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EOL data archive

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

539 projects (39 shown)

Name: Title / Summary Begin Date (UTC) End Date (UTC)
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...
2019-01-28 00:00:00 2019-03-20 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
TORUS: Targeted Observation by Radars and UAS of Supercells
TORUS (Targeted Observation by Radars and UAS of Supercells) was a nomadic field campaign during the spring storm seasons (May and June) over a domain covering much of the central United States where there exists significant point probabilities of...
2019-05-13 00:00:00 2023-06-16 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
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
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
CAMP2Ex: Clouds, Aerosol and Monsoon Processes-Philippines Experiment
The Clouds, Aerosol and Monsoon Processes-Philippines Experiment (CAMP²Ex) is a NASA airborne mission with the goal to characterize the role of anthropogenic and natural aerosol particles in modulating the frequency and amount of warm and mixed phase...
2019-08-20 00:00:00 2019-10-10 23:59:59
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 2021-08-16 23:59:59
ACTIVATE: Aerosol Cloud meTeorology Interactions oVer the western ATlantic Experiment
ACTIVATE is a NASA campaign spanning multiple years to characterize aerosol-cloud-meteorology interactions using  in situ and remote sensing airborne measurements with from aircraft and a hierarchy of models. ACTIVATE focuses on marine boundary layer ...
2019-12-16 00:00:00 2022-06-18 23:59:59
IMPACTS: Investigation of Microphysics and Precipitation for Atlantic Coast-Threatening Snowstorms
IMPACTS aimed to determine how multi-scale dynamical and microphysical processes in winter storms interact to produce banded regions of snowfall, and provide knowledge that informs remote sensing of snow from space and improves US storm prediction...
2020-01-01 00:00:00 2023-02-08 23:59:59
SWEX: Sundowner Winds Experiment
Downslope windstorms at the lee of the Santa Ynez Mountains (SYM) in Santa Barbara County are one of the most significant fire weather hazards affecting populated areas. These gusty winds known as Sundowner winds, peak from early evening to mid-morning...
2020-02-19 00:00:00 2022-06-01 23:59:59
WCR-TEST: Wyoming Cloud Radar Test
As part of the preparations for the SPICULE project eight flight hours were approved to test the Wyoming Cloud Radar (WCR) ahead of the deployment.  These flights, hereinafter referred to as WCR-Test, were conducted from the RAF home base in Broomfield...
2020-11-02 00:00:00 2020-11-20 23:59:59
ARM_TRACER: Tracking Aerosol Convection Interactions Experiment
  During the Tracking Aerosol Convection Interactions Experiment (TRACER), scientists will use the first ARM Mobile Facility (AMF1), the second generation C-band ARM Scanning Precipitation Radar (CSAPR2), and a small satellite site with radiosonde and...
2021-01-20 00:00:00 2022-10-01 23:59:59
SPICULE: Secondary Production of Ice in Cumulus Experiment
The project will focus on airborne in situ and remote observations that provide intensive measurements of microphysical and dynamic parameters that may, or may not, support suspected Hallett-Mossop (HM) secondary ice process (SIP) in cumulus clouds....
2021-04-26 00:00:00 2021-06-30 23:59:59
TRANS2AM: Transport and Transformation of Ammonia
Ammonia (NH3) contributes to fine particle formation and nitrogen deposition; however, less is known about the atmospheric emissions, abundances, and loss processes for this species than many other anthropogenic pollutants. Toward this goal, we propose...
2021-06-14 00:00:00 2022-09-16 23:59:59
ASPIRE: Airborne Stabilized Platform for Infrared Experiments
The Airborne Stabilized Platform for Infrared Experiments (ASPIRE) will deploy the NSF/NCAR HIAPER GV to observe the eclipse from 15 November - 7 December 2021. The ASPIRE program designed and built a solar-tracking platform for the GV aircraft and...
2021-11-15 00:00:00 2021-12-08 23:59:59
WINTRE-MIX: Winter Precipitation Type Research Multi-scale Experiment
During near-freezing surface conditions, a diversity of surface precipitation types (p-types) are possible, including: rain, drizzle, freezing rain, freezing drizzle, wet snow, ice pellets, and snow. Such near-freezing precipitation affects wide swaths...
2021-12-01 00:00:00 2022-03-15 23:59:59
CHACHA: CHemistry in the Arctic: Clouds, Halogens, and Aerosols
CHACHA aims to assess the extent to which Arctic change, particularly sea ice loss and increased fossil fuel extraction in the New Arctic, modifies multiphase halogen, nitrogen, and sulfur chemistry, in turn affecting aerosols, clouds, and the fate of...
2022-01-01 00:00:00 2022-05-01 23:59:59
CFACT: Cold Fog Amongst Complex Terrain
CFACT is a field campaign that investigates cold fog formation in mountain valleys.  The overarching goals of the CFACT project are to 1) investigate cold fog development and environment conditions in complex terrain with the latest observation...
2022-01-06 00:00:00 2022-02-23 23:59:59
PERiLS_2022: Propagation, Evolution and Rotation in Linear Storms 2022
PERiLS (Propagation, Evolution and Rotation in Linear Storms) builds upon the results of the VORTEX-SE campaigns adding critical instruments to provide the sampling necessary to address environmental factors and storm processes that lead to quasi...
2022-03-01 00:00:00 2022-04-30 23:59:59
TI3GER: Technological Innovation Into Iodine and GV Environmental Research
Anthropogenic (pollution) ozone has increased oceanic emissions of iodine since pre industrial times, but the implications for ozone radiative forcing and new particle formation remain poorly understood. The 2018 WMO Ozone Assessment report recently...
2022-04-01 00:00:00 2022-04-30 23:59:59
ESCAPE: Experiment of Sea Breeze Convection, Aerosols, Precipitation, and Environment
Convective clouds play an important role in the Earth’s climate system as a driver of large-scale circulations and a primary mechanism for the transport of heat, moisture, aerosols, and momentum throughout the troposphere. Despite their climatic...
2022-05-10 00:00:00 2022-07-10 23:59:59
PRECIP: Prediction of Rainfall Extremes Campaign In the Pacific
PRECIP was developed to increase our understanding of the causes and increase our prediction capability of extreme rainfall events. PRECIP addressed this need through an in-depth and comprehensive study of the fundamental causes of extreme rainfall...
2022-05-22 00:00:00 2022-08-10 23:59:59
ACCLIP: Asian Summer Monsoon Chemical and CLimate Impact Project
The Asian Summer Monsoon (ASM) is the largest meteorological pattern in the Northern Hemisphere (NH) summer season. Persistent convection and the large anticyclonic flow pattern in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere (UTLS) associated with ASM...
2022-06-14 00:00:00 2022-09-15 23:59:59
HIWC_2022: High Ice Water Content 2022
Since the 1990’s, a significant number of engine power loss/damage events (>174) and air data probe anomalies occurred on transport airplanes while flying in or near deep convective clouds where high concentrations of ice crystals may have been...
2022-07-05 00:00:00 2022-08-01 23:59:59
LEE: Lake Effect Electrification
The Lake-Effect Electrification (LEE) Project is focused over and east (the typical downwind/leeside) of Lake Ontario during the cool season. Project LEE aims to document, for the first time, the total lightning and electrical charge structures of lake...
2022-09-01 00:00:00 2023-03-01 23:59:59
CPEX-CV: Convective Processes Experiment - Cabo Verde
The NASA CPEX-CV field campaign based out of Cabo Verde during August-September 2022 was conducted aboard the NASA DC-8 aircraft equipped with remote sensors and dropsonde-launch capability measuring of tropospheric aerosols, winds, temperature, water...
2022-09-01 00:00:00 2022-10-02 23:59:59
MAIR-E: Methane Emissions Quantification at scales from 20 m to 200 km using the MethaneAIR Imaging Spectrometer on the NSF Gulfstream-V (MAIR-E)
MethaneAIR is a novel airborne imaging spectrometer with the unique capability of efficiently imaging large regions with high precision and granularity. It has been demonstrated to provide images of methane total column concentrations with...
2022-10-03 00:00:00 2022-11-18 23:59:59
SOS: Sublimation of Snow
Snow is vital to water resources, but sublimation may remove 10% to 90% of snowfall from the system. Due to a critical lack of reliable direct measurements of snow sublimation, the physics that governs current rates of sublimation, let alone how those...
2022-11-01 00:00:00 2023-06-20 23:59:59
PERiLS_2023: Propagation, Evolution and Rotation in Linear Storms 2023
PERiLS (Propagation, Evolution and Rotation in Linear Storms) builds upon the results of the VORTEX-SE campaigns adding critical instruments to provide the sampling necessary to address environmental factors and storm processes that lead to quasi...
2022-12-15 00:00:00 2023-05-15 23:59:59
CAESAR_2023: CAESAR Dry Run
One of the most intense air mass transformations on Earth happens when cold Arctic air flows out over the much warmer open oceans in so-called Cold-Air Outbreaks (CAOs). The surface heat fluxes are amongst the highest observed on Earth, supporting...
2023-02-13 00:00:00 2023-03-31 23:59:59
CG_WaveS: Convective Gravity Waves in the Stratosphere
CG WaveS will seek to measure and quantify gravity waves excited by deep convection ranging from single cells to frontal systems and squall lines and their propagation and dissipation throughout the stratosphere. This will be accomplished by HIAPER...
2023-04-25 00:00:00 2023-07-02 23:59:59
GOTHAAM: Greater New York Oxidant Trace gas Halogen and Aerosol Airborne Mission
GOTHAAM is a collaborative field study to study the atmospheric chemistry of the New York City air plume, to understand the sources and sinks of air pollution in the region, and to think about how the plume impacts air quality and climate for the...
2023-07-01 00:00:00 2023-08-12 23:59:59
M2HATS: Multi-point Monin-Obukhov Similarity Horizontal Array Turbulence Study
The Multi-point Monin-Obukhov similarity horizontal array turbulence study (M2HATS) will investigate the recently developed multi-point Monin-Obukhov similarity (MMO) in the convective atmospheric surface layer (CBL). The original Monin-Obukhov...
2023-07-23 00:00:00 2023-09-16 23:59:59
DELTA: Detecting and Evaluating Low-level Tornado Attributes
DELTA (Detecting and Evaluating Low-level Tornado Attributes) is a NOAA campaign that takes many of the assets from the PERiLS campaigns to examine three overarching storm modes QLCSs (Quasi-Linear Convective Systems), supercells, and supercell/QLCS...
2023-12-12 00:00:00 2024-04-15 23:59:59
CAESAR: Cold Air Outbreak Experiment in the Sub-Arctic Region
The PI team proposes a dedicated field campaign, Cold Air Outbreak Experiment in the Sub-Arctic Region (CAESAR), to examine the structure of marine boundary layer clouds during CAOs. CAESAR will deploy the NSF/NCAR C-130 aircraft, with in situ and...
2024-02-05 17:06:56 2024-04-07 23:59:59
ACES: Eclipse Observations with the Airborne Coronal Emission Surveyor
The Airborne Coronal Emission Surveyor (ACES) is a new instrument using the Airborne Stabilized Platform for Infrared Experiments (ASPIRE) to explore the large-scale coronal IR emission spectrum during the 2024 total solar eclipse. ACES and ASPIRE will...
2024-03-22 14:06:01 2024-04-09 17:25:59
MITTEN-CI: Maritime to Inland Transitions Towards ENvironments for Convection Initiation
The goal of the MITTEN-CI campaign is to develop the most thorough understanding to date of transitions in warm season boundary layer thermodynamic and kinematic structure due to inland advection of the marine atmospheric boundary layer (MBL) in the...
2024-06-01 00:00:00 2024-07-31 23:59:59
MAIRE24: Methane Emissions Quantification at scale using the MethaneAIR Imaging Spectrometer on the NSF Gulfstream-V 2024
MethaneAIR is a novel airborne imaging spectrometer with the unique capability of efficiently imaging large regions with high precision and granularity. It has been demonstrated to provide images of methane total column concentrations with...
2024-06-17 00:00:00 2024-08-16 23:59:59