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IceBridge NSERC L1B Geolocated Meteorologic and Surface Temperature Data

2009 Antarctica Parameter Description

The 2009 Antarctica campaign NSERC L1B Geolocated Meteorologic and Surface Temperature Data files contain the parameters described in the table below. Return to the data set guide document to view data parameters for additional campaigns.

2009 Antarctica Data Parameter Description
Name Description Units
UTC Universal Time Code Seconds
LAT Latitude Degrees
LON Longitude Degrees
GPS_ALT GPS altitude Meters
PRESSURE_ALT Barometric altitude Feet
GROUND_SPD Ground speed Meters per second
TRUE_AIR_SPD True air speed Meters per second
IND_AIR_SPD Indicated air speed Knots
MACH Mach speed Mach
VERT_SPD Vertical speed Meters per second
TRUE_HEADING True heading Degrees ±180
TRACK_ANGLE Track angle Degrees ±180
DRIFT_ANGLE Drift angle Degrees ±180
PITCH_ANGLE Pitch angle Degrees ±180
ROLL_ANGLE Roll angle Degrees ±180
STATIC_AIR_TEMP Static air temperature Celsius
DEW_POINT Dew point Celsius
TOTAL_AIR_TEMP Total air temperature Celsius
IR_SURF_TEMP Infrared surface temperature Celsius
SAT_COMPUTED Static Air Temperature Computed Celsius
STATIC_PRESSURE Static pressure Millibars
CABIN_PRESSURE Cabin pressure Millibars
CABIN_ALT Cabin altitude Feet
WIND_SPD Wind speed Millibars
WIND_DIR Wind direction Degrees ±180
MIX_RATIO Mixing ratio Grams per kilogram
PART_PRES_H2O Partial pressure of water vapor relative to water Millibars
PART_PRES_ICE Partial pressure of water vapor relative to ice Millibars
REL_HUM_H2O Relative humidity relative to water Percent
REL_HUM_ICE Relative humidity relative to ice Percent
SAT_VP_H2O Saturation vapor pressure relative to water Millibars
SAT_VP_ICE Saturation vapor pressure relative to ice Millibars
SUN_ELEV_EARTH Solar elevation relative to the ground surface Degrees
SUN_ELEV_PLANE Solar elevation relative to the aircraft Degrees
SUN_AZM_EARTH Solar azimuth relative to the ground surface Degrees
SUN_AZM_PLANE Solar azimuth relative to the aircraft Degrees
SOLAR_ZEN_ANGLE Solar zenith angle Degrees




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