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TOGA COARE soundings from Kanton

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Summary

This dataset consists of sounding data from Kanton in the Phoenix Islands (WMO 91701). Soundings were taken twice per day (00 and 21 UTC) during the IOP. UCAR/JOSS conducted no quality control on these data. This dataset includes pressure, temperature, dew point, relative humidity, wind speed, wind direction, and altitude taken at a variable vertical resolution. Refer to the station README file for details. NOTE: This dataset has been updated (5/2/2002) with corrected data for the humidity measurement errors of the Vaisala RS 80 radiosonde (Wang et al 2002). Please see the README for details.

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Data Quality final
Versions
  • 1.0 (2006-06-12)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency 6 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1993-01-31 00:00:00
End datetime 1993-02-25 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: -2.76, Minimum (South) Latitude: -2.77
Minimum (West) Longitude: -171.72, Maximum (East) Longitude: -171.72

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

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Citation

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UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2006. TOGA COARE soundings from Kanton. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6Z899PG. Accessed 02 Dec 2021.

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