Version 1 was active from 16 November 2012 to 23 May 2016.
Latest version is available as of 24 May 2016.


The Cessna Citation II Research aircraft owned and operated by the University of North Dakota (UND) participated in the GPM Cold-season Precipitation Experiment (GCPEx) supplying navigation data and also carrying cloud microphysics instruments. This navigation dataset consists of final processed files containing records with flight time (UT seconds from midnight) and aircraft latitude, longitude and altitude.

Please include the following citation in your publications:

Delene, David and Michael R. Poellot. 2012. GPM Ground Validation UND Citation Navigation Data GCPEX Version 1 [indicate subset used]. Dataset available online from the NASA Global Hydrology Resource Center DAAC, Huntsville, Alabama, U.S.A. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/GPMGV/GCPEX/NAV/DATA/001
Click here for the citation in RIS format.

General Characteristics

Publication date: 2012-11-16
Version: 1
Collections: GPM-GV GCPEx Products
Projects: GCPEX
Platforms: UND CITATION II
Instruments: ACCELEROMETER, GNSS, GPS
Terms: ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE, ATMOSPHERIC WINDS, PLATFORM CHARACTERISTICS
Processing level: 0
Format: ASCII

Coverage

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Red dots or areas indicate coverage range.

 

Location: ONTARIO, CANADA
North boundary: 46.5°
West boundary: -81°
East boundary: -78°
South boundary: 43.5°
Temporal resolution: FLIGHT
Start date: 2012-01-19
Stop date: 2012-02-24

Documentation

Retired Dataset: Retired data available on request only
Guide: http://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/uso/ds_docs/gpmgv/gcpex/gpmnavcitgcpex/gpmnavcitgcpex_dataset.html
The guide document contains detailed information about the dataset
Homepage: http://gpm.nsstc.nasa.gov/gcpex
The home page for the project or program which sponsored the dataset
DOI for V1: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/GPMGV/GCPEX/NAV/DATA/001
Digital Object Identifier
Citing data: https://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/home/about-ghrc/citing-ghrc-daac-data
Instructions for citing GHRC data.

 

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