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MPEX: Vandenberg AFB Radiosonde Data


The United States Air Force (USAF) routinely releases radiosondes once per day at 12 UTC from its site at Vandenberg Air Force Base (AFB) in Southern California (WMO ID 72393). This data set includes the soundings released during the MPEX field phase (15 May to 15 June 2013). A total of 31 quality controlled, high resolution (~30 m) soundings are contained in the final MPEX data set.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2013-08-23)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency daily
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2013-05-15 12:00:00
End datetime 2013-06-15 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 34.737, Minimum (South) Latitude: 34.737
Minimum (West) Longitude: -120.584, Maximum (East) Longitude: -120.584

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UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2013. MPEX: Vandenberg AFB Radiosonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 15 Apr 2024.

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