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Surface Atmospheric Measurement Systems (SAMS) Data


This dataset contains Surface Atmospheric Measurement Systems (SAMS) data for the Instabilities, Dynamics and Energetics accompanying Atmospheric Layering (IDEAL) project. These are the meteorological data from Dugway Proving Ground tower network. The data file is in comma separated ASCII value format.  An Excel (.xls) file with each site's latitude, longitude and elevation is also included.  See the readme for further information.

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Frequency 5 minute
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2017-10-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2017-11-29 16:15:00

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 40.52, Minimum (South) Latitude: 39.90
Minimum (West) Longitude: -113.75, Maximum (East) Longitude: -112.73

Primary point of contact information

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Additional contact information


Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory, Ground, M. 2018. Surface Atmospheric Measurement Systems (SAMS) Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 14 Jun 2021.

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