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PACS: 1997 Soundings from Cocos Island, Costa Rica


A temporary GPS rawinsonde station was installed on Cocos Island, Costa Rica for PACS-97 by NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory and operated by rangers from the CR Park Service.
These data were processed through automated and visual quality control.
The dataset includes pressure, temperature, humidity, winds and altitude taken at 2 seconds vertical resolution.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2011-08-24)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency daily
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1997-04-29 00:00:00
End datetime 1997-08-09 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 5.60, Minimum (South) Latitude: 5.50
Minimum (West) Longitude: -87.10, Maximum (East) Longitude: -87.00

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UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory, NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL), NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL). 2011. PACS: 1997 Soundings from Cocos Island, Costa Rica. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 20 Apr 2024.

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