Cloud-Radiation Feedback: Boundary Layer Cloud Microphysical Properties and Processes
Entry ID: ARCSS140

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Summary
Abstract: This data set includes Surface Heat Budget of the Arctic (SHEBA) cloud microphysical data collected onboard the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) C-130 aircraft. This work focused on improving the quality of algorithms used to process in situ measurements collected during First International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) Regional Experiment, Arctic Cloud Experiment ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 78.61   S: 75.44   E: -160.61   W: -167.21

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Paul Lawson
Dataset Title: Cloud-Radiation Feedback: Boundary Layer Cloud Microphysical Properties and Processes
Dataset Release Date: 2006-02-10
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO, USA
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/arcss140.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-05-04
Stop Date: 1998-07-29
Platform
AIRCRAFT Ancillary Description
Quality Please see the detailed documentation provided by the investigators, 'Final_Report.pdf' and 'SPEC Microphysical Data Archive Format.pdf.'
Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: CD-ROM
Distribution Size: 600 MB
Distribution Format: ASCII text, PNG, PDF, DOC
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 303-449-1105
Contact Address:
SPEC Incorporated
3022 Sterling Circle Suite 200
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80301
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Lawson, R. P., B. A. Baker, C. G. Schmitt and T. L. Jensen. 2001. An overview of microphysical properties of Arctic clouds observed in May and July during FIRE.ACE. Journal of Geophysical Research 106, 14, 989-15,014.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-02-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-11
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