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Suite of Aerosol, Cloud, and Related Data Acquired Aboard ER2 During ORACLES 2016, Version 1

Observations of Aerosols Above Clouds and Their Interactions (ORACLES)

DOI: 10.5067/Suborbital/ORACLES/ER2/2016_V1

Southern Africa produces almost a third of the Earth’s biomass burning (BB) aerosol particles, yet the fate of these particles and their influence on regional and global climate is poorly understood. ORACLES (ObseRvations of Aerosols above CLouds and their intEractionS) is a five year investigation with three Intensive Observation Periods (IOP) designed to study key processes that determine the climate impacts of African BB aerosols.

For more information:Citation: ORACLES Science Team (2017), Moffett Field, CA, NASA Ames Earth Science Project Office (ESPO), Accessed at doi: 10.5067/Suborbital/ORACLES/ER2/2016_V1

ORACLES-1 ER2 Instrument Suite (V1) Details

This is a fixed-revision subset of the entire ORACLES mission dataset. It contains only the file revisions that were available on 15 Jun, 2018; all files are currently up-to-date. It contains public ER-2 files for the ORACLES-1 Deployment. Only ICARTT files are included in the dataset.

Available Files in the ORACLES-1 ER2 Instrument Suite (V1)

Other ORACLES Datasets