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USAF C-130 Dropsonde Data (EOL Format) [NCAR/EOL]

Summary

This data set includes 86 high resolution dropsonde data files from the USAF C-130 aircraft that flew over the Atlantic basin and Gulf of Mexico during PREDICT. Data are included from thirteen flights that occurred 31 August to 29 September 2010. The data are in the EOL columnar ASCII sounding format. These data have undergone the NCAR/EOL dropsonde quality control processing, see the readme for details.

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  • 1.0 (2012-05-02)
  • 2.0 (2017-03-24)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2010-08-31 09:00:00
End datetime 2010-09-29 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 39.277, Minimum (South) Latitude: 16.0138
Minimum (West) Longitude: -88.09, Maximum (East) Longitude: -59.715

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EOL Data Support

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2017. USAF C-130 Dropsonde Data (EOL Format). Version 2.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6MG7MQV. Accessed 30 Mar 2020.

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