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NCAR C-130 Quality Controlled Dropsonde Data (NCAR/EOL)


This data set contains dropsonde data from the NCAR C-130 research aircraft, collected using the NCAR Airborne Vertical Atmospheric Profiling System (AVAPS) during the Gulf Of Tehuantepec Experiment, Coupled Development of Ocean Waves and Boundary Layers (GOTEXaka OceanWaves). A total of 65 quality-controlled soundings in the NCAR CLASS format are contained in the final dropsonde data set.

Data access

  • ORDER data for delivery by FTP

Additional information

Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2017-03-15)
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Frequency 1 second
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2004-02-03 00:00:00
End datetime 2004-02-27 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 17.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 12.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -98.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -92.00

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <>

Additional contact information


Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2017. NCAR C-130 Quality Controlled Dropsonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 08 Dec 2019.

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