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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.


496 projects (100 shown)

Name: Title / Summary Begin Date (UTC) End Date (UTC)
VAMOS: Variability ofthe American MOnsoon Systems
Monsoon systems provide a framework for studies on the predictability of precipitation during the warm season. The Variability of the American Monsoon Systems (VAMOS) project emphasize the interplay between the atmosphere, oceans and continental...
2001-02-01 00:00:00 2008-12-01 23:59:00
Snowfall_Rate: Snowfall Rate Reduction by Pollution Aerosols
SNOWFALL-ISS studied the effects of pollution aerosol loading has on snowfall rates in winter storms that are solely orographic or have a "feeder/seeder" cloud couplet with an orographic cloud component.
2001-01-31 00:00:00 2001-03-03 23:59:59
IMPROVE: Improvement of Microphysical Parameterization through Observational Verification Experiment
The goals of the offshore field project IMPROVE-1 (Improvement of Microphysical PaRameterization through Observational Verification Experiment-1) was to isolate the errors in the microphysical scheme by obtaining simultaneous ground-based radar, ground...
2001-01-01 00:00:00 2001-02-14 23:59:59
MESA: Monsoon Experiment South America
MESA is a component of the CLIVAR-VAMOS program, and its main goal is to investigate the main characteristics and variability of the South American Monsoon Systems (SAMS). The main hypothesis driving MESA is that SAMS provides a physical basis for...
2001-01-01 00:00:00 2001-01-01 23:59:59
ISCAT: Investigation of Sulfur Chemistry in the Antarctic Troposphere
2000-11-22 00:00:00 2000-12-28 23:59:59
VTMX: Vertical Transport and Mixing
VTMX (Vertical Transport and MiXing) is a new program of the Dept of Energy's Environmental Meteorology Program (EMP). It is concerned with vertical transport and mixing in the boundary layer, particularly in stably stratified conditions, weak or...
2000-10-01 00:00:00 2000-10-31 23:59:59
SGS00: Sub-Gridscale Studies, 2000 (aka HATS)
A field experiment is proposed to study the response of small turbulent eddies to large turbulent motions and to develop better subgrid-scale (SGS) models for large eddy simulation (LES). LES is a popular numerical tool for studying turbulence; in this...
2000-09-01 00:00:00 2000-10-01 23:59:59
AESOP/TEXASAQS: Texas Air Quality Study
The Texas Air Quality Study was done In August and September of 2000. The study was designed to improve understanding of the factors that control the formation and transport of air pollutants along the Gulf Coast of southeastern Texas. Measurements of...
2000-08-15 00:00:00 2000-09-15 23:59:59
Sea_Salinity: PALS Sea Salinity Experiment
Testing of PALS instrument over land and sea, Des Moines, IA and East Coast (TBD)
2000-08-11 00:00:00 2000-08-26 23:59:59
EBEX: Energy Balance Experiment, 2000
The Energy Balance Experiment (EBEX-2000) studied the ability of state-of-the-art measurements to close the surface energy balance over a surface (a vegetative canopy with large evapotranspiration) where closure has been difficult to obtain. A flood...
2000-07-20 00:00:00 2000-08-24 23:59:59
PELTI: Passing Efficiency of the Low-Turbulence Inlet
In July, 2000 we tested the new porous-diffuser low-turbulence inlet (LTI), developed at the University of Denver, by flying it and three other inlets on NCAR?s C-130 in the Caribbean, using both dust and sea salt as test aerosols. Aerosols were...
2000-07-05 00:00:00 2000-07-23 23:59:59
PROPHET: Program for Research on Oxidants: Photochemistry, Emissions and Transport
The Program for Research on Oxidants: PHotochemistry, Emissions, and Transport (PROPHET) was created in 1996, as a coordinated research effort aimed at investigation of the relationships between atmospheric odd nitrogen, ozone, and forest-atmosphere...
2000-06-20 00:00:00 2000-08-21 23:59:59
Transitions: Spatial and Temporal Transition of Climate and Ecosystems in the Circumpolar Arctic
This project is designed to test the primary hypothesis that the surface energy and moisture exchange between atmosphere, ecosystem, snow, permafrost, and soil is the principal mechanism for coupling the land surface to the climate on seasonal to...
2000-06-20 00:00:00 2000-07-17 23:59:59
STEPS: Severe Thunderstorm Electrification and Precipitation Study
STEPS had two broad goals concerning storm electricity: 1. to improve understanding of how severe storms become electrified and 2. to better understand how variations in the type and flash rate of lightning relate to the type of severe storm and its...
2000-05-22 00:00:00 2000-07-16 23:59:59
LTI: Low Turbulence Inlet test
Collecting coarse aerosols (up to 10 microns) by diffuser and curved-tube samplers on research aircraft has been less efficient than needed, and the LTI was designed to improve sampling of such particle populations. The LTI was developed jointly by...
2000-04-03 21:10:14 2000-06-01 19:05:35
WAMME: West African Monsoon Modeling and Evaluation
West African Monsoon Modeling and Evaluation (WAMME) is a Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period (CEOP) Inter-Monsoon Model Study (CIMS) initiative. We plan to initiate a West African Monsoon Modeling and Evaluation project (WAMME) using GCMs and...
2000-04-01 00:00:00 2005-10-31 23:59:00
TOPSE: Tropospheric Ozone Production about the Spring Equinox
The Tropospheric Ozone Production about the Spring Equinox (TOPSE) experiment was conducted during February?March, 2000 to study the evolution of tropospheric chemistry at mid to high latitudes over North America. The experiment used airborne in situ...
2000-02-04 00:00:00 2000-05-23 23:59:59
AIRS: Alliance Icing Research Study
The Alliance Icing Research Study (AIRS) is a collaborative effort involving several Canadian and U.S. research agencies and Universities. AIRS is a project endorsed by the Aircraft Icing Research Alliance (AIRA), which consists of government...
1999-11-19 00:00:00 2000-02-18 23:59:59
CASES-99: Cooperative Atmospheric Surface Exchange Study 1999
The Cooperative Atmospheric Surface Exchange Study October 1999 (CASES-99) field observational program represents the second study to investigate linkages between the atmosphere and the Earth's surface. This study is designed to examine events in the...
1999-10-01 00:00:00 1999-10-31 23:59:59
SIT: Sulfur Instrumentation Test
During October and early November 1999, Alan Bandy from Drexel University installed a new atmospheric pressure ionization mass spectrometer (APIMS) on the NCAR/NSF C130 for determination of sulphur dioxide and dimethyl sulphide (DMS) with a time...
1999-10-01 00:00:00 1999-11-12 23:59:59
MAP: Mesoscale Alpine Programme
The Mesoscale Alpine Programme (MAP), the first WWRP Research and Development Project (RDP), is an international research initiative devoted to the study of atmospheric and hydrological processes over mountainous terrain. It aims towards expanding our...
1999-09-07 00:00:00 1999-11-15 23:59:59
KWAJEX: The Kwajalein Experiment
The Kwajalein Experiment (KWAJEX), held 23 July - 15 September 1999, was a field observation campaign centered on Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands and sponsored by NASA in cooperation with the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll/Kwajalein Missile Range and the...
1999-07-23 00:00:00 1999-09-15 23:59:59
SEET: Study of Electrical Evolution in Thunderstorms
The main goal of the Study of Electrical Evolution in Thunderstorms was to measure the evolution of principal charge regions inside small thunderstorms that occurred over central New Mexico. In order to meet his needs, SSSF modified their GPS...
1999-07-05 00:00:00 1999-08-10 23:59:59
SGP99: Southern Great Plains 1999 Hydrology Experiment
There are current and near future satellite observing systems that, while not ideal for soil moisture measurement, can provide information for some conditions. These systems include the Special Sensor Microwave/Imager (SSM/I), the Tropical Rainfall...
1999-07-01 00:00:00 1999-07-31 23:59:59
WVSS: Water Vapor Sensing System
Atmospheric water vapor measurements from commercial aircraft are now available to complement the real-time winds and temperatures available from the Aircraft Communication, Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS). The technology of this first...
1999-07-01 00:00:00 2005-12-31 23:59:59
AMTS: Arctic Mesopause Temperature Study
The Arctic Mesopause Temperature Study (AMTS) targeted the coldest part of the earth's atmosphere: the mesopause, about 85 kilometers (53 miles) above the North Pole in summer. The cold is caused by an upwelling of air over the polar caps, says...
1999-06-16 00:00:00 1999-07-09 23:59:59
Nauru99: Nauru ARM Experiment, 1999
Nauru99 continues a series of intensive field studies in support of the DOE/Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) program in the tropical Western Pacific (TWP). Centered around the island of Nauru, the NOAA R/V Ronald H. Brown and the JAMSTEC R/V...
1999-06-15 00:00:00 1999-07-17 23:59:59
TCAD: Turbulence Characterization and Detection
The Turbulence Characterization and Detection (TCAD) field program was conducted near Greeley, Colorado during June 1999. Participating agencies included the National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA), the National Center for Atmospheric...
1999-06-02 00:00:00 1999-06-25 23:59:59
UMRBPP: Upper Missouri River Basin Pilot Project
A observational and modeling field experiment focusing on the coupled atmospheric, surface hydrology and subsurface hydrology issues in the Black Hills region of South Dakota and Wyoming. Objectives: 1. Assess the importance of "deep" groundwater in...
1999-04-05 00:00:00 1999-05-05 23:59:59
Cloud_Seeding: Numerical Simulation of Weather Modification by Cloud Seeding
In April 1999, SSSF's Mobile GLASS supported the Cloud Seeding project for Harold Orville and Richard Farley from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSMT). Scientists at SDSMT develop and use various types of models to simulate the...
1999-04-01 00:00:00 1999-04-30 23:59:59
INDOEX: Indian Ocean Experiment
The Indian Ocean Experiment (INDOEX) is a focused field experiment in the Indian Ocean with international participation from the United States, Europe, and the Indian Ocean Region. INDOEX addresses questions of climate change that are of high priority...
1999-01-01 00:00:00 1999-03-31 23:59:59
TBLMTN98: Table Mountain Experiment, 1998
The table Mountain Experiment 1998 (TBLMTN98) ran from 19 Nov to mid Dec, 1998. A single flux-PAM station was deployed near the middle of Table Mountain (north of Boulder, not in Golden) to support NCAR/NOAA lidar development. Momentum, sensible, and...
1998-11-18 00:00:00 1999-01-31 23:59:59
TRMM-LBA: Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission, Large-scale Biosphere-Atmosphere
TRMM-LBA was carried out in Amazonia from 1 November 1998 to 28 February 1999. The experiment was a major component of the NASA TRMM ground validation program and focused on the dynamical, microphysical, electrical and diabatic heating characteristics...
1998-11-01 00:00:00 1999-02-28 23:59:59
WiFE-Test: Wild Fires Experiment - Test
The WiFE test program was conducted on the C-130 during six weeks in September and October of 1998 (spanning FY98/99). The program was intended to access the viability of various remote sensing devices in the study of wildfire behavior in complex...
1998-09-01 00:00:00 1998-10-15 23:59:59
Leonids: Airborne Leonids Meteor Storm Campaign
Astrobiologists on a NASA mission to study the Leonid meteors were in the right place at the right time to study a rare natural phenomenon -- a meteor storm. At the peak of the storm, which occurred at 02:10 GMT, Nov. 18, the Leonid meteors were...
1998-08-20 16:30:00 1998-11-25 23:59:59
PRECIP98: Precipitation Project, 1998
PRECIP98 (also called TEFLUN-B by NASA) was an experiment in the Melborne, FL area. TUFLUN-B was the study of stratiform systems within close range of the S-POL radar, which were sampled with downlooking radars and radiometers. Comparisons were done ...
1998-07-20 00:00:00 1998-07-20 23:59:59
CAMEX3: Convection And Moisture Experiment - 3
The Convection And Moisture EXperiment (CAMEX) is a series of field research investigations sponsored by the Earth Science Enterprise of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The third field campaign in the CAMEX series (CAMEX-3)...
1998-07-13 00:00:00 1998-09-30 23:59:59
TINT: T-28 Instrument Test 1998
During the T-28 Instrument Test 1998 (TINT), the armored T-28 deployed to Ft. Collins-Loveland Airport (FNL), for two weeks in June 1998 for flight tests of new and refurbished research equipment. New equipment included a Science Engineering Associates...
1998-06-22 00:00:00 1998-06-22 23:59:59
SCSMEX: The South China Sea Monsoon Experiment
The South China Sea Monsoon Experiment (SCSMEX) was an international experiment designed to understand the key physical processes for the onset, maintenance and variability of the Southeast Asian monsoon. The field phase of SCSMEX was held from 1 May...
1998-05-01 00:00:00 1998-06-30 23:59:59
ATLAS: Arctic Transitions in the Land-Atmosphere System
The Land-Atmosphere-Ice Interactions (LAII) Program is part of the Arctic System Science (ARCSS) Program of the National Science Foundation. LAII has overall goals of understanding how the fe edback processes within Arctic system affects global climate...
1998-05-01 00:00:00 2002-12-31 23:59:00
ACLAIM: Airborne Coherent Lidar for Advanced In-flight Measurements
The purpose of the ACLAIM program is ultimately to establish the viability of light detection and ranging (lidar) as a forward-looking sensor for turbulence. The goals of this fight test are to: 1) demonstrate that the ACLAIM lidar system operates...
1998-03-24 00:00:00 1998-04-09 23:59:59
Infrared_Corona: Infrared Solar Corona
The project is an effort from an aircraft platform at the toal solar eclipse of 18 February 1998 with the following objectives: 1) To survey the intermediate infrared spectral region for coronal emission lines, toward the goal of adding diagnostic...
1998-01-05 00:00:00 1998-03-10 23:59:59
INDOEX-98: Indian Ocean Experiment: First Field Phase
The 1998 Indian Ocean Experiment: First Field Phase is an experiment over the Indian Ocean with international participation of the United States, Europe and the Indian Ocean region.  The Indian Ocean Experiment (INDOEX) first field phase was conducted...
1998-01-01 00:00:00 1998-12-31 23:59:59
Lake-ICE: Lake-Induced Convection Experiment
The Lake-Induced Convection Experiment (Lake-ICE) will document boundary layer (BL) phenomena over and in the vicinity of Lake Michigan to determine how BL processes are controlled by Mesoscale BL convective structures and interactions between these...
1997-12-01 00:00:00 1998-01-24 23:59:59
SNOWBAND: Snowband Dynamics (coincident w/ Lake-ICE)
SNOWBAND seeks to understand the dynamic and thermodynamic structures of heavy precipitation bands in the northwest quadrant of cyclones and in the "reverse lake-effect" regions west of Lake Michigan. The goal of the project is to determine the...
1997-12-01 00:00:00 1998-01-31 23:59:59
OASIS: Oklahoma Atmospheric Surface-layer Instrumentation System
The Oklahoma Mesonet (Brock et al., 1995), a system of 115 automated measurement stations across Oklahoma, is serving as the foundation for the Oklahoma Atmospheric Surface-layer Instrumentation System (OASIS) Project. OASIS (Brotzge et al. 1999a;...
1997-10-01 00:00:00 2000-10-01 23:59:59
SHEBA: Surface Heat Budget of the Arctic Ocean Project
SHEBA is motivated by the large discrepancies among simulations by global climate models (GCMs) of the present and future climate in the arctic and by uncertainty about the impact of the arctic on climate change. These problems arise from an incomplete...
1997-09-15 00:00:00 1998-11-01 23:59:59
FABLE: Forest Atmosphere Boundary Layer Experiment
An NCAR ISS will be deployed at the Park Falls, Wisconis tall tower site (WLEF-TV tower, instrumented as part of the Chequamegon Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study, for the month of August, 2000. The deployment will conincide both with...
1997-09-01 00:00:00 2000-08-31 23:59:59
ARC-MIP: Arctic Regional Climate Model Intercomparison Project
An international intercomparison of 5 regional model simulations in the Arctic will be conducted using a common forcing dataset. The Arctic Regional Climate Model Intercomparison Project (ARCMIP) will focus on the SHEBA year. The rationale for...
1997-09-01 00:00:00 1998-09-30 23:59:59
SGP97: Southern Great Plains 1997 Hydrology Experiment
The Southern Great Plains 1997 (SGP97) Hydrology Experiment originated from an interdisciplinary investigation, "Soil Moisture Mapping at Satellite Temporal and Spatial Scales" (PI Thomas J. Jackson, USDA ARS). The core of this field experiment...
1997-06-18 00:00:00 1997-07-18 23:59:59
CAINE-2A/2C: Community Aerosol Inlet Evaluation Program, Phase II
Based on both in-flight measurements and a fluid dynamics model, airflow in the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Community Aerosol Inlet (CAI) is similar to fully developed pipe flow. Distortions of the velocity field were pronounced...
1997-05-14 00:00:00 1998-02-28 23:59:59
JETEX_97: Low-level Jet Experiment
In JETEX-97, the PIs seek to improve the ability of the NCAR/Pennsylvania State University MM5 mesoscale model to replicate the low level jet. Dennis Ojima of Colorado State University will be conducting runs using the CENTURY model to assess ecosystem...
1997-05-01 00:00:00 1997-05-31 23:59:59
CASES-97: Cooperative Atmospheric Surface Exchange Study 1997
Observing and Modeling the effects of soil moisture on the diurnal behavoir of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer. Objectives: The broad objectives were two-fold: a) observe and model the effects of the fair weather boundary layer's diurnal cycle, and b)...
1997-04-22 00:00:00 1997-05-22 23:59:59
TOCS/JAMSTEC: Tropical Ocean Climate Study/Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, South Pacific
On April 1, 2004, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) was inaugurated as one of the independent administrative institutions upon re-organized from its former organization, Japan Marine Science and Technology Center. JAMSTEC...
1997-01-26 00:00:00 1997-03-10 23:59:59
PROWS97: Polarization Radar Observatory for Winter Storms
During the PROWS97 (Polarimetric Radar Observations of Winter Storms 1997) project both the CSU-CHILL and the NCAR S-POL dual polarization S-band research radar systems participated in the project. The NCAR / S-POL component of the project was directed...
1997-01-15 00:00:00 1997-03-31 23:59:59
FASTEX: Fronts and Atlantic Storm Track Experiment
The primary goal of the FASTEX field program was to advance the scientific understanding necessary to enable detailed diagnosis and prediction of the life cycles and effects of eastern oceanic storms and their associated cloud and precipitation systems...
1997-01-01 00:00:00 1997-02-28 23:59:59
LABSEA: Airborne Measurements of Oceanic Wind-Vector Fields Over the Labrador Sea using Passive Polarimetric Radiometry
The LABSEA experiment was a test of the Georgia Tech scanning polarimetric microwave radiometer and its ability to measure ocean surface winds. The radiometer was flown on the NASA DC-8 in January 1997 over a site in the Labrador Sea that contained a...
1997-01-01 00:00:00 1997-01-31 23:59:59
Pre-INDOEX: Pre-Indian Ocean Experiment
Regional consequences of global warming depend critically on the potentially large cooling effect of another pollutant, known as aerosols. These tiny particles, of about a millionth of a centimeter or smaller in diameter, scatter sunlight back to space...
1996-12-19 00:00:00 1997-01-18 23:59:59
Juneau: Project Juneau
NCAR/RAP investigators requested the use of one of SSSF?s ISS wind profilers at a site near the Juneau, Alaska airport. SSSF personnel set up the system, optimized its operation in order to reduce ground clutter, and monitored the data in Boulder...
1996-12-05 00:00:00 2001-06-30 23:59:59
NOAA-DHA: Long-term NOAA Dropsonde Hurricane Archive
Dropsonde data is primarily used in studying and helping predict the path and intensity of hurricanes. The data in this archive are a compilation of 17 years (1996-2012) of high resolution dropsonde data collected by NOAA’s National Hurricane Center...
1996-08-01 00:00:00 2012-10-31 23:59:59
BLX-96: Boundary Layer Experiment 1996
The Boundary Layer Experiment 1996 (BLX-96) was located near Dexter, Kansas
1996-07-24 22:00:00 1996-08-14 23:59:59
FLATLAND96: Flatland Observatory Project II
The 1996 Flatland Atmospheric Boundary Layer Experiment, FLATLAND96, was an investigation of the structure and dynamics of the planetary boundary layer. The scientific objectives of the study were: 1. To measure entrainment velocity in the convective...
1996-06-20 00:00:00 1996-08-19 23:59:59
LIFT96: Lidars in Flat Terrain
Three lidars were deployed at the LIFT experiment in 1996, a backscatter lidar (SABL), a Doppler lidar (HRDL), and an ozone DIAL. In addition, two ISS and three Flux-PAM stations were deployed for a companion field study, Flatland Observatory Project...
1996-06-15 00:00:00 1996-08-30 23:59:59
CTW: Coastal Waves 1996 (Coastally Trapped Waves)
The Coastal Waves 1996 experiment was designed to study coastal atmospheric phenomena along the California coast. This study was designed to address several problems, including the cross-shore variability and turbulent structure of the marine boundary...
1996-06-01 00:00:00 1996-07-03 23:59:59
STERAO-A: Stratosphere-Troposphere Experiments: Radiation, Aerosols, and Ozone (STERAO)
The Stratospheric-Tropospheric Experiment: Radiation, Aerosols, and Ozone (STERAO) series of projects was initiated to address these important problems. STERAO-A (Deep Convection and the Composition of the Upper Troposphere and Lower Stratosphere) was...
1996-06-01 00:00:00 1996-07-31 23:59:59
This project, led by Ulrickson, Hoffmaster, used the ISS in the Upper Spokane Valley, ID from April thru July, 1996. EOL does not possess a description of this project. If you have a description, please contact EOL at the email address below.
1996-04-01 00:00:00 1996-08-01 23:59:59
GCIP: GEWEX Continental-scale International Projects
The projects of the Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment (GEWEX) Continental-scale International Project (GCIP).
1996-01-01 00:00:00 2011-12-21 23:59:00
GHP: GEWEX Hydrometeorology Panel
There are 5 continental-scale studies being conducted around the world, BALTEX, GAME, MAGS, CATCH, GCIP, and LBA. The GHP will be responsible for assisting GEWEX to demonstrate skill in predicting variabilities in water resources and soil moisture on...
1996-01-01 00:00:00 2002-12-31 23:59:59
ACE-1: Southern Hemisphere Marine Aerosol Characterization Experiment
The Southern Hemisphere Marine Aerosol Characterization Experiment (ACE-1) was the first in a series of experiments whose goal was to characterize the chemical and physical processes controlling the evolution and properties of atmospheric aerosols and...
1995-10-01 00:00:00 1995-12-25 23:59:59
COPE95: Coastal Ocean Probing Experiment, 1995
The Coastal Ocean Probing Experiment (COPE) was a follow-on experiment to SCOPE. It was held in September/October, 1995 along the northern Oregon coast and also involved the NOAA/D radar but with the addition of the NOAA/K radar. These radars were...
1995-09-10 00:00:00 1995-10-10 23:59:59
MACAWS: Multi-Center Airborne Coherent Atmospheric Wind Sensor
The Multicenter Airborne Coherent Atmospheric Wind Sensor (MACAWS), installed in the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center DC-8 Airborne Laboratory. Combines technology elements from the JPL ABL, the NOAA Environmental Technology Laboratory (Boulder, Colo...
1995-08-28 00:00:00 1995-09-26 23:59:59
FLATLAND95: Flatland Observatory Project
Two ISS systems were deployed in support of the Flatland project in central Illinois. These systems were used by the investigators at National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration's(NOAA) Aeronomy Laboratory in conjunction with a third 915 MHZ...
1995-07-29 00:00:00 1995-09-30 23:59:59
LABEX: Lake Breeze Experiment
The prime goal of the Lake Breeze Experiment was to provide initial observational documentation of lake breeze circulations around lakes of small-to-moderate size (several km to tens of km). The data obtained will be used to determine the...
1995-07-07 00:00:00 1995-07-14 23:59:59
SCMS95: Small Cumulus Microphysics Study, 1995
One of the goals of the Small Cumulus Microphysics Study (SCMS), which was conducted in the summer of 1995 near Cape Canaveral, Florida, was to study warm cumuli in their earliest stages, with the goal of understanding the factors that control the time...
1995-07-03 00:00:00 1995-08-14 23:59:59
MAPR: Multiple Antenna Profiler at BAO
The NCAR/ARM MAPR (Multiple Antenna Profiler) was developed with the objective of using new spaced antenna techniques to meet these goals. The MAPR participated in two field deployments in 1995. The first, in May, was next to the 300 m tower of the...
1995-05-15 00:00:00 1995-05-31 23:59:59
VORTEX-95: Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment 95
VORTEX-95 was held in the central and southern Plains of the US during April 1 - June 15, 1995. It was designed to address current research questions relating to tornadogenesis and tornado dynamics. The objectives of VORTEX were stated in terms of...
1995-04-01 00:00:00 1995-06-15 23:59:59
STORM-WAVE: USWRP/STORM Weather Assimilation and Verification Experiment
The U.S. Weather Research Program (USWRP), formerly the Storm-scale Operational and Research Meteorology (STORM) Program, Weather Assimilation and Verification Experiment (STORM-WAVE) is a data collection effort focused on constructing a unique...
1995-04-01 00:00:00 1995-06-15 23:59:59
CAINE: Community Aerosol Inlet Evaluation Program
Based on both in-flight measurements and a fluid dynamics model, airflow in the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Community Aerosol Inlet (CAI) is similar to fully developed pipe flow. Distortions of the velocity field were pronounced...
1995-03-12 00:00:00 1995-03-31 23:59:59
MICROFRONTS: Microfronts Experiment, 1995
Boundary-layer micro-meteorology measurement program designed to study radiation properties and dissipation properties in frontal regions. Objectives: The objectives of the MICROFRONTS Experiment are: 1. To determine the dissipation of kinetic energy...
1995-02-26 00:00:00 1995-03-31 23:59:59
PACS: Pan American Climate Studies
The Pan American Climate Studies (PACS) Program is a United States Federal Program in the 1995 to 2004 time frame directed towards the goal of improving the skill of operational seasonal-to-interannual climate prediction (with emphasis on precipitation...
1995-01-01 00:00:00 2004-12-31 23:59:59
Basin_Inversion: Basin Inversion, Reno
Reno Basin 2002 investigated air flow and stability in Nevada in conjunction with a course in atmospheric measurements taught by John Hallett at the University of Nevada, Reno. The project provided in depth training for graduate students in the use of...
1994-11-02 00:00:00 1994-11-18 23:59:59
RENO: Basin Inversion (Reno Basin I)
As part of a graduate student project to study the Reno basin inversion and associated airflow, an NCAR integrated sounding system was deployed near the Reno airport for a two-week period in November 1994. Several strong wind shear and inversion...
1994-11-02 00:00:00 1994-11-18 23:59:59
HKAQS: Hong Kong Air Quality Study
1994-10-06 06:22:57 1994-11-24 07:43:00
NASA-LITE: Lidar-In-Space Technology Experiment
The objective of the NASA LITE program was to demonstrate the measurement capabilities of a lidar system in orbit aboard the space shuttle. The experiment was designed to test the feasibility of space-based lidar systems. To validate the LITE...
1994-09-02 00:00:00 1994-09-19 23:59:59
BASE: Beaufort Arctic Storms Experiment
The Beaufort and Arctic Storms Experiment (BASE) study was a Canadian-led international field campaign to study the weather systems occurring in southern Beaufort Sea and surrounding areas of the Arctic near the outlet of the MacKenzie River. A...
1994-09-01 00:00:00 1994-10-13 23:59:59
BuoyMounted_RWP: Buoy-mounted Wind Profiler
Quadrant Engineering has recently developed a compact, low power, marine boundary layer radar wind profiler (MBL Profiler) suitable for installation on a small boat or on a buoy. The MBL-Profiler utilizes high-efficiency radar and data acquisition...
1994-08-15 00:00:00 1994-11-15 23:59:59
Marine_Stratus: Marine Stratus Cloud Tops Experiment
The objective of this research is the physics of marine stratus clouds which exist over large portions of the ocean adjacent to the Americas. The competing effects of radiative exchange; vertical motion within the clouds and the heat exchange at the...
1994-08-01 00:00:00 1994-12-14 20:13:00
CACHE-94: Cloud and Aerosol Chemistry Experiment
The Cloud and Aerosol Chemistry Experiment (CACHE) was designed to probe the remote marine atmosphere, and investigate its interaction with a montane, coastal forest on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington State.The prime objective of this experiment...
1994-08-01 00:00:00 1994-09-23 23:59:59
MAC-94: Marine Atmospheric Chemistry
A single SSSF Cross-Chain LORAN Atmospheric Sounding System (CLASS) station was deployed on Christmas Island in summer 1994. The CLASS was used to support an experiment designed to better understand sulfite processes occurring in the ocean-atmosphere...
1994-07-01 00:00:00 1994-10-01 23:59:59
ELDORA: ELectra DOppler RAdar
1994-06-27 20:03:15 1995-03-11 04:07:45
Pre-EXPRESSO: Pre-Experiment for Regional Sources and Sinks of Oxidants
To pave the way for EXPRESSO field work, Zimmerman and ACD scientist Alex Guenther went to Africa to scout potential study regions in January 1994. Klinger met with two French colleagues in the CAR and Congo later that year and has made two more trips...
1994-06-01 00:00:00 1994-07-31 23:59:59
BOREAS: Boreal Ecosystem Atmosphere Study
The Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study (BOREAS) is a large-scale international interdisciplinary experiment in the northern boreal forests of Canada. Its goal is to improve our understanding of the boreal forests -- how they interact with the atmosphere...
1994-05-24 00:00:00 1994-09-19 23:59:59
LANTEX: Lantau Experiment (LANTEX) and Operational Windshear Warning System (OWWS)
SSSF provided an ISS from April through mid-August 1994 for the LANTEX OWWS study of the site of the new airport at Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong. The OWWS provides real-time turbulence alerts and warnings, using real-time sensor data in conjunction with...
1994-04-15 00:00:00 1994-08-23 23:59:59
VORTEX: Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment 94
VORTEX was held in the central and southern Plains of the US during the spring season of 1994. It was designed to address current research questions relating to tornadogenesis and tornado dynamics. Also see VORTEX-95 for information of the 1995 VORTEX...
1994-04-01 00:00:00 1994-06-15 23:59:59
DLR: DLR Falcon with dropsondes
NOAA and DLR are instrumenting high altitude jet aircraft for meteorological research and operations. One of the primary mission requirements for the aircraft is to obtain atmospheric profiles below the aircraft. SSSF will design and build a new, state...
1994-03-04 00:00:00 1994-03-07 23:59:59
WISP94: Winter Icing and Storms Project, 1994
The Winter Icing and Storms Project, 1994 (WISP94) was conceived, organized and managed by the NCAR Research Applications Program (RAP). Many other entities participated in the Project, including the University of Wyoming, Colorado State University,...
1994-01-15 00:00:00 1994-03-31 23:59:59
DOWNWASH94: Combustion Turbine Plume Rise and Building Downwash Model Development
DOWNWASH94 (Full name: Combustion Turbine Plume Rise and Building Downwash Model Development) was an EPRI-funded program with principal investigator Lloyd Schulman (Sigma Research Corporation). This program was designed to provide data for the...
1994-01-11 00:00:00 1994-04-14 23:59:59
Pre-BOREAS: Pre-BOReal Ecosystem Atmosphere Study
1993-12-10 18:10:53 1993-12-18 21:43:05
COAST: Coastal Observation And Simulation with Topography
The Coastal Observation and Simulation with Topography (COAST) program has examined the interaction of both steady-state and transient cool-season synoptic features, such as fronts and cyclones, with the coastal terrain of western North America. Its...
1993-11-29 00:00:00 1993-12-17 23:59:59
SPICE: In-Cloud Temperature
1993-11-10 19:09:32 1993-12-25 22:59:35