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FASTEX soundings from the UK C-130 dropsondes

Summary

This dataset consists of dropsonde data from the UK C-130 provided by the UK Meteorological Office. Dropsondes were taken as requested. These data underwent automated and visual quality control. These data include pressure, temperature, dew point, relative humidity, wind speed, wind direction, and altitude taken at approximately 1.5 second vertical intervals. Refer to the station README for details.

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Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1997-01-10 00:00:00
End datetime 1997-02-27 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


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Maximum (North) Latitude: 59.80, Minimum (South) Latitude: 47.80
Minimum (West) Longitude: -28.30, Maximum (East) Longitude: -7.00

Primary point of contact information

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

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

University of Alaska, Fairbanks. 2011. FASTEX soundings from the UK C-130 dropsondes. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/2.227. Accessed 15 Nov 2019.

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