ASHOE Project Documentation

Most of these documents are taken direct from the NASA ASHOE CD. The BADC is not responsible for their contents.


This file contains a basic description of the dataset, a list of the files available on the CD-ROM and an outline of the CD-ROM's directory structure.

  • The Principal Investigators (contact.doc)
  • Contains a list of names, addresses, and phone numbers of the principal investigators.

  • Datasets available. (er2table.doc)
  • Tables showing the available datasets in the ER-2 subdirectory ordered by principal investigator and cross referenced against the date of the flight.

  • Fights made during the campaign (fltcat.doc)
  • This contains a summary of the flights giving dates, take off and touch down points and duration in addition to very brief comments compiled by Adrian Tuck - the ASHOE project scientist.

  • The file formats (Format Specification for Data Exchange)
  • Format Specification for Data Exchange defines the standard file formats in which all data are recorded.

  • UV-Vis Experiment (uv_vis.doc)
  • A detailed description of the UV-Vis experiment, also known as the Composition and Photodissociative Flux Measurement (CPFM) compiled by Tom McElroy.

  • End of Mission Statement (eom_ashoe.txt)
  • A Text file containing the End of Mission Statement for ASHOE/MAESA. This document summarises the objectives and significant findings of the campaign based on preliminary analysis of the data during the field phase of the mission.