Skip to data content Skip to data search

IHOP_2002: Lear QC Dropsonde Data


Dropsonde profiles from the Lear aircraft collected during the International H2O Project 2002 (IHOP 2002). The dropsonde data was provided by NCAR/ATD (aka EOL). The Lear made drops on May 14th, 15th, 16th, the 22nd, and 24th and on June 3rd, 8th thru 12th, 15th thru 20th,the 22nd,and 24th thru 25th 2002. An important note to users: ATD reprocessed this data and released a new version of this dataset on May 1st,2003. See ATD Reprocessing. Consult the README for more information.

September 2008: The IHOP_2002 Falcon and Lear dropsonde data sets have been updated to include latitude and longitude data that were not in the earlier version. The PTH and wind data are unchanged.

Data access

  • ORDER data for delivery by FTP
  • Preview dataset (plots/images)

Additional information

Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2008-10-17)
Subscribe Subscribe to receive email when new or updated data is available.
Related projects
Spatial Type point
Frequency no set schedule
Language English
GCMD Science Keywords Expand keywords
Related links

Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2002-05-14 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

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <>

Additional contact information


UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2008. IHOP_2002: Lear QC Dropsonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 13 Apr 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"