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Wyoming Particle Counter (WPC) Stratospheric Aerosol Concentration Data



This data set contains stratospheric aerosol concentration measurements from the University of Wyoming Particle Counters (WPCs) flown on the long duration balloon platforms released from McMurdo Station in Antarctica. The data are in a comma-delimited ASCII format and browse image files in postscript are also included. The data were provided by Terry Deshler at the University of Wyoming. The final cleaned version of this data set was released on 6 November 2014.

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Spatial Type point
Frequency continuous
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2010-09-08 00:00:00
End datetime 2010-10-13 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

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Maximum (North) Latitude: -55.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -90.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -180.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 180.00

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UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2012. Wyoming Particle Counter (WPC) Stratospheric Aerosol Concentration Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 26 May 2022.

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