NASA DC-8 1 Second Data Merge
This data set contains NASA DC-8 1 Second Data Merge data collected during the Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry Experiment (DC3) from 18 May 2012 through 22 June 2012. These merges are an updated version that were provided by NASA. In most cases, variable names have been kept identical to those submitted in the raw data files. However, in some cases, names have been changed (e.g., to eliminate duplication). Units have been standardized throughout the merge. No "grand merge" has been provided for the 1-second data on the DC8 aircraft due to its prohibitive size (~1.5GB). In most cases, downloading the individual merge files for each day and simply concatenating them should suffice.
This data set is in ICARTT format. Please see the header portion of the data files for details on instruments, parameters, quality assurance, quality control, contact information, and data set comments.
For more information on the updates to this dataset, please see the readme file.
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|Begin datetime||2012-05-18 00:00:00|
|End datetime||2012-06-22 23:59:59|
Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.
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Minimum (South) Latitude:
Minimum (West) Longitude: -106.76535, Maximum (East) Longitude: -84.94339
Primary point of contact information
EOL Data Support <email@example.com>
Additional contact information
- author: Gao Chen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- author: Langley Research Center (LaRC), NASA
- author: Jennifer R. Olson <Jennifer.R.Olson@nasa.gov>
CitationExample citation following ESIP guidelines:
Chen, G., Langley Research Center (LaRC), NASA, Olson, J. 2018. NASA DC-8 1 Second Data Merge. Version 6.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6SF2TXB. Accessed 06 Jun 2023.
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