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SABL: Scanning Aerosol Backscatter Lidar - Field Dorade Format [B.Morley,NCAR/RSF]


This dataset contains Scanning Aerosol Backscatter Lidar (SABL) data obtained aboard the NCAR/NSF C-130 aircraft during the EPIC (Eastern Pacific Investigation of Climate Processes in the Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere System) project. The data are in field dorade format.

Order by date/time. Flights are 8 hrs or less. Flights are on the following days:

010903_1447 010916_1430 010929_1431

010905_1401 011919_1333 011002_1813

010907_1348 010920_1500 011003_1438

010912_1909 010923_1332 011005_1451

010913_1432 010925_1334 011006_2122

010914_1334 010928_1433 011009_1439 011010_1434

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2014-03-10)
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Frequency continuous
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2001-09-03 14:43:00
End datetime 2001-10-11 04:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 20.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -20.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -120.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -90.00

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2014. SABL: Scanning Aerosol Backscatter Lidar - Field Dorade Format. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 26 Oct 2020.

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