AIRCRAFT RESEARCH INSTRUMENTATION

C-130 N130AR Project No. 8-101

Surface Heat Budget of the Arctic Ocean (SHEBA)

J. Curry, et al.

 

Data Acquisition

Airborne Data System II (Motorola 68040 based), consisting of four (4) Distributed Sampling Modules (DSMs), one in each wing pod and two in the cabin.

SunSPARC 10-402, PowerVideo board, 16" High Resolution Color Monitor, Exabyte Model EXB-8505 Tape Drives (2 units), 1 Gigabyte External Disk (2), Sun CD-ROM Drive, Diamond Trackball, HP3630 PaintJet Printer, Powerware Prestige Model 800 UPS, 7" intercom control panel, located at the RAF system operators station.

Sony XC-999 VHS Color Cameras (3 units) with JVC Model HR-S4700U Super VHS Video Recorders (3 units), Horita GPS Video Titler. Cameras mounted forward, left side, and down looking.

 

User Displays

SunSPARC 5, 16" High Resolution Color Monitor, HP1200C/PS DeskJet printer, Diamond Trackball, Powerware Prestige Model 800 UPS located at flight scientists station on the flight deck.

SunSPARC 5, Color Monitor, Trackball, UPS Unit located in forward cabin, left side rack.

SunSPARC 5, Color Monitor, Trackball, UPS Unit located in aft cabin, forward left side rack.

Sun SPARCstation IPC, Color Monitor, Trackball, UPS Unit located in aft cabin, back center rack.

 

Aircraft Position, Velocity, and Attitude

Honeywell Model HG1095-AC03 Laseref SM Inertial Reference System, S/N 432.

Trimble TANS III Global Positioning System (GPS).

 

Static Pressures

Rosemount Model 1501 Digital Pressure Transducer (PSFD) Fuselage Port.

Rosemount Model 1201F1 Pressure Transducer (PSF) Fuselage Port.

Ruska Model 7885 Pressure Transducer (XPSFD) Fuselage Port. (Sensor output unreliable; data not included in netCDF data files.)

 

Dynamic Pressures

Rosemount Model 1221F1VL (QCR) Radome.

Rosemount Model 1221F1VL (QCF) Fuselage Pitot.

 

Temperatures

Rosemount Type 102 Non-deiced Sensor, Rosemount Model 510BF Amplifier (TTRL) Left Radome Port.

Rosemount Type 102 Non-deiced Sensor, Rosemount Model 510BF Amplifier (TTRR) Right Radome Port.

Rosemount Type 102E Deiced Sensor, Rosemount Model 510BF Amplifier Left Inboard Wing Access Plate (TTWH).

OPHIR III Radiometric Thermometer (OAT) Left Aft Fuselage Mount.

 

Flow Angle Sensors

Attack Rosemount Model 1221F1VL Differential Pressure Transducer (ADIFR), Radome.

Sideslip Rosemount Model 1221F1VL Differential Pressure Transducer (BDIFR), Radome.

 

Dew Point and Humidity

General Eastern Model 1011B Dew Point Hygrometer (DPB) Right Radome Port.

General Eastern Model 1011B Dew Point Hygrometer (DPT) Right Radome Port.

NCAR Model LA-3 Lyman-Alpha Hygrometer (VLA) Left Radome Mount.

NCAR Model Crossflow Lyman-Alpha Hygrometer (VLA1) Left Radome Mount.

NCAR Ultraviolet (UV) Hygrometer (MRUV) Right Forward Fuselage Port.

NCAR Cryogenic Dewpoint Hygrometer (DPCRC) Left Forward Fuselage Inlet.

 

Radiation Fluxes

Visible Radiation: RAF Modified Eppley Model PSP Pyranometers Upward looking (SWT), Downward looking (SWB) Centerline Mid-Fuselage.

Infrared Radiation: RAF Modified Eppley Model PIR Pyrgeometers Upward looking (IRT), Downward looking (IRB) Centerline Mid-Fuselage.

Ultraviolet Radiation: RAF Modified Eppley Model TUVR Pyranometers Upward looking (UVT), Downward looking (UVB) Centerline Mid-Fuselage.

Remote Surface Temperature: RAF Modified, Temperature Controlled, Heimann Model KT19.85 Infrared Radiation Thermometers 2 units (RSTB and RSTB1) Downward Looking.

 

Geometric Altitude

Steward-Warner Model APN-232(v), HGM232 Fuselage Mount, 0 to 15,000 m AGL.

 

Aerosol and Cloud Physics

Particle Measuring Systems (CSIRO-King) Hot Wire Liquid Water Sensor (PLWC) Left Wing.

Particle Measuring Systems (CSIRO-King) Hot Wire Liquid Water Sensor (PLWC1) Right Wing.

Gerber PVM-100 Liquid Water Probe (XGLWC) Left Wing Pod, Outboard Mount.

Rosemount Model 871FA Icing Rate Detector (RICE) Right Wing

TSI Condensation Nuclei (CN) Counter Left Forward Fuselage Inlet.

Particle Measuring Systems Model PCASP 0.1-3.0 m m, Left Wing Tip.

Particle Measuring Systems Model FSSP-300 0.3-20.0 m m, Right Wing Pod, Outboard Mount.

Particle Measuring Systems Model FSSP-100 2.0-50.0 m m diameter particles, Left Wing Pod, Inboard Mount.

Particle Measuring Systems 260X Probe 40-840 m m, Left Wing Tip.

Particle Measuring Systems Model 2DC Probe 25-800 m m, Right Wing Tip.

Particle Measuring Systems Model 2DP Probe 200-6400 m m, Right Wing Tip.

Multiangle Aerosol Spectrometer Probe (MASP) 0.4-40.0 m m, Right Wing Pod, Center Mount.

NCAR/RAF Small Community Aerosol Inlet (SCAI) Forward Right Fuselage Mount.

 

Remote Sensing Instrumentation

Airborne Imaging Microwave Radiometer (AIMR) Aft Cabin Mount. (Supported by NCAR/RSF.)

NCAR/RAF Multichannel Cloud Radiometer (MCR) Right Wing Pod.

 

User-Supplied Instrumentation

CCN Spectrometers, CN Counter, and CCN Calibration Rack Jim Hudson (DRI) Right Fuselage, Forward Cabin, Attached to SCAI.

Ice Nucleus Counter Dave Rogers (CSU) Right Fuselage, Forward Cabin, Attached to SCAI. (Flown May phase of SHEBA only.)

SPEC Cloud Particle Imager (CPI) Paul Lawson (SPEC) Right Wing Pod, Inboard Mount.

Broadband [TSBR (2 units) and IRBR (2 units)] and Spectral (TDDR and MCRV) Radiometers Francisco Valero (Scripps) Top and Bottom Fuselage Mounts.

Cloudscope John Hallett (DRI) Left Wing Pod, Center Mount. (Flown May phase of SHEBA only.)