NAMMA Langley Aerosol Research Group Experiment Navigation Data
Entry ID: namlargen

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Summary
Abstract: The NASA African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analyses (NAMMA) campaign is a field research investigation sponsored by the Science Mission Directorate of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). This mission was based in the Cape Verde Islands, 350 miles off the coast of Senegal in west Africa. Commencing in August 2006, NASA scientists employed surface observation networks and aircraft to characterize the evolution and structure of African Easterly Waves (AEWs) and Mesoscale Convective Systems over continental western Africa, and their associated impacts on regional water and energy budgets. NASA will also made extensive use of its orbiting satellites (including Aqua, TRMM, and the recently-launched Cloudsat/CALIPSO) and modeling capabilities to improve its forecasts and flight plans.

The NAMMA Langley Aerosol Research Group Experiment Navigation Data is the DC-8 NAV data (ICATS) extracted into columns with time correction. The LARGE NAV data is used with the LARGE dataset, but may also be used with other NAMMA datasets. It includes the wind speed and wind direction as well as pressure and air temperature information.

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Geographic Coverage
 N: 30.0 S: 5.0  E: 10.0  W: 50.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-08-07
Stop Date: 2006-09-12


Location Keywords
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > CAPE VERDE
CONTINENT > AFRICA


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >AIR TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >UPPER LEVEL WINDS    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE


Platform
NASA DC-8 >NASA Douglas DC-8    [Information]


Instrument
TEMPERATURE PROBES    [Information]
GPS >Global Positioning System    [Information]


Project
EOSDIS >Earth Observing System Data Information System    [Information]
ESIP >Earth Science Information Partners Program    [Information]
NAMMA >NASA African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analyses Campaign    [Information]
CWIC >CEOS WGISS Integrated Catalog    [Information]


Access Constraints
none


Use Constraints
none


Keywords
EOSDIS


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
Global Hydrology Resource Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/
Dataset ID: namlargen

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHERRY HARRISON
Phone: 256-961-7973
Email: ghrcdaac at itsc.uah.edu
Contact Address:
320 Sparkman Dr.
City: Huntsville
Province or State: AL
Postal Code: 35805
Country: USA



Distribution
Distribution_Media: ftp
Distribution_Size: 58.2 Mb
Distribution_Format: ascii
Fees: none


Personnel
BRUCE ANDERSON
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: b.e.anderson at larc.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA/Langley Research Center
City: Langley
Province or State: VA
Country: USA


LEE THORNHILL
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 757-864-4278
Email: k.l.thornhill at larc.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA/Langley Research Center
City: Langley
Province or State: VA
Country: USA


SHERRY HARRISON
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 256-961-7973
Email: ghrcdaac at itsc.uah.edu
Contact Address:
320 Sparkman Dr.
City: Huntsville
Province or State: AL
Postal Code: 35805
Country: USA



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-08-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-01

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