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NCAR/NSF C-130 High Rate (1sps) Navigation, Sate Parameter, and Microphysics Flight-Level Data [NCAR/EOL]

Summary

The Gulf Of Tehuantepec Experiment, Coupled Development of Ocean Waves and Boundary Layers (aka OceanWaves) was an experiment that aimed to measure the coupled development of the atmospheric boundary layer and the surface wave field over the Gulf of Tehuantapec, off southern Mexico's Pacific coast. GOTEX was conducted during the period from February 3 to February 29, 2004. This dataset contains High-Rate (HRT, 1 sps) airborne measurements obtained from the NSF/NCAR Research Aviation Facility (RAF) C-130Q Hercules aircraft (Tail Number N130AR). The files are in netCDF format. Note: These data were updated May 2011 to correct for a systematic bias in the 3D winds.

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Additional information

Identifier
Data Quality final
Versions
  • 0.9 (2011-03-01)
  • 1.0 (2011-05-17)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency 1 second
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2004-01-28 19:50:00
End datetime 2004-02-29 20:00:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 17.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 12.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -98.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -92.00

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <eol-datahelp@ucar.edu>

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Citation

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UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2011. NCAR/NSF C-130 High Rate (1sps) Navigation, Sate Parameter, and Microphysics Flight-Level Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6RB72XS. Accessed 13 Oct 2019.

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