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ICE-L: DMT CAPS (Droplet Measurement Tech, Cloud Aerosol and Precipitation Spectrometer)


This dataset contains DMG CAPS data collected from flights of the NCAR C-130 during the ICE-L project. The CAPS measures the size distribution of cloud particles from 0.5 to 1600 um using an optical particle spectrometer. Data are in ASCII txt format.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2011-09-14)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2007-11-13 18:00:00
End datetime 2007-12-16 20:10:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 45.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 37.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -110.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -102.00

Primary point of contact information

Darrel Baumgardner <>

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Baumgardner, D., Baumgardner, D. 2011. ICE-L: DMT CAPS. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 24 May 2024.

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