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APAR-FVT2023: Downward-Looking Digital Camera Imagery


During APAR-FVT2023, the NSF/NCAR C-130 flew a downward looking digital camera for in-flight video capture. Individual photo jpeg images were captured once per second during flights. Images taken after dark have been stripped from this archive. The remaining images have been combined into hour long tarfiles running from zero minutes zero seconds (or the start time of the first file) to 59 minutes 59 seconds (or the end time of the last file) after each hour. Note that the first and last tarfile for each flight will contain less than a full hour of imagery. Directory files returned with each order give the contents of each corresponding tar file.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2024-03-06)
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Spatial Type raster
Frequency 1 second
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2023-10-11 16:47:00
End datetime 2023-10-24 15:47:28

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 73.09, Minimum (South) Latitude: 39.86
Minimum (West) Longitude: -150.46, Maximum (East) Longitude: -102.78

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NSF/NCAR C-130 Team. 2024. APAR-FVT2023: Downward-Looking Digital Camera Imagery. Version 1.0. Romashkin, P.. Accessed 15 Jun 2024.

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