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CPEX_DAWN_DC8

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CPEX_DAWN_DC8

 

From 25 May to 24 June 2017, NASA funded and conducted the Convective Processes Experiment (CPEX) which was based out of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and used a suite of instruments aboard a NASA DC-8 aircraft to investigate convective process and circulations over tropical waters.  A main objective of CPEX was to obtain a comprehensive set of temperature, humidity and, particularly, wind observations in the vicinity of scattered and organized deep convection in all phases of the convective life cycle.

Project Title: 
CPEX
Discipline: 
Platform: 
DC8
Instrument: 
Doppler Aerosol WiNd Lidar (DAWN)
Spatial Coverage: 

(16, 29)(-97,-69)

Spatial Resolution: 

1 km - < 10 km

Temporal Coverage: 

05/27/2017 - 06/24/2017

Temporal Resolution: 

1 second - < 1 minute

File Format: 
ASCII

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DOI: 

10.5067/ASDC_DAAC/CPEX/DAWN_DC8_1
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  • LOCAL WINDS
  • SURFACE WINDS
  • UPPER LEVEL WINDS
  • WIND PROFILES
  • LINE OF SIGHT WINDS
  • BOUNDARY LAYER WINDS

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