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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

527 projects (27 shown)

Name: Title / Summary Begin Date (UTC) End Date (UTC)
GLALE: Great Lakes Aerosol Loading Experiment
The Great Lakes Aerosol Loading Experiment (GLALE) was led by Dr. Herman Sievering, who investigated the loading of Lake Michigan, deriving from airborne particulate deposition. He measured the state and airflow parameters and aerosol concentration...
1978-05-16 00:00:00 1978-05-26 23:59:59
GAMETAG-78: Global Atmospheric Measurements Experiment on Tropospheric Aerosols and Gases - 1978
Because of the unique roll played by the hydroxide (OH) free radical in controlling tropospheric chemistry, the Global Atmospheric Measurements Experiment on Tropospheric Aerosols and Gases (GAMETAG) project collected measurements of tropospheric OH....
1978-04-27 00:00:00 1978-06-01 23:59:59
BAO: Boulder Atmospheric Observatory Tower Study
The Boulder Atmospheric Observatory Tower Study (BAO) evaluated the effects of horizontal inhomogeneities in the earth’s surface on the Boulder Atmospheric Observatory tower measurements. Spatially averaged airplane measurements were compared to time...
1978-04-17 00:00:00 1978-04-28 23:59:59
EAE: Extended Area Effect
The Extended Area Effects (EAE) project aimed at observing the dynamical and microphysical structure of the upwind target cloud, the downwind region and the downwind target cloud as well as long range plume tracing. It also emphasized the long-range...
1978-01-26 00:00:00 1978-02-28 23:59:59
SNOP: Snow Physics
For the Snow Physics (SNOP) project, radar and aircraft data were presented in the form of case studies for three shoreline-parallel snow bands that occurred over lake Michigan. In all three cases a winter land breeze from one or both shores was shown...
1977-11-02 00:00:00 1977-12-16 23:59:59
GAMETAG-77: Global Atmospheric Measurements Experiment on Tropospheric Aerosols and Gases - 1977
Because of the unique roll played by the hydroxide (OH) free radical in controlling tropospheric chemistry, the Global Atmospheric Measurements Experiment on Tropospheric Aerosols and Gases (GAMETAG) project collected measurements of tropospheric OH....
1977-08-07 00:00:00 1977-09-06 23:59:59
SPACE-77: South Park Area Cumulus Experiment 1977
The 1977 South Park Area Cumulus Experiment (SPACE-77) was a comprehensive summertime meteorological field program conducted in the Colorado mountains (July and August 1977) by Colorado State University (CSU) and NCAR. The location of the project was...
1977-07-01 00:00:00 1977-08-31 23:59:59
MONEX-77: Monsoon Experiment
The Monsoon Experiment (MONEX) was the core of the Global Atmospheric Research Program (GARP) Monsoon subprogram, which was a major international effort to achieve a better understanding of the planetary monsoon circulation, the major seasonal...
1977-06-07 00:00:00 1977-07-04 23:59:59
OKMESO: Soil Moisture and Surface Meteorological data
The Oklahoma Mesonet is a permanent mesoscale observing network. The Mesonet consists of 115 stations, including at least one station in each of Oklahoma's 77 counties. The average station spacing is 32 km. Mesonet sites are predominantly located in...
1977-01-01 00:00:00 2007-12-31 23:59:59
GAMETAG-76: Global Atmospheric Measurements Experiment on Tropospheric Aerosols and Gases - 1976
Because of the unique roll played by the hydroxide (OH) free radical in controlling tropospheric chemistry, the Global Atmospheric Measurements Experiment on Tropospheric Aerosols and Gases (GAMETAG) project collected measurements of tropospheric OH....
1976-07-23 00:00:00 1976-07-23 23:59:59
PPP: Power Plant Plume
The objectives of the Power Plant Plume (PPP) project were: first, to demonstrate the importance or lack of importance of hydroxide (OH) oxidized Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) in power plant plumes via the direct in-situ measurement of the OH free radical, and...
1976-07-16 00:00:00 1976-07-16 23:59:59
JOINT-II: JOINT-II
During March through May of 1976, the Coastal Upwelling Ecosystem Analysis (CUEA) program of the International Decade for Ocean Exploration (IDOE) of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Peruvian Government conducted an international multi...
1976-03-01 00:00:00 1977-05-31 23:59:59
AIDJEX-II: Arctic Ice Dynamics Joint Experiment - II
The Arctic Ice Dynamics Joint EXperiment (AIDJEX) was designed to obtain the fundamental data needed to construct boundary layer and ice dynamics models for the Arctic Ocean. An in-depth comprehension of the dynamics of this region is important for...
1976-02-07 00:00:00 1976-02-17 23:59:59
GRAVE-I: GRAVE - I Volcano
A Lockheed L-188 Electra was made available to interested scientists for a few days prior to and following the Arctic Ice Dynamics Joint Experiment (AIDJEX) in Point Barrow, Alaska, which was specially equipped for cloud physics and atmospheric...
1976-02-01 00:00:00 1976-02-21 23:59:59
BLD: Boundary Layer Development
The Boundary Layer Development (BLD) project, also known as "Haswell", flew the L-188 Electra aircraft past an instrumented tall tower operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Southeastern Colorado near the small city...
1975-09-15 00:00:00 1975-09-23 23:59:59
AIDJEX-I: Arctic Ice Dynamics Joint Experiment - I
The Arctic Ice Dynamics Joint EXperiment (AIDJEX) was designed to obtain the fundamental data needed to construct boundary layer and ice dynamics models for the Arctic Ocean. An in-depth comprehension of the dynamics of this region is important for...
1975-07-19 00:00:00 1975-07-27 23:59:59
DUSTORM: Project DUSTORM
Project DUSTORM investigated the influences of both large-scale cyclogenesis and microphysical processes caused by atmospheric aerosols on the production of severe convective storms. The L-188 Electra aircraft was utilized in collecting data for this...
1975-04-18 00:00:00 1975-04-27 23:59:59
OAFSS: Ocean/Atmosphere Flux Scale Study
For the Ocean/Atmosphere Flux Scale Study (OAFSS), the space scale of Ocean/Atmosphere fluxes of sensible and latent heat, as well as momentum, was measured directly via ‘correlation techniques’ with the L-188 Electra aircraft. This scale information...
1975-03-07 00:00:00 1975-03-13 23:59:59
FACE: Florida Area Cumulus Experiment
1975-01-01 00:00:00 1975-12-31 23:59:59
GATE: GARP Atlantic Tropical Experiment
The Global Atmospheric Research Program's (GARP) Atlantic Tropical Experiment took place in the summer of 1974. Because of its enormous size (72 nations were involved) and scope, the GATE experiment was divided into a Central Program, which ensured...
1974-06-15 00:00:00 1974-09-23 23:59:00
AMTEX: Air Mass Transformation Experiment
The Air Mass Transformation Experiment (AMTEX) was organized and implemented by the Japanese as a Global Atmospheric Research Program (GARP) Subprogram on air-surface interaction at a time and location of large transfer of energy from the sea to the...
1974-02-17 00:00:00 1975-02-28 23:59:59
VIMHEX-II: Venezuela International Meteorological and Hydrological Experiment II
The second Venezuela International Meteorological and Hydrological Experiment (VIMHEX-II) was conducted from May to early September, 1972. Headquarters were located at Carrizal (9 deg 22.8’ N and 65 deg 55.0’ W), and at Maracay (10 deg 15.0’ N and 67...
1972-05-22 00:00:00 1972-09-06 23:59:59
NHRE: National Hail Research Experiment
The National Hail Research Experiment (NHRE) was conducted in the tri-state area of Colorado, Nebraska, and Wyoming, with the field headquarters located at Grover, Colorado. This area, during the three years prior to the start of NHRE, had been the...
1972-03-01 00:00:00 1976-12-31 23:59:59
ARCSS: NSF Arctic System Science
The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Arctic System Science (ARCSS) Program is a multidisciplinary approach to understanding polar processes for climate and global change. ARCSS is the only element of the U.S. Global Change Research Program...
1971-01-01 00:00:00 2011-09-30 23:59:00
BOMEX: Barbados Oceanographic and Meteorological EXperiment
The Barbados Oceanographic and Meteorological EXperiment (BOMEX) was conducted from 1 May to 28 July 1974 as a joint project of seven US departments and agencies with the cooperation of Barbados. Its primary objective was to measure the rate of...
1969-05-01 00:00:00 1969-07-28 23:59:00
LIE: Line Islands Experiment
During March and April 1967, field parties from NCAR and other meteorological research organizations, universities, and governmental agencies established research bases in the Line Islands, a group of small atolls more than 1000 miles south of Hawaii....
1967-03-01 00:00:00 1967-04-30 23:59:59
Operational: Operational Datasets
The collection of datasets that are run on an ongoing or operational basis.
1750-01-01 00:00:00 9999-12-31 23:59:59