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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

528 projects (100 shown)

Name: Title / Summary Begin Date (UTC) End Date (UTC)
MACAWS: Multi-Center Airborne Coherent Atmospheric Wind Sensor
The Multicenter Airborne Coherent Atmospheric Wind Sensor (MACAWS), installed in the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center DC-8 Airborne Laboratory. Combines technology elements from the JPL ABL, the NOAA Environmental Technology Laboratory (Boulder, Colo...
1995-08-28 00:00:00 1995-09-26 23:59:59
FLATLAND95: Flatland Observatory Project
Two ISS systems were deployed in support of the Flatland project in central Illinois. These systems were used by the investigators at National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration's(NOAA) Aeronomy Laboratory in conjunction with a third 915 MHZ...
1995-07-29 00:00:00 1995-09-30 23:59:59
LABEX: Lake Breeze Experiment
The prime goal of the Lake Breeze Experiment was to provide initial observational documentation of lake breeze circulations around lakes of small-to-moderate size (several km to tens of km). The data obtained will be used to determine the...
1995-07-07 00:00:00 1995-07-14 23:59:59
SCMS95: Small Cumulus Microphysics Study, 1995
One of the goals of the Small Cumulus Microphysics Study (SCMS), which was conducted in the summer of 1995 near Cape Canaveral, Florida, was to study warm cumuli in their earliest stages, with the goal of understanding the factors that control the time...
1995-07-03 00:00:00 1995-08-14 23:59:59
MAPR: Multiple Antenna Profiler at BAO
The NCAR/ARM MAPR (Multiple Antenna Profiler) was developed with the objective of using new spaced antenna techniques to meet these goals. The MAPR participated in two field deployments in 1995. The first, in May, was next to the 300 m tower of the...
1995-05-15 00:00:00 1995-05-31 23:59:59
VORTEX-95: Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment 95
VORTEX-95 was held in the central and southern Plains of the US during April 1 - June 15, 1995. It was designed to address current research questions relating to tornadogenesis and tornado dynamics. The objectives of VORTEX were stated in terms of...
1995-04-01 00:00:00 1995-06-15 23:59:59
STORM-WAVE: USWRP/STORM Weather Assimilation and Verification Experiment
The U.S. Weather Research Program (USWRP), formerly the Storm-scale Operational and Research Meteorology (STORM) Program, Weather Assimilation and Verification Experiment (STORM-WAVE) is a data collection effort focused on constructing a unique...
1995-04-01 00:00:00 1995-06-15 23:59:59
CAINE: Community Aerosol Inlet Evaluation Program
Based on both in-flight measurements and a fluid dynamics model, airflow in the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Community Aerosol Inlet (CAI) is similar to fully developed pipe flow. Distortions of the velocity field were pronounced...
1995-03-12 00:00:00 1995-03-31 23:59:59
MICROFRONTS: Microfronts Experiment, 1995
Boundary-layer micro-meteorology measurement program designed to study radiation properties and dissipation properties in frontal regions. Objectives: The objectives of the MICROFRONTS Experiment are: 1. To determine the dissipation of kinetic energy...
1995-02-26 00:00:00 1995-03-31 23:59:59
PACS: Pan American Climate Studies
The Pan American Climate Studies (PACS) Program is a United States Federal Program in the 1995 to 2004 time frame directed towards the goal of improving the skill of operational seasonal-to-interannual climate prediction (with emphasis on precipitation...
1995-01-01 00:00:00 2004-12-31 23:59:59
Basin_Inversion: Basin Inversion, Reno
Reno Basin 2002 investigated air flow and stability in Nevada in conjunction with a course in atmospheric measurements taught by John Hallett at the University of Nevada, Reno. The project provided in depth training for graduate students in the use of...
1994-11-02 00:00:00 1994-11-18 23:59:59
RENO: Basin Inversion (Reno Basin I)
As part of a graduate student project to study the Reno basin inversion and associated airflow, an NCAR integrated sounding system was deployed near the Reno airport for a two-week period in November 1994. Several strong wind shear and inversion...
1994-11-02 00:00:00 1994-11-18 23:59:59
HKAQS: Hong Kong Air Quality Study
1994-10-06 06:22:57 1994-11-24 07:43:00
NASA-LITE: Lidar-In-Space Technology Experiment
The objective of the NASA LITE program was to demonstrate the measurement capabilities of a lidar system in orbit aboard the space shuttle. The experiment was designed to test the feasibility of space-based lidar systems. To validate the LITE...
1994-09-02 00:00:00 1994-09-19 23:59:59
BASE: Beaufort and Arctic Storms Experiment
The Beaufort and Arctic Storms Experiment (BASE) study was a Canadian-led international field campaign to study the weather systems occurring in southern Beaufort Sea and surrounding areas of the Arctic near the outlet of the MacKenzie River. A...
1994-09-01 00:00:00 1994-10-13 23:59:59
BuoyMounted_RWP: Buoy-mounted Wind Profiler
Quadrant Engineering has recently developed a compact, low power, marine boundary layer radar wind profiler (MBL Profiler) suitable for installation on a small boat or on a buoy. The MBL-Profiler utilizes high-efficiency radar and data acquisition...
1994-08-15 00:00:00 1994-11-15 23:59:59
Marine_Stratus: Marine Stratus Cloud Tops Experiment
The objective of this research is the physics of marine stratus clouds which exist over large portions of the ocean adjacent to the Americas. The competing effects of radiative exchange; vertical motion within the clouds and the heat exchange at the...
1994-08-01 00:00:00 1994-12-14 20:13:00
CACHE-94: Cloud and Aerosol Chemistry Experiment
The Cloud and Aerosol Chemistry Experiment (CACHE) was designed to probe the remote marine atmosphere, and investigate its interaction with a montane, coastal forest on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington State.The prime objective of this experiment...
1994-08-01 00:00:00 1994-09-23 23:59:59
MAC-94: Marine Atmospheric Chemistry
A single SSSF Cross-Chain LORAN Atmospheric Sounding System (CLASS) station was deployed on Christmas Island in summer 1994. The CLASS was used to support an experiment designed to better understand sulfite processes occurring in the ocean-atmosphere...
1994-07-01 00:00:00 1994-10-01 23:59:59
ELDORA: ELectra DOppler RAdar
1994-06-27 20:03:15 1995-03-11 04:07:45
Pre-EXPRESSO: Pre-Experiment for Regional Sources and Sinks of Oxidants
To pave the way for EXPRESSO field work, Zimmerman and ACD scientist Alex Guenther went to Africa to scout potential study regions in January 1994. Klinger met with two French colleagues in the CAR and Congo later that year and has made two more trips...
1994-06-01 00:00:00 1994-07-31 23:59:59
BOREAS: Boreal Ecosystem Atmosphere Study
The Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study (BOREAS) is a large-scale international interdisciplinary experiment in the northern boreal forests of Canada. Its goal is to improve our understanding of the boreal forests -- how they interact with the atmosphere...
1994-05-24 00:00:00 1994-09-19 23:59:59
LANTEX: Lantau Experiment (LANTEX) and Operational Windshear Warning System (OWWS)
SSSF provided an ISS from April through mid-August 1994 for the LANTEX OWWS study of the site of the new airport at Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong. The OWWS provides real-time turbulence alerts and warnings, using real-time sensor data in conjunction with...
1994-04-15 00:00:00 1994-08-23 23:59:59
VORTEX: Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment 94
VORTEX was held in the central and southern Plains of the US during the spring season of 1994. It was designed to address current research questions relating to tornadogenesis and tornado dynamics. Also see VORTEX-95 for information of the 1995 VORTEX...
1994-04-01 00:00:00 1994-06-15 23:59:59
DLR: DLR Falcon with dropsondes
NOAA and DLR are instrumenting high altitude jet aircraft for meteorological research and operations. One of the primary mission requirements for the aircraft is to obtain atmospheric profiles below the aircraft. SSSF will design and build a new, state...
1994-03-04 00:00:00 1994-03-07 23:59:59
WISP94: Winter Icing and Storms Project, 1994
The Winter Icing and Storms Project, 1994 (WISP94) was conceived, organized and managed by the NCAR Research Applications Program (RAP). Many other entities participated in the Project, including the University of Wyoming, Colorado State University,...
1994-01-15 00:00:00 1994-03-31 23:59:59
DOWNWASH94: Combustion Turbine Plume Rise and Building Downwash Model Development
DOWNWASH94 (Full name: Combustion Turbine Plume Rise and Building Downwash Model Development) was an EPRI-funded program with principal investigator Lloyd Schulman (Sigma Research Corporation). This program was designed to provide data for the...
1994-01-11 00:00:00 1994-04-14 23:59:59
Pre-BOREAS: Pre-BOReal Ecosystem Atmosphere Study
1993-12-10 18:10:53 1993-12-18 21:43:05
COAST: Coastal Observation And Simulation with Topography
The Coastal Observation and Simulation with Topography (COAST) program has examined the interaction of both steady-state and transient cool-season synoptic features, such as fronts and cyclones, with the coastal terrain of western North America. Its...
1993-11-29 00:00:00 1993-12-17 23:59:59
SPICE: In-Cloud Temperature
1993-11-10 19:09:32 1993-12-25 22:59:35
ALOHA_FY94: Airborne Lidar and Observations of Hawaiian Airglow
Airborne Lidar and Observations of the Hawaiian Airglow - FY 94 (ALOHA-FY94). The Hawaiian phase of this program was a continuation of previous airborne observations to study stratosphere-mesosphere dynamics, polar mesospheric clouds, and sporadic...
1993-09-21 00:00:00 1993-11-03 23:59:59
FIB-II: Fires in Brazil II
The King Air was used during the peroid 8 September to 4 October 1993 to provide flight support for the Fires in Brazil-II project.  This is an extension of the 1992 interdisciplinary program Fires in Brazil.  The primary objective was to assess...
1993-09-08 00:00:00 1993-10-04 23:59:59
NARE-AIR: North Atlantic Regional Experiment - Aircraft
This cost-recovery program sought to determine and quantify the processes responsible for the transport of ozone and ozone precursors from North America to the North Atlantic Ocean. Specific goals included improved understanding of (1) the fate of...
1993-08-08 13:34:34 1993-08-28 18:22:15
ALOHA_FY93: Airborne Lidar and Observations of Hawaiian Airglow/Arctic NoctiLucent Cloud Campaign
1993-07-18 08:33:37 1993-08-12 11:43:48
SOS93: Swiss Oxidant Study
This cost-recovery program utilized the King Air to study production of ozone in Switzerland as part of a five-year Swiss program, which seeks to develop ozone dispersion models that can be used for pollution reduction strategies. The King Air...
1993-07-14 11:50:00 1993-07-31 10:17:50
NDTE: North Dakota Thunderstorm Experiment
The North Dakota Thunderstorm Project (NDTP) was a multi-agency cooperative research program designed to examine a number of facets of thunderstorm characteristics and evolution, including transport and dispersion, entrainment, cloud-ice initiation,...
1993-06-21 00:00:00 1993-07-31 23:59:59
IDASS: lntegrated Data Assimilation and Sounding System
Under our previous ARM support, we developed an lntegrated Data Assimilation and Sounding System (IDASS). The IDASS system couples in situ and remote sensing instruments with a state-of-the-art mesoscale data assimilation system to provide a time...
1993-06-16 00:00:00 1993-06-25 23:59:59
COMET: COMET Case Studies
COMET Web-Based Case Studies are a collection of meteorological data for specific events. They include WSR-88D radar, GOES-8 or 10 satellite data, NCEP model data, Family of Services text data, upper-air and profiler data, and any contributed data sets...
1993-03-11 00:00:00 2002-11-11 23:59:59
CEPEX: Central Equatorial Pacific Experiment
The overall scientific goal of CEPEX was to establish the relative roles of cirrus radiative effects and surface evaporation in limiting maximum sea surface temperatures in the equatorial Pacific Ocean. Objectives: The specific experimental objectives...
1993-03-07 00:00:00 1993-04-07 23:59:59
WISPIT: Winter Icing Storms Project Instrumentation Test
The Winter Icing and Storms Project Instrumentation Test (WISPIT) project tested a number of instruments planned for use aboard the NCAR King Air in a major field program in 1994. It focused on outstanding microphysical questions from the previous...
1993-02-16 19:06:00 1993-03-11 19:59:00
ITEX: International Tundra Experiment
The International Tundra Experiment, ITEX, was established in 1990 as a MAB-NSN initiative (Man-And-the-Biosphere, Northern Sciences Network). Since then the programme has grown rapidly and is today one of the most active international field programmes...
1993-01-01 00:00:00 2002-12-31 23:59:59
MFI: Momentum Flux Intercomparison
The Momentun Flux Intercomparison project flew the King Air to evaluate the performance of the interferometric NCAR profiler during one week in November 1992. UHF wind profilers have proven their usefulness for atmospheric boundary layer studies by...
1992-11-10 17:36:00 1992-11-17 22:00:00
TOGA_COARE: TOGA Coupled Ocean Atmosphere Response Experiment
The Tropical Ocean Global Atmosphere (TOGA) Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Response Experiment (COARE) has as its goal an improved understanding of the role of the western Pacific Ocean warm water pool in the mean and transient state of the tropical ocean...
1992-11-01 00:00:00 1993-02-28 23:59:59
Cloud_Isotope: Stable Isotopes in Cloud Tops
Stable Isotopes in Cloud Tops flew the Sabreliner (Tail Number N307D) to determine the vertical transport of ice in clouds and the clouds' mechanism in controlling the concentration of water vapor in the upper troposphere. A stable isotope method was...
1992-10-01 15:32:00 1992-10-21 10:27:00
GTE-TRACE: Transport and Atmospheric Chemistry near the Equator-Atlantic
The NASA TRACE-A (Transport and Atmospheric Chemistry near the Equator-Atlantic) field study was deployed in August 1992 to determine the cause and source of high concentrations of ozone that accumulate over the Atlantic ocean between southern Africa...
1992-09-21 00:00:00 1992-10-24 23:59:59
FIB: Fires in Brazil
The King Air was used 1-22 September 1992 to provide flight support for this interdisciplinary program designed to assess emissions to the atmosphere from widespread fires in central Brazil. This research was part of an assessment of fire extent and...
1992-09-02 06:30:02 1992-09-22 14:52:04
SOS92: Southern Oxidant Study
The Southern Oxidant Study (SOS92) was designed to collect sufficient data to develop and/or test urban-scale photochemical models.
1992-07-20 00:00:00 1992-08-31 23:59:59
RAPS: Real-time Analysis and Prediction of Storms
The Real-time Analysis and Prediction of Storms (RAPS) was conducted in Greeley, Colorado in June 1992. This research project utilized the armored T-28 aircraft, NCAR PAM, CP2, NOAA PROFS, Mile High Radar, and the CHILL radar. The purpose of the T-28...
1992-06-15 00:00:00 1992-06-27 23:59:59
ROSE-Air_II: ROSE-Air II
The purpose of this program was to determine and quantify the processes responsible for the transport of ozone and ozone precursors (NOy) vertically: (1) through the planetary boundary layer, (2) between the planetary boundary layer and the free...
1992-06-08 00:00:00 1992-07-06 23:59:00
ASTEX: Atlantic Stratocumulus Transition EXperiment / MAGE
In the ASTEX/MAGE study, aircraft measurements of mean, turbulent, radiative, and microphysical properties of marine boundary layer clouds were collected and used to study the structure and evolution of clouds. In addition atmospheric chemistry and...
1992-06-04 00:00:00 1992-06-27 23:59:00
STORM-FEST: USWRP/STORM Fronts Experiment Systems Test
STORM-FEST was a mesoscale field experiment conducted in the central U.S. during February and March 1992. The overall goal was to evaluate, in a very focused field experiment, the various research components critical for the success of the STORM...
1992-02-01 00:00:00 1992-03-15 23:59:59
CASP_II: Canadian Atlantic Storms Program II
The Canadian Atlantic Storms Program (CASP) II was conducted near the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland, Canada, from 15 January through 15 March 1992 to improve understanding and prediction of the mesoscale structure of east coast storms and to improve...
1992-01-15 00:00:00 1992-03-15 23:59:59
BOREAS-91: Boreal Ecosystem Atmosphere Study: 1991-1992
This project is a long-range study to understand the interctions between the atmosphere and the forest biome and to clarify their roles in global climate change.  Two PAM stations were deplyed for one year, one in Thompson, Manitoba, and one in Prince...
1991-12-10 00:00:00 1992-12-16 23:59:59
CaPE: Convection and Precipitation/Electrification Experiment
Convective precipitation field experiment conducted in east central Florida. Objectives: 1. Identify relationships between co-evolving wind, water, and electric fields within convective clouds. 2. Determine the meteorological and electrical conditions...
1991-07-08 00:00:00 1991-08-18 23:59:59
TEXMEX: Tropical Cyclone Initiation Experiment
The Tropical Cyclone Initiation experiment (TEXMEX) was conducted during the summer of 1991 of the west coast of Mexico. The main goal of TEXMEX was to test the hypothesis that the elevation of theta-e in the middle troposphere just above the near...
1991-07-04 20:16:54 1991-08-08 02:59:06
COPS-91: Cooperative Oklahoma Profiler Studies
This project, sponsored by the National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL), NASA, the University of Oklahoma, NOAA and Colorado State University, was run at NSSL from 15 April to 20 June, 1991.  Fifteen PAM-II stations were deployed between Amarillo,...
1991-04-24 00:00:00 1991-06-03 23:59:59
MexCAPS: Mexico City Air Pollution study
The Mexico City Air Pollution study (MexCAPS) was the first comprehensive program designed to provide substantive recommendations for improving the air quality of Mexico City. This effort began under the joint auspices of Los Alamos National Laboratory...
1991-02-09 00:00:00 1991-02-27 23:59:00
WISP91: Winter Icing and Storms Project: 1991
WISP-91  was the second (WISP-90) in a series of depoyments  sponsored by NCAR, NOAA and the FAA.  Primary goals were to invistigate the production and depletion of supercooled liquid water in winter storms and thereby enhance aircr5aft safety through...
1991-01-15 00:00:00 1991-04-12 23:59:59
FIRE-II-Cirrus: First ISCCP Regional Experiment (FIRE) II-Cirrus
The First ISCCP Regional Experiment (FIRE) II-Cirrus project was an experimental investigation of the cirrus cloud systems that form an integral part of the second intensive field observational phase of the cirrus component of the First ISCCP Regional...
1991-01-03 00:33:00 1991-11-30 17:45:00
KOFSE: Kuwait Oil-Fire Smoke Experiment
Airborne studies of smoke from the Kuwait oil fires were carried out in the spring of 1991 when ~4.6 million barrels of oil were burning per day. Emissions of sulfur dioxide were ~57% of that from electric utilities in the United States; emissions of...
1991-01-01 00:00:00 1991-12-31 23:59:59
CLLS: Chemical Layering in the Lower Stratosphere
Fine scale layering in the lower stratosphere has been observed in the temperature, condensation nuclei and water vapor structure. The Chemical Layering in the Lower Stratosphere program used the Sabreliner to make measurements of the above parameters...
1990-12-21 13:04:00 1991-01-24 12:50:00
SPIN: Spontaneous Ice Nucleation II
The Spontaneous Ice Nucleation II (SPIN) project flew the Sabreliner in a continuation of earlier efforts to study high altitude atmospheric aerosols via sample collections and in-flight experiments, predominantly in wave clouds, where the time history...
1990-11-04 00:00:00 1990-11-30 23:59:00
PAIR: Particulate Airborne Inlet Research
The PASIN program demonstrated that airborne aerosol inlets with sharp edges pass 50% or less of ambient particles to samplers inside an aircraft. On a recent King Air program in Monterey, CA, it was found that this largely-size-independent loss occurs...
1990-10-08 16:33:26 1990-10-25 11:34:41
TCM90: Tropical Cyclone Motion
The Tropical Cyclone Motion (TCM-90) Research Initiative, sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), was a project dedicated to understanding tropical cyclone motion and improving forecast accuracy. The TCM-90 was conducted with several...
1990-08-01 00:00:00 1990-08-20 23:59:59
HARP1990: Hawaiian Rainband Experiment
The Hawaiian Rainband Project (HaRP), conducted in July and August of 1990, used aircraft, radar, surface, and upper-air measurements to investigate the formation and dynamical and microphysical structure of rainbands offshore of the Big Island. One...
1990-07-19 00:00:00 1990-08-22 23:59:00
ROSE-Air: ROSE-Air
The purpose of this program was to determine the role of hydrocarbons and NOx in the formation of ozone in the southern environment. The role of natural hydrocarbons vs anthropogenic hydrocarbons was investigated. A ground site located 7 miles north of...
1990-06-13 00:00:00 1990-06-28 23:59:00
ABLE-3B: Arctic Boundary Layer Expedition
The Arctic Boundary Layer Expedition (ABLE 3B) was part of NASA's Global Tropospheric Experiment (GTE)  over Northeastern Canada during July and August, 1990. The objective of the mission was to assess the importance of the Hudson Bay lowlands as a...
1990-06-09 00:00:00 1990-08-31 23:59:59
NAMAP: NAME Model Assessment Project
The purpose of the NAME Model Assessment Project (NAMAP) is to provide focus to high-resolution modeling activities in support of the North American Monsoon Experiment (NAME). NAMAP Phase I consists of simulations of the single 1990 warm season when...
1990-05-01 00:00:00 1990-10-31 23:59:59
HANNA90: Hanna: Sigma Research Corporation Project Support
Hanna90 was in support of a research program for Sigma Research Corporation sponsored by both the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force, with Steven Hanna of SRC as the PI.  The objective of the program ws to investigate the correlations of wind...
1990-03-30 00:00:00 1990-08-20 23:59:59
ALOHA-90: Airborne Lidar and Observations of Hawaiian Airglow FY 1990
During this project an airborne Rayleigh/Na lidar, airglow imager and airglow spectrometer were used to study stratosphere/mesosphere dynamics, polar mesospheric clouds (PMCs) and sporadic layering phenomena in the upper atmosphere. These flights were...
1990-03-15 23:59:00 1990-04-16 11:41:56
WISP90: Winter Icing and Storms Program: 1990
The Winter Icing and Storms Project (WISP) utilized nineteen PAM stations and four CLASS systems during February and March, 1990. It was the first in a series of deployments sponsored principally by NCAR's Research Applications Program, NOAA, and the...
1990-01-31 00:00:00 1990-04-04 23:59:59
Wave: Convective Waves over Ocean (Wave)
This project was a continuation of earlier efforts to study convection waves using multiple-aircraft observations. The multi-aircraft investigation took advantage of the availability of the Lidar equipped NASA Electra which was capable of remotely...
1990-01-26 00:00:00 1990-02-18 23:59:00
IceNu: Spontaneous Ice Nucleation
This study continued prior investigation of spontaneous ice nucleation to further the understanding of cirrus cloud behavior. High altitude atmospheric samples were collected by aircraft in clear air and upwind of lenticular clouds for use in this...
1989-11-09 00:00:00 1989-12-16 23:59:00
ATRAIN: Aircraft instrumentation TRAINing program
The Aircraft Instrumentation TRAINing program (ATRAIN) was a pilot program to train students in observational techniques in response to a perceived imminent shortage of upcoming scientists adequately trained to effectively use the NCAR facilities. As...
1989-10-17 13:33:30 1989-10-25 16:57:24
BARUCH: Baruch Marine Laboratory support
BARUCH includes one PAM station located at the Hugo Relief Station, South Carolina, near Georgetown, South Carolina.  The station was installed at the site in response to an appeal for help following damage from the passage of Hurricane Hugo.  As an...
1989-10-14 00:00:00 1989-12-31 23:59:59
CDC: Cloud Droplet Chemistry
The CDC project investigated how droplet chemistry is affected by droplet growth processes, chemical reactions, and entrainment. Two different collection methods for cloud water were used: the Mohnen slotted rods, which collected a bulk cloud water...
1989-09-15 08:42:52 1989-10-08 09:36:03
NOLTG: NO Lightning
The purpose of the NO Lightning project was to measure the production of NO and O3 by electrified clouds and to relate this to the occurrence of cloud-to-ground and intracloud lightning. The measurements were taken near Langmuir Laboratory (Socorro,...
1989-07-27 11:16:15 1989-08-22 14:11:38
FIFE-II: Second ISLSCP [International Satellite Land Surface Climatology Project] Field Experiment
FIFE II is a supplement to FIFE in which aircraft were used for volumetric budget studies associated with the Konza site, since analysis of the 1987 data has shown that volumetric budgets may be feasible. Aircraft were also used to aid in verification...
1989-07-19 15:40:00 1989-08-12 17:04:00
NDTP: North Dakota Thunderstorm Project
The purpose of this project was to continue studies of the influence of convective clouds and thunderstorms on the distribution of tropospheric trace gases, including NOy, CO, NMCH, O3, and on the distribution of solar UV radiation. The aircraft...
1989-06-12 07:33:05 1989-06-30 18:37:25
PACE: Precipitaiton Augmentation for Crops Experiment
The Precipitation Augmentation for Crops Experiment (CROPS) was run jointly by NOAA Flatland Radar Project and Illinois State WAter Survey during the summer of 1989 near Champaign, Illinois.  Specific objectives were to examine the effects of seeding...
1989-05-15 00:00:00 1989-07-27 23:59:59
T-28: SDSMT T-28 Aircraft
The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSMT) armored T-28 aircraft was operated under cooperative agreements between SDSMT and the National Science Foundation (NSF) Lower Atmospheric Observing Facility program. The T-28 supported over 20...
1989-05-01 00:00:00 2003-08-31 23:59:00
CPACE: Central Pacific Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment
The Central Pacific Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment (CPACE) flew a Lockheed Electra airplane to sample chemical species over the Pacific with the goal of understanding the ways that phytoplankton interact with the Earth's atmosphere and affect the...
1989-03-23 09:01:04 1989-04-12 17:10:11
CSAE: Contrail Studies Airborne Exhaust
The primary objectives of the Contrail Studies Airborne Exhaust project were (1) the precise determination of the conditions under which a plume forms in the exhaust from the engines of the NCAR Sabreliner, and (2) comparison of those conditions with...
1989-03-21 13:49:38 1989-04-20 15:56:09
PASIN: Particulate matter Airborne Sampling INlet experiment
The major objective of the Particulate matter Airborne Sampling INlet experiment (PASIN) project was to determine airborne aerosol inlet losses due to inertial and electrophoretic processes in sampling inlets. It was observed in previous studies that...
1989-03-11 09:01:04 1989-04-16 17:10:11
SMILE: Shelf MIxed Layer Experiment
The SMILE program was a cooperative, integrated study designed to address the fundamental question of how the surface boundary layer over the continental shelf responds to atmospheric forcing, i.e., the input of momentum, turbulence, and heat through...
1989-02-08 11:43:35 1989-03-17 15:00:35
ERICA: Experiment on Rapidly-Intensifying Cyclones over the Atlantic
This project deals with examining the role of the baroclinic boundary layer processes in explosive cyclogenesis. The hypothesis was an important process in conjunction with other (large scale) forcing. Another objective of the project was to compare...
1988-12-09 07:51:00 1989-02-12 23:02:00
BAQ: Boulder Air Quality
Boulder Air Quality (BAQ) experiment was located near Boulder, Colorado.  The goal was a study of winter air quality along the Front Range of Colorado.
1988-11-02 00:00:00 1989-02-15 23:59:59
SMOG: Smog: Photochemical reactions producing ozone-containing smog
Photochemical ozone production, or "smog", plays an important role in air quality and global climate. Reactive nitrogen compounds are key catalysts in ozone production, but the critical concentrations are well below the detection limit of commercial...
1988-08-24 00:00:00 1989-08-29 23:59:59
SMT: Sulfur Measurement Studies
In this experiment three sulphur dioxide monitoring instruments, flame photometric, enhanced filter, and gold film were tested for suitability for aircraft use. A pulsed fluorescence monitor was also tested. Sampling was made under clean and polluted...
1988-08-03 09:44:12 1988-08-11 12:12:37
TDWR: Terminal Doppler Weather Radar
The Terminal Doppler Weather Radar development project objective was to make time-specific 0 - 3 hour forcasts of convective weather within 10 km of Denver's Stapleton International Airport.
1988-07-01 00:00:00 1991-08-30 23:59:59
ICE88/89: Intercomparison Experiment
ICE allows for the development and evaluation of sensors for the PAM network.  A network design by Gerald Albright with input from Frederick Brock (University of Oklahoma), consisting of six PAM stations, was erected at the Marshall field site, Boulder...
1988-06-24 00:00:00 1989-10-23 23:59:59
3CPO: 3CPO Trace Gas Measurements Program
The 3CPO Trace Gas Measurements Program was a study of the influence of convective clouds and thunderstorms on the distribution of tropospheric trace gases, including N0y, CO, NMCH, 03, and on the distribution of solar UV radiation. Aircraft...
1988-05-31 08:58:00 1988-06-20 12:13:17
ELDOME: ELectra raDOME tests
This project consists of a series of test flights from May 4 - 13, 1988 to evaluate a new radome on the NCAR Electra (Tail number: N308D). On May 10, an intercomparison flight was flown with the NCAR King Air and the data were merged into a single file...
1988-05-04 11:26:00 1988-05-13 14:56:00
POPE: Pacific Ocean Photochemistry Experiment
The Pacific Ocean Photochemistry Experiment required ground based meterological observations in conjunction with air sampling equipment for the study of the Pacific air mass near Hawaii's Mauna Loa Observatory from April through May, 1988. To fulfill...
1988-04-26 00:00:00 1988-06-06 23:59:59
SSBLIM: Snow-Shading Boundary-Layer Interaction Measurements
The random location of snow-bare ground boundaries in a given region and their temporal modifications make aircraft the best practical platform the observe the structure of the snow breeze. The NCAR King Air N312D was instrumented and flown during the...
1988-02-12 11:16:00 1988-03-20 16:12:00
CMMRP: Cloud Microphysical Measurements and Radar Polarization
The major objective of this project was to improve the understanding of the mechanisms of precipitation formation via the ice phase, especially for frontal and upslope conditions near the Alps. The experimental technique was to obtain well coordinated...
1987-11-12 15:23:11 1987-12-07 11:34:24
VALI: VALI: Cloud Oxidation Experiment
The In Cloud Oxidation Experiment has made use of a single PAM station from November 1987 through September 09 1989  to support field measurements for the study of in-cloud sulphur dioxide oxidation. The station, located on Elk Mountain approximately 8...
1987-11-08 00:00:00 1989-09-09 23:59:59
VALI87: VALI87: Cloud Oxidation Experiment
A single PAM station provided data through the 1987 period of interest during the Cloud Oxidation Experiment. The station, located on Elk Mountain approximately 80 miles north-west of Laramie, has been used to thermodynamically estimate the cloud base...
1987-11-08 00:00:00 1987-12-31 23:59:59
ELSCAM: ELectra SCAlar Measurement Evaluation
Five identical temperature sensors were mounted on the Electra to evaluate the possible flow deformation effects on scalar measurements made on the fuselage near the radome. Effects of sensor location, airspeed, altitude and time of day were tested for.
1987-10-26 08:49:39 1987-10-28 11:37:10
TTT: Transition to a Thunderstorm
This project was directed by William Winn (New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, NMIMT) to study thunderstorm development over the Langmuir Laboratory in the Magdalena Mountains in New Mexico. The primary objective was to study the processes...
1987-08-07 15:57:21 1987-08-28 20:35:00