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NSF/NCAR C-130 Aerosol Cloud Particle Imager (CPI) Data

Summary

The Cloud Particle Imager captures high-resolution images (pixel size 2.3 microns) using a CCD camera. The CPI has two Particle Detector Sensor lasers that instruct the camera to capture an image. This dataset contains region of interest (roi) binary image files of cloud particles which can be viewed using the IDL software linked to below

For all of the flights, the CPI makes as many *.roi files as it needs; each file can be maximum 92Mb size and then a new file is opened.

Data access

  • ORDER data for delivery by FTP

Additional information

Identifier
Data Quality final
Versions
  • 1.0 (2011-05-17)
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Spatial Type raster
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2007-11-13 00:00:00
End datetime 2007-12-16 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 45.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 37.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -110.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -102.00

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <eol-datahelp@ucar.edu>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2011. NSF/NCAR C-130 Aerosol Cloud Particle Imager (CPI) Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D637772Q. Accessed 12 Nov 2019.

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