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SNOWBAND: NCAR/EOL AVAPS Electra Dropsonde Profiles


Dropsonde profile data collected by the NSF/NCAR L188 Electra aircraft during the Snowband Dynamics (SNOWBAND) project that took place concurrently with the Lake-ICE project. A total of 62 dropsondes were launched, of which 55 profiles are quality controlled and publicly available.

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Data Quality final
  • 0.1 (2017-03-23)
  • 1.0 (2021-11-30):

    Quality controlled netcdf files created July 1998.

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1997-12-10 00:00:00
End datetime 1998-01-21 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 45.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 38.80
Minimum (West) Longitude: -105.20, Maximum (East) Longitude: -83.00

Primary point of contact information

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UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2021. SNOWBAND: NCAR/EOL AVAPS Electra Dropsonde Profiles. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 19 Jul 2024.

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