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DOTSTAR ASTRA Flight Level Data



This data set includes the DOTSTAR Astra Jet flight level data from six flights that occurred during ITOP_2010. The DOTSTAR aircraft was based out of Taiwan and flew the environment of tropical systems in the Western Pacific Ocean from August-October 2010. Data are included from Typhoon Kompasu (31 August), Typhoon Lionrock (31 August-1 September), Typhoon Fanapi (15-16, 16-17, and 17-18 September) and Super Typhoon Megi (16-17 October). The data files are in a comma-delimited ASCII format with observations every few seconds. NCAR/EOL have conducted no quality control on these data files.

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  • 1.0 (2011-06-17)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2010-08-31 00:00:00
End datetime 2010-10-16 23:59:59

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Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 30.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 17.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: 116.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 131.00

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National Taiwan University. 2011. DOTSTAR ASTRA Flight Level Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 17 Jul 2024.

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