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TCI: USAF C-130 1Hz Flight Level Data

Summary

This data set contains the 1 second resolution flight level data from the United States Air Force (USAF) C-130 aircraft flights into the tropical systems of interest to the Tropical Cyclone Intensity (TCI) field project. The storms included are Erika and Joaquin from the 2015 Atlantic region, Marty and Patricia from the 2015 East Pacific region, and Matthew from the 2016 Atlantic region. These data are in a columnar ASCII format and were collected from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) Hurricane Research Division (HRD) archives.

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Data Quality final
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  • 1.0 (2017-11-21)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2015-08-25 13:45:00
End datetime 2016-10-08 06:24:00

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 37.85, Minimum (South) Latitude: 11.32
Minimum (West) Longitude: -109.29, Maximum (East) Longitude: -63.04

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

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Hurricane Research Division (HRD), NOAA. 2017. TCI: USAF C-130 1Hz Flight Level Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/4DT3-661J-070X. Accessed 25 Sep 2022.

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