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VORTEX-95 6-sec NWS Soundings

Summary

The VORTEX-95 6-second NWS Soundings dataset contains high resolution sounding data extracted from NWS MicroART Sounding systems at 12 sites in the VORTEX project domain. The dataset contains one sounding level every 6 seconds. This dataset includes pressure, temperature, dew point, relative humidity, wind speed, wind direction, and altitude. These data have been extensively quality-controlled, with every sounding subjected to both computerized consistency checks and human visual review.

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Spatial Type point
Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1995-04-01 00:00:00
End datetime 1995-06-15 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 40.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 31.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -107.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -91.00

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2011. VORTEX-95 6-sec NWS Soundings. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/2.75. Accessed 20 Sep 2019.

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