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Carrizal Venezuela 25mb Vertical Resolution Radiosonde Data

Summary

This data set contains vertical profiles of pressure, temperature, mixing ratio, wind speed, and wind direction from the Carrizal, Venezuela radiosonde system during the VIMHEX-II field season. A total of 330 VIZ 1290 radiosondes were released with one every day at 14 UTC with other special releases as requested. These data have not had corrections applied for thermistor or hygristor lag and are in a columnar ASCII format.

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1972-05-22 00:00:00
End datetime 1972-09-06 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


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Maximum (North) Latitude: 9.38, Minimum (South) Latitude: 9.38
Minimum (West) Longitude: -66.917, Maximum (East) Longitude: -66.917

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory, Betts, A. 2018. Carrizal Venezuela 25mb Vertical Resolution Radiosonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/554.001. Accessed 20 Aug 2019.

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