DC-8 10/31/16 - 11/01/16

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Flight Number: 
1150
Payload Configuration: 
OIB-ATM NAV/ATM GPS/ATM-T5/T6/ATM FLIR/ATM CAMBOT MCoRDS/SNOW/Ku RADAR DMS/POS-AV GRAVIMETER
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
11 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:SCCITo:SCCI
Start:10/31/16 13:14 Z Finish:11/01/16 00:14 Z
Flight Time:11 hours
Log Number:178010PI:Nathan Kurtz
Funding Source:Bruce Tagg - NASA - SMD - ESD Airborne Science Program
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:Good flight. The aircraft came back in good condition. Science objective was a new mission, one of a suite of five missions designed to map the coastal region encompassing the Hull and Land glaciers and surrounding areas to the west of the Getz Ice Shelf.
Flight Hour Summary: 
178010
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS300
Total Used306.9
Total Remaining-6.9
178010 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
10/04/161135Science44296
10/05/161136Science2.76.7293.3
10/12/161138Transit10.917.6282.4
10/12/161139Transit320.6279.4
10/14/16 - 10/15/161140Science10.931.5268.5
10/15/16 - 10/16/161141Science11.843.3256.7
10/17/16 - 10/18/161142Science11.855.1244.9
10/20/16 - 10/21/161143Science11.466.5233.5
10/22/161144Science1177.5222.5
10/24/16 - 10/25/161145Science11.589211
10/25/16 - 10/26/161146Science11.3100.3199.7
10/26/16 - 10/27/161147Science12.1112.4187.6
10/27/16 - 10/28/161148Science11.5123.9176.1
10/28/16 - 10/29/161149Science11134.9165.1
10/31/16 - 11/01/161150Science11145.9154.1
11/02/16 - 11/03/161151Science11.2157.1142.9
11/03/16 - 11/04/161152Science11.5168.6131.4
11/04/16 - 11/05/161153Science11.1179.7120.3
11/05/16 - 11/06/161154Science11.7191.4108.6
11/07/16 - 11/08/161155Science11.2202.697.4
11/09/16 - 11/10/161156Science11.7214.385.7
11/10/161157Science10.9225.274.8
11/11/16 - 11/12/161158Science11.3236.563.5
11/12/16 - 11/13/161159Science11.1247.652.4
11/14/161160Science10.9258.541.5
11/15/16 - 11/16/161161Science11.6270.129.9
11/17/16 - 11/18/161162Science11.1281.218.8
11/18/16 - 11/19/161163Science11.1292.37.7
11/21/161165Transit11.6303.9-3.9
11/21/161164Transit3306.9-6.9

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Related Science Report: 

OIB - DC-8 10/31/16 Science Report

Mission: 
OIB
Mission Summary: 

OIB completed the high priority Hull-Land 2 flight. This flight is a new mission, one of a suite of five missions designed to map the coastal region encompassing the Hull and Land glaciers and surrounding areas to the west of the Getz Ice Shelf. Weather for the flight was excellent with 100% data collection over the survey area. We attempted to take opportunistic high altitude data on previous LVIS lines over the Getz Ice Shelf, however mid-level clouds prevented ATM and DMS from acquiring data on this portion of the flight. MCoRDS experienced an as-of-yet unknown system noise problem which may have contaminated high altitude data collection on the transit in, however the system was restarted just prior to the main data line and good data was acquired on the main survey line and high altitude transit out.

The MiniRad piggyback instrument was also flown on this mission and looked to have successfully collected about 0.5 Gb of data.
 
Data volumes
ATM: T5: 14 Gb         T6: 12 Gb
FLIR:  4 Gb
Cambot: 6 Gb
DMS: 33 Gb
Snow/Ku radars: 183 Gb each
MCoRDS: 764 Gb 
AIRGrav: 5 Gb  

data on: 1801
data off: 1953