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RICO: R/V Seward Johnson Rawinsonde Data


This is one of the upper air data sets developed for the Rain in Cumulus Over the Ocean (RICO) project. This data set includes the high vertical resolution (2 second) rawinsonde data from the Research Vessel (R/V) Seward Johnson. A total of 88 soundings were released from 31 December 2004 to 24 January 2005. Soundings were typically released four to six times per day.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2006-01-03)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency no set schedule
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2004-12-31 00:00:00
End datetime 2005-01-24 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 21.60, Minimum (South) Latitude: 17.30
Minimum (West) Longitude: -74.50, Maximum (East) Longitude: -61.45

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Additional contact information


UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory, NCAR Atmospheric Technology Division. 2006. RICO: R/V Seward Johnson Rawinsonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 29 May 2024.

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