The Canadian Atlantic Storms Program (CASP) II was conducted near the
Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland , Canada, from 15 January through 15
March 1992 to improve understanding and prediction of the mesoscale
structure of east coast storms and to improve understanding of the
interaction between the atmosphere, ocean and sea ice (Stewart, R.E.,
1991: Canadian Atlantic ... Storms Program: Progress and Plans of the
Meteorological Component, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.,72,364-371). Data
were collected from aircraft, the local meteorological network, a
special "mesonet", and Doppler radar. This case study presents data
from 26 Feb 1992 to 27 Feb 1992 and covers a region from 35N to 55N
latitude and from 80W to 40W longitude.
The data for this experiment is under Working Group 3 (Extratropical
Layer Cloud Systems) of the GEWEX Cloud System Study (GCSS) to improve
physical parameterizations of clouds, other boundary layer processes,
and their interactions.