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Solar radiation enters the Earth's atmosphere with a portion being scattered by clouds and aerosols.

Processing, archiving and distributing Earth science data
at the NASA Langley Research Center

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TARFOX

TARFOX Data and Information

The overall goal of the Tropospheric Aerosol Radiative Forcing Observational Experiment (TARFOX) is to reduce uncertainties in the effects of aerosols on climate by determining the direct radiative impacts, as well as the chemical, physical, and optical properties, of the aerosols carried over the western Atlantic Ocean from the United States.

Products Temporal Resolution Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage
LASE TARFOX (ASCII)

3 seconds

Point Measurements

07/14/1996 - 07/26/1996

TARFOX UWC131A (ASCII)

1 second

07/10/1996 - 07/31/1996

TARFOX UWC131A SUNP (ASCII)

3 seconds

07/10/1996 - 07/31/1996

TARFOX WALLOPS MET (ASCII)

Point Measurements

07/10/1996 - 07/31/1996

TARFOX WALLOPS SMPS (ASCII)

5 minutes

Point Measurements

07/16/1996 - 07/26/1996

TARFOX WALLOPS SONDE (ASCII)

2 seconds

07/10/1996 - 07/31/1996