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TexAQS 2006 TOPAZ Lidar data

Final Data


August 2006
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During the TexAQS 2006 study, the NOAA Twin Otter flew 22 missions totaling about 121 hours between 1 August and 13 September 2006, covering the Houston, Dallas/Forth Worth, and eastern Texas areas.

Twin Otter flight track map for Houston area Twin Otter flight track map for all of eastern Texas
Summary of Twin Otter flight tracks in Houston area Summary of Twin Otter flight tracks in Texas

Data Status: Data are quality controlled, and listed as final (version 2).

Data Policy: We request that a proper acknowledgment to the "NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory Chemical Sciences Divison" accompany the use of this data in any publications and presentations. If the use of this data in a publication constitutes a major or reasonably significant aspect of an article, co-authorship by an ESRL CSD scientist is appropriate; please discuss any such planned use with the contact scientist. We welcome collaborations and will lend our scientific expertise in interpretation and evaluation of the data.