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VOCALS: FAAM BAe-146 Dropsonde Data

Summary

This data set includes 47 high vertical resolution (0.5-sec) soundings collected from 31 October 2008 to 13 November 2008 aboard the FAAM BAe-146 aircraft, which was based in Arica, in the most northern part of Chile close to the Peruvian border. The data are in the NCAR/EOL Sounding Composite format. Users are strongly encouraged to contact FAAM BAe for guidance on using their dropsonde data. Please contact Grant Allen at grant dot allen at manchester.ac.uk.

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  • 1.0 (2011-01-19)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2008-10-31 13:15:00
End datetime 2008-11-13 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: -18.832, Minimum (South) Latitude: -20.045
Minimum (West) Longitude: -79.843, Maximum (East) Longitude: -71.873

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

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UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory, Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements. 2011. VOCALS: FAAM BAe-146 Dropsonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/CX8P-8C8H-AE0W. Accessed 30 Jan 2023.

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