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NOAA G-IV Dropsonde Data (.esc format) [NCAR/EOL]

Summary

This is one of the upper air data sets developed for the Hurricane Rainband and Intensity Change Experiment (RAINEX). It includes 954 dropsondes from the NOAA G-IV N49RF aircraft. The data are 0.5 second vertical resolution. It includes dropsondes that occurred during Hurricanes Dennis (2005 Jul 6-9), Emily (2005 Jul 16-19), Katrina (2005 Aug 24-28), Ophelia (2005 Sept 8-15), Rita (2005 Sept 19-24), and Wilma (2005 Oct 18-24).

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2005-07-06 00:00:00
End datetime 2005-10-24 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 40.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 10.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -100.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -50.00

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