Skip to data content Skip to data search

NRL P-3 Dropsonde Data (EOL Format) [NCAR/EOL]


This data set consists of data from 475 dropsondes released from the NRL P-3 aircraft during the T-PARC (THORPEX Pacific Asian Regional Campaign 2008) experiment (12 August to 4 October 2008). These data have been quality controlled by NCAR/EOL and are in the EOL Sounding Format (columnar ASCII). This data set was updated 31 August 2009 with a new version. See the documentation file for a complete description of the changes.

Data access

  • ORDER data for delivery by FTP

Additional information

Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2009-11-16)
  • 2.0 (2016-06-30):

    This dataset has corrected filenames

(Only the current version of the data is available to order. If you have questions about a prior version, please email us.)
Metadata download

Note that your browser may not display the above metadata links, but automatically save them as files in a folder such as "Downloads"

Related projects
Spatial Type point
Frequency criteria
Language English
GCMD Science Keywords

Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2008-08-12 05:16:00
End datetime 2008-10-05 06:59:59

Spatial coverage

Maximum (North) Latitude: 38.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 8.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: 123.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 157.00

Primary point of contact information

Kathryn Young <>

Additional contact information


Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Young, K. 2016. NRL P-3 Dropsonde Data (EOL Format). Version 2.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 24 Oct 2017.

Today's date is shown— please replace with the date of your most recent access.

(We can also provide a special identifier to reference individual files from this dataset. For more information, please email us.)

Additional citation styles