Data Set Overview
|Data set||SAFARI 2000 SHADOZ Ozonesonde Data, Zambia and Regional Sites, Dry Season 2000|
|Project||SAFARI 2000 (S2K)|
Ozonesonde launches were made by the Southern Hemisphere ADditional OZonesondes (SHADOZ) group as part of the SAFARI 2000 Dry Season Campaign in September 2000 (Thompson et al., 2002). Ozonesondes are balloon-borne instruments measuring profile ozone, as well as temperature and pressure from an attached radiosonde, up to 35 km in height (around 5 hPa in pressure coordinates) capturing the troposphere and lower stratospheric portion of the atmosphere. During the campaign, ozonesondes were launched daily during the height of the burning season and in a region of active biomass burning activity.
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SAFARI 2000 (S2K): The SAFARI 2000 project was an international science initiative to study the linkages between land and atmosphere processes in the southern African region. In addition, SAFARI 2000 examined the relationship of biogenic, pyrogenic, and anthropogenic emissions and the consequences of their deposition to the functioning of the biogeophysical and biogeochemical systems of southern Africa. This initiative, which was conducted in 1999-2001, was built around a number of ongoing, already-funded activities by NASA, the international community, and African nations in the southern African region.
Project data set list for SAFARI 2000 (S2K).
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|Data File (Granule)||File Size||Dates||Latitude||Longitude|
|Ascension_2000.zip||171.5 KB||2000-08-04 - 2000-08-11||7.98S||14.42E|
|Lusaka_2000.zip||748.7 KB||2000-09-06 - 2000-09-11||15.42S||28.32E|
|Irene_2000.zip||897.9 KB||2000-08-02 - 2000-11-01||25.90S||28.22E|
|Reunion_2000.zip||212.4 KB||2000-08-03 - 2000-11-02||21.06S||55.48E|
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