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VORTEX-SE_2018: Multi-Network Composite 5mb Vertical Resolution Sounding Composite


This data set includes the quality controlled 5mb vertical resolution radiosonde data from all sources (National Weather Service and mobile soundings from the University of Louisiana Monroe and University of Alabama Huntsville), for the Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Thunderstorms Experiment-Southeast 2018 (VORTEX-SE_2018) project  period (9 March to 16 April 2018). A total of 971 quality-controlled  soundings are contained in the final data set.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2019-01-11):
    This version includes the radiosonde data from the National Weather Service  and the University of Louisiana Monroe mobile sounding system.  The University of Alabama Huntsville mobile soundings will be  added when they becomes available.
  • 1.1 (2020-02-18):

    This version includes the University of Alabama Huntsville radiosonde data. No changes were made to the data already included in the composite.

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2018-03-09 00:00:00
End datetime 2018-04-16 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_2018: Multi-Network Composite 5mb Vertical Resolution Sounding Composite. Version 1.1. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 22 Jul 2024.

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