Project #2003-113 IDEAS Phase 3

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
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%C.A.I. Manifold Humidity
INTEMPCC.A.I. Sample Plane Temperature
IRBW/M2Raw Infrared Irradiance, Bottom
IRTW/M2Raw Infrared Irradiance, Top
MCROUTnoneMultichannel Radiometer Digital Output
MCRSTATnoneMultichannel Radiometer Status
NLWCVdcRaw Nevzorov Liquid Water Content
NTWCVdcRaw Nevzorov Total Water Content
PCABmbarInterior Cabin Static Pressure
PCNmbarCN Counter Inlet Pressure
PCONEmbarTrailing Cone Differential 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
XCO2MRVdcNCAR CO2 Analyzer, Mixing Ratio
XCO2STVdcNCAR CO2 Analyzer, Status
XICNslpmCN Isokinetic Side Flow Rate
XOATCAmbient Temperature, Ophir III
XPSmbarRaw Static Pressure, 858 Probe
XQCmbarRaw Dynamic Pressure, 858 Probe
A1DC_LWO1cnts2D-C Accumulation, 260X Emulation (per cell)
A1DP_LWI1cnts2D-P Accumulation, 260X Emulation (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
AS100_LPOcntsFSSP-100 Raw Accumulation (per cell) - DMT
CPITCHdegCMIGITS-III Aircraft Pitch Angle
CROLLdegCMIGITS-III Aircraft Roll Angle
CTHDGdegCMIGITS-III Aircraft True Heading Angle
CVEWM/sCMIGITS-III Ground Speed Vector, East Component
CVNSM/sCMIGITS-III Ground Speed Vector, North Component
CVSPDM/sCMIGITS-III Computed Aircraft Vertical Velocity
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
DTHVPS_RPO1msHVPS Probe Dead Time
FREF_LPCnoneFSSP-100 Laser Reference Voltage
FREF_LPOnoneFSSP-100 Laser Reference Voltage
FRNG_LPCnoneFSSP-100 Size Range Category
FRNG_LPOnoneFSSP-100 Size Range Category
FTMP_LPCCFSSP-100 Housekeeping Data
FTMP_LPOCFSSP-100 Housekeeping Data
GGALTMGPS Geopotential Altitude
GGLATdegGPS Latitude
GGLONdegGPS Longitude
GGNSATcntGPS Number of Satellites
GGSPDM/sGPS Ground Speed
GGTRKdegGPS Track Angle
GSFM/sInertial Ground Speed
HGM232MGeometric (Radar) Altitude (APN-232)
HGM232S Geometric 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
ODETSGcntsOphir-III Raw Detector Signal
OTBBCcntsOphir-III Controlled Black Body Temperature
OTBBFcntsOphir-III Free Black Body Temperature
OTSNTcntsOphir-III Optics Temperature
OVFLW_LPCcntsSPP-100 AtoD Converter Overflow/Overrange
OVFLW_LPOcntsSPP-100 AtoD Converter Overflow/Overrange
PITCHdegAircraft Pitch Angle
PSFDmbarRaw Static Pressure, Fuselage Digital
PSFRDmbarRaw Static Pressure, Fuselage (Ruska)
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_LPC SPP-100 Average Transit Rejected Particles
REJAT_LPO SPP-100 Average Transit Rejected Particles
REJDOF_LPCcntsParticles Rejected (Outside Depth-of-Field))
REJDOF_LPOcntsParticles 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
XN9ATX_1KNephelometer Air Temperature
XN9ATX_2KNephelometer Air Temperature
XN9BSCT_1M-1Nephelometer Light Scattering Extinction Coefficient
XN9BSCT_2M-1Nephelometer Light Scattering Extinction Coefficient
XN9CAL_1M-1Nephelometer Calibration Gas
XN9CAL_2M-1Nephelometer Calibration Gas
XN9PSX_1mbarNephelometer Pressure
XN9PSX_2mbarNephelometer Pressure
XN9RELA_1noneNephelometer Relay Status
XN9RELA_2noneNephelometer Relay Status
XN9RHUM_1%Nephelometer Relative Humidity
XN9RHUM_2%Nephelometer Relative Humidity
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)
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
CONCF_LPCN/cM3FSSP-100 Concentration (all cells)
CONCF_LPON/cM3FSSP-100 Concentration (all cells)
CONCHV_RPO1N/LHVPS Concentration (all cells)
CONCNN/cM3Condensation Nuclei (CN) Concentration
CONCR_FCRN/cM3RDMA Concentration (all particles)
CRDMA_FCRN/cM3RDMA Concentration (per cell)
CS100_LPCN/cM3FSSP-100 Concentration (per cell) - DMT
CS100_LPON/cM3FSSP-100 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
DBARF_LPCµMFSSP-100 Mean Particle Diameter
DBARF_LPOµMFSSP-100 Mean Particle Diameter
DBARHV_RPO1µMHVPS 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
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)
DISPHV_RPO1noneHVPS 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
GGVEWM/sGPS Ground Speed Vector, East Component
GGVNSM/sGPS Ground Speed Vector, North Component
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
ODSIGCVdcOphir-III Detector Signal, Corrected
ONEnoneConstant value of 1.
PALTMNACA Pressure Altitude
PALTFfeetNACA Pressure Altitude
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
PLWCCg/M3Corrected PMS-King Liquid Water Content
PLWCC1g/M3Corrected PMS-King Liquid Water Content
PLWCF_LPCg/M3FSSP-100 Water/Ice Content
PLWCF_LPOg/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
QCFCmbarCorrected Dynamic Pressure, Fuselage
QCRCmbarCorrected Dynamic Pressure, Radome
QCXmbarRaw Dynamic Pressure, Reference
QCXCmbarCorrected Dynamic Pressure, Reference
REFF2DC_LWO1µMPMS-2D Effective Radius
REFFF2DCµMFSSP-100 PMS-2D Combined Effective Radius
REFFF_LPCµMFSSP-100 Effective Radius
REFFF_LPOµMFSSP-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
TCNTF_LPCcntsFSSP-100 Total Counts (all cells)
TCNTF_LPOcntsFSSP-100 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
XICNCvlpmCorrected CN Isokinetic Side Flow Rate
XMACH2noneAircraft Mach Number Squared

Last update: Wed Jan 14 12:29:36 MST 2004