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T-PARC: Japan Minami-daito-Jima 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 145 High Resolution (2 second) Radiosonde soundings from Minami Daito Jima, Okinawa, Japan. The soundings were typically released twice daily between 1 August and 30 September 2008. During periods of tropical activity there were more frequent releases. The raw data were provided by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA). NCAR/EOL converted the data to EOL Sounding Composite Format and conducted automated and visual quality control checks.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2010-06-18)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2008-08-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2008-09-30 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 25.83, Minimum (South) Latitude: 25.83
Minimum (West) Longitude: 131.23, Maximum (East) Longitude: 131.23

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Additional contact information


UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory, Japan Meteorological Agency, Loehrer, S. 2010. T-PARC: Japan Minami-daito-Jima High Resolution Radiosonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 21 May 2024.

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