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National Weather Service High Resolution Radiosonde Data (ESC Format)



High vertical resolution radiosonde data from National Weather Service radiosonde stations within and near the Cold Fog Amongst Complex Terrain (CFACT) domain. Three stations are included in this dataset: Salt Lake City UT (KSLC), Boise ID (KBOI), and Elko, NV (KLKN).

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Additional information

Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2022-05-18)
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Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2022-01-04 00:00:00
End datetime 2022-02-24 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 43.568, Minimum (South) Latitude: 40.772
Minimum (West) Longitude: -116.211, Maximum (East) Longitude: -111.955

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2022. National Weather Service High Resolution Radiosonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 11 Aug 2022.

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