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ORCAS Quantum Cascade Laser Spectrometer (QCLS) CO2

Summary

The Quantum Cascade Laser Spectrometer (QCLS) CO2 measured CO2 concentrations in situ aboard the NSF/NCAR GV during the O2/N2 Ratio and CO2 Airborne Southern Ocean (ORCAS) Study. This dataset contains CO2_QCLS data in NASA Ames format collected during ORCAS.

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Data Quality final
Versions
  • 0.1 (2016-03-16):
    Field-phase data. During the QA/QC process indications of a leak on RF17 were picked up so currently it is not thought we can recover and report data for that flight. - Eric
  • 0.2 (2016-09-08):

    QAQC data

  • 1.0 (2017-02-08):

    Final release data. No changes from the previous version were required as qaqc data are appropriate for release. 

  • 1.1 (2017-03-14):

    This version contains an updated QCLS CO2 readme file that includes information on what flights are missing.

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2016-01-05 00:00:00
End datetime 2016-02-18 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

Primary point of contact information

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

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Kort, E., et al. 2017. ORCAS Quantum Cascade Laser Spectrometer (QCLS) CO2. Version 1.1. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D65719FT. Accessed 15 Nov 2019.

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