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The EOL data archive contains atmospheric, meteorological, and other geophysical datasets from operational sources and the scientific research programs and projects for which NCAR/EOL has provided data management support. The project list may be sorted by selecting the header keys and full project descriptions and dataset lists are available by selecting the project title. You may search for projects with the form below. You may also search for datasets by keyword or space and time.

Projects

448 projects (100 shown)

Name: Title / Summary Begin Date (UTC) End Date (UTC)
ARISTO2016: Airborne Research Instrumentation Testing Opportunity 2016
The Airborne Research Instrumentation Testing Opportunity 2016 (ARISTO2016) is a newly-created NSF-sponsored flight test program that will be conducted annually on one of the NSF/NCAR aircraft. The purpose of the ARISTO program is to provide regular...
2016-08-01 00:00:00 2016-08-19 23:59:59
Operations: EOL Operations
This is an internal project meant to contain ongoing or episodic data collection from EOL instruments. This project should not contain products or data related to externally funded field campaigns. 
2016-06-01 00:00:00 9999-12-31 23:59:59
VORTEX-SE_2016: Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes EXperiment-Southeast (VORTEX-SE) 2016 Field Campaign
The Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment Southeast (VORTEX-SE) Is a research program designed to understand how environmental factors characteristic of the southeastern United States affect the formation, intensity, structure...
2016-03-01 00:00:00 2016-05-05 23:59:59
ORCAS: The O2/N2 Ratio and CO2 Airborne Southern Ocean (ORCAS) Study
The O2/N2 Ratio and CO2 Airborne Southern Ocean (ORCAS) Study is an NSF sponsored airborne field campaign with research flights planned from Punta Arenas, Chile during January and February of 2016.   The Southern Ocean plays a dominant role in the...
2016-01-10 00:00:00 2016-03-01 23:59:59
OLYMPEX: Olympic Mountains Experiment
The Olympic Mountains Experiment (OLYMPEX) is a ground validation field campaign designed to verify and validate satellite measurements of precipitation from the constellation of satellites known as the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM). The...
2015-11-01 00:00:00 2016-01-17 23:59:59
ICEBRIDGE-2015: Antarctic 2015 Operation IceBridge
IceBridge, a six-year NASA mission, is the largest airborne survey of Earth's polar ice ever flown. It will yield an unprecedented three-dimensional view of Arctic and Antarctic ice sheets, ice shelves and sea ice. These flights will provide a yearly,...
2015-09-18 00:00:00 2015-11-04 23:59:59
ARISTO: Airborne Research Instrumentation Testing Opportunity
The Airborne Research Instrumentation Testing Opportunity (ARISTO) is a newly-created NSF-sponsored flight test program that will be conducted annually on one of the NSF/NCAR aircraft. The purpose of the ARISTO program is to provide regular flight test...
2015-09-14 00:00:00 2015-10-02 23:59:59
SHOUT: Sensing Hazards with Operational Unmanned Technology
Targeted observations from aircraft in oceanic regions could significantly improve how well weather models forecast significant events such as (1) tropical storms, (2) winter storms and (3) major floods. The long duration and large oceanic areas that...
2015-08-25 00:00:00 2015-10-30 23:59:59
CSET: Cloud System Evolution in the Trades
The Cloud Systems Evolution in the Trades (CSET) study aims to describe and explain the evolution of the boundary layer aerosol, cloud, and thermodynamic structures along trajectories within the north-Pacific trade-winds using the NSF Gulfstream V ...
2015-06-01 00:00:00 2015-08-15 23:59:59
TCI: Tropical Cyclone Intensity Experiment
The goal of the Tropical Cyclone Intensity (TCI) initiative is to improve the prediction of tropical cyclone (TC) intensity and structure change. The specific focus is an improved understanding of TC upper-level outflow layer processes and dynamics....
2015-06-01 00:00:00 2016-12-31 23:59:59
SABIRPOD: SABIR Pod Test Flights
RAF is currently working with the Air National Guard (ANG) to test the capability of the ANG Special Airborne Mission Installation and Response (SABIR) arm for atmospheric research. This extendable arm is an easily deployed door-mounted capability that...
2015-05-11 00:00:00 2015-05-27 23:59:59
PECAN: Plains Elevated Convection at Night
The PECAN campaign is envisioned as a multi-agency, international project (NSF, NOAA, NASA, DOE; Canada, Germany, UK) designed to advance the understanding of continental nocturnal warm-season precipitation. PECAN will focus on nocturnal convection in...
2015-04-01 00:00:00 2015-07-16 23:59:59
HAIC-HIWC_2015: High Altitude Ice Crystals - High Ice Water Content Project - 2015
The purpose of the HAIC/HIWC International field campaign is to collect cloud data in deep convective clouds to fulfill the industry and scientific objectives, as outlined in the HIWC Science Plan and the HAIC Description of Work.  In particular the...
2015-04-01 00:00:00 2015-05-31 23:59:59
CABL: Characterizing the Atmospheric Boundary Layer
The “Characterizing the Atmospheric Boundary Layer” (CABL) educational deployment leveraged multiple outreach opportunities to provide scientific opportunities to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students in Colorado’s Front Range. Several EOL...
2015-02-23 00:00:00 2015-04-15 23:59:59
WINTER: Wintertime Investigation of Transport, Emission, and Reactivity
WINTER is an atmospheric chemistry campaign that focuses on wintertime emissions and chemical processes in the Northeastern US. The project has three goals: (1) to characterize the chemical transformations of wintertime emissions with an equal focus on...
2015-02-01 00:00:00 2015-03-15 23:59:59
NOREASTER: Nor'easter
Nor'easter consists of a single flight on the NSF/NCAR HIAPER Gulfstream-V research aircraft to fly the HIAPER Cloud Radar (HCR) across the comma head of a strong Nor'easter cyclone in an attempt to determine unambiguously whether or not generating...
2015-01-30 00:00:00 2015-02-03 23:59:59
MASCRAD: Multi Angle Snowflake Camera-Radar experiment
Detailed snow particle imagery will be taken by a custom-designed multiple view digital camera.  The resultant 3D representations of the particles will be used to initialize an improved electromagnetic scattering model.  The model results will be...
2014-11-15 00:00:00 2015-03-31 23:59:59
HCR-Test: HIAPER Cloud Radar (HCR) Test
The HIAPER Cloud Radar (HCR) Test project is a test flight program out of the Research Avaition Facility (RAF) in Broomfield, CO.  The goal of the program is to flight test several instruments (HCR, HARP, AVPAS) for the upcoming Cloud System Evolution...
2014-11-10 00:00:00 2014-11-21 23:59:59
BaSE_CaMP_II: Boundary Structure Experiments with Central Minnesota Profiling II
In the fall of 2012, Saint Cloud State University was visited by a Mobile Integrated Sounding System (MISS) provided by NCAR’s Earth Observing Laboratory. The deployment was termed Boundary Structure Experiments with Central Minnesota Profiling (BaSE...
2014-10-18 00:00:00 2014-11-18 23:59:59
FRAPPE: Front Range Air Pollution and Photochemistry Experiment
FRAPPE is looking at the air quality in the Northern Front Range Metropolitan Area (NFRMA) around Denver, Colorado and has important science and societal aspects. FRAPPE is focused on the following issues:   The factors that control NFRMA surface ozone...
2014-06-30 00:00:00 2014-08-25 23:59:59
DEEPWAVE: A Study of Deeply Propagating Gravity Waves from the Earth’s Surface to the Mesosphere
DEEPWAVE is going to study the dynamics of gravity waves (GWs) from the surface of the earth to the mesosphere and lower thermosphere (MLT).  The project examines how tropospheric winds and storms modulate the generation of GWs, how GWs propagate...
2014-06-01 00:00:00 2014-07-31 23:59:59
PECAN_2014: PECAN 2014 Dry Run
The PECAN campaign is envisioned as a multi-agency, international project (NSF, NOAA, NASA, DOE; Canada, Germany, UK) designed to advance the understanding of continental nocturnal warm-season precipitation. PECAN will focus on nocturnal convection in...
2014-04-15 00:00:00 2014-06-13 23:59:59
FRONT: Front Range Observational Network Testbed
FRONT: A testbed for innovative weather and climate technology development; leading, promoting and enabling geoscience research and education. FRONT provides the atmospheric science community with an easily accessible, cost-efficient, observational...
2014-04-01 00:00:00 2015-04-08 23:59:59
LATTE: Lower Atmospheric Thermodynamics & Turbulence Experiment
Background The purpose of this document is to briefly outline and discuss the upcoming Lower Atmospheric Thermodynamics & Turbulence Experiment (LATTE) to be conducted at the Boulder Atmospheric Observatory (BAO) in February of 2014.  A primary...
2014-02-10 00:00:00 2014-02-28 23:59:59
IFRACS_2014: Isotopic Fractionation in Snow
The Isotopic Fractionation in Snow experiment (IFRACS) is a meteorological research program conducted near Steamboat Springs, CO. This campaign was designed to investigate whether or not the degree of riming on the snow crystals could be determined by...
2014-01-17 00:00:00 2014-02-28 23:59:59
HAIC-HIWC: High Altitude Ice Crystals - High Ice Water Content Project
The purpose of the HAIC/HIWC International field campaign is to collect cloud data in deep convective clouds to fulfill the industry and scientific objectives, as outlined in the HIWC Science Plan and the HAIC Description of Work.  In particular the...
2014-01-15 00:00:00 2014-03-15 23:59:59
CONTRAST: Convective Transport of Active Species in the Tropics
The Convective Transport of Active Species in the Tropics (CONTRAST)  experiment is designed to measure the chemistry and transport of reactive chemical species into  the tropical Tropopause Transition Layer (TTL) over the Western Pacific warm pool...
2014-01-11 00:00:00 2014-03-03 23:59:59
OWLeS: Ontario Winter Lake-effect Systems
The OWLeS project examines the formation mechanisms, cloud microphysics, boundary layer  processes and dynamics of lake-effect systems (LeS) using new observational tools capable of  detailing LeS characteristics not observed in previous LeS field...
2013-11-15 00:00:00 2014-01-29 23:59:59
METCRAX-II: Meteor Crater Experiment II
METCRAX-II was the second experiment studying the atmospheric boundary layer of the Arizona Meteor Crater. METCRAX-II investigated downslope-windstorm-type flows that develop when thermally-driven drainage flows cascade over the rim of the Arizona...
2013-09-30 00:00:00 2013-10-30 23:59:59
SPRITES-II: SPRITE SPECTRA-II
The scientific objective of SPRITE SPECTRA-II is to determine the physical processes involved in sprites, and in particular the ionization of molecules in the blue part of the light spectrum. The blue light cannot be adequately observed from ground...
2013-07-25 00:00:00 2013-08-15 23:59:59
DEEPWAVE_2013: DEEPWAVE 2013 Dry Run
The DEEPWAVE project is intended to measure gravity waves from their source in the  troposphere to their breakdown in the Mesosphere and Lower Thermosphere (i.e., MLT). The  location of the project is based on satellite indications that in austral...
2013-07-09 00:00:00 2013-08-31 23:59:59
SAS: The Southeast Atmosphere Study
The Southeast Atmosphere Study (SAS) is a collaboration that brings together resources and facilities from NSF, NOAA, EPA, and EPRI. The SAS is the "umbrella" for the NOMADSS, SOAS, NAAMEX, TROPHONO, and SENEX projects. SAS's main purpose is to ensure...
2013-05-14 00:00:00 2013-07-31 23:59:59
MPEX: Mesoscale Predictability Experiment
The Mesoscale Predictability Experiment (MPEX) will be conducted within the U.S. intermountain region and high plains during the late spring/early summer of 2013 and will include the use of the NCAR GV, along with the new Airborne Vertical Atmospheric...
2013-05-01 00:00:00 2013-06-30 23:59:59
SAANGRIA-TEST: SAANGRIA instrumentation Test project
SAANGRIA Test project is an instrumentation test experiment based from Jeffco in Broomfield, CO. The purpose of the experiment is to operate and test in flight the instruments that are scientifically critical to the 2014 DEEPWAVE experiment. The...
2013-02-13 00:00:00 2013-03-02 23:59:59
SCP: Shallow Cold Pool (SCP) Experiment
The Shallow Cold Pool (SCP) experiment was an ISFS deployment in a shallow gully within the Pawnee Grasslands. The primary goal of SCP was to examine the formation and maintenance of common shallow cold pools. These cold pools had not been previously...
2012-10-01 00:00:00 2012-11-30 23:59:59
PacMARS: Pacific Marine Arctic Regional Synthesis
The Pacific Marine Arctic Regional Synthesis (PacMARS) effort will facilitate new synergies in understanding of the marine ecosystem in the greater Bering Strait region, including the northern Bering, Chukchi and Beaufort seas. The PacMARS research...
2012-06-15 00:00:00 2014-06-14 23:59:59
DC3: Deep Convective Clouds & Chemistry Project
The Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry Project (DC3) field campaign investigates the impact of deep, midlatitude continental convective clouds, including their dynamical, physical, and lightning processes, on upper tropospheric (UT) composition and...
2012-05-01 00:00:00 2012-06-30 23:59:59
TORERO: Tropical Ocean tRoposphere Exchange of Reactive halogen species and Oxygenated VOC
The scientific objective of the TORERO project is to study the release and transport of halogenated gases and oxidized VOCs in the Eastern Tropical Pacific during the season of the high biologic productivity. The project timeframe is coincident with a...
2012-01-15 00:00:00 2012-02-26 23:59:59
ASCII: AgI Seeding of Clouds Impact Investigation
AgI Seeding of Clouds Impact Investigation (ASCII) was one project in a series of multi-season field campaigns, all part of the Wyoming Weather Modification Pilot Program, aimed at studying randomized cloud seeding.  ASCII was conducted over the Sierra...
2012-01-04 00:00:00 2012-03-04 23:59:59
CiS_2: Careers in Science 2
Careers in Science (CiS) is a targeted education and outreach program planned for 2011 that exposes students from accredited postsecondary minority institutions to career opportunities within the areas of science and science support. Multi-day visits...
2011-11-08 00:00:00 2011-11-18 23:59:59
IDEAS-4: Instrument Development and Education in Airborne Science Phase 4
Instrument Development and Education in Airborne Science (IDEAS) phase 4 is a three year program to provide opportunities for flight testing of improved instrumentation for airborne research. The goal is to improve the capability of instrumentation for...
2011-10-17 00:00:00 2013-11-18 23:59:59
DYNAMO: Dynamics of the Madden-Julian Oscillation
There is considerable evidence for the importance of the MJO in weather and climate (e.g., hurricane activity, U.S. West Coast flooding events, and ENSO), and in their seamless prediction. But our ability of simulating and predicting the MJO is...
2011-10-01 00:00:00 2012-03-31 23:59:59
ICEBRIDGE: Antarctic 2011 Operation IceBridge
IceBridge, a six-year NASA mission, is the largest airborne survey of Earth's polar ice ever flown. It will yield an unprecedented three-dimensional view of Arctic and Antarctic ice sheets, ice shelves and sea ice. These flights will provide a yearly,...
2011-09-28 00:00:00 2011-11-03 23:59:59
HS3: Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel
The Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) project is a multi-year investigation aimed at examining hurricane formation and intensity change. In 2011 there were two research flights of the unmanned NOAA/NASA Global Hawk (GH) aircraft on 9 and 14...
2011-09-11 00:00:00 2014-09-30 23:59:59
HIPPO5: HIAPER Pole to Pole Observations 5 (HIPPO-5)
The "Collaborative Research: HIAPER Pole-to-Pole Observations (HIPPO) of Carbon Cycle and Greenhouse Gases Study" will measure cross sections of atmospheric concentrations approximately pole-to-pole, from the surface to the tropopause, five times...
2011-08-15 01:01:00 2011-09-15 23:59:00
ACADIS: Advanced Cooperative Arctic Data and Information Service
ACADIS is the continuation and expansion of CADIS, or Advanced CADIS. The Advanced Cooperative Arctic Data and Information Service (ACADIS) is a joint effort between the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), the National Center for Atmospheric...
2011-07-15 00:00:00 2015-12-31 23:59:00
ICE-T: Ice in Clouds Experiment - Tropical
The objective of the Ice in Clouds - Tropical (ICE-T) experiment is to show that under given conditions, direct ice nucleation measurement(s), or other specific measurable characteristics of the aerosol, can be used to predict the number of ice...
2011-07-01 00:00:00 2011-07-31 23:59:00
CWEX: Crop/Wind-energy EXperiment
In CWEX-11, flux towers were deployed close to an east-west line of six turbines, labeled B1-B6 from west to east (see Fig. 1). The upwind reference tower (NCAR 1) was placed 2.0 D south of turbine B2, where D is the turbine fan diameter (74 m for this...
2011-06-22 00:00:00 2011-08-16 23:59:59
HIPPO4: HIAPER Pole to Pole Observations 4 (HIPPO-4)
The "Collaborative Research: HIAPER Pole-to-Pole Observations (HIPPO) of Carbon Cycle and Greenhouse Gases Study" will measure cross sections of atmospheric concentrations approximately pole-to-pole, from the surface to the tropopause, five times...
2011-06-01 01:01:00 2011-07-15 23:59:00
DC-3_TEST: Deep Convection 3 Instrumentation Test Project
The DC-3 Test Project is a short flight program designed to flight test all critical instruments in preparation for the Deep Convection 3 project that is going to take place in the summer of 2012.
2011-05-01 01:01:00 2011-05-15 23:59:00
WISPAR: Winter Storms and Pacific Atmospheric Rivers
The Winter Storms and Pacific Atmospheric Rivers (WISPAR) field campaign took place over the Pacific Ocean from February 11 to March 10, 2011. The primary scientific objective of WISPAR is to evaluate the capabilities of the unmanned NOAA/NASA Global...
2011-02-11 00:00:00 2011-03-10 23:59:59
PCAPS: Persistent Cold-Air Pool Study
Research Objectives: * determine processes responsible for formation, maintenance and destruction of multi-day wintertime temperature inversions or cold-air pools, * evaluate their influence on pollutant transport and mixing, and * determine how models...
2010-12-01 00:00:00 2011-02-07 23:59:00
CiS_1: Careers in Science 1
Careers in Science (CiS) is a targeted education and outreach program planned for 2010 & 2011 that exposes students from accredited postsecondary minority institutions to career opportunities within the areas of science and science support. Multi-day...
2010-10-27 00:00:00 2010-10-29 23:59:59
WAMO: Western Atmospheric Mercury Observations
WAMO is a pilot project exploring an important phenomenon of the mercury cycle in the atmosphere. The project tests the ability of research instrumentation to measure reactive and non-reactive mercury species and to relate these measurements to the...
2010-10-14 00:00:00 2010-12-21 23:59:00
PolarStar: Polar Star Mapserver, Terascan and Ice Observations Project
The Polar Star Mapserver, Terascan and Ice Observations Project was created for the US Coast Guard for installation on the USCGC Polar Star. The software includes Mapserver, Terascan processing, and an Ice Observations Form and was written for and...
2010-09-30 00:00:00 2013-06-30 23:59:59
PREDICT: Pre-Depression Investigation of Cloud-systems in the Tropics (PREDICT)
Prediction and understanding of tropical cyclogenesis remains one of the most challenging aspects of atmospheric science. A multitude of tropical disturbances emerge from the West African coast every year near the Cape Verde islands, but only a few of...
2010-08-15 00:00:00 2010-09-30 23:59:00
GRIP: Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes
The Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes (GRIP) experiment was a NASA campaign aimed at gaining a better understanding of how tropical storms develop into major hurricanes. The field project was conducted between 15 August and 30 September 2010,...
2010-08-15 00:00:00 2010-09-30 23:59:59
ITOP: Impact of Typhoons on the Ocean in the Pacific
The Impacts of Typhoons on the Ocean in the Pacific (ITOP) program is a multi-national field campaign that aims to study the ocean response to typhoons in the western Pacific Ocean. ITOP is focused on the following scientific questions: How does the...
2010-08-11 00:00:00 2010-11-09 23:59:00
BEACHON: Bio-hydro-atmosphere interactions of Energy, Aerosols, Carbon, H2O, Organics and Nitrogen
The Bio-hydro-atmosphere interactions of Energy, Aerosols, Carbon, H2O, Organics and Nitrogen (BEACHON) project is a broad ranging, multi-year study being led by NCAR/ISP. BEACHON is aimed at enhancing the understanding of the roles of biogenic...
2010-08-01 00:00:00 2010-08-31 23:59:59
DBO: Distributed Biological Observatory
The “Distributed Biological Observatory (DBO)” is envisioned as a change detection array along a latitudinal gradient extending from the northern Bering Sea to the Barrow Arc. DBO sampling is focused on transects centered on locations of high...
2010-06-01 00:00:00 2017-10-31 23:59:59
HIPPO3: HIAPER Pole to Pole Observations 3 (HIPPO-3)
The "Collaborative Research: HIAPER Pole-to-Pole Observations (HIPPO) of Carbon Cycle and Greenhouse Gases Study" will measure cross sections of atmospheric concentrations approximately pole-to-pole, from the surface to the tropopause, five times...
2010-03-20 00:00:00 2010-04-20 23:59:00
ISPA-2010: Inhibition of Snowfall by Pollution Aerosol 2010
The Inhibition of Snowfall by Pollution Aerosol (ISPA) field project examines the link between pollution aerosols and snow riming. The study is centered around DRI's Storm Peak Laboratory (SPL) on Mt. Warner near Steamboat Springs. SPL operates a range...
2010-01-14 00:00:00 2010-02-28 23:59:59
HEFT10: HAIS Experimental Flight Test - 2010 (HEFT10)
HEFT-10 is one of the series of airborne projects that are conducted by the EOL RAF to allow instrument developers flight time on the G-V. Initially, HEFT projects were put in place to provide test flight opportunity to the HIAPER HAIS instrument...
2009-12-01 00:00:00 2010-02-16 23:59:00
HIPPO2: HIAPER Pole to Pole Observations 2
The "Collaborative Research: HIAPER Pole-to-Pole Observations (HIPPO) of Carbon Cycle and Greenhouse Gases Study" will measure cross sections of atmospheric concentrations approximately pole-to-pole, from the surface to the tropopause, four times...
2009-10-26 00:00:00 2009-12-19 23:59:00
ADELE-SPRITE: Airborne Detector for Energetic Lightning Emission Sprite Spectra (ADELE-SPRITE)
ADELE / SPRITE is a field campaign combining two separate research project at the same location at the same time. The project will deploy out of Melbourne, FL. The ADELE part will operate during the day studying gamma rays near convective storms. The...
2009-08-13 00:00:00 2009-09-09 23:59:00
ASP_2009: Advanced Study Program
The 2009 ASP summer colloquium, "Exploring the Atmosphere, Observational Instruments and Techniques," ran from May 31st to June 12th, 2009. Attendees included 27 students from four countries, as well as more than 70 professors, scientists, and staff...
2009-05-31 00:00:00 2009-06-12 23:59:59
VORTEX2: Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment 2
The Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment (VORTEX) is a multi-agency field program to investigate (i) tornadogenesis, maintenance, and demise, (ii) tornado near-ground wind field, (iii) relationships among tornadoes, their...
2009-05-10 00:00:00 2010-06-15 23:59:00
PodCertGV: GV Large Pod Certification Project
Long term plans for the HIAPER aircraft include the capability to fly large pod instruments for research. The "large pods" are ~0.5 m diameter x 4 m long, significantly larger than PMS canisters.  There are several instruments in the HAIS list that...
2009-04-23 00:00:00 2009-07-21 23:59:00
PLOWS: Profiling of Winter Storms
The Profiling of Winter Storms (PLOWS) field program is focused on obtaining a greater understanding of the mesoscale structure and dynamics of cyclonic weather systems and the improvement of 0-48 hr cool season quantitative precipitation forecasts....
2009-02-07 00:00:00 2010-03-01 23:59:00
HIPPO: HIAPER Pole to Pole Observations 1 (HIPPO-1)
The "Collaborative Research: HIAPER Pole-to-Pole Observations (HIPPO) of Carbon Cycle and Greenhouse Gases Study" will measure cross sections of atmospheric concentrations approximately pole-to-pole, from the surface to the tropopause, four times...
2009-01-07 00:00:00 2009-01-31 23:59:00
VOCALS: VAMOS Ocean-Cloud-Atmosphere-Land Study
VOCALS is an international program that is part of the CLIVAR VAMOS (Variability of the American MOnsoonS) program. The scientific issues underlying VOCALS can be broken into four interconnected categories: atmospheric, oceanic, and coupled model...
2008-10-01 00:00:00 2008-11-30 23:59:00
CONCORDIASI: Concordiasi
Concordiasi is a joint French-United States initiative that started during the International Polar Year (IPY). The field experiments took place over Antarctica during September-November 2008, December 2009, and September-December 2010. This archive...
2008-09-01 00:00:00 2010-12-31 23:59:00
T-PARC: THORPEX Pacific Asian Regional Campaign (T-PARC)
The THORPEX (THe Observing Research and Predictability EXperiment) Pacific Asian Regional Campaign (T-PARC) is a multi-national field campaign that addresses the shorter-range dynamics and forecast skill associated with high-impact weather events of...
2008-08-01 00:00:00 2008-10-07 23:59:00
CPS: Cloud and Precipitation Study 2008
The Cloud and Precipitation Study (CPS) was a project aimed at examining shallow and deep convection, as well as stratiform precipitation, in a tropical/subtropical environment in an attempt to better understand cloud and precipitation processes.  The...
2008-07-30 00:00:00 2008-09-30 23:59:59
POST: Physics of Stratocumulus Top (POST)
The Physics of Stratocumulus Top (POST) project studies stratocumulus clouds (Sc) off the west coast of California using a combination of aircraft measurements and modeling. The objective is to improve the understanding of the physical processes that...
2008-07-14 00:00:00 2008-08-15 23:59:00
NIWOT08: Niwot Ridge Experiment, 2008
2008-07-01 00:00:00 2008-08-31 23:59:59
AHATS: Advection Horizontal Array Turbulence Study
AHATS was the fourth in the series of Horizontal Array of Turbulence Studies (HATS). This series of experiments aims to improve large-eddy simulations (LES) of turbulence close to the Earth's surface, by collecting data that can be spatially filtered...
2008-06-09 00:00:00 2008-08-16 23:59:59
TIMREX: Terrain-influenced Monsoon Rainfall Experiment
Taiwan and United States conducted a joint field experiment during the period of May 15 to June 30, 2008 at the western plain and mountain slope region of southern Taiwan. It was called the Southwest Monsoon Experiment/Terrain-influenced Monsoon...
2008-04-30 00:00:00 2008-06-30 23:59:59
START08: Stratosphere-Troposphere Analyses of Regional Transport (START08)
The Stratosphere-Troposphere Analyses of Regional Transport (START08) studied the chemical and transport characteristics of the extratropical upper tropospheric and lower stratospheric (ExUTLS) region using the NSF/NCAR HIAPER aircraft. In the ExUTLS,...
2008-04-21 00:00:00 2008-06-28 23:59:00
HEFT08-GISMOS: HEFT08 - GNSS Instrument System for MultiStatic and Occultation Sensing
GISMOS was a project conducted over the Gulf of Mexico on the G-V aircraft. The purpose of the project was to test the GNSS Instrument System for MultiStatic and Occultation Sensing, a HAIS instrument. GISMOS is part of the HEFT-08 project. HEFT-08 is...
2008-02-14 00:00:00 2008-02-22 23:59:59
HEFT08: HAIS Experimental Flight Test - 2008 (HEFT08)
HEFT-08 is one of the series of airborne projects that are conducted by EOL RAF to allow instrument developers flight time on the GV. Initially, HEFT projects were put in place to provide test flight opportunity to the HIAPER HAIS instrument developers...
2008-02-01 00:00:00 2008-02-29 23:59:00
ICE-L: Ice in Clouds Experiment (ICE-L)
The objectof of the ICE-L experiment is to show that under given conditions, direct ice nucleation measurement(s), or other specific measurable characteristics of the aerosol, can be used to predict the number of ice particles forming by nucleation...
2007-11-01 00:00:00 2007-12-31 23:59:00
PASE: Pacific Atmospheric Sulfur Experiment
The Pacific Atmospheric Sulfur Experiment is a comprehensive study of the chemistry of sulfur in the remote marine troposphere. A major part of PASE will be devoted to the chemistry and physics (primarily of sulfur) in a cloud free convective boundary...
2007-08-05 00:00:00 2007-09-07 23:59:00
NIWOT07: Niwot Ridge Pilot Experiment, 2006-2007
In support of a NSF-supported project to investigate the use of sensor networks for biogeoscience research, NCAR and CU are deploying additional equipment at the Univ. Colo. Flux Facility (CUFF) in the Univ. Colo. Mountain Research Station (MRS)....
2007-07-01 00:00:00 2007-08-31 23:59:59
TC4: Tropical Composition, Cloud and Climate Coupling
The Tropical Composition, Cloud and Climate Coupling (TC4) mission was a NASA field campaign aimed at investigating the structure, properties and processes in the tropical Eastern Pacific. The goal of the project is to better understand the chemical,...
2007-06-28 00:00:00 2007-08-08 23:59:59
PACDEX: PACific Dust EXperiment
The long range transport of dust and anthropogenic aerosols (e.g, black carbon, organics and sulfates, and air pollution from Eurasia, across the Pacific Ocean, into North America is one of the most wide spread and major pollution events on the planet....
2007-03-29 00:00:00 2007-05-24 23:59:00
CHATS: Canopy Horizontal Array Turbulence Study
The objective of CHATS was to make spatial measurements of the velocity and scalar turbulence fields in a uniformly vegetated canopy, using arrays of sonic anemometer/thermometers augmented with fast response water vapor and carbon dioxide sensors....
2007-03-15 00:00:00 2007-06-15 23:59:59
FraWST07: Front Range Weather Study, 2007
FRaWSt (the Front Range Winter-weather Study) was an informal project using the S-Pol radar located at Marshall field site in Boulder County Colorado headed by Dr. Gywon Lee. Collocated with the radar were particle size disdrometers and a snow gauge...
2007-01-10 00:00:00 2007-03-31 23:59:59
ISPA-2007: Inhibition of Snowfall by Pollution Aerosol, 2007
NCAR / EOL is deploying an Integrated Sounding System ISS to the Inhibition of Snowfall by Pollution Aerosols (ISPA) project in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The project is being carried out for the Desert Research Institute's Storm Peak Laboratory (SPL...
2007-01-02 00:00:00 2007-02-28 23:59:59
LPB: La Plata River Basin
CLIVAR/VAMOS and GEWEX/GHP identified the Rio La Plata Basin as a climate-hydrology system with components that are potentially predictable with useful skill from seasons in advance, and whose variability has important impacts on human activities. LPB...
2007-01-01 00:00:00 2015-12-31 23:59:00
METCRAX: Meteor Crater Experiment
The Meteor Crater Experiment (METCRAX) is a 3-year meteorological research program supported by the Mesoscale Dynamics Division of the U. S. National Science Foundation (NSF). The program is investigating the structure and evolution of temperature...
2006-09-25 00:00:00 2006-11-01 23:59:59
NAMMA: NASA African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis
The African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analyses (AMMA) project was an international collaboration aimed at improving our knowledge and understanding of the West African Monsoon and its variability.  The NASA African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analyses ...
2006-08-06 00:00:00 2006-09-12 23:59:59
CuPIDO: Cumulus Photogrammetric, In-Situ and Doppler Observations
The Cumulus Photogrammetric, In-situ and Doppler Observations (CuPIDO) field experiment will use digital visible spectrum cameras, surface mesonet stations, high temporal resolution soundings and aircraft data to examine the onset and transition of...
2006-07-01 00:00:00 2006-08-31 23:59:00
MLO_CN2: Mauna Loa Seeing Study (Cn-squared study)
Sonic anemometers were deployed during Summer 2006 at the Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii to quantify the atmospheric seeing quality, to help NCAR/HAO plan current and future telescope observations. This study was intended to replicate measurements made...
2006-06-09 00:00:00 2006-08-08 23:59:59
REFRACTT06: Refractivity Experiment For H2O Research And Collaborative operational Technology Transfer '06
REFRACTT is the Refractivity Experiment For H2O Research And Collaborative operational Technology Transfer. The field phase will be conducted from 5 June to 11 August 2006 in northeastern Colorado. Goals REFRACTT includes scientific research and...
2006-06-05 00:00:00 2006-08-11 23:59:59
CLIVAR-KESS: Climate Variability and Predictability Project - Kuroshio Extension Sytem Study
The Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR) Project is an international, multi-agency campaign aimed at understanding the physical processes responsible for climate variability and predictability.  The Kuroshio Extension Sytem Study (KESS) is a...
2006-05-29 00:00:00 2006-07-04 23:59:59
BeringSea: The Bering Sea Project: BEST/BSIERP
The Bering Sea Project incorporates the BEST and BSIERP data archives. The Bering Ecosystem Study (BEST) project is a multi-year, interdisciplinary program to develop an end-to-end mechanistic understanding of how climate change will affect the marine...
2006-04-01 00:00:00 2015-12-31 23:59:59
T-REX: Terrain-induced Rotor Experiment
The Terrain-induced Rotor Experiment (T-REX) is the second phase of a coordinated effort to explore the structure and evolution of atmospheric rotors (intense low-level horizontal vorticies that form along an axis parallel to, and downstream of, a...
2006-03-01 00:00:00 2006-04-30 00:00:00
MILAGRO: Megacity Initiative: Local and Global Research Observations
The Megacity Initiative: Local and Global Research Observations (MILAGRO) project brought an international research team of hundreds of scientists and students including Mexican investigators and collaborating Mexican government agencies to the Mexico...
2006-03-01 00:00:00 2006-03-30 23:59:00
MIRAGE_Mexico: Megacities Impact on Regional and Global Environment (a MILAGRO sub-program)
The goal of the MIRAGE program is to characterize the chemical/physical transformations and the ultimate fate of pollutants exported from urban areas, and to assess the current and future impacts of these exported pollutants on regional and global air...
2006-03-01 00:00:00 2006-03-30 23:59:59