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USAF C-130 Vortex Observation GTS Messages

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This data set includes all of the Vortex messages from 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 are in the GTS Vortex message format and contain information about the center of tropical circulations flown by the USAF C-130 aircraft. NCAR/EOL have conducted no quality control on these data files.

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  • 1.0 (2011-03-30)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2010-08-25 01:31:00
End datetime 2010-10-17 20:46:00

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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United States Air Force. 2011. USAF C-130 Vortex Observation GTS Messages. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/G2Q0-W6D5-5G0X. Accessed 03 Jul 2022.

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