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Upper-air Measurements at Santa Cruz, Costa Rica

Summary

This dataset contains iMet-4 radiosonde data collected during the Organization of Tropical East Pacific Convection (OTREC) field campaign. This dataset consists of ASCII files containing quality checked data. The Santa Cruz radiosondes were launched from the University of Costa Rica campus in collaboration with Marcial Garbanzo and Anna Maria Duran of the University of Costa Rica. The team performed mandatory launches at 00 and 12 UTC, and often more than two launches per day. 131 launches were performed from 20 Aug to 30 Sep 2019, which includes intensive launch periods.

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Versions
  • 1.0 (2020-04-14)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2019-08-20 23:45:00
End datetime 2019-09-30 07:52:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 15.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 2.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -90.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -73.00

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Sentic, S. 2020. Upper-air Measurements at Santa Cruz, Costa Rica. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/1YXF-N0Q1-VJ0C. Accessed 13 Aug 2020.

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