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GTS PACS Region Sounding Data (mandatory / significant levels) [NCAR/EOL]

Summary

This data set contains all land- and ship-based upper air sounding data available from GTS over the region from 30 N to 60 S latitude and 30 to 180 W longitude as collected by NCAR/SCD. It includes only mandatory and significant level data. It includes site identifier information, wind speed and direction, surface and sea level pressure, air temperature, and dew point depression. These data have undergone no quality control. A new version of these data was released on 27 January 2005 to correct significant problems. See the readme for details. NOTE: Each file contains soundings based on release time rather than nominal time. Be aware that if you are looking for soundings with a nominal time of 00:00:00, it may be contained within the previous day's files, so order both days.

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Spatial Type point
Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1997-07-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2006-03-31 23:59:00

Spatial coverage


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Maximum (North) Latitude: 30.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -60.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -180.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -30.00

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EOL Data Support <eol-datahelp@ucar.edu>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL). 2011. GTS PACS Region Sounding Data (mandatory / significant levels). Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/15.202. Accessed 14 Oct 2019.

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