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VOCALS: Iquique GAUS Radiosonde Data


During the VAMOS Ocean-Cloud Atmosphere-Land Study (VOCALS) campaign, an NCAR/EOL GPS Advanced Upper-Air Sounding (GAUS) system was deployed. This dataset is from the system located in Iquique, Chile, and the data collection was done from October 6 to November 15, 2008. A total of 192 high resolution radiosonde soundings were collected from the Iquique site.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2011-01-19)
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Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2008-10-06 21:00:00
End datetime 2008-11-15 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: -20.271, Minimum (South) Latitude: -20.271
Minimum (West) Longitude: -70.131, Maximum (East) Longitude: -70.131

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UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2011. VOCALS: Iquique GAUS Radiosonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 18 May 2024.

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