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NOAA Cooperative Agency Profiler (CAP) Network Data [NCAR/EOL]

Summary

This data set contains 30-minute or hourly profiles of wind speed, wind direction and virtual temperature from profilers around the world (including several in California). These are typically 915 MHz boundary layer profilers; some also include Radio Acoustic Sounding System (RASS). The data were acquired from NOAA/ESRL/GSD and include data from a number of agencies. The data are in netCDF.

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Spatial Type multiple
Frequency 30 minute
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2006-03-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2006-04-30 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 90.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -90.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -180.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 180.00

Primary point of contact information

Mike Barth <Michael.F.Barth@noaa.gov>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Barth, M. 2008. NOAA Cooperative Agency Profiler (CAP) Network Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/92.031. Accessed 07 Aug 2020.

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