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This sounding data was collected during the Shelf MIxed Layer Experiment (SMILE) , from a single NCAR Cross Chain Loran Atmospheric Sounding System (CLASS) stations. There are two tar files: ascii rawinsonde data in three versions: "i" data interpolated to every 5mb, "m" with 1-second raw dat with data flags collected during the sonde ascent, and "x" 10 second interval data and a tar file with skew-t diagrams

Data access

  • ORDER data for delivery by FTP

Additional information

Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2014-07-14)
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Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1989-02-08 11:43:35
End datetime 1989-03-17 15:00:35

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 39.385, Minimum (South) Latitude: -2.903
Minimum (West) Longitude: -124.483, Maximum (East) Longitude: 2.965

Primary point of contact information

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2014. SMILE: CLASS Soundings. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 22 Oct 2019.

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