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T-PARC: National Weather Service (NWS) High Resolution Soundings


This is one of the upper air data sets developed for the THORPEX Pacific Asian Regional Campaign (T-PARC 2008). This data set includes 2590 high vertical resolution (6-second) MicroArt soundings from the eight National Weather Service (NWS) rawinsonde stations in the T-PARC region (Yap, WCI; Ponape, ECI; Koror, Palau WCI; Chuuk, ECI; Majuro, Marshall Island; Guam, Marianna Island; Hilo, HI; Lihue, HI). The data cover the period from 31 May 2008 to 31 October 2008. The soundings were typically released twice a day (0000 and 1200 UTC). The data are in EOL Sounding Composite format (columnar ascii).

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2010-04-01)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2008-06-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2008-10-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 22.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 7.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: 134.50, Maximum (East) Longitude: -159.40

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UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory, Loehrer, S. 2010. T-PARC: National Weather Service (NWS) High Resolution Soundings. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 25 May 2024.

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