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NRC Convair 580 AECL Lidar Data

Summary

 

AECL (Airborne Elastic Cloud Lidar) data from two AECL instruments onboard the NRC Convair 580 during the ICICLE (In-Cloud ICing and Large-drop Experiment) field campaign based out of Rockford, Illinois (USA) from 18 January - 8 March 2019. The AECL is a compact single wavelength airborne elastic lidar operating at 355nm used for the retrieval of vertical profiles of atmospheric properties, such as scattering and extinction properties of clouds and aerosols.

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  • 1.0 (2020-10-29)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2019-01-18 00:00:00
End datetime 2019-03-08 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 45.5844, Minimum (South) Latitude: 36.917
Minimum (West) Longitude: -93.9214, Maximum (East) Longitude: -75.2788

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Baibakov, K., Wolde, M. 2020. NRC Convair 580 AECL Lidar Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/X3JA-PZSK-ME0F. Accessed 28 Sep 2021.

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