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National Weather Service High Resolution Radiosonde Data (ESC Format)


This data set includes 866 quality controlled NWS (National Weather Service)  soundings released at ten sites throughout the western Great Lakes region  during the ICICLE (In-Cloud Icing and Large-Drop Experiment)  field phase (26 January to 9 March 2019). Eight of the stations are available  at 1-second vertical resolution (703 soundings) and two stations are available  at mandatory and significant level resolution (163 soundings).

Data access

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Additional information

Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2019-06-25)
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Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2019-01-26 00:00:00
End datetime 2019-03-09 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 44.908, Minimum (South) Latitude: 37.236
Minimum (West) Longitude: -96.366, Maximum (East) Longitude: -83.472

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <>

Additional contact information


Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2019. National Weather Service High Resolution Radiosonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 06 Dec 2019.

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