The P-3 Meteorological and Navigation Data IMPACTS dataset is a subset of airborne measurements that include GPS positioning and trajectory data, aircraft orientation, and atmospheric state measurements of temperature, pressure, water vapor, and horizontal winds. These measurements were taken from the NASA P-3 aircraft during the Investigation of Microphysics and Precipitation for Atlantic Coast-Threatening Snowstorms (IMPACTS) campaign. Funded by NASA’s Earth Venture program, IMPACTS is the first comprehensive study of East Coast snowstorms in 30 years. The campaign aimed to (1) Provide observations critical to understanding the mechanisms of snowband formation, organization, and evolution; (2) Examine how the microphysical characteristics and likely growth mechanisms of snow particles vary across snowbands; and (3) Improve snowfall remote sensing interpretation and modeling to significantly advance prediction capabilities. Data are available in ASCII-ict format from January 12, 2020 through February 26, 2020.
N: 45.2499 S: 33.2614 E: -70.1929 W: -90.4287
Distribution: Various: ASCII
|Temporal Extent:||Platform(s):||NASA P-3|
|Data Center(s):||NASA/MSFC/GHRC, Global Hydrometeorology Resource Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA||Instrument(s):||GPS, HYGROMETERS, Infrared Pyrometers, RADAR ALTIMETERS, TEMPERATURE PROBES, TEMPERATURE SENSORS|
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|Project Short Name||Campaigns||Project Dates|
|IMPACTS||No campaigns listed.||No dates provided.|
|Coverage Type||Zone Identifier||Geometry||Granule Representation|
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320 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, Alabama 35805
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Format: Various: ASCII
Format Type: Native
S3 Bucket and Object Prefix Names: ghrcw-protected/p3metnavimpacts__1/
S3 Credentials API Endpoint: https://data.ghrc.earthdata.nasa.gov/s3credentials
S3 Credentials API Documentation URL: https://data.ghrc.earthdata.nasa.gov/s3credentialsREADME