NAMMA DC-8 Navigation and Housekeeping (ICATS)

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Title: NAMMA DC-8 Navigation and Housekeeping (ICATS)
Description:
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 DC-8 Information Collection and Transmission System (ICATS) processes and archives avionics and environmental parameters from the Navigational Management System, GPS, Central Air Data Computer, Embedded GPS/INS, and analog voltage sources from the aircraft and experimenters. They include measurement of aircraft parameters such as airspeed, altitude, roll/pitch/yaw angles, ground speed, flight level wind speed, temperature and many others. These data files were generated during support of the NASA African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analyses (NAMMA) campaign.
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Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 20060819
Ending_Date: 20060912
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -50.0
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 10.0
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 30.0
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -5.0
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Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD PLATFORM
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD INSTRUMENT
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: PROJECT
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > AIR TEMPERATURE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > UPPER LEVEL WINDS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING > PLATFORM CHARACTERISTICS > AIRSPEED/GROUND SPEED
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING > PLATFORM CHARACTERISTICS > FLIGHT DATA LOGS
Theme_Keyword: NASA DC-8 > NASA DOUGLAS DC-8
Theme_Keyword: TEMPERATURE PROBES
Theme_Keyword: GPS > GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM
Theme_Keyword: EOSDIS > EARTH OBSERVING SYSTEM DATA INFORMATION SYSTEM
Theme_Keyword: ESIP > EARTH SCIENCE INFORMATION PARTNERS PROGRAM
Theme_Keyword: NAMMA > NASA AFRICAN MONSOON MULTIDISCIPLINARY ANALYSES CAMPAIGN
Theme_Keyword: CWIC > CEOS WGISS INTEGRATED CATALOG
Theme_Keyword: Eosdis
Theme_Keyword: CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
Theme_Keyword: ENVIRONMENT
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > CAPE VERDE
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > AFRICA
Access_Constraints: none
Use_Constraints:
none
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: RICK SHELTER
Contact_Position: INVESTIGATOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: University of North Dakota Box 9011
City: Grand Forks
State_or_Province: ND
Postal_Code: 58202-9011
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 701-777-6040
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 701-330-2126
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: rshelter@nserc.und.edu
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Process_Date: Unknown
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Distribution_Information:
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Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: NASA/MSFC/GHRC > Global Hydrology Resource Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA
Contact_Person: SHERRY HARRISON
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: 320 Sparkman Dr.
City: Huntsville
State_or_Province: AL
Postal_Code: 35805
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 256-961-7973
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: ghrcdaac@itsc.uah.edu
Resource_Description: namdc8nav
Distribution_Liability:
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Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: binary, ASCII
Transfer_Size: 1.667 Gb
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://reverb.echo.nasa.gov/reverb/#utf8=%E2%9C%93...
Access_Instructions:
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Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://airbornescience.nsstc.nasa.gov/namma/
Access_Instructions:
NAMMA project home page
Fees: None
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20070413
Metadata_Review_Date: 20120502
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: SHERRY HARRISON
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: 320 Sparkman Dr.
City: Huntsville
State_or_Province: AL
Postal_Code: 35805
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 256-961-7973
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: ghrcdaac@itsc.uah.edu
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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