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HS3 2012 Global Hawk Dropsonde Data


This data set contains Global Hawk dropsonde data from six research flights of the unmanned NOAA/NASA Global Hawk (GH) aircraft conducted between September 7 and 26, 2012 for the Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) project. The GH is equipped with an NCAR/NOAA dropsonde system specially designed for remote operation. A total of 337 quality controlled soundings are contained in the final HS3 dropsonde data set.

Data access

ORDER data for delivery by FTP

Additional information

Related projects: HS3
Observational frequency: criteria
Spatial type: point
Categories: Upper Air
Platforms: Global Hawk Miniature Dropsonde
Documentation: readme.V4.HS3-2012.GHdropsonde.pdf [1054 KB]
Identifier: doi:10.5065/D6BV7DSK (Link: )

Temporal coverage

Begin datetime: 2012-09-07 00:00:00, End datetime: 2012-09-27 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Minimum latitude: 13.493430, Minimum longitude: -88.437500
Maximum latitude: 42.054820, Maximum longitude: -19.426530


Point of contact

EOL Data Support
UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
E-Mail address: datahelp at eol dot ucar dot edu