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IHOP_2002: NWS High Resolution Radiosonde Data

Summary

This data set contains rawinsonde profiles from 14 National Weather Service (NWS) upper-air sites archived during the International H2O Project 2002 (IHOP 2002). During IHOP 2002,rawinsondes were released twice daily at 00 and 12 UTC augmented by additional releases during intensive observing periods(IOP). The data files consist of vertical profiles of temperature, dew point, relative humidity, u and v wind components, total wind speed, wind direction, and altitude. The vertical resolution is six seconds, i.e, data was recorded every six seconds during the sonde's ascent. This data set has been quality controlled by The Joint Office of Science Support (JOSS). Consult the README for more information.

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Identifier
Data Quality final
Versions
  • 1.0 (2011-08-24)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency no set schedule
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2002-05-12 00:00:00
End datetime 2002-06-25 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 42.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 31.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -107.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -91.00

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EOL Data Support <eol-datahelp@ucar.edu>

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Citation

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UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2011. IHOP_2002: NWS High Resolution Radiosonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/F68Y-Q6Y0-PS0C. Accessed 04 Dec 2022.

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