Project #1999-102 INDOEX

NSF/NCAR EC-130Q Hercules (N130AR)

Aircraft Variable List

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

Reference Variables
Description Units Name
Reference Ambient Temperature C ATX
Reference Total Temperature C TTX
Reference Ambient Static Pressure mbar PSXC
Reference Dew Point Temperature C DPXC
Reference Corrected Dynamic Pressure mbar QCXC
Reference Raw Dynamic Pressure mbar QCX
Reference True Air Speed M/s TASX
Reference Liquid Water Content g/M3 PLWCC1
Reference Surface Temperature C RSTB1
Reference High Rate Mixing Ratio g/kg MRLA1
GPS-Corrected Horizontal Wind Speed M/s XWSC
GPS-Corrected Horizontal Wind Direction deg XWDC
GPS-Corrected Wind Vector, East Component M/s XUIC
GPS-Corrected Wind Vector, North Component M/s XVIC
GPS-Corrected Wind Vector, Longitudinal Component M/s XUXC
GPS-Corrected Wind Vector, Latitudinal Component M/s XVYC
GPS-Corrected Wind Vector, Vertical Gust Component M/s XWIC
GPS-Corrected IRS Ground Speed Vector, East Comp. M/s XVEWC
GPS-Corrected IRS Ground Speed Vector, North Comp. M/s XVNSC

Standard Variables
Description Units Name
Raw IRS Latitude Left deg LAT
Raw IRS Longitude Left deg LON
GPS Latitude deg GLAT
GPS Longitude deg GLON
Corrected Static Pressure (digital) Fuselage mbar PSFDC
Corrected Static Pressure, Fuselage mbar PSFC
Cabin Pressure mbar PCAB
Ambient Temperature: Radome Right Side C ATRR
Ambient Temperature: Radome Left Side C ATRL
Ambient Temperature: Heated, Wing C ATWH
Ambient Temperature: OPHIR-III, Wheel Well C OAT
Corrected Dew Point Temperature, Top Fuselage C DPTC
Corrected Dew Point Temperature, Bot Fuselage C DPBC
Horizontal Wind Speed, Radome M/s WS
Horizontal Wind Direction, Radome deg WD
Wind Vector, Radome East Component M/s UI
Wind Vector, Radome North Component M/s VI
Wind Vector, Radome Longitudinal Component M/s UX
Wind Vector, Radome Latitudinal Component M/s VY
Wind Vector, Radome Vertical Gust Component M/s WI
Pressure Altitude : MSL M PALT
Pressure Altitude : MSL ft PALTF
Radar Altitude : AGL M HGM232
Potential Temperature K THETA
Equivalent Potential Temperature K THETAE
Absolute Humidity, Top g/M3 RHODT
Absolute Humidity: Lyman-alpha, Radome stub g/M3 RHOLA
Absolute Humidity: Lyman-alpha, Radome crossflow g/M3 RHOLA1
Relative Humidity % RHUM
Mixing Ratio, Reference g/kg MR
Mixing Ratio, Lyman Alpha stub g/kg MRLA
Mixing Ratio, Lyman Alpha crossflow g/kg MRLA1
Radiometric Surface Temperature: Raw C RSTB
Radiometric Surface Temperature: Raw C RSTB1
Corrected Surface Temperature C XTSURF
Shortwave Irradiance, Top W/M2 SWT
Shortwave Irradiance, Bottom W/M2 SWB
Infrared Irradiance, Top W/M2 IRTC
Infrared Irradiance, Bottom W/M2 IRBC
Ultraviolet Irradiance, Top W/M2 UVT
Ultraviolet Irradiance, Bottom W/M2 UVB
TSI CN Particle Concentration N/cM3 CONCN
FSSP 100 Cloud Particle Concentration N/cM3 CONCF_RPC
FSSP 100 Mean Particle Diameter µM DBARF_RPC
FSSP 300 Cloud Particle Concentration N/cM3 CONC3_RPO
FSSP 300 Mean Particle Diameter µM DBAR3_RPO
260X Cloud Droplet Concentration N/L CONC6_OBL
260X Mean Droplet Diameter µM DBAR6_OBL
PCASP Aerosol Particle Concentration N/cM3 CONCP_IBL
PCASP Mean Particle Diameter µM DBARP_IBL
PMS 2D-C Droplet Concentrations N/L CONC2C
PMS 2D-P Droplet Concentration N/L CONC2P
FSSP Water/Ice Content g/M3 PLWCF_RPC
260X Water/Ice Content g/M3 PLWC6_OBL
Corrected King Probe Liquid Water Content, left wing g/M3 PLWCC
Corrected King Probe Liquid Water Content, right wing g/M3 PLWCC1
Aircraft True Heading deg THDG
Aircraft Roll Attitude Angle deg ROLL
Aircraft Pitch Attitude Angle deg PITCH
Aircraft IRS Vertical Velocity M/s VSPD
Damped Aircraft Vertical Velocity M/s WP3
IRS Ground Speed, Left M/s GSF
IRS Ground Speed Vector, East Comp. M/s VEW
IRS Ground Speed Vector, North Comp. M/s VNS
GPS Ground Speed Vector, North Comp. M/s GVNS
GPS Ground Speed Vector, East Comp. M/s GVEW
Aircraft True Airspeed, Fuselage M/s TASF
Aircraft True Airspeed, Radome M/s TASR
Corrected Dynamic Pressure, Fuselage mbar QCFC
Corrected Dynamic Pressure, Radome mbar QCRC
Raw Dynamic Pressure, Fuselage mbar QCF
Raw Dynamic Pressure, Radome mbar QCR
Attack Angle, Radome Diff. Pressure deg AKRD
Sideslip Angle, Radome Diff. Pressure deg SSRD
Vertical Differential Pressure, Radome mbar ADIFR
Horizontal Differential Pressure, Radome mbar BDIFR
Raw Static Pressure, (digital) Fuselage mbar PSFD
Raw Static Pressure, Fuselage mbar XPSFD
Raw Static Pressure, Fuselage mbar PSF
Total Temperature, Radome Right C TTRR
Total Temperature: Radome Left C TTRL
Total Temperature: Heated, Wing C TTWH
Raw Dew Point Temperature, Fuselage Top C DPT
Raw Dew Point Temperature, Fuselage Bot C DPB
Raw Lyman-alpha Voltage, Left Stub Vdc VLA
Raw Lyman-alpha Voltage, Left Crossflow Vdc VLA1
Raw IR Irradiance, Top W/M2 IRT
Raw IR Irradiance, Bottom W/M2 IRB
Top Pyrgeometer Dome Temp. C DTT
Top Pyrgeometer Sink Temp. C STT
Bottom Pyrgeometer Dome Temp. C DTB
Bottom Pyrgeometer Sink Temp. C STB
Heimann Sensing Head Temp.: Housekeeping C TRSTB
Raw Icing Rate Indicator Vdc RICE
Raw King Probe Liquid Water Content W PLWC
Raw King Probe Liquid Water Content W PLWC1
TSI CN Counter Output N CNTS
TSI CN Counter Flow: Raw slpm FCN
TSI CN Counter Sampling Pressure mbar PCN
TSI CN Counter Sampling Temperature C CNTEMP
TSI CN Counter Corrected Flow slpm FCNC
TSI CN Counter Bypass Flow: Raw slpm XICN
TSI CN Counter Corrected BYPASS Flow slpm XICNC
C.A.I. Excess Flow splm INFLOW
C.A.I. Corrected Excess Flow vlpm INFLOWC
C.A.I. Shroud Static Pressure mbar INPS1
C.A.I. Sample Plane Static Pressure mbar INPS2
C.A.I. Exhaust Cone Static Pressure mbar INPS3
C.A.I. Shroud Dynamic Pressure mbar INQC1
C.A.I. Sample Plane Dynamic Pressure mbar INQC2
C.A.I. Exhaust Cone Dynamic Pressure mbar INQC3
C.A.I. Shroud True Air Speed M/s INTAS1
C.A.I. Sample True Air Speed M/s INTAS2
C.A.I. Exhaust Cone True Air Speed M/s INTAS3
C.A.I. Sample Plane Temperature C INTEMP
Corrected TECO Ozone Concentration PPB TEO3C
Raw TECO Ozone Output PPB TEO3
TECO Ozone Sampling Pressure mbar TEP
TECO Ozone Sampling Temperature C TET
Raw Carbon Monoxide Signal Vdc COCOR
Corrected Carbon Monoxide Concentration PPB COCAL
Carbon Monoxide Analyzer Status Vdc CMODE
Gerber PVM-100 Liquid Water Content g/M3 XGLWC
Gerber PVM-100 Status Mode Vdc XGMODE
Gerber PVM-100 Effective Droplet Radius µM XGREFF
Gerber PVM-100 Droplet Surface Area µM2 XGSFC
Solar Azimuth Angle radians SOLAZ
Solar Declination Angle radians SOLDE
Solar Elevation Angle radians SOLEL
Solar Zenith Angle radians SOLZE
Radiometer Correction Factor none XRADCF
Corrected Shortwave Irradiance, top W/M2 XSWTC
CVI Corrected Condensed Water content g/M3 CVCWC
CVI Concentration Factor N CVFACT
CVI Corrected Volumetric Flow Rate L/min CVFX1C
CVI Inlet Sampling Flag N CVINFLAG
CVI Lyman-alpha Output Voltage Vdc CVLA
CVI Cloud Particle Number Concentration N/cM3 CVN
CVI Minimum Cut Radius µM CVRAD

User Variables
Description Units Name
Univ. of Arizona Status Vdc AZSAMP
Univ. of Arizona Sample Flow 1 Vdc AZFLOW1
Univ. of Arizona Sample Flow 2 Vdc AZFLOW2
Clarke Cold Particle Counts N XCNCOLD
Clarke Cold Particle Concentration N/cM3 XCNCC
Shetter Actinic Flux: Top Temp Vdc XDAFSTA
Shetter Actinic Flux: Bottom Temp Vdc XDAFSTB

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