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ACES Timing Data
Entry ID: aces1time

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Abstract: Based at the Naval Air Facility Key West in Florida, ACES researchers in August
2002 chased down thunderstorms using an uninhabited aerial vehicle (UAV) -
allowing them to achieve dual goals of gathering weather data safely and
testing new aircraft technology. This marked the first time a UAV was used to
conduct lightning research.

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Description: ACES Project Home Page
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 26.0   S: 23.0   E: -81.0   W: -85.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Blakeslee, R.
Dataset Title: ACES Timing Data
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-07-10
Stop Date: 2002-08-30
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Originating Center
Data Center
Global Hydrology Resource Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: 256-961-7973
Email: ghrcdaac at
Contact Address:
320 Sparkman Dr.
City: Huntsville
Province or State: AL
Postal Code: 35805
Country: USA
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 6.22Mb
Distribution Format: binary
Fees: none
Phone: 256-961-7830
Email: dmach at
Contact Address:
Global Hydrology & Climate Center
320 Sparkman Drive
City: Huntsville
Province or State: AL
Postal Code: 35805
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-09-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-04-04

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