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TORUS_2019: UNL Combined Mesonet and Tracker (CoMeT-1) Mobile Mesonet Data


This data set contains surface meteorological observations from the first Combined Mesonet and Tracker (CoMeT-1) mobile mesonet vehicle operated by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) during the Targeted Observation by Radars and UAS of Supercells (TORUS) 2019 field campaign. Deployments occurred from 17 May to 15 June 2019 in locations around the central United States. CoMeT-1 was principally operated in the Near Inflow Mission.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2020-07-01)
  • 2.0 (2020-07-23):

    The wind_speed and wind_dir variables have been revised to be the calculated wind speed and wind direction measurements. In the previous version they were the anemometer wind speed and direction measurements.

  • 2.1 (2021-01-08):

    Corrects an issue where the mixing ratios were off by a factor of 10 which also resulted in incorrect virtual potential temperature values.

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2019-05-17 15:58:00
End datetime 2019-06-16 02:19:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 41.10686, Minimum (South) Latitude: 33.96563
Minimum (West) Longitude: -103.9432, Maximum (East) Longitude: -96.60935

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Houston, A., Axon, K., Erwin, A. 2021. TORUS_2019: UNL Combined Mesonet and Tracker (CoMeT-1) Mobile Mesonet Data. Version 2.1. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 15 Jul 2024.

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