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ORCAS Picarro Data

Summary

This dataset contains atmospheric measurements of carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), carbon monoxide (CO), and water vapor (H2O) mixing ratios made with the NOAA Picarro Cavity Ring Down Spectrometer (Crosson 2008) instrument onboard the NSF/NCAR GV HIAPER (Gulfstream-V High-performance Instrumented Airborne Platform for Environmental Research)  aircraft (Tail Number N677F) during the ORCAS (O2/N2 Ratio and CO2 Airborne Southern Ocean Study) campaign with research flights from Punta Arenas, Chile from 7 January to 1 March 2016.

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Data Quality final
Versions
  • 0.1 (2016-03-09):

    quicklook data

  • 0.2 (2016-09-13):

    qaqc data

  • 1.0 (2017-01-19):

    Final release data.

  • 1.1 (2017-03-02):

    This version contains a small revision to the carbon monoxide calibration.

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2016-01-07 00:00:00
End datetime 2016-03-01 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: -30.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -80.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -105.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -30.00

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

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Sweeney, C., McKain, K., Newberger, T. 2017. ORCAS Picarro Data. Version 1.1. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D69W0CWW. Accessed 12 Nov 2019.

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