____________________Forward Header_____________________ Subject: INDOEX Ops Summary for 9903110000 Author: nobody@indoex.edu.mv (Nobody) Date: 3/11/99 11:06 AM INDOEX OPERATIONS REPORT

INDOEX OPERATIONS REPORT


Date: 9903110000

Author: Dick Dirks Submitted at: 990311:11:6


  
C-130 TOOK OFF AT 0300 UTC (0800 LOCAL) FOR A "CLEAN-CLOUD" INDIRECT CLOSURE MISSION IN THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE SOUTH OF MALE. THE CITATION FLIGHT WAS CANCELED DUE TO FAILURE OF THE MASS SPECTROMETER INSTRUMENT. THE MYSTERE DID NOT FLY THE ORV SAGAR KANYA IS HEADED FOR PORT IN GOA ARRIVING 12 MARCH AFTER REACHING 18 19"N, THE RV RON BROWN HEADED SOUTH ALONG 67E, AT 17 20"N (0430 UTC)

MISSION PLAN


PRIMARY PLAN
C-130 PLANS A "DIRTY-CLOUD" INDIRECT CLOSURE MISSION OVER THE ARABIAN SEA NW OF MALE. CITATION PLANS AN AEROSOL VERTICAL PROFILING MISSION IN CONVECTION NEAR THE EQUATOR WITH REFUELING STOPS IN GAN MYSTERE PLANS A LIDAR PROFILING MISSION SOUTH OF MALE TO 5S, POSSIBLY IN COORDINATION WITH THE CITATION
SECONDARY PLAN
COORDINATED C-130 AND CITATION MISSION WITH A 1 HR SEGMENT OF FORMATION INTERCOMPARISON FLIGHT FOLLOWED BY COORDINATED MEASUREMENTS OF A REGION OF LOW LEVEL CLOUDS IN THE VICINITY OF MALE

Take-off Times


NCAR-C130: 0330 UTC (0830 LOCAL), SECONDARY MISSION 0500 UTC (1000 LOCAL)
Dutch Citation: 0500 UTC (1000 LOCAL)
French Mystere: 0500 UTC (1000 LOCAL)

Pre-flight briefing Time: 0200 UTC (0700 LOCAL)
Next Update Time: N/A

Airborne Mission scientist:

NCAR-C130: BUCHOLTZ, SECONDARY BUCHOLTZ/HEYMSFIELD
Dutch Citation: WILLIAMS
French Mystere: PELON

Ship Operations

RV RON BROWN WILL CONTINUE ON IT SOUTHWARD TRACK AT 67E ORV SAGAR KANYA WILL COMPLETE ITS CRUISE ARRIVING IN PORT AT GOA ON 12 MARCH AT MID-DAY

Special Operations

N/A