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ORCAS Flight Plans


This data contains the flight plans for the NSF/NCAR HIAPER Gulfstream V (GV) aircraft flown during the O2/N2 Ratio and CO2 Airborne Southern Ocean (ORCAS) Study. Data covers two test flights and 13 research flights between 5 January and 29 February 2016. The data is comprised of text, csv, kml, png, and html files. It also includes an R-based flight plan tool for viewing the data, with associated instructions and configuration files.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2017-04-28)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2016-01-05 00:00:00
End datetime 2016-02-29 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 40.25, Minimum (South) Latitude: -75.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -105.25, Maximum (East) Longitude: -50.75

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Stephens, B. 2017. ORCAS Flight Plans. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 28 Feb 2024.

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