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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

460 projects (100 shown)

Name: Title / Summary Begin Date (UTC) End Date (UTC)
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
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
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, http://cheas.umn.edu) 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)
This project, led by James Dye, used the M-GLASS to study convection in the Colorado Front Range during June and July, 1996. "The Stratospheric-Tropospheric Experiment: Radiation, Aerosols and Ozone (STERAO)-Deep Convection Field Project with closely...
1996-06-01 00:00:00 1996-07-31 23:59:59
RUI-WA: RUI-WA
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
ALOHA_FY94: Airborne Lidar and Observations of Hawaiian Airglow
Airborne Lidar and Observations of the Hawaiian Airglow - FY 94 (ALOHA-FY94). The Hawaiian phase of this program was a continuation of previous airborne observations to study stratosphere-mesosphere dynamics, polar mesospheric clouds, and sporadic...
1993-09-21 00:00:00 1993-11-03 23:59:59
FIB-II: Fires in Brazil II
The King Air was used during the peroid 8 September to 4 October 1993 to provide flight support for the Fires in Brazil-II project.  This is an extension of the 1992 interdisciplinary program Fires in Brazil.  The primary objective was to assess...
1993-09-08 00:00:00 1993-10-04 23:59:59
NARE-AIR: North Atlantic Regional Experiment - Aircraft
This cost-recovery program sought to determine and quantify the processes responsible for the transport of ozone and ozone precursors from North America to the North Atlantic Ocean. Specific goals included improved understanding of (1) the fate of...
1993-08-08 13:34:34 1993-08-28 18:22:15
ALOHA_FY93: Airborne Lidar and Observations of Hawaiian Airglow/Arctic NoctiLucent Cloud Campaign
1993-07-18 08:33:37 1993-08-12 11:43:48
SOS93: Swiss Oxidant Study
This cost-recovery program utilized the King Air to study production of ozone in Switzerland as part of a five-year Swiss program, which seeks to develop ozone dispersion models that can be used for pollution reduction strategies. The King Air...
1993-07-14 11:50:00 1993-07-31 10:17:50
NDTE: North Dakota Thunderstorm Experiment
The North Dakota Thunderstorm Project (NDTP) was a multi-agency cooperative research program designed to examine a number of facets of thunderstorm characteristics and evolution, including transport and dispersion, entrainment, cloud-ice initiation,...
1993-06-21 00:00:00 1993-07-31 23:59:59
IDASS: lntegrated Data Assimilation and Sounding System
Under our previous ARM support, we developed an lntegrated Data Assimilation and Sounding System (IDASS). The IDASS system couples in situ and remote sensing instruments with a state-of-the-art mesoscale data assimilation system to provide a time...
1993-06-16 00:00:00 1993-06-25 23:59:59
COMET: COMET Case Studies
COMET Web-Based Case Studies are a collection of meteorological data for specific events. They include WSR-88D radar, GOES-8 or 10 satellite data, NCEP model data, Family of Services text data, upper-air and profiler data, and any contributed data sets...
1993-03-11 00:00:00 2002-11-11 23:59:59
CEPEX: Central Equatorial Pacific Experiment
The overall scientific goal of CEPEX was to establish the relative roles of cirrus radiative effects and surface evaporation in limiting maximum sea surface temperatures in the equatorial Pacific Ocean. Objectives: The specific experimental objectives...
1993-03-07 00:00:00 1993-04-07 23:59:59
WISPIT: Winter Icing Storms Project Instrumentation Test
The Winter Icing and Storms Project Instrumentation Test (WISPIT) project tested a number of instruments planned for use aboard the NCAR King Air in a major field program in 1994. It focused on outstanding microphysical questions from the previous...
1993-02-16 19:06:00 1993-03-11 19:59:00
ITEX: International Tundra Experiment
The International Tundra Experiment, ITEX, was established in 1990 as a MAB-NSN initiative (Man-And-the-Biosphere, Northern Sciences Network). Since then the programme has grown rapidly and is today one of the most active international field programmes...
1993-01-01 00:00:00 2002-12-31 23:59:59
MFI: Momentum Flux Intercomparison
The Momentun Flux Intercomparison project flew the King Air to evaluate the performance of the interferometric NCAR profiler during one week in November 1992. UHF wind profilers have proven their usefulness for atmospheric boundary layer studies by...
1992-11-10 17:36:00 1992-11-17 22:00:00
TOGA_COARE: TOGA Coupled Ocean Atmosphere Response Experiment
The Tropical Ocean Global Atmosphere (TOGA) Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Response Experiment (COARE) has as its goal an improved understanding of the role of the western Pacific Ocean warm water pool in the mean and transient state of the tropical ocean...
1992-11-01 00:00:00 1993-02-28 23:59:59
Cloud_Isotope: Stable Isotopes in Cloud Tops
Stable Isotopes in Cloud Tops flew the Sabreliner (Tail Number N307D) to determine the vertical transport of ice in clouds and the clouds' mechanism in controlling the concentration of water vapor in the upper troposphere. A stable isotope method was...
1992-10-01 15:32:00 1992-10-21 10:27:00
GTE-TRACE: Transport and Atmospheric Chemistry near the Equator-Atlantic
The NASA TRACE-A (Transport and Atmospheric Chemistry near the Equator-Atlantic) field study was deployed in August 1992 to determine the cause and source of high concentrations of ozone that accumulate over the Atlantic ocean between southern Africa...
1992-09-21 00:00:00 1992-10-24 23:59:59
FIB: Fires in Brazil
The King Air was used 1-22 September 1992 to provide flight support for this interdisciplinary program designed to assess emissions to the atmosphere from widespread fires in central Brazil. This research was part of an assessment of fire extent and...
1992-09-02 06:30:02 1992-09-22 14:52:04
SOS92: Southern Oxidant Study
The Southern Oxidant Study (SOS92) was designed to collect sufficient data to develop and/or test urban-scale photochemical models.
1992-07-20 00:00:00 1992-08-31 23:59:59
ROSE-Air_II: ROSE-Air II
The purpose of this program was to determine and quantify the processes responsible for the transport of ozone and ozone precursors (NOy) vertically: (1) through the planetary boundary layer, (2) between the planetary boundary layer and the free...
1992-06-08 00:00:00 1992-07-06 23:59:00
ASTEX: Atlantic Stratocumulus Transition EXperiment / MAGE
In the ASTEX/MAGE study, aircraft measurements of mean, turbulent, radiative, and microphysical properties of marine boundary layer clouds were collected and used to study the structure and evolution of clouds. In addition atmospheric chemistry and...
1992-06-04 00:00:00 1992-06-27 23:59:00
STORM-FEST: USWRP/STORM Fronts Experiment Systems Test
STORM-FEST was a mesoscale field experiment conducted in the central U.S. during February and March 1992. The overall goal was to evaluate, in a very focused field experiment, the various research components critical for the success of the STORM...
1992-02-01 00:00:00 1992-03-15 23:59:59
CASP_II: Canadian Atlantic Storms Program II
The Canadian Atlantic Storms Program (CASP) II was conducted near the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland, Canada, from 15 January through 15 March 1992 to improve understanding and prediction of the mesoscale structure of east coast storms and to improve...
1992-01-15 00:00:00 1992-03-15 23:59:59
BOREAS-91: Boreal Ecosystem Atmosphere Study: 1991-1992
This project is a long-range study to understand the interctions between the atmosphere and the forest biome and to clarify their roles in global climate change.  Two PAM stations were deplyed for one year, one in Thompson, Manitoba, and one in Prince...
1991-12-10 00:00:00 1992-12-16 23:59:59
CaPE: Convection and Precipitation/Electrification Experiment
Convective precipitation field experiment conducted in east central Florida. Objectives: 1. Identify relationships between co-evolving wind, water, and electric fields within convective clouds. 2. Determine the meteorological and electrical conditions...
1991-07-08 00:00:00 1991-08-18 23:59:59
TEXMEX: Tropical Cyclone Initiation Experiment
The Tropical Cyclone Initiation experiment (TEXMEX) was conducted during the summer of 1991 of the west coast of Mexico. The main goal of TEXMEX was to test the hypothesis that the elevation of theta-e in the middle troposphere just above the near...
1991-07-04 20:16:54 1991-08-08 02:59:06
KOFSE: Kuwait Oil-Fire Smoke Experiment
Airborne studies of smoke from the Kuwait oil fires were carried out in the spring of 1991 when ~4.6 million barrels of oil were burning per day. Emissions of sulfur dioxide were ~57% of that from electric utilities in the United States; emissions of...
1991-05-19 00:00:00 1991-06-05 23:59:59
COPS-91: Cooperative Oklahoma Profiler Studies
This project, sponsored by the National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL), NASA, the University of Oklahoma, NOAA and Colorado State University, was run at NSSL from 15 April to 20 June, 1991.  Fifteen PAM-II stations were deployed between Amarillo,...
1991-04-24 00:00:00 1991-06-03 23:59:59
MexCAPS: Mexico City Air Pollution study
The Mexico City Air Pollution study (MexCAPS) was the first comprehensive program designed to provide substantive recommendations for improving the air quality of Mexico City. This effort began under the joint auspices of Los Alamos National Laboratory...
1991-02-09 00:00:00 1991-02-27 23:59:00
WISP91: Winter Icing and Storms Project: 1991
WISP-91  was the second (WISP-90) in a series of depoyments  sponsored by NCAR, NOAA and the FAA.  Primary goals were to invistigate the production and depletion of supercooled liquid water in winter storms and thereby enhance aircr5aft safety through...
1991-01-15 00:00:00 1991-04-12 23:59:59
FIRE-II-Cirrus: First ISCCP Regional Experiment (FIRE) II-Cirrus
The First ISCCP Regional Experiment (FIRE) II-Cirrus project was an experimental investigation of the cirrus cloud systems that form an integral part of the second intensive field observational phase of the cirrus component of the First ISCCP Regional...
1991-01-03 00:33:00 1991-11-30 17:45:00