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USAF C-130 Dropsonde TEMPDROP Data

Summary

TEMPDROP messages from the dropsondes released by the two USAF C-130 aircraft that flew during the ITOP field program. The C-130 aircraft were based out of Guam and flew around tropical systems in the western Pacific Ocean during August-October 2010. The data files are in the GTS TEMPDROP format and contain the mandatory and significant level observations from the USAF C-130 dropsondes. NCAR/EOL have conducted no quality control on these data files.

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  • 1.0 (2011-02-22)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2010-08-25 01:19:00
End datetime 2010-09-29 18:53:00

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 33.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 10.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: 124.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 148.00

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

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United States Air Force. 2011. USAF C-130 Dropsonde TEMPDROP Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/FV9R-CACX-700K. Accessed 27 Sep 2021.

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