Project #2002-111 IDEAS Phase 1

Instrument Development and Education in Airborne Science

J. Stith, et al.

NSF/NCAR C-130Q Hercules (N130AR)

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
CNTS1UnkNo title
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
IRBW/M2Raw Infrared Irradiance, Bottom
IRTW/M2Raw Infrared Irradiance, Top
MCROUTnoneMultichannel Radiometer Digital Output
MCRSTATnoneMultichannel Radiometer Status
PCABmbarInterior Cabin Static Pressure
PCNmbarCN Counter Inlet Pressure
PLWCWRaw PMS-King Liquid Water Content Output
PLWC1WRaw PMS-King Liquid Water Content Output
PODTMPLCPod Temperature, Left Wing
PODTMPRCPod Temperature, Right Wing
PSFmbarRaw Static Pressure, Fuselage
PSFD1cntsRaw PSFD, Low-order word
PSFD2cntsRaw PSFD, High-order word
QCFmbarRaw Dynamic Pressure, Fuselage
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
TEO3CppbvCorrected TECO (UV) Ozone Concentration
TEO3PmbarInternal TECO Ozone Sampling Pressure
TRSTBCRSTB Sensor Head Temperature
TTRLCTotal Temperature, Radome Left
TTRRCTotal Temperature, Radome Right
TTWHCTotal Temperature, Deiced Wing
UVBW/M2Ultraviolet Irradiance, Bottom
UVTW/M2Ultraviolet Irradiance, Top
VLA1VdcRaw Lyman-alpha Hygrometer Output
X2BO3VdcTwoB Ozone Analyzer, Raw Signal
XAERIFVdcUniv of Wyoming, Raw Heated Inlet Flow
XAERITVdcUniv of Wyoming, Raw Heated Inlet Temperature
XCMDLSVdcCMDL Whole Air Sampler, Sampling Status
XCOUnkNo title
XCO21SVdcUniv of Wyoming, Raw CO2 Signal
XCOSTATUnkNo title
XFLOWIslpmUniv of Wyoming, Channel 1 Flow
XFLOWMslpmUniv of Wyoming, Channel 2 Flow
XFLOWRslpmUniv of Wyoming, Channel 3 Flow
XGLWCg/M3Gerber PV-100 Probe Liquid Water Content
XGMODEcntsGerber PV-100 Probe Mode
XGREFFµMGerber PV-100 Effective Droplet Radius
XGSFCcM2/M3Gerber PV-100 Particle Surface Area (Raw)
XH2O1SVdcUniv of Wyoming, Raw H2O Signal
XICNslpmCN Isokinetic Side Flow Rate
XINLETUnkNo title
XLHHIVdcTDL Hygrometer, High Bit
XLHLOVdcTDL Hygrometer, Low Bit
XLICORPmbUniv of Wyoming, Licor Sample Pressure
XLICORTCUniv of Wyoming, Licor Sample Temperture
XMEDFVdcMEDUSA Flask Sampler Flow, Raw
XMEDP1VdcMEDUSA Flask Sampler Upstream Press., Raw
XMEDP2VdcMEDUSA Flask Sampler Downstream Press., Raw
XNHTUnkNo title
XNLWCg/M3Nevzorov Probe, Liquid Water Content
XNTWCg/M3Nevzorov Probe, Total Water Content
XPLWDMTVdcDMT Probe, Total Water Content
XUCIT1VdcU.C. Irvine Raw Temperature, Channel 1
XUCIT2VdcU.C. Irvine Raw Temperature, Channel 2
2DEE1_RPOVdcPMS-2D Probe Housekeeping
2DEE1_RWIVdcPMS-2D Probe Housekeeping
2DEE32_RPOVdcPMS-2D Probe Housekeeping
2DEE32_RWIVdcPMS-2D Probe Housekeeping
2DMTMP_RPOVdcPMS-2D Probe Housekeeping
2DMTMP_RWIVdcPMS-2D Probe Housekeeping
2DV15_RPOVdcPMS-2D Probe Housekeeping
2DV15_RWIVdcPMS-2D Probe Housekeeping
2DV5_RPOVdcPMS-2D Probe Housekeeping
2DV5_RWIVdcPMS-2D Probe Housekeeping
A1DC_RPO1cnts2D-C Accumulation, 260X Emulation (per cell)
A1DP_RWI1cnts2D-P Accumulation, 260X Emulation (per cell)
A260X_RWOcnts260X Raw Accumulation (per cell)
A2DC_RPO2cnts2D-C Accumulation, Reconstruction (per cell)
A2DP_RWI2cnts2D-P Accumulation, Reconstruction (per cell)
ACINSM/s2Aircraft Vertical Acceleration
ACLMT_C1UnkNo title
ALTMIRS Baro-Inertial Altitude
ARDMA_FCRcntsRDMA Raw Accumulation (per cell)
AS100_LWOcntsFSSP-100 Raw Accumulation (per cell) - DMT
AS200_LWIcntsSPP-200 (PCASP) Raw Accumulation (per cell) - DMT
AS300_LPCcntsFSSP-300 Raw Accumulation (per cell) - DMT
BLATAGIRS Lateral Body Acceleration
BLONGAGIRS Longitudinal Body Acceleration
BNORMAGIRS Normal Body Acceleration
CLMPOF_C1UnkNo title
DAYdayRaw Tape Date Component
DRFTAdegIRS Drift Angle
DT1DC_RPO1msPMS-2D Cloud Probe Dead Time
DT1DP_RWI1UnkNo title
DT2DC_RPO2msPMS-2D Cloud Probe Dead Time
DT2DP_RWI2UnkNo title
FREF3_LPCnoneSPP-300 Laser Reference Voltage
FREF_LWOnoneFSSP-100 Laser Reference Voltage
FRNG_LWOnoneFSSP-100 Size Range Category
FTMP3_LPCCSPP-300 Housekeeping Data
FTMP_LWOCFSSP-100 Housekeeping Data
GLATdegGPS Latitude
GLONdegGPS Longitude
GSFM/sInertial Ground Speed
GSTATnoneGPS Status
GVEWM/sGPS Ground Speed Vector, East Component
GVNSM/sGPS Ground Speed Vector, North Component
GVZIM/sGPS-Computed Aircraft Vertical Velocity
HGM232MGeometric (Radar) Altitude (APN-232)
HGM232SnoneGeometric Altitude Status Monitor (APN-232)
HOURhoursRaw Tape Time Component
LATdegInertial Latitude
LONdegInertial Longitude
MINUTEminutesRaw Tape Time Component
MONTHmonthRaw Tape Date Component
OBBCODcntsOphir-III Black Body Code
ODETDCcntsOphir-III Detector Bias Voltage
ODETSGcntsOphir-III Raw Detector Signal
OGAINcntsOphir-III Gain
OSMOTRcntsOphir-III Chopper Motor Speed
OTBBCcntsOphir-III Controlled Black Body Temperature
OTBBFcntsOphir-III Free Black Body Temperature
OTBNCHcntsOphir-III Optical Bench Temperature
OTBOXcntsOphir-III Electronics Box Temperature
OTDETcntsOphir-III Detector Temperature
OTSNTcntsOphir-III Optics Temperature
OVFLW_LWOcntsSPP-100 AtoD Converter Overflow/Overrange
P6E01_RWOVdc260X End Diode Voltage
P6E64_RWOVdc260X End Diode Voltage
P6RST_RWOcnts260X Resets
P6TMP_RWOC260X Temperature
PFLWS_LWIstd cm3/sSPP-200 Sheath Flow
PFLW_LWIstd cm3/sPCAS Flow
PHGB_LWIVdcSPP-200 High-Gain Baseline
PITCHdegAircraft Pitch Angle
PLGB_LWIVdcSPP-200 Low-Gain Baseline
PMGB_LWIVdcSPP-200 Mid-Gain Baseline
PREF_LWIVdcPCAS Laser Reference Voltage
PSFDmbarRaw Static Pressure, Fuselage Digital
PSFRDmbarRaw Static Pressure, Fuselage (Ruska)
PTMP_LWICPCAS 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_LWOnoneSPP-100 Average Transit Rejected Particles
REJDOF_LWOcntsParticles Rejected (Outside Depth-of-Field))
ROLLdegAircraft Roll Angle
SECONDsRaw Tape Time Component
SHDORC_RPOcnts2D-C Shadow OR Counts
SHDORP_RWIcnts2D-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
XN9ATX_1UnkNo title
XN9ATX_2UnkNo title
XN9BSCT_1UnkNo title
XN9BSCT_2UnkNo title
XN9CAL_1UnkNo title
XN9CAL_2UnkNo title
XN9PSX_1UnkNo title
XN9PSX_2UnkNo title
XN9RELA_1UnkNo title
XN9RELA_2UnkNo title
XN9RHUM_1UnkNo title
XN9RHUM_2UnkNo title
YEARyearRaw Tape Date Component
AKRDdegAttack Angle, Radome Diff. Pressure
ALTXMAltitude, Reference (MSL)
ATRLCAmbient Temperature, Radome Left
ATRRCAmbient Temperature, Radome Right
ATTACKdegAttack Angle, Reference
ATWHCAmbient Temperature, Deiced Wing
ATXCAmbient Temperature, Reference
C1DC_RPO1N/L2D-C Concentration, 260X Emulation (per cell)
C1DP_RWI1N/L2D-P Concentration, 260X Emulation (per cell)
C260X_RWON/L260X Concentration (per cell)
C2DC_RPO2N/L2D-C Concentration, Reconstruction (per cell)
C2DP_RWI2N/L2D-P Concentration, Reconstruction (per cell)
CONC1DC_RPO1N/L2D-C Concentration, 260X Emulation (all cells)
CONC1DP_RWI1N/L2D-P Concentration, 260X Emulation (all cells)
CONC2C_RPON/L2D-C Concentration
CONC2DC_RPO2N/L2D-C Concentraton, Reconstruction (all cells)
CONC2DP_RWI2N/L2D-P Concentraton, Reconstruction (all cells)
CONC2P_RWIN/L2D-P Concentration
CONC3_LPCN/cm3FSSP-300 Concentration (all cells)
CONC6_RWON/L260X Concentration (all cells)
CONCF_LWON/cm3FSSP-100 Concentration (all cells)
CONCNN/cm3Condensation Nuclei (CN) Concentration
CONCN1UnkNo title
CONCP_LWIN/cm3PCAS Concentration (all cells)
CONCR_FCRN/cM3RDMA Concentration (all cells)
CRDMA_FCRN/cM3RDMA Concentration (per cell)
CS100_LWON/cM3FSSP-100 Concentration (per cell) - DMT
CS200_LWIN/cM3SPP-100 (PCASP) Concentration (per cell) - DMT
CS300_LPCN/cM3FSSP-300 Concentration (per cell) - DMT
DBAR1DC_RPO1µM2D-C Mean Particle Diameter, 260X Emulation
DBAR1DP_RWI1µM2D-P Mean Particle Diameter, 260X Emulation
DBAR2DC_RPO2µM2D-C Mean Particle Diameter, Reconstruction
DBAR2DP_RWI2µM2D-P Mean Particle Diameter, Reconstruction
DBAR3_LPCµMFSSP-300 Mean Particle Diameter
DBAR6_RWOµM260X Mean Particle Diameter
DBARF_LWOµMFSSP-100 Mean Particle Diameter
DBARP_LWIµMPCAS Mean Particle Diameter
DBZ1DC_RPO1dBZ2D-C Calculated Reflectivity, 260X Emulation
DBZ1DP_RWI1dBZ2D-P Calculated Reflectivity, 260X Emulation
DBZ2DC_RPO2dBZ2D-C Calculated Reflectivity, Reconstruction
DBZ2DP_RWI2dBZ2D-P Calculated Reflectivity, Reconstruction
DBZ6_RWOdBZ260X Calculated Reflectivity
DBZF_LWOdBZFSSP-100 Calculated Reflectivity
DISP1DC_RPO1none2D-C Dispersion, 260X Emulation (sigma/dbarx)
DISP1DP_RWI1none2D-P Dispersion, 260X Emulation (sigma/dbarx)
DISP2DC_RPO2none2D-C Dispersion, Reconstruction (sigma/dbarx)
DISP2DP_RWI2none2D-P Dispersion, Reconstruction (sigma/dbarx)
DISP6_RWOnone260X Dispersion (sigma/dbarx)
DISPF_LWOnoneFSSP-100 Dispersion (sigma/dbarx)
DISPP_LWInonePCAS Dispersion (sigma/dbarx)
DPBCCDew Point Temperature, T-Electric Bottom
DPLA1CDew Point Temperature, Lyman Alpha
DPTCCDew Point Temperature, T-Electric Top
DPXCCDew Point Temperature, Reference
EDPCmbarAmbient Water Vapor Pressure, Reference
FCNCvlpmCorrected CN Counter Sample Flow Rate
IASknotsIndicated Airspeed
IRBCW/M2Corrected Infrared Irradiance, Bottom
IRTCW/M2Corrected Infrared Irradiance, Top
LATCdegGPS-Corrected Inertial Latitude
LONCdegGPS-Corrected Inertial Longitude
MRg/kgMixing Ratio, T-Electric
MRLA1g/kgMixing Ratio, Lyman-alpha
MRLHg/kgMixing Ratio, TDL Hygrometer
OATCAmbient Temperature, Ophir III
OBBCRW/M2/µMOphir-III Hemispherical Black Body Radiance
ODETOFcntsOphir-III Detector Offset
ODSIGCVdcOphir-III Detector Signal, Corrected
OGAINFcntsOphir-III Detector Gain Factor
ONEnoneConstant value of 1.
OTDETCKOphir-III Detector Temperature, Corrected
PALTMNACA Pressure Altitude
PALTFfeetNACA Pressure Altitude
PFLWC_LWIvol cm3/sPCAS Corrected Flow
PLWC1DC_RPO1g/M32D-C Water/Ice Content, 260X Emulation
PLWC1DP_RWI1g/M32D-P Water/Ice Content, 260X Emulation
PLWC2DC_RPO2g/M32D-C Water/Ice Content, Reconstruction
PLWC2DP_RWI2g/M32D-P Water/Ice Content, Reconstruction
PLWC6_RWOg/M3260X Water/Ice Content
PLWCCg/M3Corrected PMS-King Liquid Water Content
PLWCC1g/M3Corrected PMS-King Liquid Water Content
PLWCC2g/M3Corrected PMS-King Liquid Water Content
PLWCF_LWOg/M3FSSP-100 Water/Ice Content
PSFCmbarCorrected Static Pressure, Fuselage
PSFDCmbarCorrected Static Pressure, Fuselage Digital
PSURFmbarCalculated Surface Pressure
PSXmbarRaw Static Pressure, Reference
PSXCmbarCorrected Static Pressure, Reference
QCFCmbarCorrected Dynamic Pressure, Fuselage
QCRCmbarCorrected Dynamic Pressure, Radome
QCXmbarRaw Dynamic Pressure, Reference
QCXCmbarCorrected Dynamic Pressure, Reference
RADCFnoneRadiation Correction Factor
RHLA1%Relative Humidity, Lyman Alpha
RHODTg/M3Absolute Humidity, T-Electric Top
RHOLA1g/M3Absolute Humidity, Lyman-alpha
RHUM%Relative Humidity
SSLIPdegSideslip Angle, Reference
SSRDdegSideslip Angle, Radome Diff. Pressure
SWTCW/M2Shortwave Irradiance, Top, (Attitude-Corrected)
TASFM/sAircraft True Airspeed, Fuselage
TASHCM/sAircraft True Airspeed, Humidity Corrected
TASRM/sAircraft True Airspeed, Radome
TASXM/sAircraft True Airspeed, Reference
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
XICNCvlpmCorrected CN Isokinetic Side Flow Rate
XMACH2noneAircraft Mach Number Squared
ZEROnoneConstant value of 0.

Last update: Fri Apr 25 14:39:36 MDT 2003