 12 months

Abstract

In situ atmospheric measurements using the Core instruments on the NCAR C130 aircraft onboard the NCAR C130 aircraft for the icare-QUAD- Quality of Airborne Data (ICARE-QAD) project (flight reference: ncar-c130_20101103_icare).

Data were collected over the Toulouse, France area.

Citable as:  National Center for Atmospheric Research; European Facility for Airborne Research; Krejci, R. (2017): NCAR-C130 EUFAR ICARE-QAD Flight, 2010-11-03: in situ atmospheric measurements. Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/dbf4b47a64e242b0a2053afba8e2d0f6
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: ICARE-QAD, EUFAR, aircraft, atmospheric

Details

Previous Info:
No news update for this record
Previously used record identifiers:
No related previous identifiers.
Access rules:
Access to these data is available to any registered CEDA user. Please Login or Register for an account to gain access.
Use of these data is covered by the following licence: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. 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 Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA).

Data Quality:
The data are quality controlled by the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) at the University of East Anglia. Details are given in the paper Harries et al. 2014 and the release notes, links to both can be found in the documentation.
File Format:
Data are netCDF and ENVI Binary formatted. Ancillary files may be plain ASCII or PDF formatted. Image files may be PNG or JPG formatted.

Related Documents

 EUFAR Website

Process overview

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

Instrument/Platform pairings

Core instruments on the NCAR C130 aircraft Deployed on: NCAR C130 aircraft

Mobile platform operations

Mobile Platform Operation 1 NCAR-C130 EUFAR ICARE-QAD Flight, 2010-11-03: flight details over Toulouse, France
Output Description None
  • long_name: Absolute Humidity, T-Electric Top
  • var_id: RHODT
  • units: gram/m3
  • names: Absolute Humidity, T-Electric Top
  • units: none
  • long_name: Aircraft Mach Number Squared
  • var_id: XMACH2
  • names: Aircraft Mach Number Squared
  • units: m/s
  • standard_name: platform_speed_wrt_air
  • var_id: TASF
  • long_name: Aircraft True Airspeed, Fuselage
  • names: platform_speed_wrt_air, Aircraft True Airspeed, Fuselage
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: Aircraft True Airspeed, Humidity Corrected
  • var_id: TASHC
  • standard_name: platform_speed_wrt_air
  • names: platform_speed_wrt_air, Aircraft True Airspeed, Humidity Corrected
  • units: m/s
  • standard_name: platform_speed_wrt_air
  • long_name: Aircraft True Airspeed, Radome
  • var_id: TASR
  • names: platform_speed_wrt_air, Aircraft True Airspeed, Radome
  • units: m/s
  • standard_name: platform_speed_wrt_air
  • long_name: Aircraft True Airspeed, Reference
  • var_id: TASX
  • names: platform_speed_wrt_air, Aircraft True Airspeed, Reference
  • long_name: Ambient Temperature, Deiced HARCO 1
  • var_id: ATFH1
  • standard_name: air_temperature
  • units: deg_C
  • names: air_temperature, Ambient Temperature, Deiced HARCO 1
  • standard_name: air_temperature
  • long_name: Ambient Temperature, Deiced HARCO 2
  • var_id: ATFH2
  • units: deg_C
  • names: air_temperature, Ambient Temperature, Deiced HARCO 2
  • standard_name: air_temperature
  • long_name: Ambient Temperature, Radome Left
  • var_id: ATRL
  • units: deg_C
  • names: air_temperature, Ambient Temperature, Radome Left
  • units: deg_C
  • standard_name: air_temperature
  • long_name: Ambient Temperature, Reference
  • var_id: ATX
  • names: air_temperature, Ambient Temperature, Reference
  • long_name: Ambient Water Vapor Pressure, Reference
  • standard_name: water_vapor_pressure
  • units: hPa
  • var_id: EDPC
  • names: water_vapor_pressure, Ambient Water Vapor Pressure, Reference
  • long_name: Attack Angle, Radome Diff. Pressure
  • var_id: AKRD
  • units: degree
  • names: Attack Angle, Radome Diff. Pressure
  • long_name: CDP Average Transit Time
  • var_id: AVGTRNS_RWI
  • names: CDP Average Transit Time
  • units: dBZ
  • long_name: CDP Calculated Reflectivity
  • var_id: DBZD_RWI
  • names: CDP Calculated Reflectivity
  • units: #/cm3
  • long_name: CDP Concentration (all cells)
  • var_id: CONCD_RWI
  • names: CDP Concentration (all cells)
  • units: #/cm3
  • long_name: CDP Concentration (per cell)
  • var_id: CCDP_RWI
  • names: CDP Concentration (per cell)
  • units: none
  • long_name: CDP Dispersion (sigma/dbarx)
  • var_id: DISPD_RWI
  • names: CDP Dispersion (sigma/dbarx)
  • var_id: REFFD_RWI
  • units: um
  • long_name: CDP Effective Radius
  • names: CDP Effective Radius
  • long_name: CDP Mean Particle Diameter
  • var_id: DBARD_RWI
  • units: um
  • names: CDP Mean Particle Diameter
  • units: count
  • long_name: CDP Raw Accumulation (per cell)
  • var_id: ACDP_RWI
  • names: CDP Raw Accumulation (per cell)
  • standard_name: surface_air_pressure
  • long_name: Calculated Surface Pressure
  • units: hPa
  • var_id: PSURF
  • names: surface_air_pressure, Calculated Surface Pressure
  • var_id: CO2_PIC
  • units: ppmv
  • long_name: Carbon Dioxide Mixing Ratio
  • names: Carbon Dioxide Mixing Ratio
  • long_name: Carbon Monoxide Mixing Ratio
  • var_id: COMR_AL
  • units: ppbv
  • names: Carbon Monoxide Mixing Ratio
  • units: #/cm3
  • long_name: Condensation Nuclei (CN) Concentration
  • var_id: CONCN
  • names: Condensation Nuclei (CN) Concentration
  • units: none
  • long_name: Constant value of 0.
  • var_id: ZERO
  • names: Constant value of 0.
  • var_id: ONE
  • units: none
  • long_name: Constant value of 1.
  • names: Constant value of 1.
  • units: vlpm
  • long_name: Corrected CN Counter Sample Flow Rate
  • var_id: FCNC
  • names: Corrected CN Counter Sample Flow Rate
  • units: vlpm
  • long_name: Corrected CN Isokinetic Side Flow Rate
  • var_id: XICNC
  • names: Corrected CN Isokinetic Side Flow Rate
  • units: hPa
  • long_name: Corrected Dynamic Pressure, Fuselage
  • var_id: QCFC
  • names: Corrected Dynamic Pressure, Fuselage
  • long_name: Corrected Dynamic Pressure, Radome
  • var_id: QCRC
  • units: hPa
  • names: Corrected Dynamic Pressure, Radome
  • long_name: Corrected Dynamic Pressure, Reference
  • var_id: QCXC
  • units: hPa
  • names: Corrected Dynamic Pressure, Reference
  • units: m
  • standard_name: altitude
  • long_name: Corrected GPS Altitude
  • var_id: GGALTC
  • names: altitude, Corrected GPS Altitude
  • long_name: Corrected Static Pressure, Fuselage
  • standard_name: air_pressure
  • units: hPa
  • var_id: PSFC
  • names: air_pressure, Corrected Static Pressure, Fuselage
  • standard_name: air_pressure
  • units: hPa
  • long_name: Corrected Static Pressure, Fuselage Digital
  • var_id: PSFDC
  • names: air_pressure, Corrected Static Pressure, Fuselage Digital
  • standard_name: air_pressure
  • long_name: Corrected Static Pressure, Reference
  • var_id: PSXC
  • units: hPa
  • names: air_pressure, Corrected Static Pressure, Reference
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: Damped Aircraft Vertical Velocity
  • var_id: WP3
  • names: Damped Aircraft Vertical Velocity
  • standard_name: dew_point_temperature
  • units: deg_C
  • long_name: Dew Point Temperature, Reference
  • var_id: DPXC
  • names: dew_point_temperature, Dew Point Temperature, Reference
  • long_name: Dew Point Temperature, T-Electric Bottom
  • standard_name: dew_point_temperature
  • units: deg_C
  • var_id: DPBC
  • names: dew_point_temperature, Dew Point Temperature, T-Electric Bottom
  • long_name: Equivalent Potential Temperature
  • standard_name: equivelent_potential_temperature
  • var_id: THETAE
  • units: K
  • names: Equivalent Potential Temperature, equivelent_potential_temperature
  • units: #/cm3
  • long_name: FSSP-300 Concentration (all cells)
  • var_id: CONC3_LWI
  • names: FSSP-300 Concentration (all cells)
  • units: #/cm3
  • var_id: CS300_LWI
  • long_name: FSSP-300 Concentration (per cell) - DMT
  • names: FSSP-300 Concentration (per cell) - DMT
  • long_name: FSSP-300 Mean Particle Diameter
  • var_id: DBAR3_LWI
  • units: um
  • names: FSSP-300 Mean Particle Diameter
  • long_name: Fast Response Ozone Mixing Ratio
  • var_id: FO3_CL
  • units: ppbv
  • names: Fast Response Ozone Mixing Ratio
  • standard_name: wind_from_direction
  • units: degree_T
  • long_name: GPS-Corrected Horizontal Wind Direction
  • var_id: WDC
  • names: wind_from_direction, GPS-Corrected Horizontal Wind Direction
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: GPS-Corrected Horizontal Wind Speed
  • standard_name: wind_speed
  • var_id: WSC
  • names: wind_speed, GPS-Corrected Horizontal Wind Speed
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: GPS-Corrected Inertial Ground Speed Vector, East Component
  • var_id: VEWC
  • names: GPS-Corrected Inertial Ground Speed Vector, East Component
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: GPS-Corrected Inertial Ground Speed Vector, North Component
  • var_id: VNSC
  • names: GPS-Corrected Inertial Ground Speed Vector, North Component
  • units: m/s
  • standard_name: eastward_wind
  • long_name: GPS-Corrected Wind Vector, East Component
  • var_id: UIC
  • names: eastward_wind, GPS-Corrected Wind Vector, East Component
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: GPS-Corrected Wind Vector, Lateral Component
  • var_id: VYC
  • names: GPS-Corrected Wind Vector, Lateral Component
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: GPS-Corrected Wind Vector, Longitudinal Component
  • var_id: UXC
  • names: GPS-Corrected Wind Vector, Longitudinal Component
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: GPS-Corrected Wind Vector, North Component
  • var_id: VIC
  • standard_name: northward_wind
  • names: northward_wind, GPS-Corrected Wind Vector, North Component
  • units: m/s
  • standard_name: upward_air_velocity
  • long_name: GPS-Corrected Wind Vector, Vertical Gust Component
  • var_id: WIC
  • names: upward_air_velocity, GPS-Corrected Wind Vector, Vertical Gust Component
  • units: m
  • standard_name: height
  • long_name: Geometric (Radar) Altitude (APN-232)
  • var_id: RALT
  • names: height, Geometric (Radar) Altitude (APN-232)
  • long_name: Horizontal Differential Pressure, Radome
  • var_id: BDIFR
  • units: hPa
  • names: Horizontal Differential Pressure, Radome
  • standard_name: wind_from_direction
  • var_id: WD
  • units: degree_T
  • long_name: Horizontal Wind Direction
  • names: wind_from_direction, Horizontal Wind Direction
  • units: m/s
  • var_id: WS
  • long_name: Horizontal Wind Speed
  • standard_name: wind_speed
  • names: wind_speed, Horizontal Wind Speed
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: IRS Aircraft Ground Speed
  • standard_name: platform_speed_wrt_ground
  • var_id: GSF
  • names: platform_speed_wrt_ground, IRS Aircraft Ground Speed
  • var_id: PITCH
  • units: degree
  • long_name: IRS Aircraft Pitch Angle
  • standard_name: platform_pitch_angle
  • names: platform_pitch_angle, IRS Aircraft Pitch Angle
  • standard_name: platform_roll_angle
  • var_id: ROLL
  • units: degree
  • long_name: IRS Aircraft Roll Angle
  • names: platform_roll_angle, IRS Aircraft Roll Angle
  • long_name: IRS Aircraft Track Angle
  • standard_name: platform_course
  • units: degree_T
  • var_id: TKAT
  • names: platform_course, IRS Aircraft Track Angle
  • long_name: IRS Aircraft True Heading Angle
  • var_id: THDG
  • units: degree_T
  • standard_name: platform_orientation
  • names: platform_orientation, IRS Aircraft True Heading Angle
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: IRS Ground Speed Vector, East Component
  • var_id: VEW
  • names: IRS Ground Speed Vector, East Component
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: IRS Ground Speed Vector, North Component
  • var_id: VNS
  • names: IRS Ground Speed Vector, North Component
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: IRS Vertical Speed
  • var_id: VSPD
  • names: IRS Vertical Speed
  • standard_name: air_pressure
  • long_name: Interior Cabin Static Pressure
  • var_id: PCAB
  • units: hPa
  • names: air_pressure, Interior Cabin Static Pressure
  • units: gram/kg
  • long_name: Mixing Ratio, T-Electric
  • var_id: MR
  • standard_name: humidity_mixing_ratio
  • names: humidity_mixing_ratio, Mixing Ratio, T-Electric
  • units: m
  • var_id: PALT
  • standard_name: altitude
  • long_name: NACA Pressure Altitude
  • names: altitude, NACA Pressure Altitude
  • units: #/cm3
  • long_name: PCAS Concentration (all cells)
  • var_id: CONCP_LWO
  • names: PCAS Concentration (all cells)
  • units: vol cm3/s
  • long_name: PCAS Corrected Flow
  • var_id: PFLWC_LWO
  • names: PCAS Corrected Flow
  • units: none
  • long_name: PCAS Dispersion (sigma/dbarx)
  • var_id: DISPP_LWO
  • names: PCAS Dispersion (sigma/dbarx)
  • long_name: PCAS Mean Particle Diameter
  • var_id: DBARP_LWO
  • units: um
  • names: PCAS Mean Particle Diameter
  • standard_name: air_potential_temperature
  • long_name: Potential Temperature
  • var_id: THETA
  • units: K
  • names: air_potential_temperature, Potential Temperature
  • long_name: Radiometric Sky/Cloud-Base Temperature
  • var_id: RSTT
  • units: deg_C
  • names: Radiometric Sky/Cloud-Base Temperature
  • var_id: TTFH2
  • long_name: Radiometric Surface Temperature
  • units: deg_C
  • names: Radiometric Surface Temperature
  • var_id: QCF
  • units: hPa
  • long_name: Raw Dynamic Pressure, Fuselage
  • names: Raw Dynamic Pressure, Fuselage
  • long_name: Raw Dynamic Pressure, Fuselage Right
  • var_id: QCFR
  • units: hPa
  • names: Raw Dynamic Pressure, Fuselage Right
  • long_name: Raw Dynamic Pressure, Fuselage Right, Corrected
  • var_id: QCFRC
  • units: hPa
  • names: Raw Dynamic Pressure, Fuselage Right, Corrected
  • var_id: QCR
  • units: hPa
  • long_name: Raw Dynamic Pressure, Radome
  • names: Raw Dynamic Pressure, Radome
  • long_name: Raw Dynamic Pressure, Reference
  • var_id: QCX
  • units: hPa
  • names: Raw Dynamic Pressure, Reference
  • standard_name: air_pressure
  • long_name: Raw Static Pressure, Fuselage
  • var_id: PSFRD
  • units: hPa
  • names: air_pressure, Raw Static Pressure, Fuselage
  • standard_name: air_pressure
  • units: hPa
  • long_name: Raw Static Pressure, Reference
  • var_id: PSX
  • names: air_pressure, Raw Static Pressure, Reference
  • units: m
  • long_name: Reference GPS Altitude (MSL)
  • standard_name: altitude
  • var_id: GGALT_GMN
  • names: altitude, Reference GPS Altitude (MSL)
  • units: m/s
  • var_id: GGSPD
  • long_name: Reference GPS Ground Speed
  • names: Reference GPS Ground Speed
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: Reference GPS Ground Speed Vector, East Component
  • var_id: GGVEW
  • names: Reference GPS Ground Speed Vector, East Component
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: Reference GPS Ground Speed Vector, North Component
  • var_id: GGVNS
  • names: Reference GPS Ground Speed Vector, North Component
  • units: m
  • long_name: Reference GPS Height of geoid (MSL) above WGS84 ellipsoid
  • var_id: GGEOIDHT
  • names: Reference GPS Height of geoid (MSL) above WGS84 ellipsoid
  • var_id: GGTRK
  • units: degree_T
  • long_name: Reference GPS Track Angle
  • names: Reference GPS Track Angle
  • var_id: RHUM
  • standard_name: relative_humidity
  • units: %
  • long_name: Relative Humidity
  • names: Relative Humidity, relative_humidity
  • units: #/cm3
  • long_name: SPP-200 (PCASP) Concentration (per cell) - DMT
  • var_id: CS200_LWO
  • names: SPP-200 (PCASP) Concentration (per cell) - DMT
  • units: count
  • long_name: SPP-200 (PCASP) Raw Accumulation (per cell) - DMT
  • var_id: AS200_LWO
  • names: SPP-200 (PCASP) Raw Accumulation (per cell) - DMT
  • units: count
  • long_name: SPP-300 (FSSP-300) Raw Accumulation (per cell) - DMT
  • var_id: AS300_LWI
  • names: SPP-300 (FSSP-300) Raw Accumulation (per cell) - DMT
  • var_id: SSRD
  • units: degree
  • long_name: Sideslip Angle, Radome Diff. Pressure
  • names: Sideslip Angle, Radome Diff. Pressure
  • long_name: Sideslip Angle, Reference
  • var_id: SSLIP
  • units: degree
  • names: Sideslip Angle, Reference
  • units: radian
  • long_name: Solar Azimuth Angle
  • var_id: SOLAZ
  • names: Solar Azimuth Angle
  • units: radian
  • long_name: Solar Declination Angle
  • var_id: SOLDE
  • names: Solar Declination Angle
  • var_id: SOLEL
  • units: radian
  • long_name: Solar Elevation Angle
  • names: Solar Elevation Angle
  • var_id: SOLZE
  • units: radian
  • long_name: Solar Zenith Angle
  • standard_name: solar_zenith_angle
  • names: Solar Zenith Angle, solar_zenith_angle
  • units: count
  • long_name: TSI CN Counter Output
  • var_id: CNTS
  • names: TSI CN Counter Output
  • long_name: Total Temperature, Deiced Wing, Corrected
  • var_id: TTWHC
  • units: deg_C
  • names: Total Temperature, Deiced Wing, Corrected
  • units: deg_C
  • long_name: Total Temperature, Radome Right
  • var_id: TTRL
  • names: Total Temperature, Radome Right
  • long_name: Total Temperature, Reference
  • var_id: TTX
  • units: deg_C
  • names: Total Temperature, Reference
  • units: #/cm3
  • long_name: UHSAS Concentration (all cells)
  • var_id: CONCU_RWO
  • names: UHSAS Concentration (all cells)
  • units: #/cm3
  • long_name: UHSAS Concentration (per cell)
  • var_id: CUHSAS_RWO
  • names: UHSAS Concentration (per cell)
  • units: #/cm3
  • long_name: UHSAS Concentration, .1 micron and bigger
  • var_id: CONCU100_RWO
  • names: UHSAS Concentration, .1 micron and bigger
  • units: #/cm3
  • long_name: UHSAS Concentration, .5 micron and bigger
  • var_id: CONCU500_RWO
  • names: UHSAS Concentration, .5 micron and bigger
  • long_name: UHSAS Dispersion (sigma/dbarx)
  • var_id: DISPU_RWO
  • units: none
  • names: UHSAS Dispersion (sigma/dbarx)
  • long_name: UHSAS Mean Particle Diameter
  • var_id: DBARU_RWO
  • units: um
  • names: UHSAS Mean Particle Diameter
  • units: count
  • long_name: UHSAS Raw Count Histogram
  • var_id: AUHSAS_RWO
  • names: UHSAS Raw Count Histogram
  • long_name: Vertical Differential Pressure, Radome
  • var_id: ADIFR
  • units: hPa
  • names: Vertical Differential Pressure, Radome
  • var_id: THETAV
  • long_name: Virtual Potential Temperature
  • units: K
  • names: Virtual Potential Temperature
  • standard_name: virtual_temperature
  • var_id: TVIR
  • long_name: Virtual Temperature
  • units: deg_C
  • names: Virtual Temperature, virtual_temperature
  • units: m/s
  • standard_name: eastward_wind
  • long_name: Wind Vector, East Component
  • var_id: UI
  • names: eastward_wind, Wind Vector, East Component
  • units: m/s
  • var_id: VY
  • long_name: Wind Vector, Lateral Component
  • names: Wind Vector, Lateral Component
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: Wind Vector, Longitudinal Component
  • var_id: UX
  • names: Wind Vector, Longitudinal Component
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: Wind Vector, North Component
  • var_id: VI
  • standard_name: northward_wind
  • names: northward_wind, Wind Vector, North Component
  • units: m/s
  • standard_name: upward_air_velocity
  • long_name: Wind Vector, Vertical Gust Component
  • var_id: WI
  • names: upward_air_velocity, Wind Vector, Vertical Gust Component

Co-ordinate Variables

  • standard_name: latitude
  • var_id: LATC
  • units: degree_N
  • long_name: GPS-Corrected Inertial Latitude
  • names: latitude, GPS-Corrected Inertial Latitude
  • units: degree_E
  • long_name: GPS-Corrected Inertial Longitude
  • var_id: LONC
  • standard_name: longitude
  • names: longitude, GPS-Corrected Inertial Longitude
  • standard_name: latitude
  • long_name: Reference GPS Latitude
  • var_id: GGLAT
  • units: degree_N
  • names: latitude, Reference GPS Latitude
  • units: degree_E
  • standard_name: longitude
  • long_name: Reference GPS Longitude
  • var_id: GGLON
  • names: longitude, Reference GPS Longitude
  • long_name: time of measurement
  • standard_name: time
  • var_id: Time
  • names: time, time of measurement
Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2010-11-03T13:01:00
End time:
2010-11-03T15:06:10
Geographic Extent

 
43.6604°
 
0.5518°
 
2.3603°
 
42.9353°