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NAME: Mexico SMN-CNA Rawinsonde Data

Summary

This is one of the upper air data sets developed for the North American Monsoon Experiment (NAME). This data set includes the high resolution vertical (2 second) rawinsonde data from the Servicio Meteorol&ocaute;gico Nacional (SMN) Comisión Nacional del Agua (CNA), which forms part of the Secretaríade Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (SEMARNAT). There are 15 stations that measure pressure, temperature, humidity and wind that are released twice a day.

The SMN home page can be found here: http://smn.cna.gob.mx/SMN.html. The web site is in Spanish.

NOTE: This data set has been corrected as of 18 March 2010 for a significant dry bias. The 9 stations that were corrected are: La Paz (MLAP), Mazatlan (MMZT), Chihuahua (MMCU), Torreon (MMTC), Monterrey (MMAN), Zacatacas (MMZC), Guadalajara (MGDL), Manzanillo (MZLO), and Empalme (MGYM). See the documentation file for details on the correction(s) applied to this data set. Also see Ciesielski et al 2009 in JTECH.

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  • 1.0 (2010-03-19)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2004-06-08 00:00:00
End datetime 2004-09-30 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 28.70, Minimum (South) Latitude: 16.80
Minimum (West) Longitude: -110.90, Maximum (East) Longitude: -86.00

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Citation

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory, Servicio Meteorológico Nacional. 2010. NAME: Mexico SMN-CNA Rawinsonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/H18M-YNEA-HM0E. Accessed 18 Jun 2024.

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