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Purdue University Mobile Radiosonde Data

Summary

This data set contains vertical profiles of pressure, temperature, mixing ratio, wind speed, and wind direction from the University of Purdue mobile radiosonde system during the VORTEX-SE 2017 field season. Purdue released a total of 18 radiosondes from locations around northern Alabama on 25, 27, 28, and 30 March; 3, 5, 27, 28, and 30 April; and 1 May 2017. These data are available in either the original columnar ASCII format provided by Purdue or the EOL Sounding Composite Format. 

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Versions
  • 1.0 (2017-08-21):

    This is the data for the Mobile Radiosonde Data from Purdue University. 

  • 1.1 (2018-04-26):

    The only change to this version is the addition of the EOL Sounding Composite (ESC) format of the data.  The data in their original format from Purdue are unchanged. You may choose your format when ordering.

(Only the current version of the data is available to order. If you have questions about a prior version, please email us.)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2017-03-25 00:00:00
End datetime 2017-05-01 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 34.9565, Minimum (South) Latitude: 34.3634
Minimum (West) Longitude: -87.6652, Maximum (East) Longitude: -85.6644

Primary point of contact information

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

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Baldwin, M., Dawson, D. 2018. Purdue University Mobile Radiosonde Data. Version 1.1. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D66Q1VZ9. Accessed 22 Sep 2019.

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