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VORTEX-SE_2016: MSU Mobile Radiosonde Data


Mississippi State University (MSU) utilized three mobile radiosonde systems to release radiosondes at locations around northeastern Mississippi, northern Alabama and southwestern Tennessee during VORTEX-SE_2016 Intensive Observation Periods (IOPs).  The choices for the locations and times of the releases were made in collaboration with other VORTEX-SE PIs.  Two different radiosonde systems were used by MSU during VORTEX-SE_2016, iMet (10 second resolution) from one vehicle and Windsond (1 second resolution) from two vehicles.  This data set includes a total of 69 radiosondes (23 iMet and 46 Windsond) from the three MSU systems during the VORTEX-SE_2016 field season (13 March to 1 May 2016). 

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2016-11-02)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2016-03-12 23:00:00
End datetime 2016-05-01 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

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Maximum (North) Latitude: 35.443, Minimum (South) Latitude: 33.473
Minimum (West) Longitude: -88.781, Maximum (East) Longitude: -86.905

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Brown, M. 2016. VORTEX-SE_2016: MSU Mobile Radiosonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 19 Apr 2024.

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