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National Weather Service High Resolution Radiosonde Data (ESC Format) [NCAR/EOL]

Summary

The National Weather Service (NWS) routinely releases radiosondes at 00 and 12 UTC with occasional special releases at sites throughout the United States. This data set includes the quality controlled NWS soundings released at nine sites around Salt Lake City, Utah during the IDEAL (Instabilities, Dynamics and Energetics accompanying Atmospheric Layering) project's field phase (15 October to 15 November 2017). A total of 585 quality-controlled, high vertical resolution (1-second) soundings are contained in the final IDEAL NWS radiosonde data set. 

Data access

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Additional information

Identifier
Data Quality final
Versions
  • 1.0 (2018-01-17):

    This is the initial version of the National Weather Service High Resolution Radiosonde dataset in ESC format.

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Spatial Type point
Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2017-10-15 00:00:00
End datetime 2017-11-16 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 43.568, Minimum (South) Latitude: 35.038
Minimum (West) Longitude: -119.795, Maximum (East) Longitude: -106.623

Primary point of contact information

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

Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2018. National Weather Service High Resolution Radiosonde Data (ESC Format). Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6ZG6R0T. Accessed 05 Dec 2019.

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