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HS3 2012 Global Hawk Dropsonde Data

Summary

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.HS3-2012.GHdropsonde.pdf [715 KB]

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

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Point of contact

NCAR/EOL
EOL Data Support
E-Mail address: codiac at ucar dot edu
Homepage: http://data.eol.ucar.edu/