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RAINEX: NOAA N43 P-3 Dropsonde Data (.esc format)

Summary

This is one of the upper air data sets developed for the Hurricane Rainband and Intensity Change Experiment (RAINEX). It includes 406 dropsondes from the NOAA P-3 N43RF aircraft. The data are 0.5 second vertical resolution. It includes dropsondes that occurred during Hurricanes Dennis (2005 Jul 5, 7, 9, and 10), Emily (2005 Jul 18), Gert (2005 Jul 24), Katrina (2005 Aug 25, 27, 28, and 29), Ophelia (2005 Sept 7, 8, 9, and 11) and Rita (2005 Sept 19-23).

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Versions
  • 1.0 (2008-10-07)
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Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2005-07-05 00:00:00
End datetime 2005-09-23 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

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 <datahelp@eol.ucar.edu>

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Citation

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2008. RAINEX: NOAA N43 P-3 Dropsonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/1SSM-Z7ZP-GG0Z. Accessed 27 May 2024.

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