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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

476 projects (100 shown)

Name: Title / Summary Begin Date (UTC) End Date (UTC)
LIE: Line Islands Experiment
During March and April 1967, field parties from NCAR and other meteorological research organizations, universities, and governmental agencies established research bases in the Line Islands, a group of small atolls more than 1000 miles south of Hawaii....
1967-03-01 00:00:00 1967-04-30 23:59:59
BOMEX: Barbados Oceanographic and Meteorological EXperiment
The Barbados Oceanographic and Meteorological EXperiment (BOMEX) was conducted from 1 May to 28 July 1974 as a joint project of seven US departments and agencies with the cooperation of Barbados. Its primary objective was to measure the rate of...
1969-05-01 00:00:00 1969-07-28 23:59:00
VIMHEX-II: Venezuela International Meteorological and Hydrological Experiment II
The second Venezuela International Meteorological and Hydrological Experiment (VIMHEX-II) was conducted from May to early September, 1972. Headquarters were located at Carrizal (9 deg 22.8’ N and 65 deg 55.0’ W), and at Maracay (10 deg 15.0’ N and 67...
1972-05-22 00:00:00 1972-09-06 23:59:59
GATE: GARP Atlantic Tropical Experiment
The Global Atmospheric Research Program's (GARP) Atlantic Tropical Experiment took place in the summer of 1974. Because of its enormous size (72 nations were involved) and scope, the GATE experiment was divided into a Central Program, which ensured...
1974-06-15 00:00:00 1974-09-23 23:59:00
AMTEX: Air Mass Transformation Experiment
The Air Mass Transformation Experiment (AMTEX) was organized and implemented by the Japanese as a Global Atmospheric Research Program (GARP) Subprogram on air-surface interaction at a time and location of large transfer of energy from the sea to the...
1974-02-17 00:00:00 1975-02-28 23:59:59
OAFSS: Ocean/Atmosphere Flux Scale Study
For the Ocean/Atmosphere Flux Scale Study (OAFSS), the space scale of Ocean/Atmosphere fluxes of sensible and latent heat, as well as momentum, was measured directly via ‘correlation techniques’ with the L-188 Electra aircraft. This scale information...
1975-03-07 00:00:00 1975-03-13 23:59:59
DUSTORM: Project DUSTORM
Project DUSTORM investigated the influences of both large-scale cyclogenesis and microphysical processes caused by atmospheric aerosols on the production of severe convective storms. The L-188 Electra aircraft was utilized in collecting data for this...
1975-04-18 00:00:00 1975-04-27 23:59:59
AIDJEX-I: Arctic Ice Dynamics Joint Experiment - I
The Arctic Ice Dynamics Joint EXperiment (AIDJEX) was designed to obtain the fundamental data needed to construct boundary layer and ice dynamics models for the Arctic Ocean. An in-depth comprehension of the dynamics of this region is important for...
1975-07-19 00:00:00 1975-07-27 23:59:59
BLD: Boundary Layer Development
The Boundary Layer Development (BLD) project, also known as "Haswell", flew the L-188 Electra aircraft past an instrumented tall tower operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Southeastern Colorado near the small city...
1975-09-15 00:00:00 1975-09-23 23:59:59
FACE: Florida Area Cumulus Experiment
1975-01-01 00:00:00 1975-12-31 23:59:59
AIDJEX-II: Arctic Ice Dynamics Joint Experiment - II
The Arctic Ice Dynamics Joint EXperiment (AIDJEX) was designed to obtain the fundamental data needed to construct boundary layer and ice dynamics models for the Arctic Ocean. An in-depth comprehension of the dynamics of this region is important for...
1976-02-07 00:00:00 1976-02-17 23:59:59
GRAVE-I: GRAVE - I Volcano
A Lockheed L-188 Electra was made available to interested scientists for a few days prior to and following the Arctic Ice Dynamics Joint Experiment (AIDJEX) in Point Barrow, Alaska, which was specially equipped for cloud physics and atmospheric...
1976-02-01 00:00:00 1976-02-21 23:59:59
PPP: Power Plant Plume
The objectives of the Power Plant Plume (PPP) project were: first, to demonstrate the importance or lack of importance of hydroxide (OH) oxidized Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) in power plant plumes via the direct in-situ measurement of the OH free radical, and...
1976-07-16 00:00:00 1976-07-16 23:59:59
GAMETAG-76: Global Atmospheric Measurements Experiment on Tropospheric Aerosols and Gases - 1976
Because of the unique roll played by the hydroxide (OH) free radical in controlling tropospheric chemistry, the Global Atmospheric Measurements Experiment on Tropospheric Aerosols and Gases (GAMETAG) project collected measurements of tropospheric OH....
1976-07-23 00:00:00 1976-07-23 23:59:59
NHRE: National Hail Research Experiment
The National Hail Research Experiment (NHRE) was a multiyear project aimed at determining the usefulness of cloud seeding for the reduction of damaging hailfall. The project consisted of randomized seeding experiments in the plains of northeast...
1972-06-01 00:00:00 1976-12-31 23:59:59
JOINT-II: JOINT-II
During March through May of 1976, the Coastal Upwelling Ecosystem Analysis (CUEA) program of the International Decade for Ocean Exploration (IDOE) of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Peruvian Government conducted an international multi...
1976-03-01 00:00:00 1977-05-31 23:59:59
MONEX-77: Monsoon Experiment
The Monsoon Experiment (MONEX) was the core of the Global Atmospheric Research Program (GARP) Monsoon subprogram, which was a major international effort to achieve a better understanding of the planetary monsoon circulation, the major seasonal...
1977-06-07 00:00:00 1977-07-04 23:59:59
GAMETAG-77: Global Atmospheric Measurements Experiment on Tropospheric Aerosols and Gases - 1977
Because of the unique roll played by the hydroxide (OH) free radical in controlling tropospheric chemistry, the Global Atmospheric Measurements Experiment on Tropospheric Aerosols and Gases (GAMETAG) project collected measurements of tropospheric OH....
1977-08-07 00:00:00 1977-09-06 23:59:59
SNOP: Snow Physics
For the Snow Physics (SNOP) project, radar and aircraft data were presented in the form of case studies for three shoreline-parallel snow bands that occurred over lake Michigan. In all three cases a winter land breeze from one or both shores was shown...
1977-11-02 00:00:00 1977-12-16 23:59:59
EAE: Extended Area Effect
The Extended Area Effects (EAE) project aimed at observing the dynamical and microphysical structure of the upwind target cloud, the downwind region and the downwind target cloud as well as long range plume tracing. It also emphasized the long-range...
1978-01-26 00:00:00 1978-02-28 23:59:59
BAO: Boulder Atmospheric Observatory Tower Study
The Boulder Atmospheric Observatory Tower Study (BAO) evaluated the effects of horizontal inhomogeneities in the earth’s surface on the Boulder Atmospheric Observatory tower measurements. Spatially averaged airplane measurements were compared to time...
1978-04-17 00:00:00 1978-04-28 23:59:59
GLALE: Great Lakes Aerosol Loading Experiment
The Great Lakes Aerosol Loading Experiment (GLALE) was led by Dr. Herman Sievering, who investigated the loading of Lake Michigan, deriving from airborne particulate deposition. He measured the state and airflow parameters and aerosol concentration...
1978-05-16 00:00:00 1978-05-26 23:59:59
GAMETAG-78: Global Atmospheric Measurements Experiment on Tropospheric Aerosols and Gases - 1978
Because of the unique roll played by the hydroxide (OH) free radical in controlling tropospheric chemistry, the Global Atmospheric Measurements Experiment on Tropospheric Aerosols and Gases (GAMETAG) project collected measurements of tropospheric OH....
1978-04-27 00:00:00 1978-06-01 23:59:59
MIC-78: Mountain-Induced Convection - 1978
The Mountain-Induced Convection (MIC) project focused on making measurements of the flow patterns, thermodynamics, and transport properties of moist convective systems induced by the Magdalene Mountains in New Mexico.
1978-05-22 00:00:00 1978-06-08 23:59:59
NIMROD: NIMROD
NIMROD data is from Minnessota during the spring of 1978. 
1978-05-19 00:00:00 1978-06-29 23:59:59
CONS: Convective Storms
The Convection Storms (CONS) project utilized the QueenAir, B-80 and A-80 aircrafts to measure the precipitation growth generated in convective clouds. It resolved some of the existing uncertainties pertaining to precipitation growth taking place...
1978-07-01 00:00:00 1978-07-31 23:59:59
MET: Mass and Energy Transport
The Mass and Energy Transport (M. E. T) project focused on atmospheric observations over the Pacific Ocean, west of the Mount Sutro Tower in San Francisco. It also studied the process of quantifying the transport of mass and energy through...
1978-08-03 00:00:00 1978-08-16 23:59:59
JASIN: Joint Air Sea INteraction experiment
For the Joint Air Sea Interaction (JASIN) project, the L-188 Electra was utilized to obtain horizontal distributions of fluxes of momentum, heat and water vapor over the JASIN array. This experiment was conducted in coordination with the UK C-130...
1978-07-20 00:00:00 1978-09-01 23:59:59
PHOENIX-78: Project PHOENIX - 1978
The main objective of project PHOENIX, named after the convective boundary layer, like the bird of mythology, which rises anew each day out of the "ashes" of the Planetary Boundary Layer (PBL) from the previous day, was to describe the structure and...
1978-09-01 00:00:00 1978-09-28 23:59:59
SAVE-78: Stratospheric Aerosol Validation Experiment - 1978
The Stratospheric Aerosol Validation Experiment (SAVE) took place in two short periods: November 1978 and July 1979. These periods were planned to coincide with field measurement programs to obtain “ground truth” observations for validation of the...
1978-11-17 00:00:00 1978-11-25 23:59:59
CPSUP: Cloud Physics of Snow and Urban Plumes
The Cloud Physics of Snow and Urban Plumes (CPSUP) project concentrated on the physics and dynamics of winter snowstorms in the Midwest. Dr. Roscoe R. Braham focused on the Lake Michigan area where a number of significant meteorological problems could...
1978-11-03 00:00:00 1978-12-19 23:59:59
WinterMONEX: Winter Monsoon Experiment
The Monsoon Experiment (MONEX) was the core of the Global Atmospheric Research Program (GARP) Monsoon subprogram, which was a major international effort to achieve a better understanding of the planetary monsoon circulation, the major seasonal...
1978-11-17 00:00:00 1978-12-31 23:59:59
SSN: Sea Salt Nuclei
Professor Podzimek lead the Sea Salt Nuclei (SSN) project in order to study sea salt nuclei during the winter and summer seasons near and over Padre Island just off the coast of Texas. This study concentrated on the evolution and transformation of the...
1979-01-12 00:00:00 1979-01-19 23:59:59
MAF: Mountain Airflow
The main objective of project Mountain Airflow (MAF) was to observe the spatial distribution of airflow, temperature and turbulence in and adjacent to the planetary boundary layer in the undisturbed flow upwind as well as the disturbed flow downwind of...
1979-02-15 00:00:00 1979-02-28 23:59:59
JetStream-79: Project Jet Stream - 1979
Project Jet Stream investigated the structure of the jet stream, associated fronts and stratospheric tropospheric exchanges. It is also focused on observing the geostrophic character of the wind field at and in the vicinity of the jet stream.
1979-03-01 00:00:00 1979-03-12 23:59:59
CYCLES-79: Cyclonic Extratropical Storms - 1979
The Cyclonic Extratropical Storms (CYCLES) project investigated the properties of extratropical cyclonic storms and their associated precipitation off the coast of Washington. This project provided the basis for important new knowledge conceding the...
1979-03-03 00:00:00 1979-03-28 23:59:59
NBL: Nocturnal Boundary Layer
The Nocturnal Boundary Layer (NBL) project investigated the vertical structure of the nocturnal boundary layer under clear conditions. The main objectives of this project were to observe the turbulent flux structure with respect to the position of the...
1979-05-01 00:00:00 1979-05-09 23:59:59
SESAME: Severe Environmental Storms and Mesoscale Experiment
During the spring of 1979, NSF, NOAA, NASA, other Governmental Agencies, and 14 Universities participated in a joint field project called the Severe Environmental Storms and Mesoscale Experiment (SESAME) to learn more about the structure, meso-synoptic...
1979-04-01 00:00:00 1979-06-15 23:59:59
SAVE-79: Stratospheric Aerosol Validation Experiment - 1979
The Stratospheric Aerosol Validation Experiment (SAVE) took place in two short periods: November 1978 and July 1979. These periods were planned to coincide with field measurement programs to obtain “ground truth” observations for validation of the...
1979-07-16 00:00:00 1979-07-21 23:59:59
SummerMONEX: Summer Monsoon Experiment
The Monsoon Experiment (MONEX) was the core of the Global Atmospheric Research Program (GARP) Monsoon subprogram, which was a major international effort to achieve a better understanding of the planetary monsoon circulation, the major seasonal...
1979-06-04 00:00:00 1979-07-25 23:59:59
VINN: VINN
VINN project collected PAM data from 28 PAM stations from 19790715 to 19790829.
1979-07-15 00:00:00 1979-08-29 23:59:59
FORMATION: QueenAir Formation
The QueenAir Formation (FORMATION) project investigated the methods which multi-aircraft experiments utilize to collect data from onboard instruments and the variance in the respective data caused by turbulence. Dr. Donald Lenschow flew two QueenAir...
1979-09-10 00:00:00 1979-09-19 23:59:59
HUMS: Humidity Sensing
The objective of the Humidity Sensing (HUMS) project was to create a humidity sensor that was much faster, and also capable of measuring lower humidity levels, than was possible with existing technology.  Since H2O is a major factor in atmospheric...
1979-11-06 00:00:00 1979-11-06 23:59:59
COSE-79: Colorado Orographic Seeding Experiment - 1979
Professor Lewis O. Grant utilized the QueenAir, B-80 aircraft to investigate the solution to key physical problems in the development of a weather modification technology of broad applicability, as well as for the immediate area of study, the Colorado...
1979-11-17 00:00:00 1979-12-22 23:59:59
Upslope: Climatology of Upslope Stratocumulus
For the Climatology of Upslope Stratocumulus (Upslope) experiment, Drs. Helmut Weickmann and Herbert Riehl utilized a QueenAir, B-80 aircraft to study the feasibility of seeding high plains upslope stratocumulus cloud systems for precipitation...
1979-11-03 00:00:00 1979-12-28 23:59:59
CZWEP: Coastal Zone Wind Energy Project
The Coastal Zone Wind Energy Project (CZWEP) focused on developing a procedure for locating optimum regions for wind energy conversions within the coastal zone of the U.S. Dr. Michael Garstang utilized the QueenAir, B-80 aircraft to determine two...
1980-01-24 00:00:00 1980-02-05 23:59:59
TexasHIPLEX: Texas High Plains Experiment
The objective of the Texas High Plains Experiment (Texas HIPLEX) was to identify the important precipitation initiation mechanisms in cumulus congestus clouds in West Texas. Of particular importance was a specification of the respective roles played by...
1980-05-16 00:00:00 1980-06-15 23:59:59
O3DEST: Ozone Destruction Flux Experiment
The Ozone Destruction Flux Experiment (O3DEST) utilized the QueenAir, A-80 aircraft to make direct eddy flux measurements of ozone with fast response ozone sensors. The measurements were used in two ways: first, as a tracer in the study of boundary...
1980-06-02 00:00:00 1980-06-20 23:59:59
ASE: Arctic Stratus Experiment
The main objective of the Arctic Stratus Experiment (ASE) was to gather an internally consistent set of radioactive and microphysical data on Arctic stratus, as well as to concurrently observe the state parameters, wind and turbulence to provide a...
1980-06-13 00:00:00 1980-06-30 23:59:59
MIC-80: Mountain-Induced Convection - 1980
The Mountain-Induced Convection (MIC) project focused on making measurements of the flow patterns, thermodynamics, and transport properties of moist convective systems induced by the Magdalene Mountains in New Mexico. This was an extension of...
1980-07-24 00:00:00 1980-08-09 23:59:59
SANDHILLS: Nebraska Sandhills Surface Roughness Experiment
The Nebraska Sandhills Surface Roughness Experiment (SANDHILLS) collected measurements of wind speed, temperature and other parameters including pressure and geometric height, utilizing the NCAR QueenAir, A-80 aircraft in the boundary layer over the...
1980-08-20 00:00:00 1980-08-20 23:59:59
Q80: Queimadas 1980
Vegetative fires in the tropical regions are one of the major sources that are responsible for trace gases in the global atmosphere. Forest clearing is a major component of this category. Queimadas '80 (Q80) utilized the Sabreliner, Model 60 aircraft...
1980-08-11 00:00:00 1980-09-09 23:59:59
STREX: Storm Transfer and Response Experiment
The main objectives of project Storm Transfer and Response Experiment (STREX) were to determine the physical process of the boundary layers of the atmosphere and ocean in mid-latitude storms and the interactions of the two boundary layers as well as...
1980-11-15 00:00:00 1980-12-14 23:59:59
LESS-80: Lake Effect Snow Storms - 1980
Lake-induced clouds and snowstorms are important elements of winter weather in the Great Lakes Region. The Lake Effect Snow Storms - 1980 (LESS-80) experiment was a continuation of research that began in 1977. This experiment used the, B-80 QueenAir to...
1980-12-01 00:00:00 1981-01-22 23:59:59
LAS: Laser Absorption Spectroscopy
The Laser Absorption Spectroscopy (LAS) project focused on testing the usefulness of tunable laser absorption spectroscopy for the measurement of atmospheric trace gases. Dr. William Mankin flew a tunable infrared diode laser and a small white...
1981-01-19 00:00:00 1981-02-09 23:59:59
OPUS-I: Organization of Persistent Upwelling Structures - I
The goal of the Organization of Persistent Upwelling Structures (OPUS) experiment was to understand the role of persistent upwelling structures in the relationship between circulation and plankton distribution. QueenAir, A-80 aircraft measurements were...
1981-03-18 00:00:00 1981-03-31 23:59:59
JetStream-81: Project Jet Stream - 1981
Project Jet Stream investigated the structure of the jet stream, associated fronts and stratospheric tropospheric exchanges. It is also focused on observing the geostrophic character of the wind field at and in the vicinity of the jet stream. This...
1981-02-16 00:00:00 1981-04-04 23:59:59
CODE-I: First COastal Dynamics Experiment
The purpose of the First COastal Dynamics Experiment (CODE-I) project was to identify and study important dynamical processes that govern the wind-driven motion of coastal water over the continental shelf. Measurements of the wind field, momentum, heat...
1981-04-21 00:00:00 1981-05-20 23:59:59
OCFS: Ozone Conservation and Flux Studies
The main objective of the Ozone Conservation and Flux Studies (OCFS) experiment, was to describe the structure and scale of the momentum, temperature and moisture perturbations which were of primary importance to the storage and transport of energy...
1981-07-07 00:00:00 1981-08-01 23:59:59
CCOPE: Cooperative Convective Precipitation Experiment
The Bureau of Reclamation (BuREC) and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) collaborated in a joint field program called the Cooperative Convective Precipitation Experiment (CCOPE) that was conducted near Miles City, Montana (22 May - 7...
1981-05-18 00:00:00 1981-08-07 23:59:59
MSS-81: Marine Stratus Studies - 1981
The Marine Stratus Studies (MSS) project, led by Dr. James W. Telford, studied the marine stratus near the California coast. This project was aimed at explaining the development of the dynamics, microphysics and radioactive properties of stratus clouds...
1981-09-23 00:00:00 1981-10-12 23:59:59
ONT: Organic Nuclei Tests
In weather modification programs, ice nucleating materials, and their proper seeding in response to cloud characteristics, control the results. Economical, environmental and technical aspects of existing, or possible future, problems with commonly used...
1982-01-16 00:00:00 1982-02-16 11:59:59
ALPEX: Alpine Experiment
The last major field program of the Global Atmospheric Research Programme (GARP), the Alpine Experiment (ALPEX), addressed the problem of airflow over and around mountains and how the resultant features of such airflow affect the global, regional, and...
1982-03-01 00:00:00 1982-04-30 23:59:59
OFB: Ozone Flux and Budget
The Ozone Flux and Budget (OFB) project investigated tropospheric sources and sinks of ozone by measuring budgets of mean ozone concentration and ozone concentration variance in an urban environment. The method employed direct measurements of ozone...
1982-06-15 08:09:54 1982-07-03 15:46:00
CODE-II: Second COastal Dynamics Experiment
The purpose of the Second COastal Dynamics Experiment (CODE-II) project was to identify and study important dynamical processes that govern the wind-driven motion of coastal water over the continental shelf. Measurements of the wind field, momentum,...
1982-05-17 00:00:00 1982-07-26 23:59:59
JAWS: Joint Airport Weather Studies
The Joint Airport Weather Studies (JAWS) Project, formed in 1980, conducted a major field investigation during the summer of 1982 (15 May to 13 August, inclusive) in and around Denver, Colorado. The project was jointly administrated by the National...
1982-05-15 00:00:00 1982-08-13 23:59:59
MSS-82: Marine Stratus Studies - 1982
The Marine Stratus Studies (MSS) project, led by Dr. James W. Telford, studied the marine stratus near the California coast. This project was aimed at explaining the development of the dynamics, microphysics and radioactive properties of stratus clouds...
1982-08-10 00:00:00 1982-08-25 23:59:59
FAC: Flow Around Cumuli
The Flow Around Cumuli (FAC) project was designed to make convergence measurements around cumulus clouds and thunderstorms. Such inflow and outflow information provided a critical test of convective models and was useful in determining the effect of...
1982-08-09 00:00:00 1982-08-27 23:59:59
ATLAS-82: Atmospheric Tunable Laser Absorption Spectroscopy - 1982
The Atmospheric Tunable Laser Absorption Spectroscopy - 1982 (ATLAS-82) experiment served as a re-test to a prior project, which also tested the usefulness of tunable laser absorption spectroscopy for measuring atmospheric trace gases. A tunable...
1982-12-18 00:00:00 1982-12-22 23:59:59
NEWS-82: New England Winter Storms - 1982
The New England Winter Storms - 1982 (NEWS-82) study addressed mechanisms of band formation in a New England winter storm. The structure of the bands and their environment were documented with synoptic observations, radar data, and analyses of QueenAir...
1982-12-11 06:10:43 1983-01-28 12:21:31
OPUS-II: Organization of Persistent Upwelling Structures - II
David Stuart (Florida State University). Stuart used the Queen Air for continued studies of the Organization of Persistent Upwelling Structures (OPUS) off the coast of California between Piedras Blancas Point and Point Conception. The aircraft...
1983-04-13 10:35:44 1983-05-11 13:11:36
CABLE: Clean Air Boundary Layer Experiment
The major scientific goal of this experiment was to investigate the atmosphere for evidence of parallel instabilities which may lead to the development of squall lines in the central United States. Previous data collected in the SESAME 1979 Experiment...
1983-05-03 12:20:42 1983-06-07 11:49:45
MAYPOLE: May Polarization Experiment
MAYPOLE was a joint experiment between FOF at NCAR, OSU (Ohio State University), CSU (Colorado State University), and NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration).  The experiment was conducted near Boulder, Colorado during May and June 1983....
1983-05-02 00:00:00 1983-06-14 23:59:59
BLX-83: cloud Boundary Layer interaction eXperiment
1983-05-26 12:20:27 1983-06-18 16:20:59
AFCGOC: Atmospheric Forcing of Circulation in Gulf Of California
This study investigated the spatial structure of the atmospheric fields as well as the sea surface temperature field over the Gulf of California. The circulation in the Gulf was the focus of a number of related experimental investigations from 1983 to ...
1983-07-14 11:35:41 1983-08-04 14:23:29
LCS: Lidar Cirrus Studies
The Lidar Cirrus Studies project took in situ measurements of atmospheric state parameters, particle size distribution, particle shape and concentration, and the various components of the radiation budget within cirrus clouds with the Sabreliner....
1983-10-07 10:06:49 1983-10-17 13:29:52
NEWS: New England Winter Storms
The New England Winter Storms study addresses mechanisms of band formation in a New England winter storm. The structure of the bands and their environment are documented with synoptic observations, radar data and analyses of instrumented aircraft...
1983-11-04 15:17:43 1983-12-13 13:11:28
LESS84: Lake Effect Snow Storms - 1984
In this study state parameters, motion fields, and microphysical parameters were measured from two aircraft and combined with data from multiple Doppler radars in an effort to increase our knowledge of the organization, internal structure, and...
1983-12-01 10:57:00 1984-01-27 15:26:00
AFCGOC-II: Atmospheric Forcing of Circulation in Gulf of California - II
This project was a continuation of prior studies of the spatial variability of the atmospheric fields and air-sea fluxes of momentum, heat and moisture over the Gulf of California during the summer of 1983. This project studied atmospheric fields and...
1984-03-01 11:26:35 1984-03-27 14:26:59
Shelfbreak: Shelfbreak Front
Shelfbreak was a program for field observational study of the shelf/slope front in the Middle Atlantic Bight. This front is an important water mass boundary of the thermohaline class extending along the shelf break from Cape Hatteras to Georges Bank....
1984-06-15 14:50:11 1984-06-26 08:29:59
MAYPOLE84: May Polarization Experiment 1984
MAYPOLE84 was a joint experiment between FOF at NCAR, OSU (Ohio State University), CSU (Colorado State University), and NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration).  The experiment was conducted near Boulder, Colorado during May and June 198...
1984-05-13 00:00:00 1984-06-28 23:59:59
PHOENIX84: PHOENIX - 1984
PHOENIX-84 addressed dual objectives of improvements in Doppler radar techniques of measuring turbulence, pressure and buoyancy fields in the lower atmosphere, and evaluation of PBL momentum, energy and buoyancy budgets and testing of models and...
1984-05-17 12:11:34 1984-07-05 11:57:11
OLYMPICS: PAM stations at 1984 Olympics
10 PAM-II stations were deployed near the Los Angeles 1984 Olympics.  Data were collected from 1984-07-15 to 1984-08-11.
1984-07-15 00:00:00 1984-08-11 23:59:59
CBMF: Cumulonimbus Mass Flux
The Cumulonimbus Mass Flux study collected convergence measurements around cumulonimbus clouds over the Magdalena Mountain Range of New Mexico in the vicinity of the Langmuir Laboratory. The Sabreliner was used to obtain horizontal mass fluxes in and...
1984-07-20 12:45:46 1984-08-17 12:17:44
M-RADON: Marine Radon
This project was a field test of the sampling system for measuring 222Rn. This technique was later used in the project DYCOMS to measure 222Rn in and just above the marine boundary layer of the stratocumulus region to estimate the rate of entrainment...
1984-08-10 08:42:03 1984-08-18 16:48:11
TGP: Trace Gas Profiles
Trace gas profiles was a study to investigate the influence of convective clouds and thunderstorms on the distribution of tropospheric trace gases including N0X, CO and 03 and on the distribution of solar UV radiation.
1984-09-13 15:38:00 1984-09-27 13:49:41
CO2: CO2 Instrumentation Test
Gail Bingham (Utah State University) made changes in the sensing head of his fast-response C02 instrument to provide a local measurement of pressure and temperature. These data allowed corrections to eliminate anomalous measured variations in CO2.
1983-07-06 02:23:24 1984-10-31 16:57:33
COSE: Colorado Orographic Seeding Experiment
Coordinated polarization lidar, Ku-band radar and dual-channel microwave radiometer observations of a deep orographic cloud system were collected from a mountain-base site in northwestern Colorado as part of the Colorado Orographic Seeding Experiment ...
1984-11-25 05:58:13 1984-12-20 16:32:39
MIT: MIT
MIT experiment was from October 1983 to Apri 1984
1983-10-11 00:00:00 1984-12-31 23:59:59
BRS: Bridger Range Study
The Bridger Range Study was a short program of microphysical sampling in wintertime orographic clouds. Liquid water content in-cloud ice nuclei plume behavior over the target and microphysical effects of anthropogenic ice nuclei on precipitation...
1985-01-05 12:04:17 1985-01-29 11:08:59
LCS-II: Lidar Cirrus Studies II
In this study measurements of atmospheric state parameters, particle size distribution, particle shape and concentration, and the various components of the radiation budget within cirrus clouds were measured. A ground-based polarization diversity lidar...
1985-02-17 10:19:18 1985-03-10 13:22:53
SO2OX: SO2 Oxidant
This project was an investigation of the atmospheric chemistry underlying the phenomenon of acid precipitation. The instrumented aircraft was used to measure atmospheric acids, bases, their precursors, products, and reactants in the Eastern U.S. both...
1984-04-10 14:54:00 1985-04-18 13:24:59
ASG: Atmospheric Sulfur Gases
This project was a study on sources and transport of sulfur compounds in the atmosphere. The project obtained concentrations of dimethyl sulfide (DMS), a biogenic precursor gas of sulfate aerosol in the marine atmosphere. Vertical profiles were...
1985-05-03 09:37:16 1985-05-12 22:27:00
TGP-II: Trace Gas Profiles - II
Trace Gas II is a continued study of the influence of convective clouds and thunderstorms on the distribution of tropospheric trace gases including N0X, CO and O3 and on the distribution of solar UV radiation. The aircraft measurements were the primary...
1985-06-03 12:10:00 1985-06-27 17:29:00
PRESTORM: PRESTORM
Prestorm occurred during May and June, of 1985 and was centered around and to the south of Witchita, Kansas NCAR Doppler radars CP-3 and CP-4 documented the internal air motion and reflectivity structure with the specific objective os showing a higher...
1985-05-01 00:00:00 1985-06-30 23:59:59
BAJA: Baja Mexico 1984
BAJA experiment ran in Baja Mexico from July 1973 to July 1975
1983-07-29 00:00:00 1985-07-01 23:59:59
JHWRP: Joint HaWaiian Rainband Project
Four experiments were conducted in Hawaii in summer 1985, one primarily by NCAR scientists (William Cooper and Darrel Baumgardner of RAF and James Dye of the Convective Storms Division) and the others by university scientists (David Johnson of the...
1985-07-10 07:44:29 1985-08-15 10:43:26
DYCOMS: DYnamics and Chemistry Of Marine Stratocumulus experiment
The purpose of DYCOMS was to investigate the chemistry, dynamics and microphysics of the marine stratocumulus layer off the California coast in summer. This marine stratocumulus region is formed under a strong inversion in the marine boundary layer....
1985-07-30 10:53:00 1985-08-21 12:42:48
BOLDOS/SCCCAMP: South Central Coast Cooperative Aerometric Monitoring Program
The objective of BOLDOS/SCCCAMP was to obtain a comprehensive aerometric data base of mesoscale transport and oxidant production to develop a photochemical simulation model which is representative of the South Central Coast Air Basin.
1985-09-13 16:11:53 1985-10-10 15:56:59
TRACI: TRiple AirCraft Intercomparison
A Triple-Aircraft Intercomparison (TRACI) was flown in July and October of 1985. Both the B200T, King Air and the L-188 Electra aircrafts were flown using fixed vanes, while the Sabreliner, Model 60 was flown using a nose radome. Information obtained...
1985-07-02 00:00:00 1985-10-15 23:59:59