MkIV Balloon Profiles


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BOS - Ft. Sumner, New Mexico: mkiv.28-sep-96.fts.ss.ames mkiv.28-sep-96.fts.ss
ADEOS - Fairbanks, Alaska: m419970508__fai_sunrise_r2.bal m419970508__fai_sunrise_r2.bal.ss
POLARIS - Fairbanks, Alaska: m419970708__fai_ascent_r1.bal m419970708__fai_ascent_r2.bal.ss
m419970708__fai_descent_r1.bal m419970708__fai_descent_r2.bal.ss
SOLVE - Esrange, Sweden: m419991203__esn_sunset_r1.bal m419991203__esn_sunset_r1.bal.ss
m420000315__esn_sunrise_r1.bal m420000315__esn_sunrise_r1.bal.ss
SOLVE II - Esrange, Sweden: m420021216__esn_sunrise_r1.bal m420021216__esn_sunrise_r1.bal.ss
m420030401__esn_sunrise_r1.bal m420030401__esn_sunrise_r1.bal.ss
BOS - Ft. Sumner, New Mexico: m420030919__fts_sunset_r1.bal m420030919__fts_sunset_r1.bal.ss
m420040923__fts_sunset_r1.bal m420040923__fts_sunset_r1.bal.ss
m420050920__fts_sunset_r1.bal m420050920__fts_sunset_r1.bal.ss
m420070922__fts_sunset_r2.bal m420070922__fts_sunset_r2.bal.ss
m420070923__fts_sunrise_r2.bal m420070923__fts_sunrise_r2.bal.ss
m420110923__fts_sunset_r1.ames m420110923__fts_sunset_r1
m420110924__fts_sunrise_r1.ames m420110924__fts_sunrise_r1
m420140913__fts_sunset_r1.ames m420140913__fts_sunset_r1
m420140914__fts_sunrise_r1.ames m420140914__fts_sunrise_r1

Balloon data analyzed with the GFIT software and the atm.101 linelist.



MkIV Balloon Flights/Occultations (24 flights as of 2016-09-27)

DateTangent
Latitude (N)
(at 20km)
Tangent
Longitude (E)
(at 20km)
Minimum
Altitude
(km)
Balloon
Altitude
(km)
Balloon
Volume
(MCF)
Launch
Site
Event
05-Oct-198934.6-105.3133728Ft. Sumner, New Mexico Sunset
27-Sep-199034.2-105.6103628Ft. Sumner, New Mexico Sunset
05-May-199137.5-111.5153728Ft. Sumner, New Mexico Sunset
06-May-199136.5-113.0153228Ft. Sumner, New Mexico Sunrise
14-Sep-199235.2-110.9233928Ft. Sumner, New Mexico Sunset
15-Sep-199235.3-104.0224128Ft. Sumner, New Mexico Sunrise
03-Apr-199334.8-114.8173728Daggett, California Sunset
25-Sep-199334.0-107.5 63828Ft. Sumner, New Mexico Sunset
26-Sep-199333.1-95.3133828Ft. Sumner, New Mexico Sunrise
22-May-199436.1-108.6143628Ft. Sumner, New Mexico Sunset
23-May-199436.3-100.9113728Ft. Sumner, New Mexico Sunrise
24-Jul-199656.7-100.91124*28Lynn Lake, Manitoba Ascent*
28-Sep-199632.7-113.1 43828Ft. Sumner, New Mexico Sunset
08-May-199768.7-146.0 83824Fairbanks, AlaskaSunrise
08-Jul-199766.4-148.3 73211Fairbanks, AlaskaAscent
08-Jul-199764.7-150.2 93211Fairbanks, AlaskaDescent
03-Dec-199964.2 19.3 63411Esrange, Sweden Sunset
15-Mar-200067.8 34.211294Esrange, Sweden Sunrise
16-Dec-200264.4 31.212315Esrange, Sweden Sunrise
01-Apr-200368.3 35.211325Esrange, Sweden Sunrise
19-Sep-200334.3-113.3 73628Ft. Sumner, New Mexico Sunset
23-Sep-200433.8-109.2113828Ft. Sumner, New Mexico Sunset
20-Sep-200535.2-114.1113939Ft. Sumner, New Mexico Sunset
21-Sep-200534.0-110.3132939Ft. Sumner, New Mexico Sunrise
7-Feb-200767.921.0-3412Esrange, Sweden Ascent#
22-Feb-200767.921.1253412Esrange, Sweden Ascent#
22-Sep-200735.2-114.1103828Ft. Sumner, New Mexico Sunset
23-Sep-200734.0-110.3133828Ft. Sumner, New Mexico Sunrise
23-Sep-201134.5-108.8 63928Ft. Sumner, New Mexico Sunset
24-Sep-201135.7 -96.3144028Ft. Sumner, New Mexico Sunrise
13-Sep-201436.2-112.5 73928Ft. Sumner, New Mexico Sunset
14-Sep-201435.6-103.5 84028Ft. Sumner, New Mexico Sunrise
27-Sep-201636.0-110.5113928Ft. Sumner, New Mexico Sunset
* Flight inadvertantly terminated during ascent. # Balloon burst upon reaching float altitude.

Windows used in analysis of MkIV balloon spectra

Target Gas

Center (cm-1)

Width (cm-1)

Other Gases fitted

H2O 1500.78 0.24 hdo
1501.20 0.50 hdo
1502.75 0.70 ch4
1503.95 0.40 hdo
1511.03 0.23
1514.04 0.30
1959.65 0.70 o3
3205.40 0.90
3299.30 0.33 co2
4556.21 2.50 ch4
4565.05 1.48
4570.95 0.52
4631.55 0.46 co2
CO2 3513.75 16.50 h2o n2o hdo
3537.40 15.20 h2o hdo hno3
1243.00 33.00 h2o ch4 n2o n2o5 hdo
1376.75 20.80 h2o ch4 hdo
1961.45 26.40 h2o
1955.54 0.28
2013.54 0.25 o3
2616.48 2.18 ch4
3161.71 0.22
3203.12 0.29
3204.76 0.48
3206.41 0.50 h2o
3315.80 0.78
3318.94 0.72 h2o
3320.53 0.38 h2o
3323.67 0.40 h2o
3325.25 0.32 h2o
3339.62 0.96 n2o h2o hcn
4605.73 0.47 n2o
4606.85 0.27
4642.33 1.75 h2o n2o o3 ch4
4657.96 1.03 n2o
4879.89 0.22
4883.55 0.42
4885.82 0.40
4886.23 0.40
4887.13 0.25
4888.13 0.55
4890.60 0.30
4892.26 0.44 h2o
5028.20 5.00 h2o hdo
5307.00 70.00 h2o
1932.89 0.33
3354.12 0.44 h2o
3358.73 0.66 n2o
3363.35 0.34
3521.87 0.24
4891.33 0.80
4902.21 0.52 h2o
1911.01 0.24
1912.52 0.24
1915.54 0.40
3558.72 0.28
4826.61 0.80
3514.72 0.24
3518.06 0.37
3534.55 0.26
3540.33 0.18
3541.72 0.24
3544.46 0.20
3545.80 0.16
O3 767.10 0.80
773.30 0.40
774.88 0.34
775.22 0.20
776.50 0.60 co2
796.30 0.60
1096.30 1.24
1099.41 4.30
1102.00 0.90
1104.71 2.18
1105.33 0.52
1109.70 1.00
1113.68 0.47
1114.10 0.41
1116.90 0.70
1120.86 0.48
1134.24 0.21
1141.11 0.95
1142.06 0.68
1154.42 0.81
1167.02 4.25 ch4
2123.25 0.55
2734.49 0.63 ch4
2735.42 0.35 ch4
2737.16 1.47 ch4 hdo
2752.23 1.45 ch4 hdo co2 hcl
2753.65 0.95 ch4 hdo
2754.95 1.75 ch4 hdo
2760.31 0.63 ch4
2761.70 0.42 ch4
2762.62 1.26 ch4 n2o hdo
2763.95 0.65 ch4 n2o
2765.30 0.71 ch4 n2o hdo co2
2766.90 2.05 ch4 n2o hdo co2
2769.29 1.84 ch4 n2o hdo co2
2770.89 0.74 ch4 co2 hdo
2775.57 1.55 ch4 co2 n2o
2783.79 3.51 ch4 hdo n2o
2796.30 13.00 n2o ch4 hdo hcl
4017.00 42.00 h2o ch4 co2 hf
N2O 1183.51 0.49 o3
1186.10 11.49 o3 h2o ch4
1187.83 0.30 o3
1193.16 0.20 o3
1223.63 0.20 o3
1227.11 0.30 ch4
1227.93 0.35 ch4 o3
1257.30 4.30 ch4 h2o co2
1264.20 7.10 ch4 h2o co2
1300.92 0.30
1861.175 0.49 h2o o3
1865.60 0.50 o3
1879.78 2.14 co2 h2o
1859.30 13.20 h2o o3 co2 no
1880.15 4.30 h2o o3 co2 no
1893.70 24.40 h2o o3 co2 no ocs cof2 cofcl
2203.150 11.95 co co2 o3
2443.60 3.60
2452.68 0.28
2481.57 3.77
2533.22 0.58
2534.22 0.30
2535.25 0.18
2542.36 0.30
2543.34 0.30
2544.32 0.30
2584.03 0.35 ch4 co2
2796.93 3.66 o3 ch4 hdo
3338.62 1.00 h2o
3344.40 0.50 h2o
3347.20 0.50 h2o
3373.25 1.10 h2o co2
3380.30 4.00 h2o
3382.30 1.20 h2o co2
3388.75 4.70 h2o
4394.20 45.40 ch4 h2o
4429.65 24.10 ch4 h2o co2
4643.80 3.26 co2
4725.60 50.80 co2 h2o
CO 2135.56 0.73 o3 n2o
2139.33 1.42 o3 n2o co2 h2o
2140.75 0.72 o3 co2 n2o
2147.03 1.59 o3 n2o h2o
2153.44 0.29 o3
2158.23 1.91 o3 n2o co2
2179.86 0.88 o3 n2o
4222.88 0.36 ch4
4227.41 0.70 ch4
4231.65 0.68 ch4
4248.32 0.16
CH4 1228.16 0.80 n2o o3 co2
1253.52 1.16 n2o co2
1277.00 4.20 n2o co2
1348.05 1.10 co2
1410.68 0.52 o3
1412.92 0.52 o3
1439.45 0.30 o3
1453.03 0.26
1541.10 0.44 h2o
2473.20 2.06 n2o
2477.64 1.04 n2o
2500.15 1.54 n2o
2512.20 1.94 n2o co2
2515.20 2.82 n2o co2
2525.20 0.62 n2o co2
2563.15 0.97 n2o
2596.95 0.98 n2o co2
2599.58 3.30 n2o co2 hdo
2602.10 1.82 n2o co2
2627.90 0.62 co2
2633.68 0.72 co2
2635.70 1.64 co2 hdo
2650.15 2.30
2671.90 0.90
2680.45 0.90
2688.66 1.68 hdo
2711.50 0.76
2748.40 1.08 o3 hdo co2
2968.65 1.00
3095.15 0.70 o3
4049.35 1.44 hdo
4068.70 2.20 hdo h2o
4083.48 1.75 hdo h2o
4091.44 0.68 hdo
4095.66 1.46 hdo h2o
4112.06 2.10 hdo h2o
4116.40 2.82 hdo h2o
4143.76 0.78
4627.03 2.66 co2
NO 1846.59 0.38
1849.225 0.15
1857.29 0.14
1860.765 0.17 h2o
1887.58 0.26 n2o o3
1890.91 0.65 co2 n2o
1894.14 0.74 co2 n2o h2o o3
1896.84 0.84 co2 n2o
1900.08 0.41 co2 n2o
1903.12 0.13
1903.75 0.32 co2
1906.725 0.14
1912.785 0.14
1914.999 0.24
1915.85 0.38 co2
1920.695 0.17
1924.45 0.20
1928.95 0.50 co2 cof2
1930.07 0.50 co2 cof2 o3
NO2 1592.51 0.58 h2o
1598.01 0.80 ch4
1605.71 0.84 o2
1607.99 0.47
1628.73 0.50 h2o
1630.53 0.93 ch4
2891.14 4.60 ch4 h2o hdo
2914.66 0.23
2914.71 0.89 ch4
1596.20 24.70 ch4 h2o
NH3 1084.35 3.70 o3 h2o co2 ch4 hcooh
966.20 7.10 o3 h2o co2 cof2 f142b
HNO3 868.10 2.20 ocs
878.50 2.96
1325.46 2.28 hdo n2o
1698.45 0.40
1702.06 0.15
1728.495 0.19
HF 3877.72 0.30 h2o
4038.90 0.60 h2o ch4
4109.95 0.30 ch4
HCl 2727.85 0.24 o3
2775.78 0.24 o3
2819.57 0.14
2821.59 0.20 ch4
2843.66 0.28 ch4
2904.12 0.36 o3 ch4
2925.90 0.24 no2
2944.92 0.34 ch4
2963.30 0.78 ch4
ClO 821.50 7.56 co2 o3 chclf2 f113
831.60 6.46 co2 o3 ccl3f chclf2
853.82 4.20 hno3 h2o ccl3f ocs
859.65 6.70 hno3 ccl3f ocs h2o
OCS 868.05 11.30 hno3 h2o co2
2050.20 24.20 co2 o3 h2o co
2069.65 12.70 co2 o3 h2o co
2913.90 41.60 ch4 o3 h2o hcl no2 c2h6 hdo
4096.00 40.00 ch4 o3 h2o hdo hf
H2CO 1726.80 12.00 h2o hno3 ch4 n2o o3 clno3 hdo ocs
1745.30 3.06 h2o hno3 ch4 n2o o3
1765.20 26.26 h2o hno3 ch4 n2o o3
2762.12 3.05 ch4 o3 hdo n2o co2
2807.25 2.52 ch4 h2o hdo o3 n2o
2818.18 0.38 ch4 o3
2831.67 0.18 ch4 hdo
2832.44 0.58 ch4 hdo o3
2833.20 0.35 ch4 o3 n2o ch3oh
2912.00 2.02 h2o hdo ch4 o3 no2
HOCl 1221.21 0.46 ch4 o3 cof2 hno3 hdo
1222.20 0.45 ch4 o3 cof2
1224.34 0.55 ch4 n2o cof2 o3
1227.50 2.25 ch4 n2o cof2
1232.03 2.54 ch4 n2o cof2 o3 co2
1234.66 2.16 ch4 n2o cof2 o3 co2
1249.29 0.28 ch4 n2o cof2 chclf2
H2O2 1239.80 1.48 co2 cof2 ch4 h2o n2o
1241.42 0.74 co2 cof2 ch4 n2o
1242.34 0.45 co2 cof2
1243.00 0.59 co2 n2o cof2 ch4
1243.75 0.67 co2 n2o cof2
1244.69 0.56 co2 n2o cof2
1247.09 1.03 co2 ch4 n2o cof2
1248.80 1.52 co2 ch4 n2o cof2
1251.70 3.10 co2 ch4 n2o cof2 n2o5
1254.46 0.94 co2 ch4 n2o cof2
1255.90 0.81 co2 ch4 n2o h2o cof2
1258.25 1.60 co2 ch4 n2o h2o cof2
1261.35 0.46 co2 ch4 n2o cof2
1265.045 0.43 co2 ch4 n2o cof2
1266.12 0.74 co2 ch4 n2o h2o cof2
1267.03 0.69 co2 ch4 n2o cof2
1273.30 0.78 co2 hno3 n2o hdo ch4
1278.23 1.31 co2 hno3 n2o ch4
1286.86 0.49 ch4 hno3 n2o
1290.20 0.59 ch4 n2o hno3
HNO4 802.89 2.08 h2o o3 co2
N2O5 1248.00 43.80 ch4 n2o co2 h2o cof2
ClNO3 779.97 3.76 cof2 co2 o3 h2o hno3 ccl4 hcn c2h2
780.20 1.05 o3 co2
1294.50 33.00 hno3 ch4 n2o co2 cf4 h2o hdo
HCN 3255.13 0.46 o3 h2o
3258.44 0.26 h2o
3261.70 0.68 o3 h2o
3268.26 0.98 o3 h2o c2h2
3271.41 0.50 o3 h2o
3274.65 0.60 o3 h2o c2h2
3277.70 0.60 h2o
3281.01 0.34 o3 h2o
3284.15 0.36 h2o
3287.37 0.58 co2 h2o
3293.45 0.50 co2 h2o c2h2
3299.54 0.25 h2o
3302.54 0.36 c2h2 h2o
3305.52 0.48 n2o o3 h2o
3331.61 0.71 n2o co2 h2o
3334.30 0.40 h2o
3337.14 0.38 h2o
3339.88 0.22 co2
3342.63 0.46 n2o h2o
3350.60 0.40 n2o co2 h2o
3353.23 0.44 h2o
3358.47 0.22 n2o h2o
3361.09 0.28 h2o
CH3Cl 2967.05 1.60 h2o ch4 o3 c2h6
CF4 1282.74 6.96 n2o ch4 h2o hdo co2 hno3
1283.00 2.00 ch4 n2o
1284.98 2.56 n2o ch4 h2o hdo hno3 co2
CCl2F2 921.80 3.60 co2 h2o
1161.00 1.50 n2o o3 ch4
CCl3F 846.20 30.90 hno3 h2o co2 o3 cocl2 ocs
CCl4 796.50 18.00 co2 o3 h2o clno3 chclf2
COF2 774.07 4.21 co2 o3 h2o hno3 ccl4 hcn c2h2
1234.70 1.56 ch4 n2o o3 co2
1251.14 2.06 n2o co2 ch4
1930.60 2.02 h2o co2 no o3
1938.15 4.08 h2o co2
1951.70 5.80 co2 h2o o3
COFCl 763.50 37.00 o3 h2o co2 hno3 clno3 hcn cof2 ccl4 no2 ch3cl n2o5 c2h2
1095.70 38.50 o3 h2o co2 ccl2f2 chclf2 ccl3f ch4 hcooh f141b f142b
1875.00 36.00 o3 h2o co2 no n2o cof2
C2H6 2976.52 2.45 o3 ch4 3ch4
2976.86 0.56 o3
2986.65 0.45 ch4 o3
C2H2 754.955 0.22 o3
766.75 0.36 o3 co2 h2o
776.14 0.34 o3
3250.63 0.53 o3
3255.55 0.50 o3 h2o
3263.56 0.13 h2o
3268.56 0.35 o3 h2o
3270.04 0.33 o3
3278.18 0.42 o3 h2o
3255.55 0.50 o3 h2o
3255.55 0.50 o3 h2o
3263.56 0.13 h2o
3268.56 0.35 o3 h2o
3270.04 0.33 o3
3278.18 0.42 o3 h2o
3286.58 0.42 o3 h2o
3287.75 0.42 o3 h2o
3295.80 0.40 co2 h2o
3304.15 0.30 o3 h2o
3305.05 0.53 co2 h2o o3
N2 2388.34 0.32
2395.90 0.70 o3
2403.55 0.56
2411.23 4.40 ch4 co2
2418.64 4.44 co2
2426.15 3.04 n2o co2
2433.50 1.74 co2 n2o
2441.00 2.24 n2o ch4 co2
2455.71 0.44 n2o
2463.03 1.05 n2o
CHClF2 809.19 1.28 o3 co2
829.14 0.72 o3 co2
COCl2 847.38 33.12 ccl3f h2o hno3 o3 co2 ocs
HCOOH 1106.35 7.04 o3 h2o ccl2f2 chclf2
HDO 1408.47 0.61 h2o co2 o3
1421.90 1.03 o3 h2o
1439.62 1.28 ch4 h2o
1451.20 0.77 h2o hcn
1469.33 0.29 h2o
1474.09 0.30 h2o
1475.62 0.35
1480.20 0.99 h2o
1484.11 0.26 h2o
1488.16 0.50 h2o
1494.87 0.31
1497.84 0.74 h2o
2612.75 1.20 co2
2637.82 2.04 co2 ch4
2644.45 0.80 co2 ch4
2649.45 2.10 ch4
2657.25 0.50
2660.00 2.20 ch4
2666.30 1.20 ch4
2672.65 0.60
2695.15 0.60
2708.15 0.70 o3
2721.70 3.70 h2o o3 ch4
SF6 948.04 1.82 h2o co2
F113 815.57 23.86 co2 o3 chclf2
F141b 755.00 36.40 co2 h2o o3 cofcl hno3 hcn c2h2 ch3cl n2o5 ccl4 no2 cof2 c2h6 clno3
928.50 40.40 co2 h2o hno3 ccl2f2 sf6 f113 n2o nh3 o3 c2h4 ch3cn nf3 cof2
1095.70 38.50 co2 h2o o3 n2o hcooh ch4 chclf2 ccl2f2 ccl3f cofcl nh3 f142b
1164.75 49.30 h2o o3 n2o ch4 ccl2f2 chf3 chclf2 hcooh pan hno3 hdo so2
F142b 903.85 6.74 co2 h2o hno3 ccl2f2
1192.26 8.25 n2o o3 ch4 hno3 h2o hdo
CH3CN 1463.20 2.40 ch4 h2o hdo
PAN 1740.00 40.00 ch4 h2o hdo o3 n2o hno3 clno3 n2o5
CHF3 1155.00 37.18 n2o o3 h2o ccl2f2 hdo ch4 chclf2 f142b pan


Figures below show profiles of normalized Potential Vorticity (sPV) for the dates and locations of the various MkIV balloon flights (courtesy of Bill Irion and Gloria Manney).




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