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New Zealand High Resolution BUFR Radiosonde Data



This data set contains the high vertical resolution (2-second) radiosonde profiles of temperature, moisture, and wind for two stations in New Zealand (Invercargill and Paraparaumu) during the SOCRATES field phase. These data were retrieved in real time from the Global Telecommunication System (GTS) and have had no additional quality control. The data are in BUFR format.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2018-03-12)
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Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2018-01-01 10:00:00
End datetime 2018-02-28 22:00:00

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: -40.90, Minimum (South) Latitude: -46.42
Minimum (West) Longitude: 168.33, Maximum (East) Longitude: 174.98

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Meteorological Service of New Zealand. 2018. New Zealand High Resolution BUFR Radiosonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 16 Jul 2024.

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