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VORTEX2: NSSL MGAUS Radiosonde Data

Summary

The Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment (VORTEX2) is a project aimed at investigating tornado genesis and examining tornado structure and evolution using a suite of atmospheric instruments. The VORTEX2 2009 and 2010 field campaigns included the use of four mobile GPS Advanced Upper-Air Sounding (GAUS) systems. This dataset contains 129 radiosonde soundings collected during the 2009 field campaign (May 11 - June 14, 2009) and 186 radiosonde soundings collected during the 2010 field campaign (May 6 - June 15, 2010) from two of the mobile GAUS systems that were operated by the NOAA National Severe Storm Laboratory (NSSL). These soundings were quality controlled by NCAR/EOL.

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  • 1.0 (2010-10-22)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2009-05-11 22:01:00
End datetime 2010-06-15 22:47:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 44.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 33.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -106.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -94.00

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

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Citation

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory, Young, K. 2010. VORTEX2: NSSL MGAUS Radiosonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/DQAS-17WG-H307. Accessed 30 May 2024.

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