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BALTEX: Sodankyla Radiosonde Data Set


This data set contains the high resolution (2 second) radiosonde observations for Sodankyla, Finland (WMO code: 02836; latitude: 67 22' 00,0" longitude: 26 37' 44,6" elevation: 179,2 m a.s.l). The data set consists of a gzipped tar files that will expand after untar into individual sounding files named in the form yymmddhh.dat. The files are in columnar ASCII. Data are available for the period 1 October 2002 through 31 December 2008.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2010-04-07)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2002-10-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2008-12-31 23:59:00

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 67.40, Minimum (South) Latitude: 67.30
Minimum (West) Longitude: 26.60, Maximum (East) Longitude: 26.70

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Juha M. Karhu <>

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Ryyppö, T., et al. 2010. BALTEX: Sodankyla Radiosonde Data Set. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 29 May 2024.

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