ATom - DC-8 10/23/17 Science Report

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Aircraft: 
Date: 
Monday, October 23, 2017
Mission: 
ATom
Mission Summary: 

LPLA-BANGOR ATom III Report

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DC-8 10/23/17

Flight Number: 
1232
Payload Configuration: 
ATom-3 configuration - AMP, AO2, ARMAS, ATHOS, CAFE, CAFS, CAPS, CIT-CIMS, DLH, DLH-X, GT-CIMS, HR-AMS, ISAF, Medusa, MMS, NOAA-CIMS, NOyO3, PALMS, PANTHER, PFP, Picarro, QCLS, SAGA, SP2, TOGA, UCATS, WAS
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
9.5 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:LPLA - Lajes AirfieldTo:KBGR - Bangor International
Start:10/23/17 09:33 Z Finish:10/23/17 18:59 Z
Flight Time:9.5 hours
Log Number:188001PI:Steven Wofsy
Funding Source:Jennifer Olson - NASA - SMD - ESD - ESSP Mission Manager
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:ATom-3 Science Flight RF11 LPLA-KBGR. This flight replaced the planned LPLA-BGTL flight that was cancelled due to forecast bad weather at Thule, Greenland. The flight included 9 vertical profile maneuvers (VPMs) spanning the North Atlantic, Greenland, Labrador Sea, Eastern Canada, and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. An en-route eddy flux maneuver was done on the 2nd dip at 500 ft, 100 ft, and 3000 ft AGL. Flying across the North Atlantic Tracks (NATs), ATC limited the tops of the VPS to 25kft or 23kft. The science instruments and aircraft did well on this very successful mission.
Flight Hour Summary: 
188001
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS107.6
Total Used103.5
Total Remaining4.1
188001 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
10/01/17 - 10/02/171223Science101097.6
10/04/17 - 10/05/171224Science7.417.490.2
10/06/17 - 10/07/171225Science8.926.381.3
10/09/17 - 10/10/171226Science9.235.572.1
10/12/17 - 10/13/171227Science9.945.462.2
10/14/171228Science10.756.151.5
10/17/171229Science9.565.642
10/19/171230Science4.670.237.4
10/20/171231Science7.777.929.7
10/23/171232Science9.587.420.2
10/25/171233Science9.69710.6
10/27/17 - 10/28/171234Science6.5103.54.1

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