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-03 NCAR Electra 1994 Aircraft Sounding DataData Set: BOREAS AFM-03 NCAR Electra 1994 Aircraft Sounding Data
Measurements of wind speed and direction, air pressure and temperature, potential temperature, dewpoint, mixing ratio of H2O, CO2 concentration, and ozone concentration over the NSA, SSA, and the transect during BOREAS IFCs 1, 2, and 3 during 1994.
Detailed Documentation: Data Set Reference Document
Lenschow, D. H. 2000. BOREAS AFM-03 NCAR Electra 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/496
Data Set Files:Download Data Set Files: (14.2 MBytes in 1 File)
All Data Taken At Latitude: 61.00N To 52.00N, Longitude: 95.00W To 107.00W
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