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T-PARC: Japan Ishigaki-Jima High Resolution Radiosonde Data


This is one of the upper air data sets developed for the THORPEX Pacific Asian Regional Campaign (T-PARC 2008). The data set includes 179 high vertical resolution (1-second) soundings from Ishigakijima, Japan (WMO - 47918). The data cover August and September 2008 and soundings were typically released at 00 and 12 UTC with some special releases during periods of nearby tropical storms. The data are in the EOL Sounding Composite format which is columnar ASCII. The data were provided by JMA.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2011-10-17)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2008-07-31 23:30:00
End datetime 2008-09-30 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 24.337, Minimum (South) Latitude: 24.337
Minimum (West) Longitude: 124.165, Maximum (East) Longitude: 124.165

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UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory, Japan Meteorological Agency. 2011. T-PARC: Japan Ishigaki-Jima High Resolution Radiosonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 08 Jun 2023.

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