Project #2004-109 AIRS-II

Alliance Icing Research Study - II

J. Hallett, et al.

NSF/NCAR C-130Q Hercules (N130AR)

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Aircraft Variable List from netCDF file

If a variable name shows a hyperlink, clicking on it will display information from RAF Bulletin No. 9

Name Units Description
base_timenoneSeconds since Jan 1, 1970.
time_offsetnoneSeconds since base_time.
ADIFRmbarVertical Differential Pressure, Radome
BDIFRmbarHorizontal Differential Pressure, Radome
CNTEMPCCN Counter Inlet Temperature
CNTScntsTSI CN Counter Output
DPBCDew/Frost Point Temperature, Fuselage Bottom
DPTCDew/Frost Point Temperature, Fuselage Top
DTBCPyrgeometer Dome Temperature, Bottom
DTTCPyrgeometer Dome Temperature, Top
FCNslpmRaw CN Counter Sample Flow Rate
INFLOWsplmC.A.I. Excess Flow
INPS2mbarC.A.I. Sample Plane Static Pressure
INRHUM%Air Intake Relative Humidity
INTEMPCC.A.I. Sample Plane Temperature
IRBW/M2Raw Infrared Irradiance, Bottom
IRTW/M2Raw Infrared Irradiance, Top
LHHIVdcTDL Humidity High Value
LHLOVdcTDL Humidity Low Value
NLWCVdcRaw Nevzorov Liquid Water Content
NTWCVdcRaw Nevzorov Total Water Content
PCABmbarInterior Cabin Static Pressure
PCNmbarCN Counter Inlet Pressure
PLWCWRaw PMS-King Liquid Water Content Output
PLWC1WRaw PMS-King Liquid Water Content Output
PSFD1cntsRaw PSFD, Low-order word
PSFD2cntsRaw PSFD, High-order word
QCFmbarRaw Dynamic Pressure, Fuselage
QCFRmbarRaw Dynamic Pressure, Fuselage Right
QCRmbarRaw Dynamic Pressure, Radome
RICEVdcRaw Icing-Rate Indicator
RSTBCRadiometric Surface Temperature
RSTB1CRadiometric Surface Temperature
RSTTCRadiometric Sky/Cloud-Base Temperature
STBCPyrgeometer Sink Temperature, Bottom
STTCPyrgeometer Sink Temperature, Top
SWBW/M2Shortwave Irradiance, Bottom
SWTW/M2Shortwave Irradiance, Top
TTRLCTotal Temperature, Radome Left
TTRRCTotal Temperature, Radome Right
TTWHCTotal Temperature, Deiced Wing
UVBW/M2Ultraviolet Irradiance, Bottom
UVTW/M2Ultraviolet Irradiance, Top
XAERITCWyoming Inlet Tip Temperature
XGN1VdcGiant Nuclei Impactor Expose
XGN2VdcGiant Nuclei Impactor Load
XICNslpmCN Isokinetic Side Flow Rate
2DEE1_LWIVdcPMS-2D Probe Housekeeping
2DEE1_LWOVdcPMS-2D Probe Housekeeping
2DEE32_LWIVdcPMS-2D Probe Housekeeping
2DEE32_LWOVdcPMS-2D Probe Housekeeping
2DMTMP_LWIVdcPMS-2D Probe Housekeeping
2DMTMP_LWOVdcPMS-2D Probe Housekeeping
2DV15_LWIVdcPMS-2D Probe Housekeeping
2DV15_LWOVdcPMS-2D Probe Housekeeping
2DV5_LWIVdcPMS-2D Probe Housekeeping
2DV5_LWOVdcPMS-2D Probe Housekeeping
2DVN15_LWIVdcPMS-2D Probe Housekeeping
2DVN15_LWOVdcPMS-2D Probe Housekeeping
A1DC_LWO1cnts2D-C Accumulation, 260X Emulation (per cell)
A1DP_LWI1cnts2D-P Accumulation, 260X Emulation (per cell)
A260X_RPCcnts260X Raw Accumulation (per cell)
A2DC_LWO2cnts2D-C Accumulation, Reconstruction (per cell)
A2DP_LWI2cnts2D-P Accumulation, Reconstruction (per cell)
ACINSM/s2Aircraft Vertical Acceleration
AHVPS_RPO1cntsHVPS Raw Accumulation (per cell)
ALTMIRS Baro-Inertial Altitude
ARDMA_FCRcntsRDMA Raw Accumulation (per cell)
AS100_LPCcntsFSSP-100 Raw Accumulation (per cell) - DMT
AS200_LPOcntsSPP-200 (PCASP) Raw Accumulation (per cell) - DMT
DAYdayRaw Tape Date Component
DT1DC_LWO1msPMS-2D Cloud Probe Dead Time
DT1DP_LWI1msPMS-2D Precip Probe Dead Time
DT2DC_LWO2msPMS-2D Cloud Probe Dead Time
DT2DP_LWI2msPMS-2D Precip Probe Dead Time
FREF_LPCnoneFSSP-100 Laser Reference Voltage
FRNG_LPCnoneFSSP-100 Size Range Category
FTMP_LPCCFSSP-100 Housekeeping Data
GGALTMGPS Geopotential Altitude
GGLATdegGPS Latitude
GGLONdegGPS Longitude
GGNSATcntGPS Number of Satellites
GGSPDM/sGPS Ground Speed
GGTRKdegGPS Track Angle
GGVEWM/sGPS Ground Speed Vector, East Component
GGVNSM/sGPS Ground Speed Vector, North Component
GSFM/sInertial Ground Speed
HGM232MGeometric (Radar) Altitude (APN-232)
HGM232SnoneGeometric Altitude Status Monitor (APN-232)
HOURhoursRaw Tape Time Component
HVCBTMP_RPOCHVPS Center Brace Temperature
HVCMTMP_RPOCHVPS Control Module Temperature
HVDATMP_RPOCHVPS Detector Arm Temperature
HVSATMP_RPOCHVPS Source Arm Temperature
HVUVV1_RPOVdcHVPS Upper Video Voltage
HVUVV2_RPOVdcHVPS Upper Video Voltage
HVWTMP_RPOCHVPS Window Temperature
LATdegInertial Latitude
LONdegInertial Longitude
MINUTEminutesRaw Tape Time Component
MONTHmonthRaw Tape Date Component
OVFLW_LPCcntsSPP-100 AtoD Converter Overflow/Overrange
P6E01_RPCVdc260X End Diode Voltage
P6E64_RPCVdc260X End Diode Voltage
P6RST_RPCcnts260X Resets
P6TMP_RPCC260X Temperature
PFLWS_LPOstd cM3/sSPP-200 Sheath Flow
PFLW_LPOstd cM3/sPCAS Flow
PHGB_LPOVdcSPP-200 High-Gain Baseline
PITCHdegAircraft Pitch Angle
PLGB_LPOVdcSPP-200 Low-Gain Baseline
PMGB_LPOVdcSPP-200 Mid-Gain Baseline
PREF_LPOVdcPCAS Laser Reference Voltage
PSFDmbarRaw Static Pressure, Fuselage Digital
PSFRDmbarRaw Static Pressure, Fuselage (Ruska)
PTMP_LPOCPCAS Detector Temperature
RDMAHVPS_FCRVdcRDMA High Voltage Power Supply
RDMAPABS_FCRmbarRDMA Absolute Pressure
RDMAQA_FCRLpmRDMA Aerosol Inflow
RDMAQS_FCRLpmRDMA Classified Aerosol Outflow
RDMARH_FCR%RDMA Relative Humidity
RDMATEMP_FCRCRDMA Sample Temperature
RDMAVD_FCRVdcRDMA Dilution Valve Control Voltage
RDMAVSH_FCRVdcRDMA Sheath Valve Control Voltage
REJAT_LPCnoneSPP-100 Average Transit Rejected Particles
REJDOF_LPCcntsParticles Rejected (Outside Depth-of-Field))
ROLLdegAircraft Roll Angle
SECONDsRaw Tape Time Component
SHDORC_LWOcnts2D-C Shadow OR Counts
SHDORP_LWIcnts2D-P Shadow OR Counts
THDGdegAircraft True Heading Angle
TKATdegIRS Track Angle, True
VEWM/sInertial Ground Speed Vector, East Component
VNSM/sInertial Ground Speed Vector, North Component
VSPDM/sIRS-Computed Aircraft Vertical Velocity
YEARyearRaw Tape Date Component
AKRDdegAttack Angle, Radome Diff. Pressure
ATRLCAmbient Temperature, Radome Left
ATRRCAmbient Temperature, Radome Right
ATTACKdegAttack Angle, Reference
ATWHCAmbient Temperature, Deiced Wing
ATXCAmbient Temperature, Reference
C1DC_LWO1N/L2D-C Concentration, 260X Emulation (per cell)
C1DP_LWI1N/L2D-P Concentration, 260X Emulation (per cell)
C260X_RPCN/L260X Concentration (per cell)
C2DC_LWO2N/L2D-C Concentration, Reconstruction (per cell)
C2DP_LWI2N/L2D-P Concentration, Reconstruction (per cell)
CHVPS_RPO1N/LHVPS Concentration (per cell)
CONC1DC_LWO1N/L2D-C Concentration, 260X Emulation (all cells)
CONC1DP_LWI1N/L2D-P Concentration, 260X Emulation (all cells)
CONC2C_LWON/L2D-C Concentration
CONC2DC_LWO2N/L2D-C Concentraton, Reconstruction (all cells)
CONC2DP_LWI2N/L2D-P Concentraton, Reconstruction (all cells)
CONC2P_LWIN/L2D-P Concentration
CONC6_RPCN/L260X Concentration (all cells)
CONCF_LPCN/cM3FSSP-100 Concentration (all cells)
CONCHV_RPO1N/LHVPS Particle Concentration
CONCNN/cM3Condensation Nuclei (CN) Concentration
CONCP_LPON/cM3PCAS Concentration (all cells)
CONCR_FCRN/cM3RDMA Concentration (all particles)
CRDMA_FCRN/cM3RDMA Concentration (per cell)
CS100_LPCN/cM3FSSP-100 Concentration (per cell) - DMT
CS200_LPON/cM3SPP-100 (PCASP) Concentration (per cell) - DMT
DBAR1DC_LWO1µM2D-C Mean Particle Diameter, 260X Emulation
DBAR1DP_LWI1µM2D-P Mean Particle Diameter, 260X Emulation
DBAR2DC_LWO2µM2D-C Mean Particle Diameter, Reconstruction
DBAR2DP_LWI2µM2D-P Mean Particle Diameter, Reconstruction
DBAR6_RPCµM260X Mean Particle Diameter
DBARF_LPCµMFSSP-100 Mean Particle Diameter
DBARHV_RPO1µMHVPS Mean Particle Diameter
DBARP_LPOµMPCAS Mean Particle Diameter
DBZ1DC_LWO1dBZ2D-C Calculated Reflectivity, 260X Emulation
DBZ1DP_LWI1dBZ2D-P Calculated Reflectivity, 260X Emulation
DBZ2DC_LWO2dBZ2D-C Calculated Reflectivity, Reconstruction
DBZ2DP_LWI2dBZ2D-P Calculated Reflectivity, Reconstruction
DBZ6_RPCdBZ260X Calculated Reflectivity
DBZF_LPCdBZFSSP-100 Calculated Reflectivity
DBZHV_RPO1dBZHVPS Calculated Reflectivity
DISP1DC_LWO1none2D-C Dispersion, 260X Emulation (sigma/dbarx)
DISP1DP_LWI1none2D-P Dispersion, 260X Emulation (sigma/dbarx)
DISP2DC_LWO2none2D-C Dispersion, Reconstruction (sigma/dbarx)
DISP2DP_LWI2none2D-P Dispersion, Reconstruction (sigma/dbarx)
DISP6_RPCnone260X Dispersion (sigma/dbarx)
DISPF_LPCnoneFSSP-100 Dispersion (sigma/dbarx)
DISPHV_RPO1noneHVPS Dispersion (sigma/dbarx)
DISPP_LPOnonePCAS Dispersion (sigma/dbarx)
DPBCCDew Point Temperature, T-Electric Bottom
DPTCCDew Point Temperature, T-Electric Top
DPXCCDew Point Temperature, Reference
EDPCmbarAmbient Water Vapor Pressure, Reference
FCNCvlpmCorrected CN Counter Sample Flow Rate
GGALTCMCorrected GPS Altitude
IASknotsIndicated Airspeed
INFLOWCvlpmSCAI Corrected Excess Flow
IRBCW/M2Corrected Infrared Irradiance, Bottom
IRTCW/M2Corrected Infrared Irradiance, Top
LATCdegGPS-Corrected Inertial Latitude
LONCdegGPS-Corrected Inertial Longitude
MRg/kgMixing Ratio, T-Electric
NLWCCg/M3Corrected Nevzorov Liquid Water Content
NTWCCg/M3Corrected Nevzorov Total Water Content
OATCAmbient Temperature, Ophir III
ONEnoneConstant value of 1.
PALTMNACA Pressure Altitude
PALTFfeetNACA Pressure Altitude
PFLWC_LPOvol cM3/sPCAS Corrected Flow
PLWC1DC_LWO1g/M32D-C Water/Ice Content, 260X Emulation
PLWC1DP_LWI1g/M32D-P Water/Ice Content, 260X Emulation
PLWC2DC_LWO2g/M32D-C Water/Ice Content, Reconstruction
PLWC2DP_LWI2g/M32D-P Water/Ice Content, Reconstruction
PLWC6_RPCg/M3260X Water/Ice Content
PLWCCg/M3Corrected PMS-King Liquid Water Content
PLWCC1g/M3Corrected PMS-King Liquid Water Content
PLWCF_LPCg/M3FSSP-100 Water/Ice Content
PLWCHV_RPO1g/M3HVPS Water/Ice Content
PSFCmbarCorrected Static Pressure, Fuselage
PSFDCmbarCorrected Static Pressure, Fuselage Digital
PSURFmbarCalculated Surface Pressure
PSXmbarRaw Static Pressure, Reference
PSXCmbarCorrected Static Pressure, Reference
PVOLP_LPOcc/M3PCASP Equivalent Volume
QCFCmbarCorrected Dynamic Pressure, Fuselage
QCFCmbarCorrected Dynamic Pressure, Fuselage Right
QCRCmbarCorrected Dynamic Pressure, Radome
QCXmbarRaw Dynamic Pressure, Reference
QCXCmbarCorrected Dynamic Pressure, Reference
REFF2DC_LWO1µM2D-C Effective Radius
REFF6_RPCµM260X Effective Radius
REFFF2DCµMFSSP and 2D-C Effective Radius, Combined
REFFF6µMFSSP and 260X Effective Radius, Combined
REFFF_LPCµMFSSP-100 Effective Radius
RHODTg/M3Absolute Humidity, T-Electric Top
RHUM%Relative Humidity
SSLIPdegSideslip Angle, Reference
SSRDdegSideslip Angle, Radome Diff. Pressure
TASFM/sAircraft True Airspeed, Fuselage
TASHCM/sAircraft True Airspeed, Humidity Corrected
TASRM/sAircraft True Airspeed, Radome
TASXM/sAircraft True Airspeed, Reference
TCNT6_RPCcnts260X Total Counts (all cells)
TCNTF_LPCcntsFSSP-100 Total Counts (all cells)
TCNTP_LPOcntsPCAS Total Counts (all cells)
THETAKPotential Temperature
THETAEKEquivalent Potential Temperature
THETAVKVirtual Potential Temperature
TTXCTotal Temperature, Reference
UIM/sWind Vector, East Component
UICM/sGPS-Corrected Wind Vector, East Component
UXM/sWind Vector, Longitudinal Component
UXCM/sGPS-Corrected Wind Vector, Longitudinal Component
VEWCM/sGPS-Corrected Inertial Ground Speed Vector, East Component
VIM/sWind Vector, North Component
VICM/sGPS-Corrected Wind Vector, North Component
VNSCM/sGPS-Corrected Inertial Ground Speed Vector, North Component
VYM/sWind Vector, Lateral Component
VYCM/sGPS-Corrected Wind Vector, Lateral Component
WDdegHorizontal Wind Direction
WDCdegGPS-Corrected Horizontal Wind Direction
WIM/sWind Vector, Vertical Gust Component
WICM/sGPS-Corrected Wind Vector, Vertical Gust Component
WP3M/sDamped Aircraft Vertical Velocity
WSM/sHorizontal Wind Speed
WSCM/sGPS-Corrected Horizontal Wind Speed
XICINGnoneFlag for Severity of Icing Hazard, Experimental
XICNCvlpmCorrected CN Isokinetic Side Flow Rate
XMACH2noneAircraft Mach Number Squared
ZEROnoneConstant value of 0.

Last update: Fri Sep 3 17:15:46 MDT 2004