Wyoming Particle Counter (WPC) Stratospheric Aerosol Concentration Data

This data set contains stratospheric aerosol concentration measurements from the University of Wyoming Particle Counters (WPCs) flown on the long duration balloon platforms released from McMurdo Station in Antarctica. The data are in a comma-delimited ASCII format and browse image files in postscript are also included. The data were provided by Terry Deshler at the University of Wyoming. The final cleaned version of this data set was released on 6 November 2014.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  2010-09-08T00:00:00Z
    End:  2010-10-13T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 2010-09-08T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2010-10-13T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat -55.00000
Bounding Box South Lat -90.00000
Bounding Box West Long -180.00000
Bounding Box East Long 180.00000
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Spatial Resolution N/A
Related Links

Documentation #1 : Concordiasi_Aer_Meas_Wy_read_me.htm

Documentation #2 : WPC_post_flight_checks.pdf

Additional Information N/A
Resource Format ASCII: ASCII Text (text/plain)
PostScript (application/postscript)
Standardized Resource Format OTHER
Asset Size 271 MB
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Author Terry Deshler
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2012-08-13T17:19:33
Digital Object Identifier (DOI) https://doi.org/10.26023/TPQ6-6GT2-KD0T
Alternate Identifier 221.004
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2024-04-11T15:53:13Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::221.004
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation Terry Deshler. (2012). Wyoming Particle Counter (WPC) Stratospheric Aerosol Concentration Data. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/TPQ6-6GT2-KD0T. Accessed 19 May 2024.

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