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VOCALS: Paposo Lower Site Radiosonde Data


During the VAMOS Ocean-Cloud Atmosphere-Land Study-Regional Experiment (VOCALS-REx) campaign, the Chilean Weather Office released radiosondes from the Paposo Lower Site between 17 October and 15 November 2008. This dataset contains 91 soundings (varying from 2-5 in a day). The vertical resolution is 10 seconds up to for the first 300 seconds, then 30 seconds from 300-900 seconds and 60 seconds after 900 seconds. The station used Vaisala RS80-15G radiosondes with GPS windfinding.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2010-04-21)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency no set schedule
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2008-10-17 00:00:00
End datetime 2008-11-15 18:00:00

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: -25.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -25.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -70.46, Maximum (East) Longitude: -70.46

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UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory, Loehrer, S. 2010. VOCALS: Paposo Lower Site Radiosonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 14 Jul 2024.

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