Terra-Aqua eXperiment 2002 (TX-2002)

November-December 2002

Current Schedule | Personnel List

 

Logistics:

 

1) Current Schedule

        19 Nov ER-2 ferry flight from DFRC to Kelly AFB, San Antonio, TX

        20 Nov S-HIS integration on ER-2

        21 Nov Instrument Integration flight at Kelly

        22 Nov - 10 Dec Science flights

        10 Dec Instrument download

        11 Dec ER-2 ferry flight back to DFRC

 

2) Instrumentation on ER-2

        MAS - 50 channel vis/IR spectrometer; 50 m spatial resolution, 36 km swath

        S-HIS - Scanning MWIR to LWIR interferometer (2 km res, 36 km swath)

        NAST-I Scanning MWIR to LWIR interferometer (2 km res, 40 km swath)

        CPL Nadir pointing 3 wavelength lidar with dual polarization at 1064 nm

        RC-10 camera system - b/w and false color IR photo, 5 m res

        VIS video camera system

 

3) Data Collection Parameters:

        27 ER-2 flight hours available for Science (Menzel)

        All flights coordinated with Terra or Aqua satellite overpass

        Six flights of 4 to 5 hours each plus 2 ferry flights

        Focus on daytime flights, but one to two nighttime missions possible

        Overfly AERIbago during CART SGP flights

        No International flights

 

4) Support

        McIDAS Workstation for on-site real time weather support

        Science Room with 15 Network drop lines for instrument teams



5) Personnel List

NAME

AFFILIATION

ACTIVITY

EMAIL

Steve Ackerman

U. Wisc

Cloud Scientist

steve.ackerman@ssec.wisc.edu

Jim Barnes

DFRC

ER-2 Crew Chief

james.barnes@dfrc.nasa.gov

Jim Barrilleaux

DFRC

ER-2 Pilot

james.barrilleaux@mail.dfrc.nasa.gov

Bryan Baum

NASA, U. Wisc.

Cloud Scientist

bryan.baum@ssec.wisc.edu

Nick Ciganovich

U. Wisc.

S-HIS

nick.ciganovich@ssec.wisc.edu

Ralph Dedecker

U. Wisc

S-HIS

ralph.dedecker@ssec.wisc.edu

Rose Dominguez

ARC

MAS

rdominguez@mail.arc.nasa.gov

Kent Dunwoody

DFRC

MAS

kent.dunwoody@dfrc.nasa.gov

Steve Dutcher

U. Wisc.

S-HIS

steve.dutcher@ssec.wisc.edu

Wayne Feltz

U. Wisc.

AERIbago

wayne.feltz@ssec.wisc.edu

Pat Grant

DFRC

MAS

pgrant@mail.arc.nasa.gov

Bill Hart

GSFC

CPL

billhart@virl.gsfc.nasa.gov

Dennis Hlavka

GSFC

CPL

sgdh@virl.gsfc.nasa.gov

Ben Howell

U. Wisc.

S-HIS

ben.howell@ssec.wisc.edu

Mike Kaptizke

DFRC

ER-2 Mission Manager

Mike.kapitzke@dfrc.nasa.gov

Michael King

GSFC

P.I. MAS

king@climate.gsfc.nasa.gov

Bob Knuteson

U. Wisc.

AERIbago / S-HIS

bobk@ssec.wisc.edu

Dan LaPorte

U. Wisc.

S-HIS

dandl@mac.com

Allen Larar

LaRC

NAST-I

a.m.larar@larc.nasa.gov

Matt McGill

GSFC

P.I. CPL

mcgill@virl.gsfc.nasa.gov

Chris Moeller

U. Wisc

ER-2 Mission Planner

Chris.moeller@ssec.wisc.edu

John Murray

LaRC

NAST-I

j.j.murray@larc.nasa.gov

Anna Noe

LaRC

NAST-I

a.m.noe@larc.nasa.gov

Brian Osborne

U. Wisc.

AERIbago

brian.osborne@ssec.wisc.edu

Hank Revercomb

U. Wisc.

P.I. S-HIS

hankr@ssec.wisc.edu

Allen Royal

LaRC

NAST-I

a.c.royal@larc.nasa.gov

John Short

U. Wisc.

S-HIS

john.short@ssec.wisc.edu

Bill Smith, Sr.

LaRC

P.I. NAST-I

bill.l.smith@larc.nasa.gov

Kathy Strabala

U. Wisc.

MAS

kathy.strabala@ssec.wisc.edu

Dave Tobin

U. Wisc.

AIRS Validation

dave.tobin@ssec.wisc.edu

Paul Van Delst

U. Wisc.

S-HIS

pvandelst@ncep.noaa.gov

Ken Vinson

U. Wisc.

S-HIS

ken.vinson@ssec.wisc.edu

David Wright

DFRC

ER-2 Pilot

david.wright@dfrc.nasa.gov

Dan Zhou

LaRC

NAST-I

d.k.zhou@larc.nasa.gov

 


November 14, 2002
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