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PolarWindsI_DAWN_KingAirUC-12B_1

PolarWindsI_DAWN_KingAirUC-12B_1

Polar Winds Campaign 1 was based in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland and flew DAWN on board the NASA King Air UC-12B during Oct-Nov 2014 while Campaign 2 was based in Keflavik, Iceland and utilized the NASA DC-8 aircraft to fly DAWN and Dropsondes over the Arctic in May 2105. In total, twenty-four individual missions with over 80 hours of research flights were flown in the Arctic region near Greenland and Iceland during Polar Winds. 

Project Title: 
PolarWindsI
Version: 
V1
Level: 
L2
Platform: 
UC-12B
Instrument: 
Doppler Aerosol WiNd Lidar
Spatial Coverage: 

(59,72)(-57,-42)

Spatial Resolution: 

Point Resolution

Temporal Coverage: 

10/29/2014 - 11/13/2014

Temporal Resolution: 

1 second - <1 Minute

File Format: 
ASCII

Earthdata Search:  Order Data

DOI: 

10.5067/ASDC_DAAC/PolarWindsI/0001
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