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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

511 projects (100 shown)

Name: Title / Summary Begin Date (UTC) End Date (UTC)
IHOP_2002: International H2O Project 2002
IHOP_2002 took place over the Southern Great Plains of the United States from 13 May to 25 June 2002. The main goal of IHOP_2002 is to obtain more accurate and reliable measurements of moisture in the air. IHOP_2002 measurements will ultimately help us...
2002-05-13 00:00:00 2002-06-25 23:59:59
CRYSTAL-FACE: The Cirrus Regional Study of Tropical Anvils and Cirrus Layers - Florida Area Cirrus Experiment
Carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from human activities warm our climate. Two effects of this warming are the increase of clouds and the rise of water vapor in the atmosphere. Both of these in turn influence the impacts of the man-made gases on...
2002-04-01 00:00:00 2002-07-29 23:59:59
SMEX02: Soil Moisture Experiments in 2002
Soil moisture is the most significant boundary condition that controls summer precipitation over the central US and other large mid-latitude continental regions, and essential initial information for seasonal predictions. A common goal of a wide range...
2002-06-01 00:00:00 2002-07-31 23:59:59
NIWOT02: Niwot Ridge Pilot Experiment
The goals of the Niwot Ridge Pilot Experiment are: - To understand the significance of the horizontal transport of CO_2 in the nocturnal boundary layer. - To study correlations between CO_2 transport and surface heteorogeneity. - The expected results...
2002-08-01 00:00:00 2002-08-30 23:59:59
BARROW: The Barrow Project
The U.S. Arctic remains one of the most difficult places on Earth for year-round scientific observations and research. Logistical support is very expensive, and scientists frequently face dangerous, cold sea-ice dynamics, aircraft icing, and even polar...
2002-04-03 00:00:00 2002-09-23 23:59:59
IDEAS-2: Instrument Development and Education in Airborne Science, Phase 2
The "idea" for the IDEAS program came from the annual UCAR Members' Meeting in the fall of 2000. A review of facility needs was conducted at this meeting, and one major discussion issue was that university faculty and students want more opportunities...
2002-10-03 00:00:00 2002-11-01 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
ATLAS: Arctic Transitions in the Land-Atmosphere System
The Land-Atmosphere-Ice Interactions (LAII) Program is part of the Arctic System Science (ARCSS) Program of the National Science Foundation. LAII has overall goals of understanding how the fe edback processes within Arctic system affects global climate...
1998-05-01 00:00:00 2002-12-31 23:59:00
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
GHP: GEWEX Hydrometeorology Panel
There are 5 continental-scale studies being conducted around the world, BALTEX, GAME, MAGS, CATCH, GCIP, and LBA. The GHP will be responsible for assisting GEWEX to demonstrate skill in predicting variabilities in water resources and soil moisture on...
1996-01-01 00:00:00 2002-12-31 23:59:59
SALLJEX: South American Low-Level Jet Experiment
The South American Low-Level Jet Experiment (SALLJEX), a component of the CLIVAR/VAMOS program, is an internationally coordinated effort in order to contribute to the understanding of the role of the South American Low-Level Jet in moisture and energy...
2002-11-15 00:00:00 2003-02-15 23:59:59
ALLS: American Low-Level jetS
The ALLS program is an internationally coordinated effort to monitor, quantify, and analyze low-level circulations that modulate regional rainfall. These circulations commonly assume a jet-like structure in the lower troposphere, referred to as the Low...
2002-11-01 00:00:00 2003-02-15 23:59:59
LUCIE: Land Use and Cloud Interaction Experiment
Observations and numerical modeling studies in the past suggested that land use modulates formation and development of convective and orographic clouds in northern Costa Rica. During the dry season of March, satellite observations in this region show...
2003-03-01 00:00:00 2003-03-31 23:59:59
FLOSS-II: Fluxes Over Snow Surfaces II
FLOSSII is the second phase of the FLOSS project, studying the surface meteorology of snow-covered rangeland in the North Park region of Colorado, near Walden. The project used CSAT3 sonic anemometers for all wind sensing. Overall, their performance...
2002-12-01 00:00:00 2003-04-10 23:59:59
JPOLE/TELEX: Joint Polarization Experiment / Thunderstorm Electrification and Lightning Experiment
The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology T-28 armored research airplane and its crew of pilots and scientists participated in two Norman-area field programs. Flight activities were coordinated with the National Severe Storms Laboratory and the...
2003-03-01 00:00:00 2003-06-15 23:59:59
ELSS: Electrification and Lightning of Severe Storms (aka TELEX-1)
The broad objective of TELEX is to learn how lightning and other electrical storm properties are dependent on storm structure, updrafts, and precipitation. This information will point to new ways for the National Weather Service to use lightning...
2003-05-01 00:00:00 2003-06-20 23:59:59
COBRA-NA: CO2 Budget and Regional Airborne Study: North America 2003
The objective of COBRA 2003 is to test concepts for observations and data assimilation to determine the large scale sources and sinks of greenhouse gases and ozone-destroying gases from North America. The study will cover spatial scales from regional...
2003-05-20 00:00:00 2003-07-01 23:59:59
BAMEX: Bow Echo and Mesoscale Convective Vortex Experiment 2003
BAMEX is a study using highly mobile platforms to examine the life cycles of mesoscale convective systems. It represents a combination of two related programs to investigate (a) bow echoes, principally those which produce damaging surface winds and...
2003-05-20 00:00:00 2003-07-06 23:59:59
CSTRIPE: Coastal Stratocumulus Imposed Perturbation Experiment
CSTRIPE is field experiment designed to quantify the effect aerosol has on the microphysics, precipitation and dynamics of marine stratocumulus (MSc). The CIRPAS Twin Otter aircraft will be deployed in a three week mission off the coast of Monterey,...
2003-07-01 00:00:00 2003-07-21 23:59:59
SMEX03: Soil Moisture Experiments in 2003
Soil moisture is the most significant boundary condition that controls summer precipitation over the central US and other large mid-latitude continental regions, and essential initial information for seasonal predictions. A common goal of a wide range...
2003-06-20 00:00:00 2003-07-31 23:59:59
CHILL_TEX-2003: CHILL T-28 Experiment 2003
The CHILL T-28 Experiment 2003 (CHILL-TEX 2003) supported research into polarimetric radar analysis techniques by V. N. Bringi and V. Chandrasekar of CSU, and P. L. Smith of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSMT). In addition, observations...
2003-07-21 00:00:00 2003-08-03 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
IDEAS-3: Instrument Development and Education in Airborne Science Phase 3
The "idea" for the IDEAS program came from the annual UCAR Members' Meeting in the fall of 2000. A review of facility needs was conducted at this meeting, and one major discussion issue was that university faculty and students want more opportunities...
2003-08-15 00:00:00 2003-09-22 23:59:59
CEOP/EOP-3: Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period EOP-3
The Coordinated Enhanced ObservingPeriod (CEOP) seeks to establish an integrated global observing system for the water cycle which responds to both scientific and social needs. It is built as the foundation of the World Climate Research Program (WCRP)...
2002-10-01 00:00:00 2003-09-30 23:59:59
HVAMS: Hudson Valley Ambient Meteorology Study
For the last fifty years it has often been argued that studies of the lower atmosphere should concentrate on understanding the most elementary situations; we are to attack the more difficult problems later. Following this line, many projects continue...
2003-09-04 00:00:00 2003-11-04 23:59:59
ATREC: Atlantic-THORNPEX Regional Campaign
The Atlantic THORPEX Regional Campaign (ATReC) is a field campaign that occurred during October-December 2003, that aims to contribute to the testing of the hypothesis that forecast errors over Europe and the east coast of the US can be reduced by...
2003-11-19 00:00:00 2003-12-14 23:59:59
AIRS-II: Alliance Icing Research Study - II
AIRS II used several instrumented research aircraft operating out of Ottawa. These aircraft took special flight operations over a network of ground in-situ and remote-sensing meteorological measurement systems, located at Mirabel. Some prototype...
2003-10-23 00:00:00 2004-02-20 23:59:59
GOTEX: Gulf Of Tehuantepec Experiment, Coupled Development of Ocean Waves and Boundary Layers (aka OceanWaves)
When high pressure is over the Gulf of Mexico in the Caribbean, a circulation sets up forcing strong winds through the Chivela mountain pass, creating an off-shore jet over the Pacific Ocean. The wind can blow out for 500-600 km offshore for several...
2004-01-25 00:00:00 2004-02-29 23:59:59
CEOP/EOP-4: Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period EOP-4
The Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period (CEOP) seeks to establish an integrated global observing system for the water cycle which responds to both scientific and social needs. It is built as the foundation of the World Climate Research Program (WCRP)...
2003-10-01 00:00:00 2004-03-31 23:59:00
DASH04: DASH04
In an effort to build the last large (4m) solar (viewing the sun; obviously during the day) telescope. This telescope will have about 1000 actuators to dynamically adjust for atmospheric interference, but they have limitations, so it is necessary to...
2004-04-01 00:00:00 2004-04-02 23:59:59
WISP04: Winter Icing and Storms Project, 2004
The 2004 Winter Icing and Storms Project, or WISP-04, sought to understand how hazardous in-flight icing conditions form within clouds, and how we can remotely detect those conditions. In-flight icing occurs when an aircraft flies through super-cooled...
2004-02-17 00:00:00 2004-04-04 23:59:59
SRP2004: Sierra Rotors Experiment: A Study of Mountain Wave Induced Rotors
The Sierra Rotors Project is an NSF-funded project to study mountain-wave induced rotors in the lee of the Sierra Nevada in Owens Valley. The rotors, intense horizontal vorticies with strong turbulence, can pose severe aeronautical hazards. The eastern...
2004-03-01 00:00:00 2004-04-30 23:59:59
TELEX: Thunderstorm Electrification and Lightning Experiment, 2004 (TELEX-II)
Day and night during the month of May, a crew of fourteen (including OU students), scrambled to get in position beneath storms to launch instrumented balloons. The balloons were part of TELEX, the Thunderstorm Electrification and Lightning EXperiment....
2004-05-13 00:00:00 2004-06-30 23:59:59
ACME: Airborne Carbon in the Mountains Experiment
ACME04 was the first aircraft field campaign of a program supported by the NSF Biocomplexity Program and NASA Interdisciplinary Science. Field operations took place in the Colorado Front Range of the Rocky Mountains from May to August, 2004. The goal...
2004-05-14 00:00:00 2004-08-02 23:59:59
ATST: Advanced Technology Solar Telescope Site Survey
The ATST site survey goal was to locate a site that would maximize the scientific productivity of the telescope. The general daytime characteristics of such a site are frequently clear skies, excellent seeing, low humidity, few aircraft contrails, and...
2004-06-30 00:00:00 2004-08-08 23:59:59
SMEX04: Soil Moisture Experiment 2004
In much of the interior of the North American continent, summer precipitation is a dominant feature of the annual cycle. Surface boundary conditions play an important role in initiation and maintenance of the North American Monsoon System (NAMS), which...
2004-07-01 00:00:00 2004-08-31 23:59:59
OHATS: Ocean Horizontal Array Turbulence Study
Ocean Horizontal Array Turbulence Study (OHATS) is part of an ongoing effort to investigate wind-wave interactions and improve our ability to assess the impacts on weather forecasts and climate variability. The investigation utilizes the Air-Sea...
2004-08-05 00:00:00 2004-09-05 23:59:59
NAME: North American Monsoon Experiment
The North American Monsoon Experiment (NAME) is an internationally coordinated, joint CLIVAR-GEWEX process study aimed at determining the sources and limits of predictability of warm season precipitation over North America, with emphasis on time scales...
2004-06-01 00:00:00 2004-09-30 23:59:59
CME04: Carbon in the Mountains Experiment 2004
The Carbon in the Mountains Experiment (CME04) occurred during the Airborne Carbon in the Mountains Experiment (ACME). Field operations during this project took place along the Niwot Ridge of the Colorado Front Range of the Rocky Mountains from June to...
2004-06-10 00:00:00 2004-10-05 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
RICO: Rain in Cumulus Over the Ocean
Shallow, maritime, cumulus convection is one of the most prevalent cloud types on the planet. Trade wind cumuli typically extend to no greater than 4 km altitude, the height of the tropical trade wind inversion, and are dominated by warm rain processes...
2004-11-24 00:00:00 2005-01-24 23:59:00
REFRACTT05: Refractivity Experiment For H2O Research And Collaborative operational Technology Transfer
REFRACTT is the Refractivity Experiment For H2O Research And Collaborative operational Technology Transfer. Goals REFRACTT includes scientific research and operational application goals. Both have the goal of greatly enhancing the observed field of...
2005-05-24 00:00:00 2005-08-04 23:59:59
RAINEX: Hurricane Rainband and Intensity Change Experiment
One of the primary outstanding problems in hurricane dynamics is the tendency of mature storms to undergo rapid intensity changes. These intensity changes appear to be related to dynamical interactions between the inner-core region of the storm ...
2005-08-15 00:00:00 2005-09-30 23:59:59
WAMME: West African Monsoon Modeling and Evaluation
West African Monsoon Modeling and Evaluation (WAMME) is a Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period (CEOP) Inter-Monsoon Model Study (CIMS) initiative. We plan to initiate a West African Monsoon Modeling and Evaluation project (WAMME) using GCMs and...
2000-04-01 00:00:00 2005-10-31 23:59:00
GLOBEone: Globe One
GLOBE ONE is a field campaign involving a first hand partnership between students and scientists to collect a structured, multidisciplinary data set designed to answer a research question. The question being asked is: For corn and soybeans, what are...
2004-05-09 00:00:00 2005-11-10 23:59:00
WVSS: Water Vapor Sensing System
Atmospheric water vapor measurements from commercial aircraft are now available to complement the real-time winds and temperatures available from the Aircraft Communication, Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS). The technology of this first...
1999-07-01 00:00:00 2005-12-31 23:59:59
DOCIMS: Drizzle and Open Cells in Marine Stratocumulus (a G-V Progressive Science subcomponent)
From November 22 to December 23, five projects were conducted under the umbrella of the HIAPER Progressive Science Mission: START (Stratosphere-Troposphere Analyses of Regional Transport), CHAPS (Characterization of the HIAPER Aircraft in Progressive...
2005-11-21 00:00:00 2006-01-13 23:59:00
CHAPS: Characterization of HIAPER Aircraft in Progressive Science (a G-V Progressive Science Subcomponent)
From November 22 to December 23, five projects were conducted under the umbrella of the HIAPER Progressive Science Mission: START (Stratosphere-Troposphere Analyses of Regional Transport), CHAPS (Characterization of the HIAPER Aircraft in Progressive...
2005-08-15 00:00:00 2006-01-13 23:59:59
START: Stratosphere-Troposphere Analysis of Regional Transport Experiment (a G-V Progressive Science subcomponent)
From November 22 to December 23, five projects were conducted under the umbrella of the HIAPER Progressive Science Mission: START (Stratosphere-Troposphere Analyses of Regional Transport), CHAPS (Characterization of the HIAPER Aircraft in Progressive...
2005-11-22 00:00:00 2006-01-13 23:59:59
ProgressiveSci: Progressive Science
From November 22, 2005 to January 13, 2006 five projects were conducted under the umbrella of the HIAPER Progressive Science Mission: START (Stratosphere-Troposphere Analyses of Regional Transport), CHAPS (Characterization of the HIAPER Aircraft in...
2005-11-22 00:00:00 2006-01-13 23:59:59
MILAGRO: Megacity Initiative: Local and Global Research Observations
The Megacity Initiative: Local and Global Research Observations (MILAGRO) project brought an international research team of hundreds of scientists and students including Mexican investigators and collaborating Mexican government agencies to the Mexico...
2006-03-01 00:00:00 2006-03-30 23:59:00
MIRAGE_Mexico: Megacities Impact on Regional and Global Environment (a MILAGRO sub-program)
The goal of the MIRAGE program is to characterize the chemical/physical transformations and the ultimate fate of pollutants exported from urban areas, and to assess the current and future impacts of these exported pollutants on regional and global air...
2006-03-01 00:00:00 2006-03-30 23:59:59
T-REX: Terrain-induced Rotor Experiment
The Terrain-induced Rotor Experiment (T-REX) is the second phase of a coordinated effort to explore the structure and evolution of atmospheric rotors (intense low-level horizontal vorticies that form along an axis parallel to, and downstream of, a...
2006-03-01 00:00:00 2006-04-30 00:00:00
INTEX-B2: Intercontinental chemical transport Experiment (second MILAGRO segment)
INTEX-B will be conducted during a 10-week period from March 1 to May 15, 2006. The first phase of the study will be performed during March and will focus on Mexico City pollution outflow, while the second phase will be performed during April and May...
2006-01-20 00:00:00 2006-05-19 23:59:59
CLIVAR-KESS: Climate Variability and Predictability Project - Kuroshio Extension Sytem Study
The Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR) Project is an international, multi-agency campaign aimed at understanding the physical processes responsible for climate variability and predictability.  The Kuroshio Extension Sytem Study (KESS) is a...
2006-05-29 00:00:00 2006-07-04 23:59:59
MLO_CN2: Mauna Loa Seeing Study (Cn-squared study)
Sonic anemometers were deployed during Summer 2006 at the Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii to quantify the atmospheric seeing quality, to help NCAR/HAO plan current and future telescope observations. This study was intended to replicate measurements made...
2006-06-09 00:00:00 2006-08-08 23:59:59
REFRACTT06: Refractivity Experiment For H2O Research And Collaborative operational Technology Transfer '06
REFRACTT is the Refractivity Experiment For H2O Research And Collaborative operational Technology Transfer. The field phase will be conducted from 5 June to 11 August 2006 in northeastern Colorado. Goals REFRACTT includes scientific research and...
2006-06-05 00:00:00 2006-08-11 23:59:59
CuPIDO: Cumulus Photogrammetric, In-Situ and Doppler Observations
The Cumulus Photogrammetric, In-situ and Doppler Observations (CuPIDO) field experiment will use digital visible spectrum cameras, surface mesonet stations, high temporal resolution soundings and aircraft data to examine the onset and transition of...
2006-07-01 00:00:00 2006-08-31 23:59:00
NAMMA: NASA African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis
The African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analyses (AMMA) project was an international collaboration aimed at improving our knowledge and understanding of the West African Monsoon and its variability.  The NASA African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analyses ...
2006-08-06 00:00:00 2006-09-12 23:59:59
SBI: Western Arctic Shelf Basin Interactions Project
The Western Arctic Shelf Basin Interactions (SBI) project is a multi-year, interdisciplinary program to investigate the impact of global change on physical, biological and geochemical processes over the Chukchi and Beaufort Sea shelf basin region in...
2002-05-01 00:00:00 2006-10-31 23:59:59
METCRAX: Meteor Crater Experiment
The Meteor Crater Experiment (METCRAX) is a 3-year meteorological research program supported by the Mesoscale Dynamics Division of the U. S. National Science Foundation (NSF). The program is investigating the structure and evolution of temperature...
2006-09-25 00:00:00 2006-11-01 23:59:59
MISMO: The Mirai Indian Ocean Cruise for the Study of the MJO-Convection Onset
The Mirai Indian Ocean cruise for the Study of the Madden-Julian oscillation (MJO)-convection Onset (MISMO) was a field experiment that took place in the central equatorial Indian Ocean during October–December 2006, using the research vessel Mirai, a...
2006-10-24 00:00:00 2006-12-25 23:59:59
CPPA: Climate Prediction Project for the Americas (derived from PACS and GAPP)
The Climate Prediction Program for the Americas (CPPA) is a competitive research program to improve operational intraseasonal to interannual climate prediction and the hydrological applications. This program is strongly motivated by the Nation's need...
2002-01-01 00:00:00 2006-12-31 23:59:59
ISPA-2007: Inhibition of Snowfall by Pollution Aerosol, 2007
NCAR / EOL is deploying an Integrated Sounding System ISS to the Inhibition of Snowfall by Pollution Aerosols (ISPA) project in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The project is being carried out for the Desert Research Institute's Storm Peak Laboratory (SPL...
2007-01-02 00:00:00 2007-02-28 23:59:59
FraWST07: Front Range Weather Study, 2007
FRaWSt (the Front Range Winter-weather Study) was an informal project using the S-Pol radar located at Marshall field site in Boulder County Colorado headed by Dr. Gywon Lee. Collocated with the radar were particle size disdrometers and a snow gauge...
2007-01-10 00:00:00 2007-03-31 23:59:59
PACDEX: PACific Dust EXperiment
The long range transport of dust and anthropogenic aerosols (e.g, black carbon, organics and sulfates, and air pollution from Eurasia, across the Pacific Ocean, into North America is one of the most wide spread and major pollution events on the planet....
2007-03-29 00:00:00 2007-05-24 23:59:00
CHATS: Canopy Horizontal Array Turbulence Study
The objective of CHATS was to make spatial measurements of the velocity and scalar turbulence fields in a uniformly vegetated canopy, using arrays of sonic anemometer/thermometers augmented with fast response water vapor and carbon dioxide sensors....
2007-03-15 00:00:00 2007-06-15 23:59:59
TC4: Tropical Composition, Cloud and Climate Coupling
The Tropical Composition, Cloud and Climate Coupling (TC4) mission was a NASA field campaign aimed at investigating the structure, properties and processes in the tropical Eastern Pacific. The goal of the project is to better understand the chemical,...
2007-06-28 00:00:00 2007-08-08 23:59:59
BuFEX: Bunny Fence Experiment
This study is based on the hypothesis that the human induced landscape heterogeneity in southwest Australia has a significant influence on the climate in this region. We proposed that the landscape heterogeneity influences the regional climate through...
2005-12-01 00:00:00 2007-08-31 23:59:59
NIWOT07: Niwot Ridge Pilot Experiment, 2006-2007
In support of a NSF-supported project to investigate the use of sensor networks for biogeoscience research, NCAR and CU are deploying additional equipment at the Univ. Colo. Flux Facility (CUFF) in the Univ. Colo. Mountain Research Station (MRS)....
2007-07-01 00:00:00 2007-08-31 23:59:59
PASE: Pacific Atmospheric Sulfur Experiment
The Pacific Atmospheric Sulfur Experiment is a comprehensive study of the chemistry of sulfur in the remote marine troposphere. A major part of PASE will be devoted to the chemistry and physics (primarily of sulfur) in a cloud free convective boundary...
2007-08-05 00:00:00 2007-09-07 23:59:00
CLIMODE: Clivar Mode Water Dynamic Experiment
CLIMODE is a project to study the dynamics of 'Eighteen Degree Water' (EDW), the subtropical mode water of the North Atlantic. This project stems from two years of CLIVAR planning (with advice and support of both the Atlantic and US CLIVAR committees)...
2005-11-09 00:00:00 2007-11-19 23:59:59
ICE-L: Ice in Clouds Experiment (ICE-L)
The objectof of the ICE-L 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 particles forming by nucleation...
2007-11-01 00:00:00 2007-12-31 23:59:00
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
GAPP: GEWEX Americas Prediction Project
The Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment (GEWEX) Americas Prediction Project (GAPP) initiative is developing an improved capability to make seasonal to annual forecasts through better land surface and hydrologic modeling. Funded by both NOAA and...
2001-04-01 00:00:00 2007-12-31 23:59:59
CAREER: Research on Convective Snow in the Central United States
Thundersnow events (snow attended by lightning and thunder) will be examined with a multiscale approach using standard meteorological platforms (e.g., rawinsonde network, National Lightning Detection Network), observations in the field (integrated...
2005-01-15 00:00:00 2008-01-31 23:59:59
STAR: Storm Studies in the Arctic
The goal of the Storm Studies in the Arctic (STAR) project is to improve understanding and prediction of severe arctic storms and their hazards, through the use of research flights from Baffin Island, as well as surface- and satellite-based instruments.
2007-10-10 00:00:00 2008-02-18 00:00:00
HEFT08-GISMOS: HEFT08 - GNSS Instrument System for MultiStatic and Occultation Sensing
GISMOS was a project conducted over the Gulf of Mexico on the G-V aircraft. The purpose of the project was to test the GNSS Instrument System for MultiStatic and Occultation Sensing, a HAIS instrument. GISMOS is part of the HEFT-08 project. HEFT-08 is...
2008-02-14 00:00:00 2008-02-22 23:59:59
HEFT08: HAIS Experimental Flight Test - 2008 (HEFT08)
HEFT-08 is one of the series of airborne projects that are conducted by EOL RAF to allow instrument developers flight time on the GV. Initially, HEFT projects were put in place to provide test flight opportunity to the HIAPER HAIS instrument developers...
2008-02-01 00:00:00 2008-02-29 23:59:00
START08: Stratosphere-Troposphere Analyses of Regional Transport (START08)
The Stratosphere-Troposphere Analyses of Regional Transport (START08) studied the chemical and transport characteristics of the extratropical upper tropospheric and lower stratospheric (ExUTLS) region using the NSF/NCAR HIAPER aircraft. In the ExUTLS,...
2008-04-21 00:00:00 2008-06-28 23:59:00
TIMREX: Terrain-influenced Monsoon Rainfall Experiment
Taiwan and United States conducted a joint field experiment during the period of May 15 to June 30, 2008 at the western plain and mountain slope region of southern Taiwan. It was called the Southwest Monsoon Experiment/Terrain-influenced Monsoon...
2008-04-30 00:00:00 2008-06-30 23:59:59
POST: Physics of Stratocumulus Top (POST)
The Physics of Stratocumulus Top (POST) project studies stratocumulus clouds (Sc) off the west coast of California using a combination of aircraft measurements and modeling. The objective is to improve the understanding of the physical processes that...
2008-07-14 00:00:00 2008-08-15 23:59:00
AHATS: Advection Horizontal Array Turbulence Study
AHATS was the fourth in the series of Horizontal Array of Turbulence Studies (HATS). This series of experiments aims to improve large-eddy simulations (LES) of turbulence close to the Earth's surface, by collecting data that can be spatially filtered...
2008-06-09 00:00:00 2008-08-16 23:59:59
NIWOT08: Niwot Ridge Experiment, 2008
2008-07-01 00:00:00 2008-08-31 23:59:59
CPS: Cloud and Precipitation Study 2008
The Cloud and Precipitation Study (CPS) was a project aimed at examining shallow and deep convection, as well as stratiform precipitation, in a tropical/subtropical environment in an attempt to better understand cloud and precipitation processes.  The...
2008-07-30 00:00:00 2008-09-30 23:59:59
T-PARC: THORPEX Pacific Asian Regional Campaign (T-PARC)
The THORPEX (THe Observing Research and Predictability EXperiment) Pacific Asian Regional Campaign (T-PARC) is a multi-national field campaign that addresses the shorter-range dynamics and forecast skill associated with high-impact weather events of...
2008-08-01 00:00:00 2008-10-07 23:59:00
VOCALS: VAMOS Ocean-Cloud-Atmosphere-Land Study
VOCALS is an international program that is part of the CLIVAR VAMOS (Variability of the American MOnsoonS) program. The scientific issues underlying VOCALS can be broken into four interconnected categories: atmospheric, oceanic, and coupled model...
2008-10-01 00:00:00 2008-11-30 23:59:00
VAMOS: Variability ofthe American MOnsoon Systems
Monsoon systems provide a framework for studies on the predictability of precipitation during the warm season. The Variability of the American Monsoon Systems (VAMOS) project emphasize the interplay between the atmosphere, oceans and continental...
2001-02-01 00:00:00 2008-12-01 23:59:00
HIPPO: HIAPER Pole to Pole Observations 1 (HIPPO-1)
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...
2009-01-07 00:00:00 2009-01-31 23:59:00
ASP_2009: Advanced Study Program
The 2009 ASP summer colloquium, "Exploring the Atmosphere, Observational Instruments and Techniques," ran from May 31st to June 12th, 2009. Attendees included 27 students from four countries, as well as more than 70 professors, scientists, and staff...
2009-05-31 00:00:00 2009-06-12 23:59:59
PodCertGV: GV Large Pod Certification Project
Long term plans for the HIAPER aircraft include the capability to fly large pod instruments for research. The "large pods" are ~0.5 m diameter x 4 m long, significantly larger than PMS canisters.  There are several instruments in the HAIS list that...
2009-04-23 00:00:00 2009-07-21 23:59:00
ADELE-SPRITE: Airborne Detector for Energetic Lightning Emission Sprite Spectra (ADELE-SPRITE)
ADELE / SPRITE is a field campaign combining two separate research project at the same location at the same time. The project will deploy out of Melbourne, FL. The ADELE part will operate during the day studying gamma rays near convective storms. The...
2009-08-13 00:00:00 2009-09-09 23:59:00
HIPPO2: HIAPER Pole to Pole Observations 2 (HIPPO-2)
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...
2009-10-26 00:00:00 2009-12-19 23:59:00
HEFT10: HAIS Experimental Flight Test - 2010 (HEFT10)
HEFT-10 is one of the series of airborne projects that are conducted by the EOL RAF to allow instrument developers flight time on the G-V. Initially, HEFT projects were put in place to provide test flight opportunity to the HIAPER HAIS instrument...
2009-12-01 00:00:00 2010-02-16 23:59:00
ISPA-2010: Inhibition of Snowfall by Pollution Aerosol 2010
The Inhibition of Snowfall by Pollution Aerosol (ISPA) field project examines the link between pollution aerosols and snow riming. The study is centered around DRI's Storm Peak Laboratory (SPL) on Mt. Warner near Steamboat Springs. SPL operates a range...
2010-01-14 00:00:00 2010-02-28 23:59:59
PLOWS: Profiling of Winter Storms
The Profiling of Winter Storms (PLOWS) field program is focused on obtaining a greater understanding of the mesoscale structure and dynamics of cyclonic weather systems and the improvement of 0-48 hr cool season quantitative precipitation forecasts....
2009-02-07 00:00:00 2010-03-01 23:59:00
HIPPO3: HIAPER Pole to Pole Observations 3 (HIPPO-3)
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...
2010-03-20 00:00:00 2010-04-20 23:59:00
VORTEX2: Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment 2
The Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment (VORTEX) is a multi-agency field program to investigate (i) tornadogenesis, maintenance, and demise, (ii) tornado near-ground wind field, (iii) relationships among tornadoes, their...
2009-05-10 00:00:00 2010-06-15 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
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