Project: BOREASProject: BOREAS
The Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study was a large-scale international interdisciplinary experiment in the boreal forests of central Canada. Its focus was improving our understanding of the exchanges of radiative energy, sensible heat, water, CO2 and trace gases between the boreal forest and the lower atmosphere. A primary objective of BOREAS was to collect the data needed to improve computer simulation models of the important processes controlling these exchanges so that scientists can anticipate the effects of global change, principally altered temperature and precipitation patterns, on the biome. BOREAS has available 3 companion files.
Data Set: BOREAS AFM-02 Wyoming King Air 1994 Aircraft Sounding DataData Set: BOREAS AFM-02 Wyoming King Air 1994 Aircraft Sounding Data
Parameters include wind direction, wind speed, west wind component (u), south wind component (v), static pressure, air dry bulb temperature, potential temperature, dewpoint, temperature, water vapor mixing ratio, and CO2 concentration.
Detailed Documentation: Data Set Reference Document
Kelly, R. D. 2000. BOREAS AFM-02 Wyoming King Air 1994 Aircraft Sounding Data. 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/494
Data Set Files:Download Data Set Files: (3.8 MBytes in 1 File)
All Data Taken At Latitude: 56.25N To 53.42N, Longitude: 97.23W To 106.32W
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