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VORTEX-SE_2017: Multi-Network Composite 5mb Vertical Resolution Sounding Composite


This data set contains a composite of the 5mb vertical resolution upper air sounding data from all sources for the Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Thunderstorms Experiment-Southeast 2017 (VORTEX-SE_2017) project. The composite includes 1803 soundings from all VORTEX-SE 2017 sounding systems (Colorado State University, Mississippi State University, NOAA/ATDD, Purdue University, Texas Tech University, University of Louisiana Monroe, and University of Alabama Huntsville) as well as those from the National Weather Service.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2019-01-11)
  • 1.1 (2020-02-04):

    For this version, the University of Alabama Huntsville radiosonde data have been included. No changes were made to any data previously in the composite.

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2017-03-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2017-05-09 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 45.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 25.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -95.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -75.00

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UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2020. VORTEX-SE_2017: Multi-Network Composite 5mb Vertical Resolution Sounding Composite. Version 1.1. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 24 Jun 2024.

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