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ARESE Data and Information

ARM Enhanced Shortwave Experiment (ARESE) is a DoE - NASA collaboration designed to measure absorption of solar radiation in the cloudy atmosphere by measuring the upwelling and downwelling radiative fluxes using three aircraft flying at the tropopause, near cloud top, and below cloud base.

Project Title: 
ARESE
Platform: 
NASA ER2
Instrument: 
MAS
Spatial Coverage: 

Southern Great Plains

Spatial Resolution: 

Variable

Temporal Coverage: 

09/25/1995 - 10/23/1995

Temporal Resolution: 

Daily

File Format: 
NETCDF

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DOI: 

10.5067/ASDC_DAAC/ARESE/0001
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