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POST: NOAA/NWS Rawinsonde Data


This is one of the upper air data sets developed for the Physics of Stratocumulus Top (POST) project. This data set includes 121 high vertical resolution (6-second) soundings from the National Weather Service (NWS) rawinsonde station at Oakland, California for 01 July to 31 August 2008. The soundings were typically released twice a day (0000 and 1200 UTC).

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2010-01-29)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2008-07-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2008-08-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 37.70, Minimum (South) Latitude: 37.70
Minimum (West) Longitude: -122.20, Maximum (East) Longitude: -122.20

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UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory, Loehrer, S. 2010. POST: NOAA/NWS Rawinsonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 24 Jun 2024.

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