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DLR Falcon Dropsonde Data [EOL Format]


This dataset contains 321 dropsondes released from the DLR Falcon aircraft during the T-PARC (THORPEX Pacific Asian Regional Campaign 2008) experiment (25 August to 1 October 2008). The DLR Falcon was based out of Atsugi Naval Air Station located near Tokyo, Japan. These data have been quality controlled by NCAR/EOL and are in the EOL Sounding Format (columnar ASCII).

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2009-11-16)
  • 1.1 (2016-06-29):

    The filenames on this dataset have been renamed.

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Spatial Type point
Frequency 10 minute
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2008-08-25 23:43:00
End datetime 2008-10-01 12:32:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 43.80, Minimum (South) Latitude: 21.50
Minimum (West) Longitude: 124.40, Maximum (East) Longitude: 154.10

Primary point of contact information

Kathryn Young

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Young, K. 2016. DLR Falcon Dropsonde Data. Version 1.1. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 23 Feb 2020.

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