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IceBridge NSERC L1B Geolocated Meteorologic and Surface Temperature Data

2010 Greenland Parameter Description

The 2010 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.

2010 Greenland Data Parameter Description
Name Description Units
UTC Universal Time Code Seconds
Latitude Latitude Degrees
Longitude Longitude Degrees
GPS_Altitude GPS altitude Meters
Pressure_Altitude Barometric altitude Feet
Radar_Altitude Altitude above ground level (AGL) Feet
Ground_Speed Ground speed Meters per second
True_Air_Speed True air speed Meters per second
Indicated_Air_Speed Indicated air speed Knots
Mach_Number Mach speed Mach
Vertical_Speed 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/Frost point Celsius
TAT Total Air Temperature Celsius
IR_Surf_Temp Infrared surface temperature Celsius
Static_Pressure Static pressure Millibars
Cabin_Pressure Cabin pressure Millibars
Wind_Speed Wind speed Meters per second
Wind_Direction Wind direction Degrees ±180
Mix_Ratio Mixing Ratio Grams per Kilogram
Part_Press_H2O Partial pressure of water vapor relative to water Millibars
Part_Press_Ice Partial pressure of water vapor relative to ice Millibars
Sat_VP_H2O Saturated vapor pressure of water relative to water Millibars
Sat_VP_Ice Saturated vapor pressureof water relative to ice Millibars
Sun_Elev_Earth Solar azimuth relative to the ground surface Degrees
Sun_Elev_Plane Solar azimuth relative to the aircraft Degrees
Sun_Azimuth_Earth Solar azimuth relative to the ground surface Degrees
Sun_Azimuth_Plane Solar azimuth relative to the aircraft Degrees
Solar_Zenith_Angle Solar zenith angle Degrees




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