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GTS Mandatory/Significant Level Sounding 2016 Hurricane Matthew Data (EOL Format)

Summary

National weather agencies around the world routinely release radiosondes at 00 and/or 12 UTC with occasional special releases. This data set includes the quality controlled Global Telecommunication System (GTS) soundings released at sites near tropical cyclones of interest to the Tropical Cyclone Intensity (TCI) field project. For the 2016 season, this included soundings from 28 September to 9 October 2016 from Bermuda, Wallops Island, Cape Canaveral, Nassau, Kingston, Grand Cayman, Saint Maarten, and Guadeloupe. A total of 183 quality-controlled, mandatory and significant level resolution soundings are contained in the final TCI 2016 Hurricane Matthew data set.  

Data access

  • ORDER data for delivery by FTP

Additional information

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Versions
  • 1.0 (2018-01-18):

    This is the first version of the GTS Mandatory/Significant Level Sounding 2016 Hurricane Matthew Data (EOL Format) dataset. 

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Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2016-09-27 00:00:00
End datetime 2016-10-10 10:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 37.93, Minimum (South) Latitude: 16.27
Minimum (West) Longitude: -75.48, Maximum (East) Longitude: -61.52

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <eol-datahelp@ucar.edu>

Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2018. GTS Mandatory/Significant Level Sounding 2016 Hurricane Matthew Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6ZC81NC. Accessed 21 Sep 2019.

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