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Constant Pressure Imagery [NCAR/RAL]

Summary

This dataset contains 12-hourly constant pressure maps over the United States generated from twice-daily sonde launched from weather stations within the ICE-L region. For each weather station, the maps report temperature (°C) to the upper left, dewpoint depression (°C) below it, altitude of the pressure level (decameters) to the upper right, and a wind barb representing the wind speed and direction. The levels included are 150, 200, 250, 300, 500, 700, 800, and 850 mb (millibars). The imagery was generated in real-time by NCAR/RAL during the ICE-L field project and covers the time span from 2007-10-24 12:00:00 to 2007-12-03 12:00:00. The imagery is in GIF format.

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Spatial Type raster
Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2007-10-24 12:00:00
End datetime 2007-12-03 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 50.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 28.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -130.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -90.00

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

NCAR Research Applications Laboratory. 2013. Constant Pressure Imagery. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/105.045. Accessed 28 Sep 2020.

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