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CPEX-CV: AVAPS Dropsonde Profiles


Quality controlled NCAR AVAPS dropsonde profiles launched over the Atlantic Ocean during the 2022 NASA CPEX-CV campaign. The campaign used the NASA DC-8 research aircraft based at Sal Island, Cabo Verde. Data are in netCDF format.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2023-05-30)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2022-09-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2022-10-02 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 39.40, Minimum (South) Latitude: 1.80
Minimum (West) Longitude: -125.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -14.93

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <>

Additional contact information


Voemel, H., Robinson, C., Thornhill, L. 2023. CPEX-CV: AVAPS Dropsonde Profiles. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 22 Jun 2024.

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