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NOAA N42 P-3 Dropsonde Data (.esc format) [NCAR/EOL]

Summary

This is one of the upper air data sets developed for the Hurricane Rainband and Intensity Change Experiment (RAINEX). It includes 201 dropsondes from the NOAA P-3 N42RF aircraft. The data are 0.5 second vertical resolution. It includes dropsondes that occurred during Hurricanes Dennis (2005 Jul 8-11), Ophelia (2005 Sept 7, 9, 11, 12, 16, and 17), Rita (2005 Sept 22 and 23), and Wilma (2005 Oct 22 and 23).

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2005-07-08 00:00:00
End datetime 2005-10-23 23:59:59

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Maximum (North) Latitude: 40.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 10.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -100.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -50.00

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