NASA DC-8 1 Minute Data Merge
This dataset contains NASA DC-8 1 Minute Data Merge data collected during the Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry Experiment (DC3) from 18 May 2012 through 22 June 2012. This dataset contains updated data 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. In addition, a "grand merge" has been provided. This includes data from all the individual merged flights throughout the mission. This grand merge will follow the following naming convention: "dc3-mrg60-dc8_merge_YYYYMMdd_R5_thruYYYYMMdd.ict" (with the comment "_thruYYYYMMdd" indicating the last flight date included).
This dataset 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 dataset comments.
For more information on updates to this dataset, please see the readme file.
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|Begin datetime||2012-05-01 00:00:00|
|End datetime||2012-06-30 23:59:59|
Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.
Maximum (North) Latitude:
Minimum (South) Latitude:
Minimum (West) Longitude: -106.76535, Maximum (East) Longitude: -84.94339
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 Minute Data Merge. Version 6.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/353.192. Accessed 14 Aug 2020.
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