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T-PARC: Japan Hachijojima High Resolution Radiosonde Data


This is one of the upper air data sets developed for the THORPEX Pacific Asian Regional Campaign (T-PARC). It includes 146 High Resolution Radiosonde soundings from Hachijojima, Japan released during T-PARC. Hachijojima is located approximately 300 km south of Tokyo. The soundings were typically released twice per day (00 and 12 UTC) from 1 August to 1 October 2008, but additional releases were sometimes made. The soundings are in EOL Sounding Composite (ESC) format.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2010-04-21)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2008-08-01 12:00:00
End datetime 2008-10-01 00:00:00

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 33.12, Minimum (South) Latitude: 33.12
Minimum (West) Longitude: 139.77, Maximum (East) Longitude: 139.77

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UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory, Japan Meteorological Agency, Loehrer, S. 2010. T-PARC: Japan Hachijojima High Resolution Radiosonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 19 May 2024.

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