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Boundary Layer Heights: LIDAR (FIFE)

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Data setBoundary Layer Heights: LIDAR (FIFE)
Release date1994-07-24
ProjectFirst ISLSCP Field Experiment (FIFE)
Time period1987-06-30 to 1989-10-31

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CountEarliest DateLatest DateData Usage
Citations119981998Publications citing this data set
Downloads732007-12-132017-03-18254 total files downloaded


Height of the mixed layer gas for each LIDAR shot in volume scan, then averaged

Data set documentation


Eloranta, E. W. 1994. Boundary Layer Heights: LIDAR (FIFE). Data set. Available on-line [] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Also published in D. E. Strebel, D. R. Landis, K. F. Huemmrich, and B. W. Meeson (eds.), Collected Data of the First ISLSCP Field Experiment, Vol. 1: Surface Observations and Non-Image Data Sets. CD-ROM. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, U.S.A. (available from

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
1987mult.lhd 3.8KB 1987-06-30 - 1989-10-31
1989mult.lhd 7.9KB 1989-07-28 - 1989-10-31

Companion Files

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First ISLSCP Field Experiment (FIFE) has 8 companion files.

  • fife.doc
  • fifesite.tdf
  • instgrid.ref
  • tablgrid.ref
  • sitegrid.ext
  • fifesite.ref
  • gridtabl.ref
  • sitegrid.doc

Data set has 3 companion files.

  • lidar_ht.tdf
  • lidar_ht.doc
  • lidar_height_data.pdf