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FASTEX soundings from Thorshavn (Denmark)


This dataset consists of sounding data from Thorshavn on Faroe Island (WMO 06011) which was operated by the Danish Meteorological Institute. Soundings were taken four times per day (00, 06, 12, and 18 UTC). These data were processed through the automated and visual quality control processes. This dataset includes pressure, temperature, dewpoint, relative humidity, wind speed, wind direction, and altitude taken at 10 second vertical intervals. Refer to the station README for details.

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Spatial Type point
Frequency 6 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1997-01-01 00:00:00
End datetime 1997-03-01 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

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Maximum (North) Latitude: 62.02, Minimum (South) Latitude: 62.02
Minimum (West) Longitude: -6.77, Maximum (East) Longitude: -6.77

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Meteo-France. 2011. FASTEX soundings from Thorshavn. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 07 Aug 2020.

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