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NCAR MCASS QC Dropsonde Data


Dropsonde profile soundings from the Multi-Channel Atmospheric Sounding System (MCASS), an AVAPS dropsonde system adapted for ballooon launches, during the Thunderstorm Electrification and Lightning EXperiment (TELEX). During TELEX, dropsondes were launched from various locations around Oklahoma between May 13 and June 29, 2004. For detailed information on the data format and the quality control process, please see the attached readme file.

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Additional information

Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2016-11-03)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2004-05-13 00:00:00
End datetime 2004-06-29 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 37.108, Minimum (South) Latitude: 33.523
Minimum (West) Longitude: -100.129, Maximum (East) Longitude: -95.449

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <>


Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2016. NCAR MCASS QC Dropsonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 11 Aug 2020.

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