Data Set ID: 

IceBridge NCAR Navigation, State Parameter, and Microphysics LRT Data, Version 1

The IceBridge NCAR Navigation, State Parameter, and Microphysics LRT Data (IANCR1B) data set contains multiple atmospheric measurements over Antarctica including pressure, temperature, humidity, and winds from NSF/NCAR Research Aviation Facility (RAF) Gulfstream-V aircraft flights. This data set contains the Low-Rate (LRT) one sample per second production data. The data were collected as part of Operation IceBridge funded aircraft survey campaigns, are stored in netCDF format, and are available from 04 October 2011 to 03 November 2011.

NSIDC does not archive these data.

  • Platform Characteristics > Airspeed/Ground Speed > AIRSPEED/GROUND SPEED
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature > AIR TEMPERATURE
  • Altitude
  • Platform Characteristics > Attitude Characteristics > ATTITUDE CHARACTERISTICS
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Dew Point Temperature > DEW POINT TEMPERATURE
  • Atmospheric Pressure > Differential Pressure > DIFFERENTIAL PRESSURE
  • Atmospheric Winds > Flight Level Winds > FLIGHT LEVEL WINDS
  • Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity > HUMIDITY
  • Atmospheric Pressure > Static Pressure > STATIC PRESSURE
  • Atmospheric Winds > WIND DIRECTION
  • Atmospheric Winds > WIND SPEED
Data Format(s):
  • NetCDF
Spatial Coverage:
N: -50, 
S: -80, 
E: -60, 
W: -141
Platform(s):AIRCRAFT, G-V
Temporal Coverage:
  • 4 October 2011 to 3 November 2011
(updated 2012)
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Michael Studinger

Geographic Coverage

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