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CONTRAST: Manus ARM Radiosonde Data


The Department of Energy Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility Tropical Western Pacific (TWP) site routinely releases radiosondes twice daily (00 and 12 UTC) from its site on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea (WMO ID 92044). This data set includes the soundings released during the CONvective TRansport of Active Species in the Tropics (CONTRAST) field phase (1 to 28 February 2014). A total of 59 quality controlled, high resolution (2-second) soundings are contained in the final CONTRAST data set.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2014-06-10)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2014-02-01 12:00:00
End datetime 2014-02-28 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: -2.06, Minimum (South) Latitude: -2.06
Minimum (West) Longitude: 147.43, Maximum (East) Longitude: 147.43

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UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory, Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) user facility. 2014. CONTRAST: Manus ARM Radiosonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 23 Apr 2024.

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