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UK BAE-146 Dropsonde Profile Data (ESC format) [UK Met Office]


This is one of the upper air data sets developed for the Terrain-induced Rotor Experiment (T-REX). It includes 72 high vertical resolution (0.5 second) dropsondes from the UK FAAM BAE-146 aircraft. Soundings were released from 17 Mar to 8 Apr 2006.

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Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2006-03-17 00:00:00
End datetime 2006-04-08 23:59:00

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 37.10, Minimum (South) Latitude: 36.30
Minimum (West) Longitude: -118.20, Maximum (East) Longitude: -117.80

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UK Met Office (UKMO). 2007. UK BAE-146 Dropsonde Profile Data (ESC format). Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 27 Jan 2020.

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