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

Observations of Aerosols Above Clouds and Their Interactions (ORACLES)

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.

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ORACLES-1 ER2 Instrument Suite Details

This is a subset of the entire ORACLES mission dataset. 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

Other ORACLES Datasets