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CARVE: L1 Daily Flight Path Geolocation and Aircraft Position Data, Alaska, 2012-2015


DatasetCARVE: L1 Daily Flight Path Geolocation and Aircraft Position Data, Alaska, 2012-2015
Release date2017-02-24
Time period2012-05-23 to 2015-11-13

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This data set provides high-frequency geolocation, time, height, pitch, roll, and heading information for the C-23 Sherpa aircraft during airborne campaigns over the Alaskan and Canadian Arctic as part of the Carbon in Arctic Reservoirs Vulnerability Experiment (CARVE). The data were collected in situ using the Digital Air Data System (DADS) onboard the aircraft and are presented at 1-second intervals throughout each flight. Flight campaigns took place from 2012 to 2015 between the months of March and November to enable investigation of both seasonal and inter-annual variability in atmospheric gas content. The measurements included in this data set are useful for matching aircraft position with the scientific data collected by other CARVE airborne instruments.

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CARVE Science Team . 2017. CARVE: L1 Daily Flight Path Geolocation and Aircraft Position Data, Alaska, 2012-2015. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDatesLatitudeLongitude 17.9MB 2012-05-23 to 2012-05-24 71.43N to 64.75N147.53W to 157.42W 8.2MB 2012-05-24 68.61N to 64.80N147.49W to 153.72W 16.0MB 2012-05-27 to 2012-05-28 65.18N to 62.92N147.50W to 161.05W 15.9MB 2012-05-28 to 2012-05-29 65.03N to 62.85N147.57W to 159.23W 8.9MB 2012-05-30 65.35N to 63.86N146.25W to 149.34W 18.3MB 2012-06-01 to 2012-06-02 71.30N to 64.69N147.85W to 157.41W 17.5MB 2012-06-18 to 2012-06-19 71.40N to 64.78N147.52W to 157.42W 15.5MB 2012-06-19 to 2012-06-20 70.31N to 64.74N147.43W to 151.10W 14.9MB 2012-06-21 to 2012-06-22 65.02N to 62.92N147.58W to 158.75W 18.2MB 2012-06-22 to 2012-06-23 71.56N to 64.80N147.57W to 157.41W 9.5MB 2012-06-24 65.29N to 63.87N145.71W to 149.38W 12.4MB 2012-07-17 to 2012-07-18 66.97N to 64.15N144.18W to 150.90W 17.2MB 2012-07-22 to 2012-07-23 71.44N to 64.80N147.50W to 157.42W 9.8MB 2012-07-24 to 2012-07-25 66.91N to 64.34N145.12W to 149.85W 16.2MB 2012-07-25 to 2012-07-26 65.03N to 62.62N147.58W to 160.23W 18.9MB 2012-08-14 to 2012-08-15 65.01N to 60.75N147.54W to 164.14W 6.9MB 2012-08-18 to 2012-08-19 65.19N to 64.10N147.58W to 156.32W 14.1MB 2012-08-19 to 2012-08-20 71.29N to 64.80N147.58W to 157.46W 8.1MB 2012-08-20 67.06N to 64.80N143.91W to 149.01W 15.1MB 2012-08-21 to 2012-08-22 65.40N to 62.93N147.85W to 158.56W 8.7MB 2012-08-22 66.73N to 64.79N143.66W to 149.34W 15.6MB 2012-08-23 to 2012-08-24 71.30N to 64.80N147.58W to 157.50W 4.4MB 2012-09-18 65.19N to 64.53N147.55W to 149.53W 7.2MB 2012-09-18 to 2012-09-19 67.20N to 64.80N143.57W to 149.51W 14.3MB 2012-09-19 to 2012-09-20 71.29N to 64.80N146.29W to 156.86W 8.4MB 2012-09-21 to 2012-09-22 67.11N to 64.44N145.86W to 149.72W 9.0MB 2012-09-22 66.32N to 64.40N144.54W to 150.21W 7.7MB 2012-09-23 67.02N to 64.95N143.69W to 149.55W 19.8MB 2012-09-24 to 2012-09-25 65.04N to 60.31N147.47W to 164.50W 20.8MB 2012-09-26 to 2012-09-27 64.96N to 60.21N147.73W to 164.44W 21.0MB 2012-10-01 to 2012-10-02 71.32N to 64.80N147.58W to 160.10W 6.1MB 2013-04-02 to 2013-04-03 65.04N to 64.32N147.58W to 149.82W 12.9MB 2013-04-03 to 2013-04-04 66.00N to 63.61N147.59W to 158.46W 16.4MB 2013-04-04 to 2013-04-05 71.31N to 64.80N147.59W to 157.55W 7.2MB 2013-04-05 66.63N to 64.80N144.03W to 149.56W 15.9MB 2013-04-06 to 2013-04-07 65.01N to 60.30N147.59W to 164.30W 12.7MB 2013-05-02 to 2013-05-03 65.89N to 63.49N147.58W to 158.53W 16.7MB 2013-05-04 to 2013-05-05 65.02N to 60.32N147.70W to 164.30W 14.3MB 2013-05-06 to 2013-05-07 67.20N to 64.53N141.69W to 152.20W 13.9MB 2013-05-07 to 2013-05-08 70.45N to 64.75N145.65W to 152.01W 17.2MB 2013-05-08 to 2013-05-09 65.05N to 60.30N147.58W to 164.30W 14.7MB 2013-05-09 to 2013-05-10 71.30N to 64.80N147.56W to 157.49W 13.8MB 2013-05-10 to 2013-05-11 66.60N to 63.25N147.57W to 158.49W 12.8MB 2013-05-13 to 2013-05-14 66.49N to 63.00N147.59W to 158.76W 18.1MB 2013-06-02 to 2013-06-03 66.94N to 63.49N147.57W to 160.81W 7.5MB 2013-06-03 66.67N to 64.68N142.55W to 147.97W 15.3MB 2013-06-06 to 2013-06-07 71.29N to 64.80N147.51W to 159.85W 16.3MB 2013-06-07 to 2013-06-08 65.04N to 60.39N147.58W to 163.42W 19.6MB 2013-06-08 to 2013-06-09 65.04N to 60.33N147.55W to 164.32W 13.7MB 2013-06-09 to 2013-06-10 65.46N to 62.94N147.53W to 158.50W 16.9MB 2013-06-11 to 2013-06-12 71.38N to 64.75N147.43W to 157.41W 8.4MB 2013-07-03 66.91N to 64.76N143.30W to 149.54W 7.6MB 2013-07-04 65.08N to 63.89N147.58W to 151.35W 17.1MB 2013-07-05 to 2013-07-06 71.32N to 64.80N147.58W to 157.41W 16.4MB 2013-07-07 to 2013-07-08 71.33N to 64.91N147.50W to 157.54W 16.5MB 2013-07-09 to 2013-07-10 66.54N to 64.46N147.84W to 167.60W 16.2MB 2013-07-11 to 2013-07-12 65.02N to 60.26N147.57W to 164.33W 14.3MB 2013-07-12 to 2013-07-13 66.63N to 62.91N147.58W to 158.83W 13.9MB 2013-08-02 to 2013-08-03 70.26N to 64.79N147.49W to 152.22W 13.6MB 2013-08-03 to 2013-08-04 67.02N to 63.90N145.06W to 150.68W 4.8MB 2013-08-04 66.37N to 64.80N147.34W to 149.57W 17.3MB 2013-08-07 to 2013-08-08 65.08N to 62.92N147.54W to 160.85W 14.1MB 2013-08-11 to 2013-08-12 70.59N to 64.80N147.58W to 157.55W 17.5MB 2013-08-12 to 2013-08-13 64.89N to 62.95N147.76W to 158.88W 16.7MB 2013-08-13 to 2013-08-14 66.74N to 64.45N147.58W to 168.11W 7.9MB 2013-09-05 66.78N to 64.80N144.06W to 149.41W 15.9MB 2013-09-06 to 2013-09-07 65.03N to 62.95N147.56W to 160.95W 17.0MB 2013-09-07 to 2013-09-08 64.96N to 60.32N147.55W to 164.21W 8.4MB 2013-09-10 65.40N to 64.64N147.56W to 150.86W 8.0MB 2013-09-12 65.22N to 64.35N147.56W to 152.71W 16.3MB 2013-10-24 to 2013-10-25 70.52N to 64.80N147.56W to 157.41W 7.5MB 2013-10-25 65.35N to 64.19N147.56W to 150.77W 7.7MB 2013-10-26 65.03N to 63.35N147.80W to 153.20W 13.0MB 2013-10-27 to 2013-10-28 67.01N to 62.93N144.86W to 155.45W 16.7MB 2014-05-03 to 2014-05-04 65.03N to 60.31N147.58W to 164.26W 15.8MB 2014-05-22 to 2014-05-23 66.05N to 64.45N147.58W to 167.66W 15.9MB 2014-05-23 to 2014-05-24 65.03N to 62.99N147.57W to 159.59W 9.0MB 2014-05-24 65.04N to 62.93N147.54W to 154.40W 14.3MB 2014-05-26 to 2014-05-27 66.95N to 63.00N143.61W to 154.39W 8.8MB 2014-05-29 65.48N to 62.99N147.58W to 154.40W 15.9MB 2014-06-03 to 2014-06-04 64.84N to 60.31N147.84W to 164.28W 7.4MB 2014-06-04 67.08N to 64.80N147.57W to 151.96W 13.4MB 2014-06-07 to 2014-06-08 65.17N to 62.81N147.57W to 155.53W 15.9MB 2014-06-09 to 2014-06-10 68.85N to 64.74N133.08W to 148.07W 14.9MB 2014-06-11 to 2014-06-12 64.85N to 60.32N147.82W to 164.33W 15.4MB 2014-06-12 to 2014-06-13 65.92N to 64.48N147.58W to 165.47W 13.3MB 2014-06-13 70.52N to 64.80N147.57W to 157.42W 12.3MB 2014-06-14 70.27N to 64.85N147.54W to 151.96W 16.1MB 2014-07-03 to 2014-07-04 65.02N to 60.29N147.58W to 164.29W 16.7MB 2014-07-04 to 2014-07-05 71.04N to 64.81N147.58W to 157.41W 17.8MB 2014-07-05 to 2014-07-06 71.36N to 64.81N147.58W to 157.98W 13.2MB 2014-07-06 to 2014-07-07 65.02N to 62.98N147.58W to 160.84W 15.1MB 2014-07-10 to 2014-07-11 69.44N to 64.80N131.75W to 147.89W 15.4MB 2014-07-11 to 2014-07-12 69.21N to 64.79N133.01W to 147.96W 7.9MB 2014-07-12 65.16N to 62.73N147.58W to 155.09W 6.5MB 2014-08-06 67.10N to 64.73N147.76W to 151.91W 12.5MB 2014-08-09 to 2014-08-10 65.03N to 62.99N147.57W to 160.85W 14.6MB 2014-08-10 to 2014-08-11 66.99N to 63.00N147.57W to 159.07W 7.2MB 2014-08-11 67.04N to 64.81N145.07W to 149.16W 7.6MB 2014-08-12 64.94N to 63.00N147.61W to 154.40W 7.7MB 2014-08-13 65.25N to 64.10N147.57W to 155.54W 8.2MB 2014-08-14 to 2014-08-15 65.02N to 62.85N147.58W to 154.90W 7.2MB 2014-09-03 67.05N to 64.78N145.40W to 149.09W 15.9MB 2014-09-04 to 2014-09-05 65.01N to 60.30N147.58W to 164.28W 13.3MB 2014-09-05 to 2014-09-06 70.48N to 64.81N147.57W to 162.98W 15.6MB 2014-09-06 to 2014-09-07 71.34N to 64.81N147.54W to 157.43W 13.7MB 2014-09-07 to 2014-09-08 70.20N to 64.81N147.57W to 156.46W 15.7MB 2014-09-09 to 2014-09-10 69.47N to 64.76N132.21W to 147.93W 12.5MB 2014-09-11 65.02N to 63.01N147.58W to 154.46W 8.5MB 2014-10-02 65.05N to 62.95N147.55W to 154.46W 14.3MB 2014-10-03 to 2014-10-04 65.02N to 60.36N147.58W to 164.01W 13.1MB 2014-10-05 to 2014-10-06 65.07N to 63.00N147.50W to 160.82W 14.1MB 2014-10-06 to 2014-10-07 64.96N to 62.99N147.80W to 160.83W 14.1MB 2014-10-07 to 2014-10-08 64.92N to 60.30N147.65W to 164.29W 17.7MB 2014-10-09 to 2014-10-10 65.48N to 64.50N147.57W to 166.92W 6.4MB 2014-11-04 to 2014-11-05 65.22N to 63.01N147.56W to 154.42W 11.0MB 2014-11-05 to 2014-11-06 65.03N to 63.00N147.56W to 160.82W 15.1MB 2014-11-06 to 2014-11-07 65.02N to 60.29N147.58W to 164.31W 12.4MB 2014-11-07 to 2014-11-08 70.55N to 64.80N147.58W to 157.41W 8.0MB 2014-11-08 65.03N to 62.81N147.57W to 154.65W 8.5MB 2014-11-09 65.21N to 63.79N147.57W to 152.23W 6.5MB 2015-04-09 66.70N to 64.73N143.50W to 149.42W 13.2MB 2015-04-10 to 2015-04-11 65.02N to 62.99N147.57W to 160.86W 15.1MB 2015-04-13 to 2015-04-14 65.00N to 60.33N147.59W to 164.21W 14.8MB 2015-04-14 to 2015-04-15 70.49N to 64.81N147.59W to 157.45W 6.9MB 2015-04-15 65.00N to 62.93N147.59W to 154.53W 7.5MB 2015-05-02 67.01N to 64.81N143.71W to 149.37W 6.4MB 2015-05-03 65.02N to 62.81N147.59W to 154.93W 12.3MB 2015-05-04 to 2015-05-05 64.85N to 63.00N147.82W to 160.85W 15.2MB 2015-05-05 to 2015-05-06 64.85N to 60.30N147.82W to 164.47W 14.4MB 2015-05-06 to 2015-05-07 65.99N to 62.99N147.84W to 160.88W 6.6MB 2015-05-11 65.02N to 62.85N147.59W to 154.89W 7.1MB 2015-05-12 66.59N to 64.79N147.60W to 155.87W 8.2MB 2015-05-13 67.07N to 64.79N143.69W to 147.96W 14.1MB 2015-06-02 to 2015-06-03 65.01N to 62.98N147.59W to 160.83W 16.9MB 2015-06-03 to 2015-06-04 66.93N to 64.67N147.81W to 168.07W 15.2MB 2015-06-04 to 2015-06-05 65.01N to 60.31N147.59W to 164.42W 14.2MB 2015-06-06 to 2015-06-07 64.93N to 60.27N147.86W to 164.41W 16.3MB 2015-06-07 to 2015-06-08 71.32N to 64.79N147.58W to 157.80W 7.2MB 2015-06-08 67.02N to 64.81N143.72W to 148.47W 15.5MB 2015-06-10 to 2015-06-11 69.27N to 64.73N133.13W to 148.10W 6.5MB 2015-06-12 64.87N to 63.26N147.79W to 154.15W 7.6MB 2015-06-13 67.02N to 64.68N143.69W to 149.24W 14.9MB 2015-06-14 to 2015-06-15 65.01N to 62.98N147.59W to 160.82W 15.7MB 2015-06-15 to 2015-06-16 70.25N to 64.81N147.59W to 156.03W 3.0MB 2015-07-03 65.02N to 63.41N147.59W to 152.87W 12.7MB 2015-07-04 to 2015-07-05 70.65N to 64.83N147.58W to 157.49W 13.2MB 2015-07-05 to 2015-07-06 71.30N to 65.54N148.85W to 157.64W 14.6MB 2015-07-06 to 2015-07-07 70.88N to 64.81N147.58W to 157.54W 17.0MB 2015-07-10 to 2015-07-11 69.06N to 64.78N147.59W to 167.48W 15.6MB 2015-07-11 to 2015-07-12 65.01N to 58.84N147.59W to 158.52W 8.0MB 2015-07-13 67.07N to 64.78N143.51W to 150.00W 6.9MB 2015-07-14 67.00N to 64.81N143.69W to 149.31W 14.1MB 2015-08-02 to 2015-08-03 64.87N to 58.88N147.80W to 158.52W 6.9MB 2015-08-03 65.03N to 62.94N147.58W to 154.48W 13.9MB 2015-08-04 to 2015-08-05 65.01N to 60.29N147.58W to 164.29W 15.1MB 2015-08-05 to 2015-08-06 65.02N to 63.00N147.58W to 158.77W 14.8MB 2015-08-06 to 2015-08-07 66.04N to 64.51N147.54W to 166.49W 12.2MB 2015-08-08 to 2015-08-09 69.52N to 64.82N132.24W to 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6.5MB 2015-10-11 66.66N to 64.79N143.70W to 149.04W 13.8MB 2015-10-12 to 2015-10-13 70.48N to 64.81N147.59W to 157.52W 14.8MB 2015-10-14 to 2015-10-15 65.03N to 60.30N147.58W to 164.66W 13.6MB 2015-10-15 to 2015-10-16 67.03N to 62.97N143.70W to 154.42W 13.0MB 2015-10-16 to 2015-10-17 70.47N to 64.79N147.58W to 157.49W 12.1MB 2015-11-03 to 2015-11-04 70.21N to 64.79N147.62W to 151.88W 13.2MB 2015-11-05 to 2015-11-06 70.55N to 64.80N147.27W to 157.59W 7.4MB 2015-11-10 65.05N to 63.60N143.99W to 152.17W 13.1MB 2015-11-12 to 2015-11-13 67.03N to 62.98N143.70W to 154.96W

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