The BOREAS RSS-12 team collected both ground and airborne sunphotometer measurements for use in characterizing the aerosol optical properties of the atmosphere during the BOREAS data collection activities. These measurements are to be used to: 1) measure the magnitude and variability of the aerosol optical depth in both time and space; 2) determine the optical properties of the boreal aerosols; and 3) atmospherically correct remotely sensed data acquired during BOREAS. This data set contains airborne tracking sunphotometer data that were acquired from the C-130 aircraft during its flights over the BOREAS study areas. The data cover selected days and times from May to September 1994.
A guide document which includes more information about this data set can be found at http://daac.ornl.gov/boreas/RSS/sunphair/comp/RSS12_Air_Sunphoto.txt.
ORNL DAAC maintains information on the entire BOREAS Project.
Wrigley, R. C., 1998. BOREAS RSS-12 Airborne Tracking Sunphotometer Measurements (C-130). Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/298.
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