Skip to data content Skip to data search
Corporate computing and storage systems supporting the EOL data archive will be powered off for maintenance and unavailable 26 July to 02 August 2021. The EOL data archive website should remain up and available however some connectivity outages may occur. Most data orders and downloads will not be available. Please try again after 03 August 2021.

CTW: Scanning Aerosol Backscatter Lidar (SABL) - Field Dorade Format


This data set includes SABL lidar field dorade data while operated on the NCAR Research Aviation Facility (RAF) C-130 aircraft (Tail Number: N130AR) during the Coastally Trapped Waves (CTW) project.

Data should be ordered by day/time.

20-May-96 __:__ 20-May-96 __:__ TF01; Boulder area

24-May-96 __:__ 24-May-96 __:__ TF02; Boulder area

28-May-96 __:__ 28-May-96 __:__ TF03

29-May-96 __:__ 29-May-96 __:__ TF04; Boulder area

30-May-96 __:__ 30-May-96 __:__ FF01

02-Jun-96 17:48 03-Jun-96 02:08 RF01

07-Jun-96 16:24 08-Jun-96 01:18 RF02

11-Jun-96 __:__ 11-Jun-96 __:__ RF03A

11-Jun-96 22:39 12-Jun-96 01:40 RF03B

12-Jun-96 16:07 13-Jun-96 00:25 RF04

17-Jun-96 16:58 17-Jun-96 20:52 RF05A

17-Jun-96 21:09 18-Jun-96 01:50 RF05B

19-Jun-96 17:09 19-Jun-96 23:06 RF06

21-Jun-96 17:15 22-Jun-96 01:19 RF07

23-Jun-96 17:10 24-Jun-96 01:40 RF08

26-Jun-96 17:13 26-Jun-96 22:32 RF09A

26-Jun-96 23:01 27-Jun-96 01:45 RF09B

29-Jun-96 19:31 30-Jun-96 02:21 RF10

01-Jul-96 17:05 01-Jul-96 23:00 RF11

Data access

Dataset is unavailable due to systems maintenance. Please try again after 03 Aug 2021. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Additional information

Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2014-03-10)
Subscribe Subscribe to receive email when new or updated data is available.
Related projects
Frequency continuous
Language English
GCMD Science Keywords Expand keywords

Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1996-05-20 20:35:00
End datetime 1996-07-01 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 43.40, Minimum (South) Latitude: 34.198
Minimum (West) Longitude: -126.621, Maximum (East) Longitude: -120.111

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <>

Additional contact information


Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Morley, B. 2014. CTW: Scanning Aerosol Backscatter Lidar (SABL) - Field Dorade Format. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 27 Jul 2021.

Today's date is shown: please replace with the date of your most recent access.

Additional citation styles

The citation text below is from the DataCite Content Resolver service and may take a few seconds to load. The styles and locales are obtained from CrossCite, which also provides a citation formatter. See ReFindit for another alternative. Formatting is not perfect: please verify and edit before use. Today's date is shown: please replace with the date of your most recent access.

Style: Locale:

Ancillary information

Metadata download

Note that your browser may not display the above metadata links, but automatically save them as files in a folder such as "Downloads"