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AIRS-II: C130 Photography Cloud Videos


This dataset consists of hourly mpg files from video tapes (VHS) from each flight of the NSF/NCAR C-130 aircraft during the Alliance Icing Research Study - II (AIRS-II). Each hourly file is about 1.3 Gb in size.

Archive note

This is a large dataset. Each order can contain a maximum of 16 GB of data (~12 hourly files). For very large orders, it may be preferable for you to access these data via a loaner external hard drive. Please email the Point of Contact to request these data.

Data access

  • ORDER data for delivery by FTP

Additional information

Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2012-06-04)
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Spatial Type video
Frequency continuous
Language English

Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2003-10-28 21:00:00
End datetime 2003-12-06 21:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 49.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 41.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -86.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -70.00

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <>

Additional contact information


Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2012. AIRS-II: C130 Photography Cloud Videos. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 13 Nov 2019.

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