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The EOL data archive contains atmospheric, meteorological, and other geophysical datasets from operational sources and the scientific research programs and projects for which NCAR/EOL has provided data management support. The project list may be sorted by selecting the header keys and full project descriptions and dataset lists are available by selecting the project title. You may search for projects with the form below. You may also search for datasets by keyword or space and time.

Projects

502 projects (100 shown)

Name: Title / Summary Begin Date (UTC) End Date (UTC)
MethaneAIR: MethaneAIR
MethaneAIR is an airborne imaging spectrometer funded by the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and private philanthropy as part of the EDF International Methane project. The first scientific goal of the EDF program is to accurately measure emissions of...
2019-10-28 00:00:00 2020-03-31 23:59:59
OTREC: Organization of Tropical East Pacific Convection
OTREC (Organization of Tropical East Pacific Convection) is a field campaign during the latter part of summer (August through September 2019) over a domain covering the eastern Pacific ocean and the southwest Caribbean. This is an area which exhibits a...
2019-07-01 00:00:00 2019-10-07 23:59:59
CHEESEHEAD: Chequamegon Heterogeneous Ecosystem Energy-balance Study Enabled by a High-density Extensive Array of Detectors
The Chequamegon Heterogeneous Ecosystem Energy-balance Study Enabled by a High-density Extensive Array of Detectors (CHEESEHEAD) is an intensive field campaign designed specifically to address long-standing puzzles regarding the role of atmospheric...
2019-06-24 00:00:00 2019-10-11 23:59:59
ACCLIP_2019: ACCLIP Dry Run
This is the Asian Summer Monsoon Chemical and Climate Impact Project (ACCLIP) Dry Run project that occured in 2019, one year ahead of the actual field campaign.
2019-06-15 00:00:00 2019-08-31 23:59:59
ECLIPSE2019: Direct measurement of the coronal magnetic field
Direct measurement of the coronal magnetic field remains a top priority for solar physics. The coronal magnetic field controls the structure, plasma dynamics, and stability of the solar atmosphere. Current efforts at detailed physics-based coronal...
2019-05-17 00:00:00 2019-07-05 23:59:59
TORUS_2019: Targeted Observation by Radars and UAS of Supercells 2019
TORUS (Targeted Observation by Radars and UAS of Supercells) is a nomadic field campaign during the spring storm seasons (May and June) of 2019 and 2010 over a domain covering much of the central United Stats where there exists significant point...
2019-04-28 00:00:00 2019-06-26 23:59:59
MPD-NetDemo: Micro-Pulse DIAL (MPD) Network Demonstration
This project is the first deployment of the network of five NCAR Micro-Pulse DIALs (MPDs). We test the network capability of these systems toward providing continuous water vapor profiles. EOL also fields two GPS receivers to provide precipitable water...
2019-04-16 00:00:00 2019-07-22 23:59:59
HIGHWAY: High Impact Weather Lake System
This project will address the lack of much needed in-situ observations and data availability both for research and meteorological operational purposes.  Enhanced observations will be used to increase the scientific knowledge of storm initiation,...
2018-12-20 00:00:00 2020-01-31 23:59:59
MPI2019: Mixed Phase Isotopes 2019
Scientific relevance Ice crystals and supercooled liquid droplets exist simultaneously in mixed-phase clouds. As a result, precipitation may form by distinct pathways. Water vapor in the atmosphere can deposit directly onto tiny particulates called ice...
2018-12-20 00:00:00 2019-01-07 23:59:59
ICICLE: In-Cloud Icing and Large-Drop Experiment
In-Cloud ICing and Large-drop Experiment (ICICLE) is planning to study microphysical cloud properties in order to better understand how icing conditions (particulary freezing rain, freezing drizzle and ice pellets) form and evolve over time. Aircraft...
2018-12-17 00:00:00 2019-03-20 23:59:59
Meso18-19: Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes EXperiment-Southeast (VORTEX-SE) Meso18-19
The VORTEX-SE Scientific Steering Committe determined that it is highly desirable to conduct observations across the Southeast cool season.  The period of slightly enhanced tornado potential extends from October through early May, and the forecasting...
2018-10-22 00:00:00 2019-04-30 23:59:59
ICICLE_2018: ICICLE Dry Run
In-Cloud ICing and Large-drop Experiment (ICICLE) is planning to study microphysical cloud properties in order to better understand how icing conditions (particulary freezing rain, freezing drizzle and ice pellets) form and evolve over time.
2018-10-03 00:00:00 2018-12-01 23:59:59
PISTON: Propagation of Intra-Seasonal Tropical OscillatioN
The Propagation of Intra-Seasonal Tropical OscillatioN (PISTON) was conducted in the August-October 2018 period over the northern Western Pacific tropical region. While numerous tropical intra-seasonal oscillations exist, PISTON primarily targeted the...
2018-08-21 00:00:00 2018-10-12 23:59:59
SAVANT: Stable Air Variability and Transport
Stable surface boundary layers (SBL) occur more than one-half the total time in mid-latitudes, yet our knowledge of the complexity of the near surface drainage and converging flows associated with stable conditions is very limited. Surface emissions...
2018-08-08 00:00:00 2018-11-15 23:59:59
HIWC-RADAR-2018: High Ice Water Content (HIWC) Radar Study 2018
The goal of the High Ice Water Content (HIWC) RADAR Flight Campaign is to develop a means to remotely identify regions of HIWC ahead of an aircraft to enable tactical detect and avoidance decision making by a flight crew.  HIWC conditions occur in deep...
2018-07-30 00:00:00 2018-08-21 23:59:59
WE-CAN: Western Wildfire Experiment for Cloud Chemistry, Aerosol, Absorption and Nitrogen
WE-CAN (Western Wildfire Experiment for Cloud Chemistry, Aerosol, Absorption and Nitrogen) seeks to understand the chemistry in western wildfire smoke has major ramifications for air quality, nutrient cycles, weather and climate. This project will...
2018-06-15 00:00:00 2018-09-25 23:59:59
RELAMPAGO: Remote sensing of Electrification, Lightning, And Mesoscale/microscale Processes with Adaptive Ground Observations
The RELAMPAGO  field program will be conducted in west  central Argentina in the general vicinity of the Sierras de Cordoba (SDC) and the Andes foothills  near Mendoza. This region arguably has among the most intense convective systems in the world ...
2018-06-01 00:00:00 2019-05-01 23:59:59
GRAINEX: The Great Plains Irrigation Experiment
Land use land cover and subsequent changes (LULCC) play an important role in weather and climate systems. Observations and modeling studies suggest that LULCC impacts meso- regional, and potentially global-scale atmospheric circulations, temperature,...
2018-05-25 00:00:00 2018-06-30 23:59:59
VORTEX-SE_2018: The Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment Southeast (VORTEX-SE) 2018 Field campaign
The Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment Southeast (VORTEX-SE) Is a research program designed to understand how environmental factors characteristic of the southeastern United States affect the formation, intensity, structure...
2018-03-01 00:00:00 2018-04-15 23:59:59
SOCRATES: Southern Ocean Clouds Radiation Aerosol Transport Experimental Study
The Southern Ocean (SO) is the stormiest place on Earth, buffeted by winds and waves that circle the ice of Antarctica, sheathed in clouds that mantle a dynamic ocean with rich ecosystems. The remote and usually pristine environment, typically removed...
2018-01-01 00:00:00 2018-02-28 23:59:59
IDEAL: Instabilities, Dynamics and Energetics accompanying Atmospheric Layering
The IDEAL (Instabilities, Dynamics and Energetics accompanying Atmospheric Layering) field project combines ground-based in-situ observations with modeling efforts and will quantify the understanding of “sheet-and-layer” (S&L) structures, morphologies,...
2017-10-23 00:00:00 2017-11-15 23:59:59
WE-CAN_2017: WE-CAN Dry Run
This is the dry run project that occured in 2017, one year ahead of the actual field campaign.
2017-09-07 00:00:00 2017-09-29 23:59:59
EPOCH: East Pacific Origins and Characteristics of Hurricanes Dropsondes
This is the data archive site for the EPOCH-2017 Dropsondes. This NASA led project which planned six 24-hour science flights using the Global Hawk unmanned aircraft. Only three of the flights were conducted and those were supported through a...
2017-08-01 00:00:00 2017-08-30 23:59:59
LAFE: Land-Atmosphere Feedback Experiment
The Land-Atmosphere Feedback Experiment (LAFE; pronounced “la-fey”) deploys several state-of-the art scanning lidar and remote sensing systems to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility’s...
2017-08-01 00:00:00 2017-08-31 23:59:59
ACE-ENA: Aerosol and Cloud Experiments in the Eastern North Atlantic
The HOLODEC instrument has been upgraded with new software and cooling capabilities.  It will be flying on the DOE G-1 aircraft as part of ACE-ENA to evaluate these upgrades during low level flight in warm temperatures.  RAF is supporting the...
2017-06-15 00:00:00 2018-02-28 23:59:59
VORTEX-SE_2017: Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes EXperiment-Southeast (VORTEX-SE) 2017 Field Campaign
The Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment Southeast (VORTEX-SE) Is a research program designed to understand how environmental factors characteristic of the southeastern United States affect the formation, intensity, structure...
2017-03-01 00:00:00 2017-05-08 23:59:59
ARISTO2017: Airborne Research Instrumentation Testing Opportunity 2017 (ARISTO2017)
The Airborne Research Instrumentation Testing Opportunity 2017 (ARISTO2017) is a newly-created NSF-sponsored flight test program that will be conducted annually on one of the NSF/NCAR aircraft. The purpose of the ARISTO program is to provide regular...
2017-02-20 00:00:00 2017-03-10 23:59:59
RELAMPAGO_2017: RELAMPAGO Dry Run
This is a dry run for the RELAMPAGO project approximately 1 year ahead of the actual field campaign. For the permanent field project please see https://data.eol.ucar.edu/project/553
2016-12-20 00:00:00 2018-09-30 23:59:59
Perdigao: Perdigao Field Experiment
The goal of Perdigao is to  improve our understanding of flow over complex terrain, including any effects of vegetation and heterogeneity at the surface, with a specific target of improving wind prediction in complex terrain at microscale. Of...
2016-12-15 00:00:00 2017-07-15 23:59:59
SNOWIE: Seeded and Natural Orographic Wintertime clouds - the Idaho Experiment
The overarching goal of SNOWIE is to understand the natural dynamical and microphysical processes by which precipitation forms and evolves within orographic winter storms and to determine the physical processes by which cloud seeding with silver iodide...
2016-11-15 00:00:00 2017-03-17 23:59:59
ECLIPSE: Pathfinder and science observations of the infrared solar corona during the 21st August 2017 total eclipse
This project aims to measure, for the first time, the infrared spectrum of the solar corona from 2 to 12 µ. Three experiments are planned to fly on the GV aircraft to accompany the spectral survey from the ground, producing partial images of the corona...
2016-10-19 00:00:00 2017-08-21 23:59:59
SOCRATES-TEST: SOCRATES RAF TEST PHASE
The SOCRATES Test project is a test flight program out of the Research Avaition Facility (RAF) in Broomfield, CO.  The goal of the program is to flight test HCR in preparation for the upcoming Southern Ocean Clouds, Radiation, Aerosol Transport...
2016-09-19 00:00:00 2016-10-04 23:59:59
MITTS: Monitoring the Intensification and Track of Tropical Storms (MITTS)
The purpose of the MITTS (Monitoring the Intensification and Track of Tropical Storms) project was to support NOAA operational hurricane tracking and observations while the G-IV was undergoing repairs.  The NSF/NCAR GV was outfitted with AVAPS to take...
2016-08-29 00:00:00 2016-10-14 23:59:59
VERTEX: Vertical Enhanced Mixing Experiment
VERTEX is a University of Delaware research project led by Cristina Archer to study the effect of the wake of a wind turbine on the atmosphere-surface exchange of momentum, sensible heat and water vapor.
2016-08-15 00:00:00 2016-11-04 23:59:59
ARISTO2016: Airborne Research Instrumentation Testing Opportunity 2016
The Airborne Research Instrumentation Testing Opportunity 2016 (ARISTO2016) is a newly-created NSF-sponsored flight test program that will be conducted annually on one of the NSF/NCAR aircraft. The purpose of the ARISTO program is to provide regular...
2016-08-01 00:00:00 2016-08-19 23:59:59
Operations: EOL Operations
This is an internal project meant to contain ongoing or episodic data collection from EOL instruments. This project should not contain products or data related to externally funded field campaigns. 
2016-06-01 00:00:00 9999-12-31 23:59:59
SPURS-2: Salinity Processes in the Upper-ocean Regional Study 2
The field program Salinity Processes in the Upper-ocean Regional Study (SPURS) was specifically designed to examine processes affecting near-surface salinity. SPURS was envisioned as a two-phase effort, with the first phase focusing on the salinity...
2016-06-01 00:00:00 2017-11-30 23:59:59
VORTEX-SE_2016: Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes EXperiment-Southeast (VORTEX-SE) 2016 Field Campaign
The Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment Southeast (VORTEX-SE) Is a research program designed to understand how environmental factors characteristic of the southeastern United States affect the formation, intensity, structure...
2016-03-01 00:00:00 2016-05-05 23:59:59
ORCAS: The O2/N2 Ratio and CO2 Airborne Southern Ocean (ORCAS) Study
The O2/N2 Ratio and CO2 Airborne Southern Ocean (ORCAS) Study is an NSF sponsored airborne field campaign with research flights planned from Punta Arenas, Chile during January and February of 2016.   The Southern Ocean plays a dominant role in the...
2016-01-10 00:00:00 2016-03-01 23:59:59
LROSE: Lidar Radar Open Software Environment
The LROSE (Lidar Radar Open Software Environment) software development is a 4-year joint project between the Atmospheric Science Department at Colorado State University (CSU) and the Earth Observing Laboratory (EOL) at the National Center for...
2016-01-01 00:00:00 2020-12-31 23:59:59
APAR: Airborne Phased Array Radar
APAR datasets that are stored in the EOL Data Archive, including those from APAR related sub-projects are available here.  The EOL Aircraft Instrumentation page contains a description, the development status by year, advantages, applications, funding...
2016-01-01 00:00:00 2019-12-31 23:59:59
OLYMPEX: Olympic Mountains Experiment
The Olympic Mountains Experiment (OLYMPEX) is a ground validation field campaign designed to verify and validate satellite measurements of precipitation from the constellation of satellites known as the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM). The...
2015-11-01 00:00:00 2016-01-17 23:59:59
ICEBRIDGE-2015: Antarctic 2015 Operation IceBridge
IceBridge, a six-year NASA mission, is the largest airborne survey of Earth's polar ice ever flown. It will yield an unprecedented three-dimensional view of Arctic and Antarctic ice sheets, ice shelves and sea ice. These flights will provide a yearly,...
2015-09-18 00:00:00 2015-11-04 23:59:59
ARISTO: Airborne Research Instrumentation Testing Opportunity
The Airborne Research Instrumentation Testing Opportunity (ARISTO) is a newly-created NSF-sponsored flight test program that will be conducted annually on one of the NSF/NCAR aircraft. The purpose of the ARISTO program is to provide regular flight test...
2015-09-14 00:00:00 2015-10-02 23:59:59
SHOUT: Sensing Hazards with Operational Unmanned Technology
Targeted observations from aircraft in oceanic regions could significantly improve how well weather models forecast significant events such as (1) tropical storms, (2) winter storms and (3) major floods. The long duration and large oceanic areas that...
2015-08-25 00:00:00 2016-09-25 23:59:59
HIWC-RADAR: High Ice Water Content (HIWC) Radar Study 2015
The goal of the High Ice Water Content (HIWC) RADAR Flight Campaign is to develop a means to remotely identify regions of HIWC ahead of an aircraft to enable tactical detect and avoidance decision making by a flight crew.  HIWC conditions occur in deep...
2015-08-10 00:00:00 2015-08-30 23:59:59
CSET: Cloud System Evolution in the Trades
The Cloud Systems Evolution in the Trades (CSET) study aims to describe and explain the evolution of the boundary layer aerosol, cloud, and thermodynamic structures along trajectories within the north-Pacific trade-winds using the NSF Gulfstream V ...
2015-06-01 00:00:00 2015-08-15 23:59:59
TCI: Tropical Cyclone Intensity Experiment
The goal of the Tropical Cyclone Intensity (TCI) initiative is to improve the prediction of tropical cyclone (TC) intensity and structure change. The specific focus is an improved understanding of TC upper-level outflow layer processes and dynamics....
2015-06-01 00:00:00 2017-12-31 23:59:59
CCOPE-2015: Chilean Coastal Orographic Precipitation Experiment
CCOPE was an exploratory field campaign in Chile's Nahuelbuta Mountains south of Concepción, from 5/22/15 - 8/15/15. Researchers from UAlbany, the University of Wyoming, the University of Colorado, the Universidad de Concepcion, and the Universidad de...
2015-05-22 00:00:00 2015-08-15 23:59:59
SABIRPOD: SABIR Pod Test Flights
RAF is currently working with the Air National Guard (ANG) to test the capability of the ANG Special Airborne Mission Installation and Response (SABIR) arm for atmospheric research. This extendable arm is an easily deployed door-mounted capability that...
2015-05-11 00:00:00 2015-05-27 23:59:59
PECAN: Plains Elevated Convection at Night
The PECAN campaign is envisioned as a multi-agency, international project (NSF, NOAA, NASA, DOE; Canada, Germany, UK) designed to advance the understanding of continental nocturnal warm-season precipitation. PECAN will focus on nocturnal convection in...
2015-04-01 00:00:00 2015-07-16 23:59:59
HAIC-HIWC_2015: High Altitude Ice Crystals - High Ice Water Content Project - 2015
The purpose of the HAIC/HIWC International field campaign is to collect cloud data in deep convective clouds to fulfill the industry and scientific objectives, as outlined in the HIWC Science Plan and the HAIC Description of Work.  In particular the...
2015-04-01 00:00:00 2015-05-31 23:59:59
CABL: Characterizing the Atmospheric Boundary Layer
The “Characterizing the Atmospheric Boundary Layer” (CABL) educational deployment leveraged multiple outreach opportunities to provide scientific opportunities to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students in Colorado’s Front Range. Several EOL...
2015-02-23 00:00:00 2015-04-15 23:59:59
WINTER: Wintertime Investigation of Transport, Emission, and Reactivity
WINTER is an atmospheric chemistry campaign that focuses on wintertime emissions and chemical processes in the Northeastern US. The project has three goals: (1) to characterize the chemical transformations of wintertime emissions with an equal focus on...
2015-02-01 00:00:00 2015-03-15 23:59:59
NOREASTER: Nor'easter
Nor'easter consists of a single flight on the NSF/NCAR HIAPER Gulfstream-V research aircraft to fly the HIAPER Cloud Radar (HCR) across the comma head of a strong Nor'easter cyclone in an attempt to determine unambiguously whether or not generating...
2015-01-30 00:00:00 2015-02-03 23:59:59
MASCRAD: Multi Angle Snowflake Camera-Radar experiment
Detailed snow particle imagery will be taken by a custom-designed multiple view digital camera.  The resultant 3D representations of the particles will be used to initialize an improved electromagnetic scattering model.  The model results will be...
2014-11-15 00:00:00 2015-03-31 23:59:59
HCR-Test: HIAPER Cloud Radar (HCR) Test
The HIAPER Cloud Radar (HCR) Test project is a test flight program out of the Research Avaition Facility (RAF) in Broomfield, CO.  The goal of the program is to flight test several instruments (HCR, HARP, AVPAS) for the upcoming Cloud System Evolution...
2014-11-10 00:00:00 2014-11-21 23:59:59
BaSE_CaMP_II: Boundary Structure Experiments with Central Minnesota Profiling II
In the fall of 2012, Saint Cloud State University was visited by a Mobile Integrated Sounding System (MISS) provided by NCAR’s Earth Observing Laboratory. The deployment was termed Boundary Structure Experiments with Central Minnesota Profiling (BaSE...
2014-10-18 00:00:00 2014-11-18 23:59:59
FRAPPE: Front Range Air Pollution and Photochemistry Experiment
FRAPPE is looking at the air quality in the Northern Front Range Metropolitan Area (NFRMA) around Denver, Colorado and has important science and societal aspects. FRAPPE is focused on the following issues:   The factors that control NFRMA surface ozone...
2014-06-30 00:00:00 2014-08-25 23:59:59
DEEPWAVE: A Study of Deeply Propagating Gravity Waves from the Earth's Surface to the Mesosphere
DEEPWAVE is going to study the dynamics of gravity waves (GWs) from the surface of the earth to the mesosphere and lower thermosphere (MLT).  The project examines how tropospheric winds and storms modulate the generation of GWs, how GWs propagate...
2014-06-01 00:00:00 2014-07-31 23:59:59
PECAN_2014: PECAN 2014 Dry Run
The PECAN campaign is envisioned as a multi-agency, international project (NSF, NOAA, NASA, DOE; Canada, Germany, UK) designed to advance the understanding of continental nocturnal warm-season precipitation. PECAN will focus on nocturnal convection in...
2014-04-15 00:00:00 2014-06-13 23:59:59
FRONT: Front Range Observational Network Testbed
FRONT: A testbed for innovative weather and climate technology development; leading, promoting and enabling geoscience research and education. FRONT provides the atmospheric science community with an easily accessible, cost-efficient, observational...
2014-04-01 00:00:00 2015-04-08 23:59:59
LATTE: Lower Atmospheric Thermodynamics & Turbulence Experiment
Background The purpose of this document is to briefly outline and discuss the upcoming Lower Atmospheric Thermodynamics & Turbulence Experiment (LATTE) to be conducted at the Boulder Atmospheric Observatory (BAO) in February of 2014.  A primary...
2014-02-10 00:00:00 2014-02-28 23:59:59
IFRACS_2014: Isotopic Fractionation in Snow
The Isotopic Fractionation in Snow experiment (IFRACS) is a meteorological research program conducted near Steamboat Springs, CO. This campaign was designed to investigate whether or not the degree of riming on the snow crystals could be determined by...
2014-01-17 00:00:00 2014-02-28 23:59:59
HAIC-HIWC: High Altitude Ice Crystals - High Ice Water Content Project
The purpose of the HAIC/HIWC International field campaign is to collect cloud data in deep convective clouds to fulfill the industry and scientific objectives, as outlined in the HIWC Science Plan and the HAIC Description of Work.  In particular the...
2014-01-15 00:00:00 2014-03-15 23:59:59
CONTRAST: Convective Transport of Active Species in the Tropics
The Convective Transport of Active Species in the Tropics (CONTRAST)  experiment is designed to measure the chemistry and transport of reactive chemical species into  the tropical Tropopause Transition Layer (TTL) over the Western Pacific warm pool...
2014-01-11 00:00:00 2014-03-03 23:59:59
OWLeS: Ontario Winter Lake-effect Systems
The OWLeS project examines the formation mechanisms, cloud microphysics, boundary layer  processes and dynamics of lake-effect systems (LeS) using new observational tools capable of  detailing LeS characteristics not observed in previous LeS field...
2013-11-15 00:00:00 2014-01-29 23:59:59
METCRAX-II: Meteor Crater Experiment II
METCRAX-II was the second experiment studying the atmospheric boundary layer of the Arizona Meteor Crater. METCRAX-II investigated downslope-windstorm-type flows that develop when thermally-driven drainage flows cascade over the rim of the Arizona...
2013-09-30 00:00:00 2013-10-30 23:59:59
SPRITES-II: SPRITE SPECTRA-II
The scientific objective of SPRITE SPECTRA-II is to determine the physical processes involved in sprites, and in particular the ionization of molecules in the blue part of the light spectrum. The blue light cannot be adequately observed from ground...
2013-07-25 00:00:00 2013-08-15 23:59:59
DEEPWAVE_2013: DEEPWAVE 2013 Dry Run
The DEEPWAVE project is intended to measure gravity waves from their source in the  troposphere to their breakdown in the Mesosphere and Lower Thermosphere (i.e., MLT). The  location of the project is based on satellite indications that in austral...
2013-07-09 00:00:00 2013-08-31 23:59:59
SAS: The Southeast Atmosphere Study
The Southeast Atmosphere Study (SAS) is a collaboration that brings together resources and facilities from NSF, NOAA, EPA, and EPRI. The SAS is the "umbrella" for the NOMADSS, SOAS, NAAMEX, TROPHONO, and SENEX projects. SAS's main purpose is to ensure...
2013-05-14 00:00:00 2013-07-31 23:59:59
MPEX: Mesoscale Predictability Experiment
The Mesoscale Predictability Experiment (MPEX) will be conducted within the U.S. intermountain region and high plains during the late spring/early summer of 2013 and will include the use of the NCAR GV, along with the new Airborne Vertical Atmospheric...
2013-05-01 00:00:00 2013-06-30 23:59:59
SAANGRIA-TEST: SAANGRIA instrumentation Test project
SAANGRIA Test project is an instrumentation test experiment based from Jeffco in Broomfield, CO. The purpose of the experiment is to operate and test in flight the instruments that are scientifically critical to the 2014 DEEPWAVE experiment. The...
2013-02-13 00:00:00 2013-03-02 23:59:59
SCP: Shallow Cold Pool (SCP) Experiment
The Shallow Cold Pool (SCP) experiment was an ISFS deployment in a shallow gully within the Pawnee Grasslands. The primary goal of SCP was to examine the formation and maintenance of common shallow cold pools. These cold pools had not been previously...
2012-10-01 00:00:00 2012-11-30 23:59:59
MATERHORN-X: Mountain Terrain Atmospheric Modeling and Observations
The Mountain Terrain Atmospheric Modeling and Observations (MATERHORN) Program, funded by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), was designed to investigate complex-terrain meteorology over a wide range of scales, topographic features, and driving...
2012-08-25 00:00:00 2015-02-15 23:59:59
PacMARS: Pacific Marine Arctic Regional Synthesis
The Pacific Marine Arctic Regional Synthesis (PacMARS) effort will facilitate new synergies in understanding of the marine ecosystem in the greater Bering Strait region, including the northern Bering, Chukchi and Beaufort seas. The PacMARS research...
2012-06-15 00:00:00 2014-06-14 23:59:59
DC3: Deep Convective Clouds & Chemistry Project
The Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry Project (DC3) field campaign investigates the impact of deep, midlatitude continental convective clouds, including their dynamical, physical, and lightning processes, on upper tropospheric (UT) composition and...
2012-05-01 00:00:00 2012-06-30 23:59:59
TORERO: Tropical Ocean tRoposphere Exchange of Reactive halogen species and Oxygenated VOC
The scientific objective of the TORERO project is to study the release and transport of halogenated gases and oxidized VOCs in the Eastern Tropical Pacific during the season of the high biologic productivity. The project timeframe is coincident with a...
2012-01-15 00:00:00 2012-02-26 23:59:59
ASCII: AgI Seeding of Clouds Impact Investigation
AgI Seeding of Clouds Impact Investigation (ASCII) was one project in a series of multi-season field campaigns, all part of the Wyoming Weather Modification Pilot Program, aimed at studying randomized cloud seeding.  ASCII was conducted over the Sierra...
2012-01-04 00:00:00 2012-03-04 23:59:59
CiS_2: Careers in Science 2
Careers in Science (CiS) is a targeted education and outreach program planned for 2011 that exposes students from accredited postsecondary minority institutions to career opportunities within the areas of science and science support. Multi-day visits...
2011-11-08 00:00:00 2011-11-18 23:59:59
IDEAS-4: Instrument Development and Education in Airborne Science Phase 4
Instrument Development and Education in Airborne Science (IDEAS) phase 4 is a three year program to provide opportunities for flight testing of improved instrumentation for airborne research. The goal is to improve the capability of instrumentation for...
2011-10-17 00:00:00 2013-11-18 23:59:59
DYNAMO: Dynamics of the Madden-Julian Oscillation
There is considerable evidence for the importance of the MJO in weather and climate (e.g., hurricane activity, U.S. West Coast flooding events, and ENSO), and in their seamless prediction. But our ability of simulating and predicting the MJO is...
2011-10-01 00:00:00 2012-03-31 23:59:59
ICEBRIDGE: Antarctic 2011 Operation IceBridge
IceBridge, a six-year NASA mission, is the largest airborne survey of Earth's polar ice ever flown. It will yield an unprecedented three-dimensional view of Arctic and Antarctic ice sheets, ice shelves and sea ice. These flights will provide a yearly,...
2011-09-28 00:00:00 2011-11-03 23:59:59
HS3: Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel
The Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) project is a multi-year investigation aimed at examining hurricane formation and intensity change. In 2011 there were two research flights of the unmanned NOAA/NASA Global Hawk (GH) aircraft on 9 and 14...
2011-09-11 00:00:00 2014-09-30 23:59:59
HIPPO5: HIAPER Pole to Pole Observations 5 (HIPPO-5)
The "Collaborative Research: HIAPER Pole-to-Pole Observations (HIPPO) of Carbon Cycle and Greenhouse Gases Study" measured cross sections of atmospheric concentrations approximately pole-to-pole, from the surface to the tropopause, five times during...
2011-08-15 01:01:00 2011-09-15 23:59:00
ACADIS: Advanced Cooperative Arctic Data and Information Service
ACADIS is the continuation and expansion of CADIS, or Advanced CADIS. The Advanced Cooperative Arctic Data and Information Service (ACADIS) is a joint effort between the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), the National Center for Atmospheric...
2011-07-15 00:00:00 2015-12-31 23:59:00
ICE-T: Ice in Clouds Experiment - Tropical
The objective of the Ice in Clouds - Tropical (ICE-T) experiment is to show that under given conditions, direct ice nucleation measurement(s), or other specific measurable characteristics of the aerosol, can be used to predict the number of ice...
2011-07-01 00:00:00 2011-07-31 23:59:00
CWEX: Crop/Wind-energy EXperiment
In CWEX-11, flux towers were deployed close to an east-west line of six turbines, labeled B1-B6 from west to east (see Fig. 1). The upwind reference tower (NCAR 1) was placed 2.0 D south of turbine B2, where D is the turbine fan diameter (74 m for this...
2011-06-22 00:00:00 2011-08-16 23:59:59
HIPPO4: HIAPER Pole to Pole Observations 4 (HIPPO-4)
The "Collaborative Research: HIAPER Pole-to-Pole Observations (HIPPO) of Carbon Cycle and Greenhouse Gases Study" measured cross sections of atmospheric concentrations approximately pole-to-pole, from the surface to the tropopause, five times during...
2011-06-01 01:01:00 2011-07-15 23:59:00
MC3E: The Midlatitude Continental Convective Cloud Experiment
The Midlatitude Continental Convective Cloud Experiment (MC3E) was a collaborative effort between the NASA Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission Ground Validation (GV) program and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Atmospheric Radiation...
2011-04-22 00:00:00 2011-06-06 23:59:59
WISPAR: Winter Storms and Pacific Atmospheric Rivers
The Winter Storms and Pacific Atmospheric Rivers (WISPAR) field campaign took place over the Pacific Ocean from February 11 to March 10, 2011. The primary scientific objective of WISPAR is to evaluate the capabilities of the unmanned NOAA/NASA Global...
2011-02-11 00:00:00 2011-03-10 23:59:59
PCAPS: Persistent Cold-Air Pool Study
Research Objectives: * determine processes responsible for formation, maintenance and destruction of multi-day wintertime temperature inversions or cold-air pools, * evaluate their influence on pollutant transport and mixing, and * determine how models...
2010-12-01 00:00:00 2011-02-07 23:59:00
CiS_1: Careers in Science 1
Careers in Science (CiS) is a targeted education and outreach program planned for 2010 & 2011 that exposes students from accredited postsecondary minority institutions to career opportunities within the areas of science and science support. Multi-day...
2010-10-27 00:00:00 2010-10-29 23:59:59
WAMO: Western Atmospheric Mercury Observations
WAMO is a pilot project exploring an important phenomenon of the mercury cycle in the atmosphere. The project tests the ability of research instrumentation to measure reactive and non-reactive mercury species and to relate these measurements to the...
2010-10-14 00:00:00 2010-12-21 23:59:00
PolarStar: Polar Star Mapserver, Terascan and Ice Observations Project
The Polar Star Mapserver, Terascan and Ice Observations Project was created for the US Coast Guard for installation on the USCGC Polar Star. The software includes Mapserver, Terascan processing, and an Ice Observations Form and was written for and...
2010-09-30 00:00:00 2013-06-30 23:59:59
PREDICT: Pre-Depression Investigation of Cloud-systems in the Tropics (PREDICT)
Prediction and understanding of tropical cyclogenesis remains one of the most challenging aspects of atmospheric science. A multitude of tropical disturbances emerge from the West African coast every year near the Cape Verde islands, but only a few of...
2010-08-15 00:00:00 2010-09-30 23:59:00
GRIP: Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes
The Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes (GRIP) experiment was a NASA campaign aimed at gaining a better understanding of how tropical storms develop into major hurricanes. The field project was conducted between 15 August and 30 September 2010,...
2010-08-15 00:00:00 2010-09-30 23:59:59
ITOP: Impact of Typhoons on the Ocean in the Pacific
The Impacts of Typhoons on the Ocean in the Pacific (ITOP) program is a multi-national field campaign that aims to study the ocean response to typhoons in the western Pacific Ocean. ITOP is focused on the following scientific questions: How does the...
2010-08-11 00:00:00 2010-11-09 23:59:00
BEACHON: Bio-hydro-atmosphere interactions of Energy, Aerosols, Carbon, H2O, Organics and Nitrogen
The Bio-hydro-atmosphere interactions of Energy, Aerosols, Carbon, H2O, Organics and Nitrogen (BEACHON) project is a broad ranging, multi-year study being led by NCAR/ISP. BEACHON is aimed at enhancing the understanding of the roles of biogenic...
2010-08-01 00:00:00 2010-08-31 23:59:59
DBO: Distributed Biological Observatory
The “Distributed Biological Observatory (DBO)” is envisioned as a change detection array along a latitudinal gradient extending from the northern Bering Sea to the Barrow Arc. DBO sampling is focused on transects centered on locations of high...
2010-06-01 00:00:00 2017-10-31 23:59:59