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Particle Size Distribution (PSD) Data

Summary

This data set consists of data collected from two instruments on the NASA DC-8 aircraft from the High Ice Water Content (HIWC) Radar study that took place in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Palmdale, California; and Kona, Hawaii. These data are from the DMT Precipitation Imaging Probe (PIP), and the SPEC Two-Dimensional Stereo probe (2D-S). Both instruments are two-dimensional optical array probes which record images of particles that travel through their sampling area. The recorded images are then analyzed to produce particle size distributions from 50 microns to 3 centimeters in diameter. The data files consist of data in txt files, and images in png format. The images are contained in tar files by flight.

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Identifier
Data Quality final
Versions
  • 1.0 (2018-11-09)
  • 2.0 (2019-04-17):

    Received final version of the data.

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2018-08-02 00:00:00
End datetime 2018-08-20 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 40.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 10.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -170.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -45.00

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Bansemer, A. 2019. Particle Size Distribution (PSD) Data. Version 2.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6251H19. Accessed 21 Sep 2019.

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