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NSF/NCAR G-V Dropsonde High Resolution Data



Dropsonde sounding data collected using the NCAR Airborne Vertical Atmospheric Profiling System (AVAPS) on board the NSF/NCAR G-V aircraft. These data were collected from 15 May to 15 June 2013 as part of the Mesoscale Predictability Experiment (MPEX). 426 quality controlled soundings are available.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2013-08-01)
  • 2.0 (2016-06-22):

    This dataset has been corrected for a temperature dependent dry bias and the filenames have been changed.  

  • 3.0 (2016-07-28):

    Version 3.0 was corrected for a temperature dependent relative humidity and dewpoint dry bias.  This is the most current version of the dataset.

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2013-05-15 09:18:00
End datetime 2013-06-14 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 44.8251, Minimum (South) Latitude: 31.4757
Minimum (West) Longitude: -111.381, Maximum (East) Longitude: -97.4613

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UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2016. NSF/NCAR G-V Dropsonde High Resolution Data. Version 3.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 24 May 2024.

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