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NASA DC-8 QC Dropsonde Data (EOL)

Summary

This data set contains dropsonde data from the NASA DC-8 medium altitude research aircraft. A total of 197 dropsonde soundings were collected during 13 research flights off the west coast of Africa, between 6 August and 12 September 2006. A total of 197 quality-controlled soundings are contained in the final dropsonde data set.

Data access

  • ORDER data for delivery by FTP

Additional information

Identifier
Data Quality final
Versions
  • 1.0 (2016-02-19)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2006-08-06 00:00:00
End datetime 2006-09-12 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 25.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 5.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -36.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -10.00

Primary point of contact information

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

Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2016. NASA DC-8 QC Dropsonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D64B2ZHP. Accessed 21 Aug 2019.

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