Skip to data content Skip to data search

CSU SCSMEX Sounding Data


This dataset contains sounding data collected during the South China Sea Monsoon Experiment (SCSMEX) in May and June of 1998. In all, there were 162 sounding sites with 23,042 soundings available during this period. High vertical resolution data is included from the R/V Kexue and R/V Shiyan 3 ship sites and GTS mandatory and significant level data is included from the remaining sites. Additionally, a FORTRAN program for reading the upper-air sounding data files is included. Please see the provided readme_SCSMEX file for more information.

Data access

  • ORDER data for delivery by FTP

Additional information

Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2019-03-29)
Subscribe Subscribe to receive email when new or updated data is available.
Related projects
Language English
GCMD Science Keywords Expand keywords
Related links

Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1998-05-01 00:00:00
End datetime 1998-06-30 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 41.72, Minimum (South) Latitude: -12.18
Minimum (West) Longitude: 72.48, Maximum (East) Longitude: 138.08

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <>

Additional contact information


Johnson, R., Ciesielski, P. 2019. CSU SCSMEX Sounding Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 18 Jul 2024.

Today's date is shown: please replace with the date of your most recent access.

Additional citation styles

The citation text below is from the DataCite Content Resolver service and may take a few seconds to load. The styles and locales are obtained from CrossCite, which also provides a citation formatter. See ReFindit for another alternative. Formatting is not perfect: please verify and edit before use. Today's date is shown: please replace with the date of your most recent access.

Style: Locale:

Ancillary information

Metadata download

Note that your browser may not display the above metadata links, but automatically save them as files in a folder such as "Downloads"