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National Weather Service Radiosonde Data [NCAR/EOL]

Summary

This is one of the upper air data sets developed for the Profiling of Winter Storms (PLOWS) project. This data set includes 829 high vertical resolution (1-second) Radiosonde Replacement System (RRS) soundings from the seven National Weather Service (NWS) rawinsonde stations in the PLOWS 2008-2009 time period (1 February to 31 March 2009) and region (Aberdeen, SD; Davenport, IA; Green Bay, WI; Lincoln, IL; Chanhassen, MN; Omaha, NE; and Springfield, MO). Additionally, 109 high vertical resolution (6-second) MicroArt soundings from the Topeka, KS NWS rawinsonde station are included. For the 2009-2010 time period of 1 November 2009 through 11 March 2010, 2221 high vertical resolution (1-second) RRS soundings were collected. 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
Versions
  • 1.0 (2010-07-20)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2009-02-01 10:01:00
End datetime 2010-03-11 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 48.60, Minimum (South) Latitude: 32.30
Minimum (West) Longitude: -103.20, Maximum (East) Longitude: -80.00

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <eol-datahelp@ucar.edu>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2010. National Weather Service Radiosonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6WD3XW3. Accessed 14 Aug 2020.

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