Tropospheric Aerosol Radiative Forcing Observational eXperiment (TARFOX) - meteorological data from Wallops ground station

Metadata Updated: August 9, 2018

TARFOX_WALLOPS_MET is the Tropospheric Aerosol Radiative Forcing Observational eXperiment (TARFOX) Surface Meteorological data set Wallops ground station.The TARFOX Intensive Field Campaign was conducted July 10-31, 1996. It included coordinated measurements from four satellites (GOES-8, NOAA-14, ERS-2, LANDSAT), four aircraft (ER-2, C-130, C-131A, and a modified Cessna), land sites, and ships. A variety of aerosol conditions was sampled, ranging from relatively clean behind frontal passages to moderately polluted with aerosol optical depths exceeding 0.5 at mid-visible wavelengths. Gradients of aerosol optical thickness were sampled to aid in isolating aerosol effects from other radiative effects and to more tightly constrain closure tests, including those of satellite retrievals. Early results from TARFOX include demonstration of the unexpected importance of carbonaceous compounds and water condensed on aerosol in the US mid-Atlantic haze plume, chemical apportionment of the aerosol optical depth, measurements of the downward component of aerosol radiative forcing, and agreement between forcing measurements and calculations.

Access & Use Information

Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

Downloads & Resources

References

http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/project/tarfox/tarfox_table
http://geo.arc.nasa.gov/sgg/tarfox/
http://geo.arc.nasa.gov/sgg/tarfox/mission/mission.html

Dates

Metadata Created Date August 9, 2018
Metadata Updated Date August 9, 2018

Metadata Source

Harvested from NASA Data.json

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date August 9, 2018
Metadata Updated Date August 9, 2018
Publisher ASDC
Unique Identifier C1336972893-LARC_ASDC
Maintainer
ASDC USER SERVICES
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
Metadata Context https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.jsonld
Schema Version https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema
Catalog Describedby https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.json
Harvest Object Id a3615bbf-143b-4f80-83af-09bd1ec0f2cb
Harvest Source Id 39e4ad2a-47ca-4507-8258-852babd0fd99
Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Data First Published 1970-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Homepage URL http://geo.arc.nasa.gov/sgg/tarfox/
Language en-US
Metadata Type geospatial
Data Last Modified 1970-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Program Code 026:001
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > National Aeronautics and Space Administration > ASDC
Related Documents http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/project/tarfox/tarfox_table, http://geo.arc.nasa.gov/sgg/tarfox/, http://geo.arc.nasa.gov/sgg/tarfox/mission/mission.html
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash cd0d90fe498a8c9ca4069eff63e7bda10f313809
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial -75.48 37.85 -75.48 37.85
Temporal 1996-07-10T00:00:00Z/1996-07-31T23:59:59Z
Category TARFOX, geospatial

Didn't find what you're looking for? Suggest a dataset here.