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TOGA COARE Wind Profiler (ISS and others) Data



This dataset contains profiles of winds and temperature from six NCAR Integrated Sounding System (ISS) wind profiler sites. Wind data from three additional sites using other types of wind profilers are also included. The six ISS sites are: R/V Shiyan 3; Kapingamarangi; Kavieng; Manus; Nauru; and R/V Kexue 1. The other research profiler sites are: Biak (50 MHz); Christmas Island (50 MHz); and R/V Moana Wave (915 MHz). The data consist of ASCII data files, 1 profile per file. Postscript files containing daily time-series of the profiles are also included. The ASCII data files include altitude, u wind component, v wind component, w wind component, and several engineering parameters. The ISS sites also have virtual temperature and another series of engineering parameters. Please see the "README" file for more details.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2011-05-17)
  • 2.0 (2017-02-16):

    This version contains data for all nine stations.

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Spatial Type point
Frequency 30 minute
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1992-07-01 00:00:00
End datetime 1993-06-30 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 30.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -30.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: 120.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 180.00

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UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2017. TOGA COARE Wind Profiler (ISS and others) Data. Version 2.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 15 Jun 2024.

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