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MSU Mobile Radiosonde Data (ESC Format)

Summary

Mississippi State University (MSU) utilized three mobile radiosonde systems to release radiosondes at locations around northeastern Mississippi, northern Alabama and southwestern Tennessee during VORTEX-SE_2016 Intensive Observation Periods (IOPs).  The choices for the locations and times of the releases were made in collaboration with other VORTEX-SE PIs.  Two different radiosonde systems were used by MSU during VORTEX-SE_2016, iMet (10 second resolution) from one vehicle and Windsond (1 second resolution) from two vehicles.  This data set includes a total of 69 radiosondes (23 iMet and 46 Windsond) from the three MSU systems during the VORTEX-SE_2016 field season (13 March to 1 May 2016). 

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Additional information

Identifier
Data Quality final
Versions
  • 1.0 (2016-11-02)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2016-03-12 23:00:00
End datetime 2016-05-01 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 35.443, Minimum (South) Latitude: 33.473
Minimum (West) Longitude: -88.781, Maximum (East) Longitude: -86.905

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

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Brown, M. 2016. MSU Mobile Radiosonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6PR7TC7. Accessed 21 Aug 2019.

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