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USAF C-130 Flight Logs

Summary

This data set contains the flight logs from the United States Air Force (USAF) C-130 aircraft flights into the tropical systems of interest to the Tropical Cyclone Intensity (TCI) field project. The types of logs include the diagnostic event log, system event log, mission summary report, Satellite Communications (SATCOM) transaction log, and height adjustment report. The storms included are Erika and Joaquin from the 2015 Atlantic region, Marty and Patricia from the 2015 East Pacific region, and Matthew from the 2016 Atlantic region. These data are in ASCII formats.

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2015-08-25 13:45:00
End datetime 2016-10-08 06:24:00

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 37.85, Minimum (South) Latitude: 11.32
Minimum (West) Longitude: -109.29, Maximum (East) Longitude: -63.04

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2017. USAF C-130 Flight Logs. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/488.009. Accessed 17 Sep 2019.

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